After earning a bachelor’s degree in French from Sweet Briar College, I lived and worked overseas in Europe and Asia for about three years. Then after working in corporate America, I felt the urge to pursue a career in health and nutrition. That’s when I resigned from my job and went back to school to earn a masters in nutrition from Georgia State University.
After graduation, I completed a full time, nine month dietetic internship through Emory University Hospitals. During my time at Emory, I counseled hundreds of patients with conditions such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, kidney failure, diabetes, overweight, obesity, and patients in the ICU. I realized what I loved most was talking with patients, listening to them, and finding out about them so I could tailor nutrition information they needed in a way they could understand and implement when they returned home.
After becoming a registered dietitian nutritionist and then completing three additional world-class holistic trainings for healthcare practitioners, I now have a private practice where I counsel clients who are ready to make lifestyle changes but need some guidance. I love being able to make a difference in people’s lives.
“I know what to eat. I just don’t know how to lose weight.” I hear this a lot and help my clients reach their health goals through a personalized lifestyle plan that is DOABLE, SUSTAINABLE, and AFFORDABLE.
I am able to help clients create a healthier relationship with food, which creates a more balanced life. I individualize my recommendations based on each client, as there is not a cookie cutter or one-size-fits-all approach to reaching your health goals. I enjoy helping clients overcome struggles with weight (as I myself discovered what works best for my health and well-being.)
There is no pill. There is no magic supplement. But there is a way. Let me help you find your way, so you too can experience life as it is meant to be – free from worry over weight, free from diets, free to love yourself.
When I am not helping clients make lasting changes in their health, I enjoy spending time with my husband and being a mother to our two active daughters. I enjoy experimenting in the kitchen, spending time with family and friends, traveling, teaching Sunday school, taking walks, meditating, being active at my childrens’ schools, volunteering, reading nutrition books, and discovering the latest science when it comes to increased health and longevity.
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