Dr. Bettelheim has practiced as a psychotherapist for over 20 years and executive/life coach for 10. In addition to her successful private practice, she has held numerous consulting and academic positions.
She is a writer and lecturer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, Family Mediation Quarterly, and Greater Good. She contributes regularly to The Huffington Post.
Her personal interests are varied. Among them are art, architecture, media, music, theater, understanding cultures around the world, neuroscience, social policy and social sciences.
She has undergraduate and advanced degrees from the University of Chicago and UCLA in psychology, educational psychology, comparative education and social work and received further training from leading psychoanalysts and psychiatrists including her father, Bruno Bettelheim and "Analysts to the stars" Gerald Aronson and Milton Wexler.
Coaching services are provided in Los Angeles, New York, Honolulu and The Virgin Islands.