Devoted Recovery

Hi! I'm Carly! I'm a Jesus follower, wife, dog mom, Registered Dietitian and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist. I started my nutrition career in sports nutrition and while spending time in that "world" I was able to learn about eating disorders. I then transitioned into the eating disorder field by accepting a position as a dietitian at a Partial Hospitalization/Intensive Outpatient Program where I was able to apply the nutrition science I had learned counseling athletes to help individuals with eating disorders overcome their fears. I worked in a higher level of care for several years before transitioning to the Outpatient level of care. 

My Nutrition Philosophy

I have a passion for lifelong health by nourishing the body and engaging in joyful movement. I use an all foods fit food philosophy and embrace intuitive eating principles to help my clients heal their relationship with all foods. I have a passion for nutrition science and believe in the power of science to help combat eating disorder thoughts. I support my clients on their recovery journey by providing individualized meal plans, conducting exposure sessions, providing nutrition education and exploring relationships with movement. I have spent my career walking alongside those with eating disorders and helping them build a recovery lifestyle.

My Theology

My faith has been a cornerstone in my life. A key part of my theology (and my practice model) is rooted in the verse Matthew 25:35. 

"For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink."

I believe God has called all believers to care for those in need. I feel blessed to have the opportunity to live out my faith in this way in my work as an eating disorder dietitian.

In Summary 

I believe full recovery is possible. I use my nutrition knowledge and faith to inform my nutrition practices to help my clients recover from their eating disorder. If you feel that I may be able to help you on your recovery journey, please don't hesitate to contact me.

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Fairfax, VA, USA
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