Dr. Heidi Beckman is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Certified Educator in Personal Finance. She currently works in the field of health psychology at a large academic medical center. She is passionate about understanding what helps people change so that they can lead lives that are physically, emotionally, and financially healthy. She reads the research literature on motivation, persistence, and impulse control and applies it to everyday problems.

Over the past fifteen years, she has delivered numerous presentations on the science of habit change to members of the community, medical patients, and professional audiences. She has designed and led a number of psychotherapeutic groups that help medical patients optimize their coping and health management. Dr. Beckman writes about the well-tested willpower techniques that enhance motivation. She is excited to help readers find their own unique way to change their habits, one habit at a time.