IN THIS EPISODE
Julia Cassidy, MS, RD, CEDRD-S is the Vice President of Clinical Nutrition Services for Alsana.
Julia is an experienced RD who has worked in the Behavioral Health field for almost 20 years. Julia is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist Supervisor, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, and a Licensed Body Positive facilitator. Julia is the current Past Chair for BHN. (Behavioral Health Nutrition, Didactic Practice Group through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics). Prior
to becoming Chair for BHN Julia was the Mental Health Resource Professional for 2 years. Julia has presented the topic of eating disorders, mental health nutrition, nutrition for SUD recovery, food flexibility, dietary application of exposure and response prevention, and intuitive eating both nationally and internationally.
Julia is passionate about helping individuals heal their relationship with food and their body. Part of her work is teaching self-compassion and embracing the idea of the total embodiment of nutrition healing. Nutrition healing embraces the idea of eating for your personal well-being.
Julia feels strongly about meeting your needs through flexible, individualized eating based on hunger, satiety, nutritional needs, and sensory satisfaction.
We discuss topics including:
- What being a licensed body positive facilitator is?
- The importance of food neutrality
- What is all inclusive nutrition?
- Understanding the reasons that brain nutrition is important
- Having the dietitian understand the reason a client chooses a specific food
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