Cristina Rivera is a Registered Dietitian and an iaedp™ Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and
Consultant.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Psychology and a Master of
Science degree in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. As a nutrition therapist, Cristina
works with clients on how psychological, cultural and societal factors influence food choices
and behaviors, while examining the role they play in health and disease.  She challenges
traditional stereotypes of eating disorders and uses a framework that accounts for the ways in
which lived experiences, cultural identity, and societal pressures intersect. Cristina has over
10 years of experience working in private practice and provides peer supervision and case

Cristina advocates for equity and inclusion in healthcare, nutrition and food access. Through
community outreach, service and education, Cristina aims to reduce barriers to treatment and
provide increased representation within the field of professionals.

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