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Christina Bedetta Willett(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, RDN
Rhode IslandTexas
Nutrition Concerns-Health at Every Size-Intuitive Eating- Eating disorders & disordered eating-Body image-Chronic illness-

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Professional statement

Christina Bedetta Willett is a registered dietitian based in Rhode Island. She is passionate about supporting and empowering others with their nutrition intentions, from managing nutrition related medical conditions, to nourishing and caring for themselves in ways that are aligned with their unique values and needs. Christina is also a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, and enjoys supporting individuals with cultivating and maintaining a peaceful relationship with food and body.

Christina practices from a Health At Every Size® perspective, and values providing compassionate, evidence-based, inclusive care to all individuals. Many of Christina’s clients have encountered varying challenges surrounding eating experiences, which may be related to a history of disordered thoughts and beliefs about food and their body, difficult lived experiences, medical conditions that impact their eating habits, or a combination of factors. Christina applies her experience with medical nutrition therapy, and current research in her work with clients. Her approach is rooted in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), as she aims to help clients to redefine their relationship with their thoughts and actions surrounding their bodies and eating experiences, and live meaningful lives.

Christina’s style is compassionate, curious, supportive, and human. She understands the many complexities that play into nourishing oneself, and acknowledges the challenges of living in a society with such narrow ideals for body size, appearance, and health. She appreciates every opportunity to listen and learn about the unique experiences of each individual, and strives to offer the utmost support, and nutrition education and guidance for navigating each season of life.


Message to clients

Nutrition advice and misinformation is given pretty loosely out in the world, which can be both confusing and overwhelming! Food is truly so much more than sustenance for our bodies- it can also bring us joy, and play a center role in our cultural and personal values, traditions and experiences.

I appreciate the opportunity to get to know you, and work together to find the ways of nourishing and caring for yourself that feel best for you, both now and in the long term.


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 9 years

Christina Bedetta Nutrition Counseling, Owner
Nourish, Dietitian
Evolution Nutrition, Dietitian

Original Intuitive Eating Pros, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, 2022
Marywood University Dietetic Internship, ., 2018
University of New Hampshire, Bachelor of Science, Nutrition & Dietetics, 2015

Licensure

Rhode Island: LDN00971 - Texas: DT88885

Languages

English

Specialties

Nutrition Concerns - Guidance for general nutrition concerns at all stages of life; medical nutrition therapy and education for support with digestive disorders, PCOS, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and other health conditions

Health at Every Size - Promoting an inclusive, individualized approach that encourages the strengthening of an individual’s relationship with food and body, and accessible wellness regardless of health condition status or ability level. Recognizes and respects the innate diversity of body shapes and sizes.

Intuitive Eating - Establishing and maintaining a healthy relationship with food while honoring the body's internal cues and needs.

Eating disorders & disordered eating - Reducing negative thoughts and behaviors surrounding food and eating experiences; improving coping skills, self care strategies, and nutrition quality of life.

Body image - Development of skills for navigating negative body thoughts, and for moving towards body acceptance and liberation.

Chronic illness - With understanding of the many complexities of chronic illness, we navigate symptoms to work towards improving them, while honoring the body's needs and limitations.




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Insurance

  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island BCBS RI
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicare (through Blue Cross Blue Shield)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$100 (50min)
  • Sliding scale:$50 - $100
  • Initial session:$150 (75min)

Additional session information

Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Venmo
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • As needed