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Meet Marie-Pier, an anti-diet Registered Dietitian with a B.Sc. in Psychology and the founder of The Balanced Dietitian. She is passionate about helping folx discover how to nourish their bodies without guilt, shame or restrictions. She strives to provide evidence based nutrition interventions to all her clients and support them in their recovery journeys. You can spot Marie-Pier on local news, radio stations and giving presentations to different organization on nutrition!  She is the host of The Balanced Dietitian Podcast where she provides listeners a different approach to nutrition. Marie-Pier offers one on one counselling as well as an online group program. (Bilingual in French and English)

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Meet Joelle, an anti-diet Registered Dietitian.

She has a wide range of experience working as a dietitian (long term care, pediatrics, eating disorders, community and home care).  She believes in evidenced based nutrition care and strives to provide a client centred approach to foster a positive and welcoming environment for her clients. Her mission is to help individuals heal their relationship with food and their bodies so they can stop dieting and start living a life that they enjoy. Second to her passion for nutrition, Joelle enjoys dancing and is a director and active member of Culture Shock Ottawa. Joelle offers one on one counselling (Bilingual in French and English).

Meet Jasna  a Registered Dietitian (RD) and Nutrition Therapist based in Ottawa, Canada. She believes in a non-dieting, weight-inclusive approach and that your food experience should ultimately be enjoyable! She aims to create an environment where people feel empowered to learn skills and make lasting changes. Jasna uses intuitive and mindful eating as the foundation for helping clients develop behaviours they feel good about.

Jasna is a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) and a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor (CIEC) and has expertise in healing disordered eating and emotional eating, as well as perinatal nutrition. She aims to help people create a happy relationship with food while managing chronic conditions. She has delivered workshops to health care professionals and taught nutrition to nurses at CPIT college in New Zealand. Jasna has written articles for print and electronic media including Keeping On Magazine and Healthinfo,  and she is a contributing author to the textbook Culinary Rehab (unpublished). Jasna offers one on one counselling (Bilingual in French and English).


Meet Claire! An anti-diet Registered Dietitian at The Balanced Practice! Claire believes in using a non-diet and weight-inclusive approach to help her clients heal their relationship with food and their bodies. She focuses on promoting overall health and wellbeing in a supportive, non-judgemental way.​

Claire offers one on one counselling (English)

Meet Nataly, an anti-diet Registered Dietitian (RD) who believes that all foods fit. She uses a collaborative approach when counselling clients to ensure that they feel supported, empowered, and comfortable. Using intuitive eating and mindful eating, Nataly helps clients ditch diets and heal their relationship with food. She has expertise in the areas of disordered eating, emotional eating, digestive health, cardiovascular health, and diabetes management.
Nataly offers one on one counselling (in English).


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The Balanced Practice

founded by The Balanced Dietitian (Marie-Pier Pitre-D'Iorio)

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