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Hi! I’m Corinne.Weight Inclusive Dietitian in Marin County

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 non-diet, weight-inclusive Registered Dietitian with a Masters in Nutrition, and a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor with nearly a decade of experience.

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. I work with clients virtually, over video, and in person at my office in Mill Valley, California.

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 non-diet, weight-inclusive Registered Dietitian and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, my work centers around intuitive eating, radical self-care and compassion, and the Health at Every Size® (HAES) approach.

I’m a firm believer that all bodies are deserving of respect, care, and kindness and that everything you need to heal your food and body image issues is already right there inside of you – not lurking in another diet, detox, wellness guru, or “lifestyle” program.

In my work, health is NOT about numbers. It’s about learning how to listen, connect, and care for your body and yourself – mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually.

And, it’s about learning how to honor the physical cues your body is sharing with you – whether that’s to eat, rest, or honor your fullness – in a caring timely manner. And the key part?… Removing the psychological blocks (like food rules, the fear of a changing body, emotional eating {or not eating}, or anxiety from challenging food and body image moments) that are preventing you from doing so.

What wakes me up in the morning?

YOU.

Helping clients believe in themselves again, so they can start taking care of  themselves, the best they can, no matter what. No matter their jean size. No matter what they ate last night. And no matter what anyone else thinks or is doing.

But let’s be real, you can’t do any of that unless you believe you’re worth it. Just as you are. In other words, unless you believe in your own self-worth.

So that’s usually where our work begins.

In my client sessions, I create a safe, judgement free, therapeutic space where you can come, process, and learn how to kindly be with (and in) your body. And where you can learn how to make peace with food. In our work together, you’ll gain an understanding of how to truly listen, connect, and care for your body and yourself.

You’ll also learn various tools to aid in your food and body image healing journey: nutrition education and science, intuitive eating practices, medical nutrition therapy, self-compassion, body image healing tools, the Health at Every Size® (HAES) approach, self-care, and various self-coaching techniques.

Ultimately, together, we’ll start cultivating two of the most important (and longest) relationships of your life—your relationship with yourself, and your relationship with your body.

So you stop letting the number on the scale determine your mood. You stop comparing yourself to everyone else. You stop the negative self-talk, body bashing, and obsessive food thoughts and food rules

Step by step you’ll begin to truly take care of yourself.

You’ll become empowered to move forward.

You’ll make peace with food.

You’ll move your body out of love and respect.

You’ll allow yourself to rest.

You’ll treat yourself with kindness.

You’ll learn new, healthier ways to cope and to be with your body and yourself, especially during challenging moments.

And you’ll surround yourself with people who mirror where you want to go in your life.

Things I believe…

All bodies, of all sizes are deserving of respect, care, and kindness.

All individuals deserve weight-inclusive, non-shaming care.

Body diversity is a thing (even if we all ate and moved the same, different body shapes and sizes would still exist).

You don’t have to love your body to have a peaceful relationship with your body, but hey, it’s great if you do.

Food can be flexible, enjoyable, and fun.

Cookies (with real sugar and flour) are OK to eat. So are kale salads.

You can trust your body and with time, your body will trust you too.

Health is about learning how to take care of yourself as a WHOLE human – in mind, body, and spirit (not necessarily about what you weigh or how hard you exercise, although we can talk about those things).

With practice, self-compassion, patience, and support, you can rediscover your body’s own innate wisdom, so you can start making peace with food, feeling better in your body, and connecting with yourself as a whole person. Because… YES, this is possible for YOU.

Finally, I believe…

“There is NOTHING wrong with your body, but there is a lot wrong with the messages which try to convince you otherwise.”~ Rae Smith

Professional Bio

Corinne Dobbas, MS, RD is a non-diet, weight-inclusive Registered Dietitian with a Masters in Nutrition, and a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor with nearly a decade of experience. 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. She is also the host of The Body Image Podcast.

Corinne began her work in body image, disordered eating, and eating disorders, after spending some time working with clients through the traditional weight-normative approach in the beginning of her career (where the emphasis is on weight and weight loss when defining health and wellbeing). It was here that Corinne realized something had to change, as this approach felt unethical, uncaring, and most of all, unhelpful for her clients. After all, even if we all ate and moved the same, different body shapes and sizes would still exist. With that shared, Corinne has spent the latter part of her career engaged in clinical supervision and various trainings to enable her to competently and successfully work with individuals struggling with food and body image issues, disordered eating, chronic dieting, and eating disorders. Today, Corinne works from a weight-inclusive approach (where the emphasis is on viewing health and wellbeing as multifaceted and on reducing weight stigma). In her work, Corinne uses a variety of tools and techniques to help her clients nurture a healthy relationship with food and their body.

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.