For Nutrition & Body Image
Nourish Yourself Confidently
Work with me one-on-one
We’ll work toward peace with food, improved body image, and confidence in your food skills and habits.
You’ll strengthen your ability to hear what your body is telling you and make intentional food choices, without guilt and doubt. You’ll learn to honor your hunger and fullness signals, prioritize pleasure, and finally feel done with dieting for good.
I use the Intuitive Eating framework as a base for most clients, but everyone is unique and so will be our work.
I provide guidance, nutrition support, a safe place to uproot your ‘food issues’ so you can find a balance between calm and nourished. You’re figure out what health means to you and build lifelong skills for nutrition and self-care.
Sometimes We Need A Little Hand Holding
Individual Nutrition Counseling Is Best For:
Chronic Dieting and Body Image Healing
We live in a wildly body-negative culture. When you decide that another diet, weight loss attempt, or juice cleanse isn’t what you need, but that feels terrifying, anti-diet nutrition counseling can work wonders.
If you have body image distress or a disordered eating history and you need nutrition support with your reproductive system, I can be a guide. PCOS, endometriosis, PMDD, fertility, and the perinatal period can all be treated with a gentle, non-diet approach. Meal plans and supplement protocols included if needed.
Eating Disorder Nutrition Therapy
I specialize in binge eating, but am versed in all eating disorder care. When appropriate, I collaborate with care teams, provide meal plans, use intuitive eating, and other forms of nutrition therapy.
There is a movement
Toward freedom with food, empowerment with our health, and away from the oppressive ideals our parents grew up with.
See what’s possible
“Now, I can actually listen to what my body wants.
I have a family history of diabetes, and I wanted to make sure I was taking care of my health. I needed someone with nutrition expertise, but who would also help me with disordered eating. And that has made so much difference. I no longer feel like I’m betraying my body. I actually eat what I want and I’m proud of how I eat.”
"I feel so much more empowered to live a life of food freedom.
I am still learning about my body’s cues every day, but by giving myself the freedom to explore food without restriction, I no longer feel an urgency to eat certain foods and then “start over” the next day. I can finally ENJOY food again!”
Nutrition interventions can be highly impactful for our health, but “just lose weight” is counter-productive and harmful. I do not promote or promise weight loss, and can help you unpack why you feel so tethered to it.
I use a weight neutral, Health At Every Size (HAES) approach for all clients, regardless of their body size. This means that I believe that all bodies should have equal access to unbiased healthcare. This viewpoint is also informed by intersectional feminism, anti-oppression theory, and body liberation.
I also understand why weight loss is so frequently recommended, even as it has failed you. I will guide you toward a view of health and your body that is best for your overall well-being, not toward a number on the scale.
This does not mean that I believe that health is the same for everyone, in every body. Often, body size does impact health.
I’ll provide you with a space to improve your health without overly focusing on the size of your body. We’ll look at the whole picture and find lifestyle and dietary changes (maybe supplements too) that are impactful without restriction.
The care I provide is highly individualized. I pull from many modalities and approaches with each client, including Intuitive Eating, mindful eating, self-compassion, DBT, somatics, and other therapeutic modalities.
I spend time creating a safe place for my clients to unpack difficult experiences with food and let go of long-held beliefs about food and their body. Then we can build new thought patterns, habits, and health-promoting routines. I do this by building a relationship with each person. That is how transformation happens.
My Signature Coaching Package
Heal & Nourish
a 6 month nutrition therapy and intuitive eating coaching package
This combination of expert guidance, support, and food & movement practices was designed to give you a proven system to heal your relationship with food and make the changes your body needs for over-all wellbeing.
Biweekly 1-1 sessions with Emily
We meet every other week to learn and process. These sessions allow you to explore individual experiences you’re having with food and body image, learn approaches tailored to your needs, and have a space space to process, brainstorm, and heal.
Unlimited Support & Feedback
Unlimited text and email support from me in between sessions. Ask your questions on the go and get text and audio answers from me. This will be SO helpful for you, will keep you connected, and keep you inspired.
Workbook, Assignments & Meditations
You will get workbook assignments and journal prompts, tailored to your needs to work on in between sessions. Unlearning long-held thought patterns takes practice, and these assignments were designed to walk you through every step.
Intuitive Eating Journal & Review
You will get access to Healthie, which includes a food and intuitive eating journal. I review and give feedback weekly, but individualize all of this to what is most supportive for you.
You deserve to have a happy, nourishing relationship with food.
You deserve to feel confident in what your body needs.
And you don’t need food rules to get there.
ONE-TIME FULL PAYMENT
ONE PAYMENT OF
6 month payment plan
6 MONTHLY PAYMENTS OF
It all starts with a conversation.
How things go…
We Chat And Decide What You Need
We can chat over email, text, or on a 30-minute free discovery call. If you decide to do 1-1 work, we’ll start with an 75 minute virtual assessment.
Intake & Onboarding
After you pick a time for our intial appointment, I’ll send you some intake forms specific for your situation. If I need lab work, I’ll have you upload it to my online platform, Healthie.
Meet For Our Initial Appointment
We’ll talk about your past with food and your body, your life now, your goals, and why you’re stuck. During this session, we’ll also discuss what our time together might look like, financially and otherwise. Sessions are done virtually on Healthie, a HIPAA-compliant telehealth software.
Biweekly (ish) Follow Ups
Follow-up appointments are scheduled every week or every other week for as long as you need them. I see a lot of amazing, life-changing progress when clients commit to 6 -12 months of work.
In Between Appointments
If you’re doing Heal & Nourish, you’ll also get access to texting, collaborative food journaling, personalized assignments, and weekly feedback from me. Recommendations will be tailored to your needs.
Book a discovery call to get started.
WHAT TO EXPECT…
Compassionate, Relational Care
You do not need to be educated on the food pyramid, I’m pretty sure of that. I commit to providing trauma-informed and culturally-sensitive food and nutrition counseling in a way that centers your lived experience – your body, your rules.
Nutrition and Mind-Body Education
I use intuitive eating as a loose framework for working with my clients, so that it can be integrated into your life with flexibility and care. This is not a strict set of rules, but a framework for attuned and joyful eating.
A Guide To Walk Beside You
My role is to help you understand your relationship with eating better, and then to move you toward change in a new way. Being trauma-informed means I will do my best to create a safe place for you to talk about how you feel about food and your body. I will use nutrition therapy and other lifestyle approaches to address your health issues, but this will not come with shame, unhelpful weight-loss advice, or ignoring your uniqueness. If you are neurodivergent or chronically ill, I recognize you need a tailored approach.
WHAT NOT TO EXPECT…
Counting, Tracking, or Weighing
I do my best to do no harm, and I know that these systems promote disordered eating and body dissatisfaction. It’s possible that at some point, we’ll decide together that food or symptom journaling would help you discover a healing path. If I think this is a good idea, I’ll suggest it and have tools for you to do so safely.
The Finger-Wagging Food Police
I am not here to judge you or your choices. I have a firm belief that we are all doing our best with the resources we have. This belief allows me to help you consider what you want to change, and how you are already enough as you are.
Weight Loss Advice
I do not promise or promote weight loss. This doesn’t mean that you can’t desire it, just that THIS is what we can work through. How you want to feel about your body, not how you “need” to change it.
"My relationship to food has completely transformed."
– Roslyn Dubberstein –
Pricing For Ala Carte Individual Nutrition Therapy
Initial 80 minute assessment
50 minute follow up
Initial 80 minute assessment
50 minute follow up
with a 3 month committment
I am in-network with BCBS.
Insurance can cover 1-1 sessions if you live in Texas or Louisiana.
You verify your benefits
I'll send you a private link
I will submit claims to BCBS for you
OPTIONAL ADD ON:
Texting, food journal review, & workbook package for clients using insurance
questions before committing?
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you offer telehealth or virtual appointments?
Yes! All sessions are done virtually via my safe, easy-to-use, HIPAA-compliant telehealth system, Healthie. Group sessions are done on Zoom.
Do you help people lose weight?
I do not promote, promise, or recommend intentional weight loss as a primary goal. If losing weight is your only goal, I am probably not the right practitioner for you. However, if you’re unhappy with your body, but what you really want is to feel better about this and nourish yourself better, we should talk. Weight and feelings about weight are complex and intertwined with oppression. There is so proven, safe, effective method for long term weight loss and so, I don’t recommend having that as your main goal.
How much time should I expect to work with you?
That depends on where you’re at now. If you’re dealing with disordered eating or chronic dieting, I recommend a 6-month commmittment. I created Heal & Nourish, because an internal committment to 6 months of work creates a critical pace and willingness to be patient and trust the process. This work is quite deep, and complex. If you give me 6 months, I’ll show you a new version of yourself.
How I schedule an appointment?
What is an eating disorder dietitian?
Eating disorders and disordered eating are complex mental and physical conditions. In my work in helping folks navigate the complicated world of eating disorders, I do my best to create a safe place where we can understand the root of your ‘food issues’ so you can nourish yourself well. We talk about food, body image, thoughts, feelings, motivations, all sorts of stuff. I feel supported and safe talking about a variety of topics with clients.
When do I pay for your services?
Individual sessions are either paid for at the time of service or if you are doing a package, you’ll have an automatic monthly payment. The 6 month counseling package can be paid up front or monthly. If using BCBS, please see the section on insurance payment.
What payment methods do you accept ?
Credit, debit, FSA, and HSA cards are accepted.
How do I cancel or reschedule an appointment ?
Reach out to me via Healthie or email as soon as you realize you need to reschedule. I have a 24-hour no-show policy, meaning if you cancel within 24 hours, or do not show up to your appointment, I will charge you the full cost of the appointment. This is true for those using insurance as well.
Lunch & Liberation
Biweekly inspiration, juicy recipes, and stories from bold women. Join me to contemplate how our systems keep us stuck in body comparison, boring meals, and lackluster relationships with food. Pleasure, health, and freedom all belong together.
This is a business, so in addition to talking about body liberation and my favorite type of cheddar, every so often I’ll invite you to work with me.
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