Find focused care to help you get on the path with food, dieting and yourself. Create the relationship with food and yourself that you deserve with my virtual one-on-one food coaching and therapy programs.

Meet The Coaches

Kirsten Schiff

Hi! I’m Kirsten.  When I found Breaking Up with Sugar, it changed my life. I went through all the stages of recovery, and three years later I noticed I was helping others with their journey to find the same freedom. Molly Carmel recruited me to be her first coach, and I became certified as a LifeDesigner Coach and began working as a coach for the All In program in 2022.  

The ALL IN program is excellent and different from anything I have ever done. I’ve watched it help so many people already and know how much it would have helped me! It is a privilege to walk alongside our group’s brave and amazing members as they make changes in their lives. 
After successfully “coaching” three children into adulthood, I have turned my gift of encouragement toward others.  My son said, “You’ve been doing this job your whole life; you just didn’t know it was called coaching.” That felt like my truth. My coaching style is lots of kindness and understanding with a bit of cheerleading.  If you decide to work with me, I will help you move on to a new and exciting chapter of your life, free of allowing sugar, flour, and food to control any part of it! If you struggle and feel stuck in the same old patterns, let’s explore the things that hold you back and help you get closer to your dreams and the life you want for yourself. If I was able to let go of the sugar, I truly believe you can too. This IS possible, and being your coach on this journey would be a joy! ❤️

Laura Whitesel

Molly Carmel, her book Breaking Up With Sugar, and the members of the BUWS community saved my life. Decades of struggle with food and weight have–with the help of this program– led me to live a life with meaning and purpose. Because my transformation has been so powerful, I am a coach for Molly in order to bring recovery to as many others as possible. 


I am a life-long learner. Recently, I became certified as a LifeDesigner Coach (in 2023), I hold a Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology (2022) and an MEd in Adult Education (2019). More importantly, I am a student of healing. Great teachers like Pema Chodron and Brene Brown inform my thinking. Every day I read, journal, and meditate to better understand myself and others. I also attend just about anything Molly Carmel ever teaches. And every day, I learn something new about myself, recovery, and, more importantly, how to live with purpose. I want to share these lessons so they can heal, too. 

As a coach, I see where your potential and your reality collide and work with you to find reasonable, possible ways to make positive changes that help you create the life you want. Most importantly, I hold a space for you to examine your own priorities and discover what works for you to meet those. None of us has to travel this path alone. An ancient Buddhist teacher said, ” May I be a boat, a raft, a bridge” for those looking for a better way to live.

Elizabeth Hale-Rose

I first heard Molly interviewed on a podcast. Next, I read her book Breaking Up With Sugar and checked out the BUWS Facebook community. Her approach deeply resonated with me. I reached out to her and was thrilled when she offered me the opportunity to be a part of her team!  

I’ve been a therapist, coach and meditation teacher for 25+ years. I’m pretty much obsessed about all things that support nervous system regulation and the search for purpose and meaning. I earned my master’s degree in social work from Smith College (1994) and became a Certified Life Coach through iPEC (2017). I have extensive training in dialectical behavioral therapy, energy therapies, and positive psychology. Most importantly, my coaching is also informed by my lived experience. I know the cycle of shame and hopelessness that is a part of food addiction. I also know what works to break the grip of sugar and flour addiction.

I love my job because it doesn’t feel like a job! I get to use my whole self to be a part of a movement that is helping people deeply transform in the face of our culture that teaches women to hate their bodies and fuels the diet industry! I have a front-row seat to amazing people achieving what they once thought was impossible for themselves – releasing the shame that holds them back and discovering the beauty that freedom from sugar addiction brings. It’s a privilege for me to share what I have learned and lived to help others fully step into their lives. 

I am confident that whatever your experience, and that no matter what your head tells you, you can find freedom from sugar addiction and step into a life you love. If I can do it, so can you! People who work with me say that they feel seen, understood and supported. I would love to be your partner on your journey of developing a loving relationship with food and with yourself!   

Intimate. Personalised. Flexible.

Gain the knowledge, support, encouragement and insight. Find the solutions and healing you never thought possible in your relationship with food. My food coaching and therapy will start you on the path to loving and honoring your body and yourself for good.


  • 100% dedicated, highly-trained nutrition-informed personal food coach or therapist -WHO GETS IT- to navigate you on their path to healing.
  • Fully flexible program to meet your needs, wherever you may be on your journey.
  • Short and long-term treatment lengths give you precisely what you need when it comes to healing and support.


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