Guiding Clients from Disordered to Balanced Eating
GUIDING CLIENTS FROM DISORDERED TO BALANCED EATING
Disordered eating clients have a wide variety of struggles with eating well. These clients are not able to discern the body's cues or eat to support the needs of their bodies. Many terms have been used to define what "normal" eating is: intuitive, mindful, healthy, balanced, autonomous, and competent. How do we as dietitians help counsel a client from disordered eating toward more well-balanced eating? When is a structured or guided eating plan appropriate? This webinar will discuss the step-by-step process of providing nutrition counseling to guide a client toward balanced eating. The appropriateness of eating plans, challenges, exposures, and food logging will be included. Practice resources will be provided, and case study examples will be used to apply the knowledge presented.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Define and understand the long-term goal of balanced eating.


  • Define step-by-step goals from disordered to balanced eating.


  • Assess a client's current eating ability level and personal goals.


  • Develop structured eating plans that provide support to various levels of disordered eating.


  • Apply learned principles to case study examples.
Live Event Date: Feb 18, 2021
Expiration Date: Feb 18, 2024
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 4.1.1, 4.2.7, 9.4.5, 10.2.11
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $18 ($18.00 per credit)

About the Presenter: Julie Brake, MS, RDN, LD
Julie Brake

Julie Brake is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Licensed by the State of Georgia, specializing in family nutrition, sports nutrition, and prevention and treatment of disordered eating. She has also counseled clients for weight management and various nutritional concerns. Julie has been a private practice dietitian since 2005 and has worked with families and kids with eating issues since 2002. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, as well as the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (DPG) and the Behavioral Health Nutrition DPG. She is also a member of the International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians (or IFEDD). Her private practice is currently located in Marietta, GA.

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