Hi! I’m Corinne Dobbas.
I help clients make peace with food, heal their body image issues, and reconnect with who they are as a WHOLE person.
I’m a Body Image Coach, Non-Diet Registered Dietitian with a Masters in Nutrition, and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor.
I specialize in helping clients break free from the mental, emotional, and physical toll of chronic dieting, various levels of disordered eating, and body image issues – as well as nutrition and body image healing work in eating disorder recovery.
One of my favorite things about what I do is helping clients FEEL good in their bodies and normal around food. And helping them know it’s never too late to make peace with food and their body – despite whatever they’ve been told or whatever they’ve tried before.
This goes for YOU too, you know.
As a Body Image Coach, Non-Diet Dietitian, and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, my work centers around intuitive eating, radical self-care and compassion, the Health at Every Size® (HAES) approach, and the belief that everything you need to heal your food and body image issues is already right there inside of you.
In my work, health is NOT about numbers. It’s about listening, connecting, and caring for your body and yourself on a mental, physical, emotional, and soul level.
What wakes me up in the morning?
Helping clients believe in themselves again, so they can start taking care of themselves, no matter what. No matter their jean size. No matter what they ate last night. And no matter what anyone else thinks.
But let’s be real, you can’t do any of that unless you believe you’re worth it. In other words, unless you believe in your own self-worth.
So that’s where our work begins.
Because when you believe in your own self-worth and you start respecting your body, you start doing things to take care of yourself and your body – and you finally begin to feel better.
You start thinking more about who are as a human being instead of who you are in a human body. So you start living MORE life, and you start cultivating the most important relationship of your life—the relationship with yourself.
This also means…You stop waiting for the number on the scale. You stop comparing yourself to everyone else. You stop the negative self-talk, body bashing, and obsessive food thoughts and food rules
You stop letting fear and doubt hold you back. You stop thinking you’re not good enough, pretty enough, or thin enough.
YOU realize you are enough.
You’re empowered to move forward.
You make peace with food.
You move your body out of love and respect.
You treat yourself with kindness.
You become your own best friend.
And you surround yourself with people who mirror where you want to go in your life.
Self-worth is a serious game changer.
So is this big, bold, BRAVE food and body image healing work. Because healing your relationship with food and your body, opens the doors for all other healings in your life… Because once you heal your food and body image issues… You allow yourself to live and be MORE.
I can tell you this not only because of how I’ve seen this work change the lives of my clients. But from my own personal experience.
Because to tell you the truth, I used to be an obsessive calorie counter and disordered eating, exercise addicted yo-yo dieter. I spent the better part of my young adulthood reading health magazines and trying every celebrity diet, because I thought being a certain size would finally make me feel better about myself. But it never worked. At my lowest weight, I was more miserable than ever.
My relationships were disconnected, I was so unhealthy, and I was driving myself crazy constantly thinking about what I “should” or “shouldn’t” eat.
That’s when it hit me: the number on the scale was never going to make me happy.
I needed to change from the inside out.
Today, I trust my body, eat what I want without guilt, and have deep connections that make me truly happy.
Wholeheartedly believing I was worthy – just as I was – and making peace with food and my body literally changed my life. In the best ways possible.
It can change your life too.
Corinne Dobbas, MS, RD is a Body Image Coach, Non-Diet Registered Dietitian with a Masters in Nutrition, and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. She specializes in helping clients break free from the mental, emotional, and physical toll of chronic dieting, various levels of disordered eating, and body image issues – as well as nutrition and body image healing work in eating disorder recovery.
Corinne works with clients individually and in groups. Corinne is also the host of HeartSpace Podcast. Her wellness tips and coaching insights have been featured in numerous editorials, including Elephant Journal, Tiny Buddha, Woman’s Day, fitness, and MindBodyGreen. She’s graced such lists as The Best 100 Nutrition Blogs by The Institute for the Psychology of Eating and 100 Women to Watch in Wellness by MindBodyGreen and Athleta.
Corinne graduated cum laude from Boston University’s Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences with a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences and completed her dietetic training at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. She received a Masters of Science in Nutrition from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. Further professional coach training was through the completion of Wellcoaches Core Coach Training Program, The Body Image Training for Clinicians, and The Original Intuitive Eating Pros® certification process to become a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. Adding to her unique background, Corinne completed a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training through h3 Yoga in Marin County, California.
Today, Corinne resides right outside the Golden Gate with her husband, dogs, cat, and little girl.