Anna Sweeney, MS, RD, LDN, CEDRD-S is a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Certified Intuitive Eating Specialist and owner of Whole Life Nutrition. Anna is an expert in the treatment of individuals struggling with eating disorders, disordered eating, and emotional eating. She combines her knowledge of the science of nutrition and experience in the treatment of eating disorders with direct, compassionate, and heartfelt care to help her clients realize the pleasures of living a Whole Life.
Anna is passionate about nutrition, wellness, and whole health - and works with her clients to establish healthy and happy relationships with food, weight, and their bodies.
Anna’s goal is to help her clients to heal their relationships with food and body, trust their own wisdom, appreciate self-care, and to enjoy every bite along the way.
Anna received her Bachelors of Science in Food Science and Nutrition and both her Masters Degree of Nutrition and Health Promotion and Certificate in Sports Nutrition from Simmons College, Boston. While earning her Masters' Degree, Anna served as Lead Dietitian of the Partial Hospitalization Program at Walden Behavioral Care, LLC, an eating disorder and psychiatric facility outside of Boston. After working at all levels of eating disorder care - partial hospitalization, residential, and inpatient - she was promoted to the position of Coordinator of Nutrition Services where she managed the nutrition department, supported nutrition staff, and developed nutrition protocols for the treatment of inpatient adolescent patients.
Anna served as the first dietitian for Monte Nido at Laurel Hill, a residential eating disorder treatment facility in Boston, Massachusetts, and currently holds the title of Director of Nutrition Services for the organization.
Anna has extensive history working with eating disorder clients on an outpatient basis and is thrilled to bring her expertise, experience, and enthusiasm to Whole Life Nutrition and the MetroWest Community.
Anna is member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Massachusetts Dietetic Association, and is an active member of the Multiservice Eating Disorder Association, the Academy for Eating Disorders, the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals Foundation, and the International Federation for Eating Disorder Dietitians.
Anna is certified by the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals as a dietitian with eating disorder expertise and is also an IAEDP approved supervisor. CEDRD status is earned by dietitians who have met rigorous educational and skill requirements, have accumulated a minimum number of hours of qualifying work experience, and have made a commitment to stay abreast of current developments in the field through Continuing Education. For more information about IAEDP or the CEDRD, please visit http://www.iaedp.com.