Alice Baker MSRD CEDRD LD/N; founder of Joyful Nutrition has 20 years experience in the nutrition field. Alice obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from Arizona State University. She then completed her dietetic internship from The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Prior to private practice Alice has served in many roles including Nutrition Supervisor at Remuda Ranch Eating Disorder Treatment Center, Nutrition Spokesperson to both Wake Forest and Moses Cone Hospitals, and Pediatric Trainer. Through these roles and experiences, her passion grew to help individuals and families develop a healthy relationship with food and experience the positive impact of grounded nutrition. Joyful Nutrition was created in 2005 to do just that.
In addition to seeing clients in her private practice, Alice has served as consultant to several corporations including The Rosen Center, The Lisa Merlin House, and Florida Hospital. Alice has a knack for developing creative and effective programs that instill in others the desire to practice supportive nutrition.
Alice has seen and believes in the power of joining forces with other treatment professionals to provide higher levels of care and support. She has done and continues to do this through:
Developing and monitoring the IOP nutrition component for The Eating Disorder Recovery Center of Florida.
Developing the nutrition component for the eating disorders program at The Recovery Village.
Developing and directing True Image Care, a biblically based Eating Disorder ministry.
Co-facilitating groups with local counseling centers on topics such as eating disorder recovery, eating disorder family support, intuitive eating, and health at every size.
As an expert in her field, Alice regularly presents both locally and nationally on the topic of Eating Disorders. She also provides supervision to dietitians specializing in this rewarding field.
In 2016, Alice graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University and obtained her Master's in Counseling to come alongside individuals as they courageously look at their stories and walk the healing path. In addition to her dietetic practice, she is currently in practice as a registered mental health intern under the supervision of Lottie Hillard LMHC. If you would like to find out more about these services, you can check out Courageous Hearts Counseling at www.courageousheartscounseling.com