Julia Cassidy, MS, RD, CEDRD-S, joined Alsana in 2022, serving as Vice President of Clinical Nutrition Services. She guides the Nutrition Dimension of Alsana’s Adaptive Care Model® and ensures the quality and consistency of care provided by Alsana’s Nutrition and Culinary staff.
Before that, she worked in the Behavioral Health and Eating Disorders field for 19 years, serving as Dietary Supervisor, National Director of Dietary, and National Senior Director of Nutrition and Wellness. Julia is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist Supervisor and a Licensed Body Positive facilitator.
Throughout her work, Julia has presented on topics ranging from eating disorders, mental health nutrition, food flexibility, dietary application of exposure and response prevention in the treatment of eating disorders, and intuitive eating both nationally and internationally.
Julia is passionate about helping individuals heal relationships between food and their bodies. She teaches self-compassion and nutrition healing, which embraces the practice of eating for personal wellbeing.
Julia feels strongly about meeting clients’ needs through flexible, individualized eating based on hunger, satiety, nutritional needs, and senses satisfaction. She firmly believes in weight inclusivity and advocates for a world that accepts, respects, and celebrates body diversity.