Jill Bunny

Changing the way trainers think about health and fitness coaching. 

CBT Meets Fitness is the bridge between psychotherapy + fitness.

We are comprised of educated professionals specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy fitness (CBT-Fitness) for things like depression and anxiety, pertaining to weight loss, athletics, as well as dieting and exercise. Our experts use clinically-proven methods, which make us the premier online CBT-Fitness learning centre in North America. At CBT Meets Fitness, we are proud to be the first corporation to serve fitness professionals & athletes across the globe with evidence based skills to help with the missing mental piece of health and fitness success. 


As CEO of CBT Meets Fitness, Jill Bunny seeks to make substantial and long-lasting changes in the lives of fitness professionals and their clientele by providing them with specialized mental health education, using the concepts of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy related to fitness. She holds a degree in Kinesiology, from the University of New Brunswick, along with a Functional Medicine certification from IFMHC, and CBT qualification from the University of Laurier. She is currently enrolled at the University of Yorkville to obtain her masters degree in Counselling Psychology. 

Jill Bunny is the recipient of many awards, certifications and degrees including:

+ Yorkville University – Masters in Counselling Psychotherapy
+ University of New Brunswick – Kinesiology Recreation Sport Studies

She has also attended the Beck’s Institute and educated herself in the following courses:

+ Beck’s Essential for CBT
+ Beck’s CBT for Depression
+ Beck’s CBT for Anxiety
+ Beck’s Weight Loss Management for Therapist

Jill Bunny directs the three major pillars of CBT-Fitness:

+ Educational Learning 
+ Professional Certification Programs for Health and Fitness Professionals
+ Workshops / Seminars

Jill’s mission:

The role Jill feels destined to fulfill in the fitness industry involves bridging the gap between psychotherapy and fitness. Her goal is to educate and equip fitness professionals with CBT-Fitness skills to effectively resolve sabotaging thoughts, limiting beliefs and mental traps that are common in the health and fitness sector. Jill created the concept of CBT-Fitness after studying Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Functional Medicine. She is currently finishing her Masters in Counselling Psychology to become  a Registered Psychotherapist; where she plans to further help athletes with early identification and prevention of pscyhological difficulties related to fitness and athletics. 

Jill Bunny has written dozens of articles on different aspects of CBT-Fitness. She is the author of the Ultimate CBT Journal, Amateur to Pro, Life After Competing, as well as books and workbooks. Her other publications include:

Strong Magazine – Cover & Interview Article on CBT / Workout Muscle Memory Magazine – Cover & Health & Fitness Spread
Muscle Memory Magazine – CBT Issue – Post Competition Healing
Health & Fitness Australia – Cover / Workout Publication
Train For Her – Cover / Interview Article on health /Fitness & Mindset

Online CBT-Fitness Courses

Jill continues to create online CBT-Fitness courses for health & fitness professionals, including the only CBT-Fitness Health Coaching certification in North America.  To date, her courses have been taken in over 10 countries.