Additional Reading

What to do - Additional Reading

Eating Disorder Related

(International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals)
(International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals—NY Chapter)
National Eating Disorder Association
Binge Eating Disorder Association
Referrals and Education
Research Blog for Clients
Academy of Eating Disorders
Tikvah V’Chizuk


Providers and Monthly Blog Contributors Specializing in Feeding and Eating Disorders

Christie Caggiani, RDN, LDN, CEDRD; located in Delray Beach, FL

Christie Caggiani, RDN, LDN, CEDRD, is co-founder of Therapeutic Oasis in Delray Beach, FL, where she helps individuals make peace with food and their bodies. She incorporates mindfulness and a non-diet philosophy as she teaches children and adults to have fun with food and normalize the process of eating.

Dina Cohen, MS, RDN, CEDRD

Located in Lakewood, NJ

Dina Cohen, MS, RDN, CEDRD, provides nutritional counseling for clients of all ages and specializes in the treatment of eating disorders. She is dedicated to helping kids and their families develop lifelong healthy habits and a positive relationship with food. Her private practice Eat Well Soon is located Lakewood, NJ, where she lives with her husband and twin daughters.

Eat Well Soon

Lakewood, NJ 08701

t: (732) 737-7576 and email:

Erica Leon, MS, RDN, CDN; located in Ardsley, NY

Erica Leon MS, RDN, CDN, is a Westchester-based Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who provides nutrition and lifestyle counseling for adults, children, teens, and families looking to embrace health and wellness. Erica also teaches the Healthy Habits Program at group classes in Westchester, NY.

Jennifer McGurk, RDN, CDE, CEDRD, CDN; located in Nyack, NY

Jennifer is the founder of Eat With Knowledge Nutrition Counseling and Consulting in Nyack, NY. She has several years of experience as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and counselor for medical nutrition therapy. Jennifer specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and emotional eating. Her passion is to help people find peace and balance with food choices.

Amanda Mellowspring, MS, RD, CEDRD, LDN; located in Blacksburg and Roanoke, VA

Amanda is the founder of Eat From The Earth Nutrition Counseling, LLC. Amanda currently serves on the Certification Committee for iaedp and often speaks at professional conferences on the topics of nutrition, eating disorders, and related subject matter. Amanda is also the Co-Founder of Altitude Intensive Outpatient Program, the only IOP for the treatment of Eating Disorders in Southwest Virginia.

Amanda proudly owns and operates Mellowspring Family Farms, LLC, with her husband and son in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Mellowspring Family Farms focuses on sustainability, heritage animals, and agri-tourism!

Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP; located in Colorado

Melanie is a feeding specialist and certified speech language pathologist as well as the author of Happy Mealtimes with Happy Kids and Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater. She created My Munch Bug, the latest resource for new parents (and for not-so-new parents!) to learn up-to-date information on feeding techniques that create happy mealtimes for everyone!

Maria Sorbara Mora, MS, CEDRD, PRYT, RYT; located in New York City, NY

Maria Sorbara Mora, MS, CEDRD, PRYT, RYT, is a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian, Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Practitioner, Registered Yoga Teacher, and Certified Phoenix Rising Group Facilitator. She founded Body Connection, LLC, a nutrition and yoga practice, as well as Aurora Behavioral Health Center in NYC that is devoted to the treatment and recovery of eating disorders. She also holds workshops for professionals who are looking to deepen their understanding of how yoga can be used as a treatment modality for eating disorders. She is most grateful for her family and for being able to do the work she loves and lives to do.

Julie Dillon, MS, RD, NCC, LDN, CEDRD; located in Greensboro, NC

Julie Duffy Dillon is a Registered Dietitian, speaker, and writer with over fifteen years of experience.

Danielle Viola, RD, CSP; located in Albany NY

Danielle is a pediatric Registered Dietitian, personal trainer, and mom of two boys. She is the founder of Mom to Mom Wellness and blogger at Little Mama Big Life. Danielle is passionate about working with mothers and children to achieve a state of wellness. Her nutrition philosophy is based on a wholesome, real food approach. She works with families looking to improve their overall health and children with medical conditions requiring nutrition intervention. 


More Dietitians Outside of NYC Specializing in Eating Disorders

Erin Wolf-Barnett, MS, RD, LD Rockville, MD
Cindy Elms, RD Phoenix, AZ


L’ifestyle Approved Yoga

Jen Guarnieri Yoga (NYC)
Kula Yoga (NYC)
Katonah Yoga (NYC)

Nyack Yoga (NY)

Taus Yoga

Yoga Soup (Santa Barbara)


Physical Therapy, Rolfing, Lymphatic Drainage (NYC)

Kinected Pilates Center*
Elliot Fishbein, PT*
Gregory Rakowski
Steve Kravitz, PT
Rey Allen, Certified Rolfer*
Marcelo Coutinho, Certified Rolfer
Kathleen Steindler, Lymphatic Drainage
Thrive Integrated Physical Therapy*
Marie Zahn, Certified Rolfer*

 * indicates Laura’s favorites


Food Allergies

Eating and Educating Living Life
Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network

Food Intolerance and Certified Leap Therapists


Food Related

The American Institute of Wine and Food
Culinary Education for Children
The Institute of Culinary Education
USDA Food and Nutrition


Food and Nutrition Information

American Diabetes Association
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010
Fish Consumption and Safety
Facts Up Front


References and Books

Bulimia, Anorexia, and Eating Disorders
Action for Healthy Kids

Active Insight

Center for Science in the Public Interest
PCOS Association


RD/CDE/CEDRD Certification Courses

Pro Health Consulting

CEDRD Credentialing


Professional Life Coaching

Clear Cut Coaching                   

Pleasantville, New York 10570

(914) 265-2242


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