I'm Christy Harrison, an anti-diet registered dietitian and certified intuitive eating counselor, and the host of Food Psych Podcast. I specialize in helping people make peace with food and reclaim the time and energy they lost to The Life Thief that is diet culture.
I offer online courses and and private intuitive eating coaching from an anti-diet, Health at Every Size perspective, which means I'll never tell you to deprive yourself or ban certain foods from your life. Instead, my mission is to help you recognize diet culture for the life thief that it is, and tune back into your body's inner wisdom about how to truly nourish yourself—so that you can free up space in your life for bigger and better things.
In Food Psych®, I talk with inspiring people about their relationships with food, roads to body acceptance, and revolutionary ideas about what health really means. Along the way, I share my own journey from disordered eater to anti-diet dietitian, and offer resources to help you free yourself from our culture's toxic messages about what we "should" eat and how we "should" look. I launched Food Psych in 2013, and it's now one of iTunes' top 100 health podcasts and the world's leading anti-diet podcast.
In addition to my work as a dietitian and coach, I'm also a journalist with more than 15 years of experience in food and nutrition media. I've written for and edited award-winning books, magazines, and websites, including Refinery29, Gourmet, Modernist Cuisine, The Food Network, and many more, and I've appeared as a guest expert or source in numerous media outlets. I speak regularly about the non-diet approach at conferences and events for both professionals and lay audiences. For others who are interested in pursuing similar career paths, I offer coaching and consulting to help people create careers they love in the media and health fields, hone their writing skills, and make their websites shine.
With the few remaining hours in the day, I like to practice yoga, relax on the couch with a good book or TV show, and spend as much time as possible outdoors. I live in Brooklyn, NY with my husband and a cat named Harry Harrison.
The Official Bio:
Christy Harrison, MPH, RD, CDN is a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified intuitive eating counselor based in Brooklyn, NY. She offers online courses and private intuitive eating coaching to help people all over the world make peace with food and their bodies. Since 2013 Christy has hosted Food Psych, a podcast exploring people's relationships with food and paths to body acceptance. It is now one of iTunes’ top 100 health podcasts, reaching tens of thousands of listeners worldwide each week.
Christy began her career in 2003 as a journalist covering food, nutrition, and health, and she's written for and edited major publications including Gourmet, The Food Network, Refinery29, Slate, BuzzFeed, Modernist Cuisine, Epicurious, and many more. As an expert on intuitive eating, Health at Every Size, and people's relationships with food, she's been quoted in top media outlets including The Washington Post, Self, Health, Refinery29, Men's Fitness, Bon Appetit, The Observer, and more. She’s currently writing a book about how people can break free from diet culture and make peace with food and their bodies. Learn more about Christy and her work at christyharrison.com.