Meet Our Contributors


Christie Caggiani, RDN, LDN, CEDRD
Christie Caggiani, RDN, LDN, CEDRD, is co-founder of Therapeutic Oasis in Delray Beach, FL, where she helps individuals make peace with food and their bodies.  She incorporates mindfulness and a non-diet philosophy as she teaches children and adults to have fun with food and normalize the process of eating.

Elyse Falk, MS, RD, CDN

351 Manville Rd, Ste 101 Pleasantville, NY 10570 (914) 646-6560
Elyse Falk is a Registered Dietitian in the Mount Kisco/Chapaqua area who has frequently been featured on the Mom Dishes It Out blog.

Erica Leon, MS, RDN, CDN
Erica Leon MS, RDN, CDN, is a Westchester-based Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who provides nutrition and lifestyle counseling for adults, children, teens and families looking to embrace health and wellness. Erica also teaches the Healthy Habits Program at group classes in Westchester, NY.

Jennifer McGurk, RDN, CDE, CEDRD, CDN
Jennifer is the founder of Eat With Knowledge Nutrition Counseling and Consulting in Nyack, NY. She has several years of experience as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and counselor for medical nutrition therapy.  Jennifer specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and emotional eating.  Her passion is to help people find peace and balance with food choices.

Amanda Mellowspring, MS, RD, CEDRD, LDN
Amanda is the founder of Eat From The Earth Nutrition Counseling, LLC. With over ten years of experience in the nutrition field, Amanda currently serves on the Certification Committee for IAEDP and often speaks at professional conferences on the topics of nutrition, eating disorders, & related subject matter.

Julie Holland Faylor, MHS, CEDS
Julie Holland Faylor is Chief Marketing Officer for Eating Recovery Center in Denver, Colorado, and is widely recognized in the industry as both a clinician and public speaker. A Certified Eating Disorders Specialist, she has directed marketing and customer relationship management programs at several leading eating disorder treatment programs across the country.

Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP
Melanie created My Munch Bug, the latest resource for new parents (and for not-so-new parents!) to learn up-to-date information on feeding techniques that create happy mealtimes for everyone!

Maria Sorbara Mora, MS, CEDRD, PRYT, RYT
Maria Sorbara Mora, MS, CEDR.D., PRYT, RYT is a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian, Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Practitioner, Registered Yoga Teacher and Certified Phoenix Rising Group Facilitator. She founded Body Connection, LLC, nutrition and yoga practice in New York City that is devoted to the treatment and recovery of eating disorders. Maria has treated individuals with eating disorders, disordered eating, body image issues and compulsive exercise for 15 years. She has empowered her patients to heal symptoms through body awareness and trusting in their body’s wisdom. Her work on body image disturbance has been published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders and she speaks about her work on yoga and eating disorders at various professional conferences. She also holds workshop for professionals who are looking to deepen their understanding of how yoga can be used as a treatment modality for eating disorders. Maria lives and works in New York City. She is most grateful for her family and for being able to do the work she loves and lives to do.

Julie Dillon, MS, RD, NCC, LDN, CEDRD
Julie Duffy Dillon is a registered dietitian, speaker, and writer with over 15 years experience helping people work toward a healthy relationship with food.

Danielle Viola, RD, CSP
Danielle Viola, RD, CSP is a pediatric Registered Dietitian, personal trainer and mom of two boys.  She is the founder of Mom to Mom Wellness and blogger at Little Mama Big Life.  Danielle is passionate about working with mothers and children to achieve a state of wellness.  Her nutrition philosophy is based on a wholesome real food approach.  She works with families looking to improve their overall health and with children with medical conditions requiring nutrition intervention.