We Are Diabetes National Provider Network: Amy Ornelas RD, CEDS Serving San Diego, CA.
June 09, 2017
Amy Ornelas is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Eating Disorders Specialist. She has had the pleasure of working exclusively with people who struggle with disordered eating and exercise for the past 10 years at the residential, partial hospital, intensive outpatient, and outpatient levels of care.
Utilizing a non-diet approach, principles of intuitive eating, and mindfulness, Amy works with clients collaboratively in order to help them reclaim their mind-body-food connection and rediscover the joys of eating. Aside from her career in dietetics, Amy is also a yoga teacher and loves to use this modality to help people reconnect with and understand their intuitive drives for movement and rest.
Amy graduated Cum Laude from San Diego State University with a BS in Foods and Nutrition and received her clinical training at the VA Healthcare Dietetic Internship in La Jolla, CA. She is a current Board Member Elect of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals and has been featured as a nutrition and eating disorders expert on the news, internet radio, healthcare videos, medical websites, in many published news articles, and as a guest speaker at several conferences.
Amy believes that nutritional recovery is not about going without; it is about going within and learning to work with your body in a whole new way. She is deeply passionate about helping others find their peace with food and a newfound appreciation for their bodies.
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