• Summer Reading Fun!

    I have been a voracious (compulsive?) reader since I was little. Winning my 6th grade class reading competition ranks high on the list of my life accomplishments. Barely edging out Aaron Brooks (he was a very reasonable 2nd placeman, despite my gloating) made my little heart soar. And I can still remember pouring over the […]

  • The Final LIVE Body Image Workshop is being held in London, England!

    Will we see you in September?

    I am so excited to be finalizing plans for the very last, live and in person Body Image Workshop, being held in London, England this September. Fiona Sutherland and I wanted to let you know that we still have some spaces for our final Body Image Workshop being held on September 1st and 2nd in […]

  • The Body Image Tour: Lessons Learned

    Traveling across the United States, training clinicians on body image work with my Aussie side-kick, Fiona Sutherland, was not something I ever envisioned for myself. In fact, just about everything I’ve done in my career thus far fits under the category of “things I never envisioned.” But the process of developing and giving this training […]

  • Wonder Woman & Her 30 Seconds of Bravery

    I’m not a particularly brave person. I don’t say that in a self-deprecating way. I say it in a neutral way – like stating my preference for English muffins covered in PB&J for breakfast. But at a recent annual nutrition conference (which drew over 10,000 registered dietitians), my bravery was put to the test. I’d […]

  • Dietitians: Are you Ready for the EDRDpro Symposium?

    Yes, the EDRDpro Symposium is the only international, web-based eating disorder conference for nutritionists, therapists, and students. Have you ever had the chance to participate in something that makes you giddy with excitement?? That’s exactly how I feel about the upcoming #EDRDpro Symposium – a 4 day online symposium with 15 eating disorder experts. How […]

  • Digestive Disorders and Eating Disorders: A Complicated Mix

    Several years into my work as a nutrition therapist I found myself really grappling with a clinical dilemma. Many of my clients were not only suffering from an eating disorder but they were also suffering from pretty severe digestive issues. And these digestive issues were not only complicating their recovery but they were seriously impacting […]

  • BED and The Well-Trained Clinician: Are You Helping Without Harming?

    The Need for Well-Trained Clinicians This blog post was originally posted on the Binge Eating Disorder Awareness Blog. I’ve reposted it here to spread the word!  Binge eating disorder (BED) may seem new since it was just added to the official list of mental health diagnoses. But the truth is that using food to manage […]