Barbro Holm Ivarsson is a licensed psychologist who works as a clinician, educator, supervisor, writer, consultant and adviser to authorities and organizations in Sweden. Barbro is one of Sweden’s leading authorities on tobacco prevention, an area in which she has worked for 25 years. She has also been very influential in introducing motivational interviewing (MI) to Sweden. In addition, Barbro has developed a unique method for forgiveness and self-forgiveness as a way of resolving trauma.
As an author Barbro has written 13 books on tobacco cessation, treatment of non-communicable diseases, motivational interviewing MI, forgiveness and the Higher Self or Second Mind as Barbro calls it in her latest book "The Theory of the Second Mind".
Barbro is a Master of Science in Psychology and also holds a Master of Law.