Let go of food and body worries so you can reach your goals

Compassionate and weight inclusive nutrition counseling for folks looking to make lasting changes towards improving health and wellbeing.

It is time to heal your relationship with food so you can spend more time doing what you love

You have spent years stuck in this cycle of feeling bad about your food choices or not being able to stick to a diet or exercise plan...

When all you really want to do is learn how to reach your goals with less rigidity and more compassion!
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The reality is this...

  • There is no perfect way to eat so looking for that next best diet will always keep you stuck from reaching your goals.
  • You can have a desire to lose weight and also recognize the pursuit of weight loss thus far has not led you to your goals long term.
  • You weren't born hating your body; how you feel about your body was learned which means it can be unlearned.
  • Nutrition is about addition, not about subtraction.
  • The relationship you have with yourself is the longest relationship you will ever be in.

support & healing

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Nutrition counseling and body image healing

This is a compassionate, collaborative and therapeutic experience centered on helping you gain insight into your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors surrounding food, movement, and your body.

  • More time and energy to focus on what is important to you.
  • Better understanding of how the body works and ways to connect with your body.
  • Stronger understanding of how different foods make you feel.
  • Ability to handle difficult life situations with understanding and compassion.
  • Deeper knowledge about what impacts YOUR health.

What do we do exactly?

Intuitive Eating Guidance

You'll get guidance on how to apply the 10 principles of Intuitive Eating to your life - even if you need nutrition help for a medical condition.

Eating Disorder Recovery

I will support you and guide you as you recover on your own terms and in a way that works best for you and your needs.

Meal Planning Help

You'll learn how to meal plan, meal prep, and grocery shop to best meet your needs and goals.

Body Image Resilience

Building body image resilience by creating tools to utilize when you are experiencing difficult body image moments.

Handouts & Templates

You'll get handouts and templates to help you learn more about your relationship with food and steps to take to heal from rules and guilt.

Hi, I'm Shay

I am so excited that you are here.

I like to think that when you meet me, you can instantly tell that I LOVE what I do!

I practice from a weight-inclusive and trauma informed lens, meaning instead of focusing on changing your body size, I focus on health-promoting behaviors to help you improve your mental and physical health.

Using an evidence-based self-care eating framework called Intuitive Eating, alongside medical nutrition therapy, I will help you ditch rigid food rules and food guilt and learn how to nourish and connect to your mind and body.

Your body has the wisdom to take care of itself, but this connection can get disrupted through years of being told what to eat or not to eat for your health. I am passionate about helping you heal from nutrition misinformation so you can live a nourished and confident life with food. Nutrition is important, but stressing about food is simply not healthy!

Let me help you redefine how nutrition plays a role in your life.

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What my clients are saying

Working with Shay has changed my life in such an incredible way.

I learned so much and I know that I will never go back into the toxicity that is diet culture. I didn't realize all of the stress, anxiety, and negative impact diet culture had on my life until I started working with Shay and now I feel so much lighter.

It's so freeing to get out of that diet mentality and I want everyone to feel this way.

I cannot recommend Shay enough!! While working with Shay, I also saw my bloodwork improve, even though I had gained weight, and proved my doctors wrong.

You won't regret it, and it might be one of the best things you ever do.
After 30 years of unhealthy eating habits, it was time to consult with a professional.

Since working with Shay, I have more energy, sleep better and feel better about myself. I learned how to understand the food I eat and how my body works with food. She's been a wonderful source of nutritional information, while showing me how to use my own body and mind to nourish myself.

Shay, thank you for teaching me this most important skill. I will be forever grateful to you!!!"
​Working with Shay has been such a positive experience!

As a person who has struggled with body image and my relationship with food, Shay has helped me embrace Intuitive Eating and get rid of a diet mentality.

Her passion for what she does shows and makes me look forward to my sessions with her so I can share my "wins", knowing she'll be genuinely happy for me.
I came to Shay because I was struggling to navigate maintaining my blood sugar without slipping back into disordered eating.

I chose her because she seemed so kind and understanding in her response email, and she follows a body positive, Health at Every Size method, which is important to me.

Shay has been so crucial in helping me manage my guilt around food and sugar, and especially to stop thinking in terms of "good" vs. "bad" foods.

I highly recommend Shay for her understanding and accessible approach.
former client
If you’re wondering whether you should reach out and start working with Shay, you probably should.

Before I started working with her, I had read all I could about intuitive eating but struggled for a while with putting it into practice.

The way she helped me practice self compassion along with instilling a sense of freedom around food has changed my life for the better forever and I am very grateful.
former client
Before working with Shay I was jumping from diet to diet, frustrated that I was never getting the full results I was looking for or just not being able to sustain "the results."

Shay took the time to really learn about me and held space each and every session I had for me to unpack all the feelings I had around food, exercise, and my body. If you are hesitant to start your own intuitive eating journey, I promise Shay is the one you want to start this journey with as she will be the best cheerleader and coach for what you need.
former client

How to get started with nutrition counseling

step 1

Schedule your discovery call

Schedule a free 15-minute discovery call to see how we can best work together to achieve your health goals.

step 2

Attend your assessment

Attend your initial nutrition assessment to help us get to know each other and your nutrition needs.

step 3

Continue to work together

We will continue to work together during follow-up sessions where we find out what is and isn't working and talk through strategies to continue to move through your healing journey.

Sure, you have the choice to continue to Google the next best diet or to try WW again...

when will the cycle end?

If you are ready to learn how to break the cycle and find ways to connect to your body and trust yourself around food, it's time to work with a dietitian and certified intuitive eating counselor who gets it and was once stuck in this cycle too!

I work with folks...

  • Of all genders who are 18 years or older.
  • Who want virtual nutrition and body image counseling.
  • Who are in eating disorder recovery.
  • Who want to stop dieting but aren't sure where to go from there.
  • Who are interested in Intuitive Eating.
  • Who are interested in getting support with managing health conditions.

Frequently asked questions

Schedule your free call

This is a casual chat that will give me an opportunity to learn more about your story and what you are hoping to get out of working together. I will also share more about my approach to nutrition counseling and answer any questions you may have before we set up your initial nutrition assessment.