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Nutrition: The Culprit & Cure to Emotional Wellness

May 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CDT

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Nutrition: The Culprit & Cure to Emotional Wellness

Trainer: Reshaunda Thornton, MS, RD, LD, CSSD.

Event Information:

  • This event is will offer CEU credits totaling 1.5 hours for LPCs, LCSWs, LMFTs
  • If you are a Psychotherapy Saint Louis member this training is free; please be sure you are logged in when registering.

Event Description:

Our emotional wellness and the ability to successfully handle life’s stresses can be due to a number of variables throughout life. The relationship with food has a history of being a part of the lifelong, self-sabotaging cycle. This course will discuss how nutrition can be used as a positive tool to help clients/patients overcome their personal struggles.

Learning Objectives:

  • The in-depth connection to emotional struggles and nutrition
  • How nutrition can be a tool to help people become empowered
  • How the relationship with food reveals many underlying issues
  • Positive and negative associations with food that go unnoticed
  • Recognize how food is a mirror image of how we see ourselves

About the Trainer: Reshaunda Thornton MS, RD, LD, CSSD

Reshaunda Thornton, the owner of BetterVessel Nutrition, is a mother, entrepreneur, wellness/sports dietitian, speaker, author, and podcast host who uses her expertise in nutrition to empower and educate.  Her work involves consultation to individuals & groups, media platforms, and educational speaking engagements.

Reshaunda challenges the idea that food a just way to change the physical body.  She wants people to recognize the adversarial relationship they have with what they eat and to empower them to change it. She does this by revealing what really drives our choices and how they are a mirror image of how we see ourselves. With an unconventional approach to nutrition, she teaches how to balance life, how to build self-importance, and how to re-establish the relationship with food.  Her goal is to create a self-care evolution – Helping people to evolve from past practices of fad failures and chasing diets to a liberating way of living and connecting with food. Her mixture of passion and expertise has allowed her to change lives in an impactful way as she brings energy and creativity every time.

Texas native and fitness enthusiast, Reshaunda Thornton has received two Bachelors of Science from Stephen F. Austin State University in Biology, minor in Psychology, Kansas State University in Nutrition & Dietetics, Master’s in Human Nutrition from Logan University.

Significant Achievements
– TEDx speaker (2019)
– Author of Play to Win the Food Fight
– Podcast Host of The Dietitian Against Diets
– Awarded 3rd ranked top Dietitian in St. Louis (2020)
– Nutrition Expert Contributor to FOX2News St. Louis (80+ segments)
– Reviewer for Precision Nutrition
– Nutrition Content contributor – Girls Gone Strong Academy
– Adjunct Professor at Maryville University
– Board of Directors Member – Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Louis
– Board of Directors Member – Fit and Food Connection
– Spokesperson for Midwest Dairy Council

YouTube link to her Tedx talk: “Winning the Food Fight”  https://youtu.be/rdKzaghAwXY

website: www.reshaundathornton.com
Facebook: Reshaunda of Bettervessel
IG: thedietitianagainstdiets


May 13, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CDT
Event Category:


Psychotherapy Saint Louis
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