Morgan Rossi, RD, LDN
*Morgan is currently accepting new clients!*
How would you describe your approach to nutrition counseling?
Food is essential, emotional, cultural, an act of nourishment and love, but most importantly: food is power. Diet culture has left us feeling separated, shameful, and fearful of nourishing our bodies. Living without restriction, fear, and food-associated shame are ways we can reclaim this power, something we all deserve. I seek to provide person-centered care, which acknowledges YOU as the expert of your own body and experience. It is important to me to create a safe space together, somewhere you can arrive authentically to receive compassion, guidance, and support.
Which avenues of dietetics do you feel most passionate about pursuing?
I've known I wanted to work with disordered eating since the beginning of my time in the dietetics field. Creating a space for the acknowledgment of the emotional, mental, and social aspects of food feels extremely important to me as a provider. Additionally, I am passionate about creating a space for nutrition-related care that acknowledges and works to dismantle the existing inequalities and disparities associated with race, gender, identity, and ability in healthcare.
If you were to have any other profession other than a Registered Dietitian, what would it be and why?
I'd be a full-time circus performer! I've worked as a professional aerialist and contortionist for almost 10 years but it's always been something I've done alongside my more academic pursuits. It is my most comfortable creative outlet and brings me so much joy. Housecat trainer, interior designer, and farmer were all serious contenders as well.
Where can we find you when you're not in client sessions?
At home! Most likely rearranging the house or watching a medical drama with my trusty sidekick Bear, the cat. Out in the wild, I am often found training and teaching aerial silks, trying to convince myself I like IPAs, thrifting, and hunting down my next favorite meal.
Education & Certifications:
B.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences - University of Georgia, M.S. in Community Nutrition - University of Georgia
Disordered eating, Health at Every Size®, Anti-diet approach, Chronic dieting, Nutrition for competitive and recreational athletes, Body neutrality/body image concerns, Mindfulness/Intuitive eating, Co-occurring mental illness, Identity-affirming care
Contact Morgan: Morgan@Nutritious-Thoughts.com