Having worked as a dietitian for over 15 years, Dawn has seen the freedom and life that comes from finding a balanced, healthy relationship with food and body. Dawn’s gentle, compassionate approach helps individuals feel accepted and supported as they explore their relationship with food and work together to establish realistic, sustainable goals for nourishment, healing, and finding freedom with food. Dawn provides nutrition counseling from an intuitive eating perspective that helps people find health at all sizes. Dawn also offers Christian based recovery for those wishing to incorporate faith into healing.
Dawn has experience and knowledge in several areas of nutrition including diabetes, GI health, kidney disease, general wellness and more. With several years working with individuals with end stage kidney disease and diabetes, Dawn helped her clients nourish and enjoy food while managing a variety of dietary guidelines. Over the past four years, Dawn has worked with women and adolescents struggling with mood and eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and other eating disorders. No matter the level of disordered eating or concerns around food and nutrition, Dawn is passionate about helping people live meaningful, quality lives which include balanced, flexible, freedom based eating individualized to their needs.
Dawn received her Master’s Degree in Dietetics at Eastern Illinois University. She has worked in community hospitals, management, education, dialysis, and behavior health. She is currently working toward her certification as an eating disorder registered dietitian through the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals. Food is an intimate part of everyone’s life and Dawn looks forward to helping people find that place where food adds joy to their life experience.