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Registered dietitian and eating disorder specialist from Nashville, Tennessee. The absolute best part of my job are the relationships created. Did you know that the relationship between the clinician and client is the strongest indicator of treatment success? Healing from an eating disorder requires such vulnerability and bravery. It is my joy to honor and hold space for that sacred journey. Witnessing my clients week after week overcome something so big and heavy and stepping into a fuller, richer life is truly special.

caroline shermer 

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Excellence in Practice: Eating Disorders  |  2023
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Behavioral Health Nutrition

Certified Eating Disorder Specialist  |  2022
International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals

Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor  |  2020

I earned both my bachelor's and master's degrees from The University of Missouri's Coordinated Program of Dietetics. There, I interned for Mizzou's Athletic Program and provided nutrition support for D1 athletes in various sports.

During my internship, I had the opportunity to work at The McCallum Place for Eating Disorders in St. Louis, Missouri, where I observed and participated in the treatment of both adolescent and adult eating disorders across the Residential, Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs. I also was involved with their Victory Program, a specialized treatment program for athletes overcoming their eating disorders.

After college, I entered the private practice and have helped hundreds on individuals heal their relationship with food, body and exercise since. In December 2023, I officially opened my very own private practice,
Meant To Eat Nutrition Counseling and I am just thrilled this dream of mine has come true.


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I hadn't been discharged from my outpatient eating disorder treatment as an adolescent before I knew that I wanted to be an eating disorder dietitian. I have experience first-hand what it’s like to a) have an eating disorder b) go to treatment for an eating disorder c) relapse from said eating disorder 4 years later and d) heal from my eating disorder! The relationship, guidance, and support I received from my dietitian was so powerful and meaningful. Now it just fills my heart to offer the same nurturance and care I once encountered with others.

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