Expert Profile - Barbara Crosby

Barbara Crosby

Weight Loss Expert Expert stats
  • More than 30 years practicing
  • Board of Regents, Winthrop-University Hospital, Mineola, N.Y.
  • Co-author Your Decade Diet: How Your Body Changes Through The Decades
  • Featured in publications such as GQ, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, The New York Times and Elle 
  • The Motivational Center


Barbara Crosby believes that every person has the ability to transform their attitude and behavior to achieve peace with their food, bodies, lives and themselves. By offering practical eating plans and motivational support, Crosby has changed the way countless people move beyond the day-to-day to live life with joy.


Crosby started The Motivational Center in 1989 and has coached and counseled 7,000 people over three decades, providing a healthy, no gimmick formula for lasting happiness and weight loss. She was also responsible for the creation of The Equislim program for Equinox Fitness Clubs. Crosby was recently elected to the Board of Regents at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, N.Y. and is a member of The American Diabetes Association as well as the National Association of Professional Women.