Meet Sarah Brenner, the latest dietitian to affix our personal observe! Sarah is now accepting new shoppers. Learn on to be taught extra about her! How I Grew to become an Consuming Dysfunction Dietitian
Throughout my senior 12 months of highschool, I picked up operating and skilled for my first half marathon. This curiosity in operating led to a brand new curiosity round diet; what was I “alleged to be consuming” as an athlete?
Practically the entire data that I used to be uncovered to at the moment was deeply rooted in weight-reduction plan tradition, and I discovered myself extra confused than ever – unknowingly choosing up meals guidelines alongside the best way.
I entered faculty with each intention of finding out enterprise, however enrolled in a single introductory diet course – only for my very own information (or so I believed!). As I started to be taught extra, I skilled firsthand simply how therapeutic and releasing it may be to actually perceive the science of diet, metabolism, and the human physique.
After inevitably declaring a diet main, I took an elective course centered on consuming issues and disordered consuming. It was throughout this time that I started to see simply how pervasive consuming issues are, and the way a lot of an affect weight-reduction plan tradition has on our society and collective well-being.
I realized that my very own expertise and vulnerability as a younger athlete was sadly not unusual. Upon commencement, I used to be wanting to be taught extra and gained my first hands-on expertise in a residential therapy facility as I ready for my dietetic internship. Via my interactions with these shoppers, I shortly realized that this was the realm I wished to specialize my profession in.
I moved to Boston in 2020, shortly after finishing my dietetic internship and passing my RD examination (enjoyable truth: I handed my examination on Friday the thirteenth!). I dove into the world of outpatient consuming dysfunction therapy for the subsequent two years, the place I constructed significant connections with every of my shoppers.
I’ve realized a lot from my shoppers, and really feel extraordinarily lucky that I’m able to achieve this every day!
Working with Me
As my shopper, you possibly can count on that our work collectively will permit you the area to discover the complexities of your relationship to meals and physique.
I really feel strongly that you just, the shopper, know your physique finest. I think about it a privilege to have the ability to hear and to assist untangle the numerous layers of your lived experiences with meals, train, and every little thing in between.
I’m at all times going to fulfill you the place you’re, and goal to supply the correct amount of help and encouragement to get you the place you’d wish to be.
I at all times need my shoppers to really feel protected, heard, and empowered within the area that we share collectively.
Enjoyable Information About Me!
- I labored at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL for a number of months as a part of the Disney Faculty Program. I’m at all times down to debate your favourite trip or Disney snack (it’s the Mickey ice cream bars for me!).
- My favourite meals is cheese – I at all times say that I’ve by no means met a cheese I didn’t like. I’ll add cheese to absolutely anything and firmly imagine that it makes every little thing higher.
- I’ve seen each episode of The Workplace in all probability a dozen occasions, it’s my go-to consolation present. The most effective episode of all time? Dinner Celebration, fingers down!