Our London, Ontario dietitians and therapists use a non-diet approach to health and operate from a Health At Every Size® philosophy. Our goal is to work with clients to create change in their current routines that lead to a more nourishing and fulfilling life. We consider not only your food choices, but also how you think and feel about food and your body.
Learn more about how our London, Ontario dietitians and therapists can help you here!
Jillian Walsh, RD, CDE, MACP
Jillian is our lead Registered Dietitian and therapist here at change.creates.change Nutrition Eating Disorder Services and is currently registered with the College of Dietitians of Ontario.
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Jillian graduated from Acadia University with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and completed a dietetic internship at Eastern Health in St. John’s, Newfoundland. She recently graduated with a Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology and completed a practicum at the London Health Sciences Centre Adult Eating Disorders Service. Jillian is experienced in delivering both individual nutrition counselling and group psychoeducation to children, adolescents and adults and has worked in various eating disorder programs at hospitals in British Columbia and Ontario. Jillian has worked in eating disorders since 2013 and is experienced in the Maudsley Model. Jillian works with our pediatric and adult clients whom are seeking recovery from their eating disorder.
I have had the privilege of working with Jillian over the past 2 years while working with hospital and community Eating Disorder clients. I have worked with many dietitians over my 17 years of practice and have never come across a practitioner that embodies all of the skills, competence, dedication and successful outcomes that Jillian encompasses.– Teresa S., Senior Clinical Dietitian
Jill has that unique ability that often eludes even more seasoned clinicians to identify and connect with clients while at the same time be able to provide clear and concrete boundaries. As a result, the individuals she deals with not only respect her but they listen and are willing to work together to develop a successful plan of care.– Janet H. Professional Practice Lead
Sarah Giardino, RD
Languages spoken: English
Sarah is a Registered Dietitian at change.creates.change, currently registered with the College of Dietitians of Ontario.
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Sarah started her undergraduate education at the University of Winnipeg but discovered her passion for dietetics and changed career paths after moving to London, Ontario. She completed her Bachelor of Science at Brescia University College with an Honors Specialization in Nutrition and Dietetics after which she completed her dietetic internship at London Health Sciences Centre. She has completed training in motivational interviewing and is dedicated to helping people repair their relationships with food. She works with adult clients here at change.creates.change.
Prabhjot Kaur, RD
Languages spoken: English, Punjabi
Prab is a Registered Dietitian here at change.creates.change. She is currently registered with the College of Dietitians of Ontario, and is a member of Dietitians of Canada.
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Prab graduated from Western University with an Honours Specialization in Nutrition and Dietetics and completed a dietetic internship at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener, Ontario. Prior to this, Prab completed a Bachelor of Science, Honours Specialization in Biomedical Sciences with a minor in Psychology from the University of Ottawa. She also completed a Master of Science in Human Nutrition at McGill University. Prab is dedicated to lifelong learning and continuously updating her knowledge and skills in the field of nutrition and using that knowledge to help people repair their relationships with food.
Erin OFlaherty, RD
Languages spoken: English
Erin is a Registered Dietitian here at change.creates.change. She is currently registered with the College of Dietitians of Ontario.
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Erin graduated from Acadia University and completed her dietetic internship with Nova Scotia Health Authority in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. For over 10 years, she has had a passion for helping individuals living eating disorders and has been fortunate enough to provide both individual and group nutrition counselling to adolescents and adults in Nova Scotia, Alberta and Ontario. Erin is currently working towards becoming a Certified Intuitive Eating Counsellor and uses these skills and resources to help individuals find peace with food, and turn their difficult relationship with food into a nurturing and enjoyable experience. She strives to continuously challenge diet culture and help clients honour their hunger and break free of the toxic cycle of dieting.
Lisa Rutledge, RD
Languages spoken: English, Français
Lisa is a Registered Dietitian here at change.creates.change. She is currently registered with the College of Dietitians of Ontario and the Order of Dietitians of Quebec, and is a member of Dietitians of Canada.
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Lisa graduated from McGill University in Nutritional Sciences and completed a dietetic internship at various institutions in Montreal, Quebec. Lisa is experienced working with both adults in both individual counselling and group nutrition education. She has completed training in motivational interviewing and is dedicated to helping people repair their relationships with food. Lisa works with our clients whom are seeking recovery from their eating disorder as well as those interested in adopting an intuitive eating approach.
Aimee Tyler-Smith, RD
Languages spoken: English
Aimee is a Registered Dietitian here at change.creates.change. She is currently registered with the College of Dietitians of Ontario, and is a member of Dietitians of Canada.
Note: Aimee is currently on parental leave and is not accepting new clients until 2021.
Read more about Aimee:
Aimee graduated from Western University with an Honours Specialization in Health Sciences and a Bachelor of Education, and graduated from Brescia University College with an Honours Specialization in Nutrition and Dietetics. She completed a dietetic internship at London Health Sciences Centre where she first began working with the disordered eating population. Aimee is experienced working with both adolescents and adults in both individual counselling and group nutrition education. Aimee works with our clients whom are seeking recovery from their eating disorder as well as those interested in adopting an intuitive eating approach.
Longbottom the Corgi
Longbottom is currently training to become our in-office therapy dog at change.creates.change Eating Disorder Services. Once certified, she will offer our clients emotional support during their appointments. Interaction with therapy animals has been shown to encourage communication, decrease anxiety and provide comfort in times of stress. Click to read more!
The CCC Volunteer Program
change.creates.change Eating Disorder Services offers student mentorship and volunteer opportunities for 12 month terms with a commitment of 2 to 4 hours per week. While there is no direct client involvement, volunteers will gain experience in creative writing, social media management and resource development. If you are an independent, driven, and dependable individual who is interested in cultivating your nutrition- and counselling-related skills, and would like to gain experience working with a Registered Dietitian, please reach out to us via email at email@example.com.
Read more about Jessica:
Jessica is our volunteer coordinator at change.creates.change and helps with content and program development, as well as meal support. She is in her third year pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics at Brescia University College. She has been volunteering with change.creates.change since 2018. Jessica has always had a passion for food and how nutrition plays a role in our health. She loves being creative with food and enjoys traveling in her free time. She is passionate about overall wellness and has a desire to help others, leading to her pursuit of a career as a Registered Dietitian.
Read more about Christine:
Christine is a student volunteer at change.creates.change. She helps in researching and writing about nutrition content with a focus on counselling-related topics. Christine has a Bachelor of Arts and Science in Health Science with a minor in health policy and a Masters in Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health. She is now entering into her fourth year Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics at Brescia University College as a transfer student. Christine is inspired to make a difference in the field of nutrition one day and combine her knowledge with her love of working with children.
Read more about Amy:
Amy is in her fourth year of the Nutrition and Dietetics program at Brescia University College. After completing her undergraduate degree, Amy hopes to complete a master’s program in nutrition. Her interest in nutrition started when she was a young girl. She is extremely passionate about intuitive eating, Health at Every Size®, and assisting those who struggle with eating disorders. Amy has a heart for others and has been very involved in serving the community at Brescia and beyond. Outside of school and extracurriculars, Amy enjoys spending time with friends and family, attending dance classes, reading, baking, and cooking.
Read more about Lisa:
Lisa is a fourth year student in the Nutrition & Dietetics (Bsc) program at Brescia University College. After completing her undergraduate degree, Lisa hopes to pursue a post-degree practicum and become a Registered Dietitian to work in Northern communities in Ontario. Lisa became passionate about the HAES principles and weight inclusivity during her undergraduate degree, and hopes to become a more active advocate of inclusivity in healthcare in her career.
Read more about Claire:
Claire is entering her fourth year at Brescia University College and she is working to complete an Honours Specialization in Nutrition and Dietetics and minor in French Studies. After completing her undergrad, Claire hopes to pursue a master’s program in the field of nutrition. Claire has a particular interest in the HAES framework and while studying abroad in France, she developed an interest in food with relation to culture.
Read more about Shuang:
Shuang is a student volunteer at changes.creates.change and helps create web content for the practice. She is in her fourth year pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics at Brescia University College. She has volunteered for other community programs like morning breakfast program and Nutrition Ignition. Shuang has always been passionate about cooking and nutrition in general. Being a person that keeps exploring this beautiful world and helping people are her life goals, which is why she is passionate about being a dietitian.