Susie Orbach is a psychotherapist and writer. With Luise Eichenbaum she co-founded The Women's Therapy Centre in London in 1976 and in 1981 The Women's Therapy Centre Institute in New York. She lectures extensively in Europe and North America, is a visiting Professor at the London School of Economics, and has a practice seeing individuals and couples and consulting to organizations. She is a frequent contributor to newspapers and magazines, as well as to radio and television programmes.
Her other books include Fat is a Feminist Issue (1978), Fat is a Feminist Issue II (1982), What's Really Going on Here (1993), Towards Emotional Literacy (1999), The Impossibility of Sex (1999) and Susie Orbach on Eating (2001). With Luise Eichenbaum she has written Understanding Women: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Account (Penguin, 1982), What Do Women Want: Exploding the Myth of Dependency (1983) and Bittersweet: Love, Competition and Envy in Women's Relationships (1986).
Susie Orbach lives in London with her partner and two children.