Laura Curtis, MS, RD is a part-time lecturer in the Department of Nutrition and Food Science at California State University, Chico where she teaches nutrition counseling courses focusing on motivational interviewing. In addition, she is the current director of FitU, a peer mentoring nutrition and exercise counseling program on campus. Additionally, Laura is a nutrition therapist in private practice, specializing in anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder. She has extensive training in motivational interviewing and is the co-author of Motivational Interviewing in Nutrition and Fitness.