"Embracing Intuitive Eating has finally allowed me to quit the diet and bingeing cycle and to shush that nagging voice in my head telling me what I should or shouldn't eat and how much I should exercise. Through our work together, she has helped me to challenge and change decades old habits and patterns of thought that brought more harm than good physically and mentally. Working with Emily and embracing the principles of Intuitive Eating have given me a new freedom in my life; I can eat a variety of satisfying foods and choose forms of movement that bring me joy and pride. I am experiencing healing: my body is healing from all the damage of dieting, my soul is healing from the negative messaging I grew accustomed to, and my mind is healing its relationship with food and exercise. I am no longer a slave to the scale or calorie counting apps. I'm gaining confidence in who I am, which is much more than a number of a pair of jeans or a label attached to my BMI.
Getting here was a long, and sometimes tough journey, but Emily was patient and always gentle. She gave me space to reflect and encouraged me to embrace new ways of thinking about food and movement. She helped me dig deep to the root of my thinking and behaviors. Through our work she even helped me to break some of the damaging cycles that have persisted in my family for generations! She gave me the tools and encouragement to face my fears about Intuitive Eating. She took a holistic approach that has had a ripple effect in improving other areas of my life, too.
If you're looking for a dietitian to help you lose weight or stay accountable to a certain number of calories, Emily is not your girl. But if you're looking for someone to help you challenge that nagging voice in your head, someone to help you rediscover the joy of eating and food, someone to help you break the diet and / or binge cycles in your life, someone to encourage you to engage in healthy movement, and someone to lead you to a better life, well then, EMILY IS YOUR GIRL! If you're not ready to do all that, but you find yourself curious about Intuitive Eating and / or Health At Every Size, then bring your questions to Emily."