Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Family Based Treatment (FBT)
Health at every size®
Valerie is a registered dietitian passionate about eating behaviors and Health at Every Size®. Having completed a bachelor’s degree in Behavioural Neuroscience from Concordia University, Valerie was intrigued to further her education and completed a Masters in Nutrition at McGill University. Valerie is a member of the Ordre des diététistes nutritionnistes du Québec (ODNQ).
Valerie uses both her degrees to help individuals rediscover a healthier relationship with food and their bodies.
Amongst many of her professional experiences, Valerie had the opportunity to complete an internship at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute. This experiences further solidified her desire to work in the field of eating disorders and develop a specialty in this area. Valerie has received training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and is trained in Family Based Treatment (FBT). Valerie also integrates therapeutic concepts from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) in her nutrition consults. Valerie strongly believes in providing a collaborative and intuitive eating approach when working with clients.
Having been an avid swimmer, competing professionally for over 15 years, Valerie has also gained an interest in sports nutrition. Specifically, nutrition required to optimize performance.
Valerie uses a holistic approach with her clients while aiming to find a balance between mental and physical health. She provides a collaborative space to overcome barriers and develop an approach tailored to the client’s individual needs. Valerie is bilingual in French and English and provides insurance receipts.