In many ways, we are not your typical dietitians.
If you are looking for the food police, someone to give you a number of calories to shoot for, or to tell you all the things you’re doing “wrong” with your eating, you won’t find that here.
We practice with an exclusively non-diet approach. We believe your body is your most powerful ally in creating your best health. Our nutrition counseling approach is based on connecting you with your body and recovering your ability to interpret what it is telling you. Our approach aligns with the principles of Health at Every Size®, Intuitive Eating, and Ellyn Satter’s Eating Competence Model.
We are born with the ability to listen to our body. As we grow, outside influences such as nutrition advice, body image concerns, health problems, diets, eating disorders, life circumstances, or any combination of factors can interfere with our ability to eat according to our body’s needs. Somewhere along the way, many of us lose that connection with our bodies, learning instead to resist our internal cues rather than honoring them. But the ability to trust the body’s wisdom is still within you. Learning again to listen to those cues enables you to make food choices that serve your body’s unique needs, laying the foundation for your best health.
If you struggle with disordered eating or have been diagnosed with an eating disorder, we will meet you where you are. Although eating intuitively is the ultimate goal, a meal plan may be necessary at some points along the way to meet your nutritional needs as you work toward recovery. Eating disorder treatment ideally includes coordinated care by a physician, psychotherapist, and dietitian.