Nutrition Counseling

It is my goal to provide you with the education, ideas, tools, and experiences needed to make lasting changes to your eating and therefore to your physical and mental health.  


Change takes time, commitment, and creativity.  In order to make sustainable progress, I often recommend meeting weekly for a minimum of one or two months.  


Nutrition Counseling is available only via Telehealth during the pandemic. 


In-Network with

Anthem Blue Cross of California &

Blue Shield of California


See below for more information on in-network insurance coverage. 


Once you have discussed coverage of nutrition counseling with your insurance provider, please schedule an initial assessment with me via online booking, phone/text, or email. 


Private Pay & Out of Network Services

Getting Started


Initial assessment and personalized recommendations:


This process includes completing an inital online questionnaire about your eating, health, and behavior habits and a 50 minute evaluation and recommendation session.


The 50 minute session will be a conversation and further assessment of your eating and health concerns. As well as, time for the delivery of nutrition and/or recovery education and personalized recommendations.


You will receive typed notes of these recommendations, as well as, supporting documents which may include a typed personalized meal plan and/or typed clear nutrition recommendations with examples.


Cost of Getting Started: $210*


* The cost of these services may be reimsurable by your insurance provider. Please see the FAQ page regarding insurance reimbursement for out-of-pocket costs. 

Continued Support

Follow-up sessions:


Follow-up sessions are 25 minutes and can occur weekly, biweekly, monthly, or as needed. Frequency is based on a variety of factors and is mutually agreed upon. 


Cost of each follow-up Session: $75*


Note: Scheduling regular follow up sessions includes additional monitoring of daily food records or experience journals and regular interaction/support via email or Recovery Record. 



Family, Partner, Friend, or Treatment Provider Consult

I offer consultation sessions for family members, friends, partners, treatment providers who are concerned about  someone experiencing an Eating Disorder and want to learn/understand more.


Cost of one consultation session (25 minutes each): $75

Ready to Schedule?

Use the link below to reserve an initial appointment time

In Network Services

Do you have Anthem Blue Cross of California, Blue Shield of California, or an affliate? 


I am currently an in network provider with these two insurance companies. There are a few sub-groups of these networks that I am not in network with. Please call your member services number to verify my in network status with your plan (see details below).


Each insurance group/plan within each network has different coverage of Nutrition Counseling (Medical Nutrition Therapy). Please call your member services to verify your plans coverage (see details below). 


Please verify your insurance coverage of Medical Nutrition Therapy for prevention or for your specific medical diagnosis. You can start this process by calling your insurance and asking the following questions:


1) Is provider with NPI# 1629316021 in my network?

2) Does my plan cover services 97802 & 97803 for prevention (Z71.3) or for (insert your medical condition)?

3) Do I need a referral from my primary care provider?

4) Is telehealth covered?

5) Is there a limit to the number of sessions per year?

6) What is my co-pay for these services?

7) What is the reference number for this call? 


If your plan does not cover nutrition counseling services for your diagnosis, you can still receive a discounted/ in network rate for nutrition counseling. Please contact me for in network rate details. 


Please schedule an initial assessment with me via phone, email, or online booking if you are still interested in my services once you have discussed and verified coverage with insurance. 


Ready to Schedule?

Use the link below to reserve an initial appointment time

Not Sure?

Request a Free 15 minute Phone Consultation

Contact Me


(760) 889-0694



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