How to Choose the Best Eating Disorder Dietitian

I’m frequently asked to help people find an eating disorder dietitian in their area when they’re unable to see me locally in Centerport, Long Island or virtually. Sometimes I have a referral for them, but other times I’m making my best assumptions based on the dietitian’s website or social media presence. I’m sharing some tips for choosing the best eating disorder dietitian in your area.

Expensive Alkaline Water is Not Going to Solve All of Your Problems

Expensive water which claims to solve all of your problems? Probably a good idea to pass on that!

A Weight Loss Challenge is Not Going to Heal Your Relationship with Food

Just dropping this here for whoever needs this reminder as all the November weight loss challenges pop up. Do them if you want, but know that it’s not going to heal your relationship with food and it might make navigating food at the winter holidays even more challenging.

Please Stop Commenting on How Much Halloween Candy Someone is Eating

You’re not good for restricting Halloween candy and you’re not bad for eating it.
Please stop commenting on how much candy people eat one way or the other.

Recovery From an Eating Disorder is Not Just About Being Able to Eat Cupcakes and Ice Cream

Recovery from an eating disorder is so much more nuanced than just being able to eat cupcakes and ice cream! Although that’s certainly nice to be able to have these things and not freak out or need to compensate afterwards!

You Do Not Lack Willpower Because You Ate a Cookie (or 12)

Just dropping in to remind you that you don’t lack willpower for eating an extra pancake, drinking a latte, eating the kids’ leftovers, or having a cookie (or 12).