Dana is a Licensed and Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist working with clients in the Wilmington area and online via telehealth. She has over a decade of experience, specializing in behavior modification change and bariatric counseling.
Dana received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from the University of North Florida and completed her dietetic internship through Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She has experience as a hospital dietitian, nutrition counselor, health coach, speaker, and support group facilitator up and down the east coast. Prior to Summerfield, Dana served as a bariatric dietitian at Rex Surgical Specialists in Raleigh, NC.
Her special interest areas include intuitive eating, emotional and stress eating, and nurturing a healthy relationship with food. She especially enjoys working with individuals prior to and following bariatric surgery. Dana’s counseling style has been molded by her background in mindfulness training, health coaching, and behavior change. She finds great reward in taking a non-diet approach to help her clients move toward freedom around food. Dana is passionate about helping her clients develop a sustainable approach to eating and movement that is unique to their individual body.
Dana believes in an individualized approach to nutrition. She makes no assumptions and thrives on getting to know her clients so she can help them reach their ultimate health goals. Just like no two people are exactly alike, their path to wellness is just as diverse.