Natalie is a registered dietitian with a passion for supporting individuals while they explore their beliefs and attitudes toward food and assisting in the process of normalizing eating behaviors. Natalie has experience treating individuals with eating disorders within residential, partial hospitalization, as well as in-person and virtual intensive outpatient levels of care.
Natalie began her journey in dietetics through obtaining a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nutrition and Food Science with an emphasis in Dietetics from California State University, Chico (CSU, Chico). She then went on to obtain her Master’s of Science degree in Nutrition Education at CSU, Chico. During her years at CSU, Chico Natalie was introduced to a non-diet approach to health as well as intuitive eating. This led Natalie to be influential to the development of a club on campus which focused on increasing awareness of a non-diet approach to health and intuitive eating. From there Natalie completed her dietetic internship to obtain 1200 hours of supervised practice through CSU, Chico as well. During her dietetic internship Natalie participated in a rotation with an eating disorder treatment facility and realized she had a passion for treating individuals with eating disorders and/or disordered eating. Natalie is a HAES-informed practitioner and uses non-diet approaches to health and wellness, regardless of if you are seeking help for an eating disorder or support with chronic disease.
Natalie is located outside of Chico, California however is licensed to practice as a registered dietitian in Illinois, Kentucky and Ohio; Natalie is also able to provide services within all states that do not have licensing requirements for dietitians (which includes California). Natalie is a member of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as well as the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Natalie is also working towards obtaining her certification to become a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian through IAEDP.
Natalie supports individuals with
- Eating Disorders
- Disordered Eating
- Intuitive Eating
- Mindful Eating
- Relief from chronic dieting
- Any individual seeking a non-diet approach to eating and health
- Nutrition counseling for chronic disease (diabetes, cardiovascular disease, etc.)