I am a licensed, Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist in private practice in NE Portland’s Hollywood District. I specialize in helping people who weight cycle or experience other disordered eating. I enjoy collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive out-patient treatment. I have decades of experience in meditation and yoga, which I rely on to help people develop self-compassion and mindfulness and to find balance and pleasure in their eating and exercise.
I am also trained in spiritual direction, a kind of honored listening that enables people to discern their own truth, including what, if any, tradition, community, practices and teachings will best fit their view and needs. A genuine, life-giving spirituality is a powerful tool for recovery.
I founded and led the first group for people with eating disorders in Los Angeles. I am active in my Buddhist group and teach Buddhism throughout North America.