Anna M. Lutz, MPH, RD, LDN, CEDRD-S

Anna Lutz specializes in eating disorders and pediatric/family nutrition. In addition to her direct clinical work, Anna provides one-on-one and group supervision to other clinicians. She offers Virtual HAES Clinical Supervision Groups for dietitians and therapists, with Maria Paredes, PhD, LPCS, CEDS-S. Anna received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Duke University and Master of Public Health in Nutrition from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian (CEDRD) and an Approved Supervisor, both through the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp). Anna previously worked at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC where she served as an outpatient Registered Dietitian at the Delaney Eating Disorders Clinic. In this role, Anna gained experience working with children and their families around feeding dynamics, diabetes, food allergies, and other pediatric nutrition concerns. Anna most recently worked on the Eating and Body Image Concerns Treatment Team at Duke University Student Health. Anna is a national speaker and delivers workshops and presentations on eating disorders, weight-inclusive healthcare, and childhood feeding. Anna serves on iaedp’s Excellence in Practice Committee and is a Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders board member. She also writes about nutrition and family feeding, free of diet culture, at Sunny Side Up Nutrition.

Maria Paredes, PhD, LPCS, CEDS-S

Dr. Maria Paredes is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Clinical Supervisor, Certified Eating Disorders Specialist & approved IAEDP supervisor, and owner of Three Birds Counseling & Clinical Supervision in Greensboro, NC, a practice that provides services from a trauma-informed, fat-positive, sex-positive, LGBTQIA affirming, faith-affirming, and social justice-affirming lens. She helps individuals of all gender identities make peace with food and with their bodies, and live fuller lives, free from negative thinking, fear of food, and body hate. She believes ALL bodies have worth and that ALL individuals deserve to enjoy food, move in ways that feel joyful, treat their bodies with kindness and gentleness, and experience authentic connection with themselves and others. Maria recognizes that this healing must occur within the individual therapeutic relationship as well as within the larger, cultural environment, and thus embraces the role of advocacy and activism. She also works with individuals experiencing anxiety, trauma, infertility/pregnancy loss, and PCOS. Maria teaches courses in UNC-G’s Counseling department and provides clinical supervision and training to new professionals working toward their licensure as therapists or dietitians. She offers Virtual HAES Clinical Supervision Groups for dietitians and therapists, with Anna Lutz, MPH, RD/LDN, CEDRD-S. Maria is Mom to 3 young girls and hopes that they will grow up to experience the wonder and power of all their bodies have to offer, without believing they must shrink themselves.

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