Holistic.  Empowering.  Soulful.

My holistic approach embraces your whole being.  It's a path to empowerment emanating from a soulful place of compassion, curiosity, nourishment, pleasure and innate body wisdom.

By integrating mind, body and soul, my approach creates lasting change from the inside out.  

It has nothing to do with calorie counting, point tracking, weekly weigh-ins, good/bad food lists, dogmatic diets or punishing exercise.  It’s all about learning how to tune into your innate body wisdom and trusting it to guide you toward wise, kind and nourishing choices.


By integrating mind, body and spirit, 
you will experience lasting change
from the inside out.  


Eating Psychology & Mind-Body Nutrition
My work is rooted in Dynamic Eating Psychology and Mind-Body Nutrition.  

Dynamic Eating Psychology focuses on your richly unique and ever-changing relationship with food and your body.  It views your challenges with eating, weight, body image and health as doorways to deeper places within you calling for attention, love and healing.  And, it recognizes that your struggles are intimately connected to other primary life dimensions, such as relationships, career, spirituality, purpose, fulfillment and pleasure.

Mind-Body Nutrition advances the practice of clinical nutrition by exploring the psychophysiology of how your thoughts, feelings and beliefs impact your metabolism, weight, digestion, energy and more.

Simply put, who you are as an eater is just as important as what you eat.


Who you are as an eater is
just as important as what you eat.


It’s All Connected
Together, we'll dive into both your nutritional and personal realms, including how each part of your life affects your health as a whole.  

We'll explore how your inner world impacts your outer world, and how your core beliefs may be driving your unwanted habits and keeping you stuck repeating the same old patterns.  For example:

  • Are your sugar cravings or nighttime binges triggered by nutritional imbalances, suppressed emotions, a dieting mindset or a pleasure deficit?

  • Does the way you eat your meals result in overeating, cravings, gas or bloating?

  • Is money stress, a toxic relationship or a food intolerance causing your indigestion, constipation or fatigue?  

  • Are your mood swings or energy dips tied to your breakfast, self-chosen stressors, gut issues or eating rhythm?

  • Does sleep deprivation, uninspiring work or feeling "not good enough" lead you to the cookie jar or wine rack?  

It's all connected.  I will help you connect the dots.


It's all connected.  
I will help you connect the dots.


Every Body is Different
Your body is utterly unique.  So are your food and lifestyle needs and preferences.  A diet or lifestyle that works for someone else may not work for you.  

I don't believe in a one-size-fits-all, play-by-my-rules approach.  It's about what your body is telling you; not what some celebrity, your best friend or fad diet book is saying.

My personalized approach will help you develop a deeper understanding of the foods and
lifestyle choices that work best for you.  By taking small steps, you will successfully implement easy, enjoyable, everlasting changes that elevate your overall health and well-being.

This is not a quick fix.  It's a pathway to freedom.


This is not a quick fix.  
It's a pathway to freedom.


"Renee supported me in looking at all aspects of my life beyond pure nutrition.  Her holistic approach has positively affected my career, relationships, spirituality, work-life balance and home environment."
–Siru Niemi | Professional Development Manager | San Francisco, CA

"I no longer feel desperate to attain a goal that I sourced from the outside (lose 10 lbs., eat Paleo). Life has been so much more rich, flavorful, truthful, and eye-opening since I learned to listen to my body and my soul.  Since I’m giving my body what it asks for, I hardly feel depleted anymore.  I feel satisfied, well rested, strong and grounded." 
–Kaeli Bainbridge | Actress, Baker + Recruiter | San Francisco, CA

"It’s been amazing to see my goals come true without it feeling like work!"
–Julie Kuwabara | Creative Technical Producer + Actress | San Francisco, CA

 

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