Director of Dietary for the Adolescent Eating Disorder and Mental Health programs
Center for Discovery
Julia Cassidy, MS, RD, CEDRD-S Director of Dietary Services for Adolescent Eating Disorder and Mental Health Programs Julia Cassidy is the Director of Dietary for Center for Discovery where she has worked for over 15 years. Julia is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and a Licensed Body Positive facilitator. Julia is also the Co-Chair for the Nutrition SIG with AED (Academy for Eating Disorders) and the Mental Health Resource Professional for BHN. (Behavioral Health Nutrition; Didactic Practice Group through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Julia has presented on the topic of eating disorders, food exposures in the treatment of eating disorders and intuitive eating both nationally and internationally. Through her passion of nutrition, food, positive body image and eating disorder recovery, Julia oversees 20 Dietitians nationwide and has developed the RD Manual in addition to updating the nutrition programs, which focuses on using food exposure and response prevention, used with all clients in the adolescent residential programs at Discovery. Julia?s belief is healing your relationship with food through balanced nutrition is the baseline to attaining the tools necessary while on the road to recovery.