You have been diagnosed with an eating disorder or suspect you may have one (anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, or OSFED)
You feel that you are ‘obsessed’ with food and it’s interfering with your quality of life
There are many times that you overexercise to ‘make up’ for something you ate OR you overexercise to the point you get sick
You use laxatives or diuretics after you eat or due to your concern about how your body looks
You vomit after eating
You are in eating disorder recovery and want to continue your journey with some support
As an eating disorder Dietitian who specializes in Intuitive Eating nutrition counseling and body acceptance work, I am passionate about helping others break free from eating disorders.
I believe this work is important because I know first hand how much an eating disorder can consume your life (you can read more about my story here).
My goal for clients is for them to learn more about their own relationship with food and their body. Then, we can work together toward creating habits around nourishment from food instead of restriction.
During our work together, when you are in an appropriate stage of recovery, we will find ways to incorporate these 10 principles into your life. There is no particular order, but we will cover them all throughout our time together.
Health at Every Size focuses on the fact that true health is based on social, economic and environmental factors. This also means that as an eating disorder Dietitian, I believe that eating disorders come in ALL shapes and ALL sizes. I believe that what is more important is whether you are having or acting on disordered thoughts around food and your body.
My approach as an eating disorder Dietitian is also based in my values, with the top 2 being empathy and compassion. I will meet you wherever you are in this journey and help you to move forward at your own pace and readiness. I won’t judge you or push you beyond what you are ready to do (as long as you are medically stable & doing the work with me).
FREE CLARITY CALL
First, we will do a free 15 minute call. This will give us a chance to get to know each other, ask questions and to see if we’re the right fit to work together in your eating disorder recovery.
The main purpose of this call is for me to learn more about your recovery journey, what you are looking for in an eating disorder dietitian and for you to ask me any questions.
BOOK INITIAL SESSION
Then, if you decide to move forward, you will schedule your first session & submit payment. Due to the nature of eating disorder work, you are not required to commit to a package of sessions. We can take it one session at a time.
Next, you will receive an email to be invited to Practice Better. This is the software that I use to communicate with clients, accept payments and do scheduling.
Before our first session, you will fill out forms in Practice Better.
This will include an intake questionnaire that includes questions about your history with food, dieting, your body and your medical history.
You will also fill out a Release of Information for your therapist*, physician and any treatment center you may have previously attended.
*I do require clients to have a therapist & physician on our team. If you don’t currently have one, I would be glad to help you find one.
ATTEND INITIAL SESSION
Finally, we will have our first virtual session. During this time, we will review your relationship with food and body image, food preferences, health concerns, etc.
We will then discuss your overall recovery goals and work together to make a plan tailored to your specific needs.
If you are ready to start working with an eating disorder Dietitian,
then schedule your free call to see if we are a good fit!
“I feel very fortunate to have had the privilege of working with Courtney.
She was my nutritionist when I discharged from residential treatment and played a pivotal role in helping me maintain recovery from my eating disorder.
Courtney is an incredibly caring, available, and knowledgable nutritionist. She taught me how to properly meal plan for a busy schedule, normalize enjoying food, and harbor a healthy relationship with movement.
She also served as a source of encouragement for me during a difficult time of transition. I have since been able to graduate from professional school, establish a career, and enjoy all that recovery has to offer.
I would not be where I am today without Courtney’s guidance and expertise, and for this I am incredibly grateful.”
– C.R., Athens, GA
“What I love most about working with Courtney over the years is her professionalism, but also her ability to connect with me as a client, making me feel my concerns were valid and that she wanted to help! Courtney helped me to navigate through managing my appetite during a time in my life where depression was present, and more recently, helping to aid in prenatal nutrition! Courtney is as compassionate about your health & wellness as she is caring for you like one of her own friends. She is simply the best!”
–L.W., Athens, GA