Teresa Ramalho

Teresa Ramalho

MS, RD, RDN, LD, LDN
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Specialties

  • Eating disorder
  • Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorder (OSFED)
  • Anorexia
  • Binge eating
  • Mental health
  • Intuitive eating
  • Emotional eating
  • Bulimia
  • Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID)

Approaches

  • Weight-neutral
  • 🔍

    Research-focused
  • 🤝

    Accountability
  • 🏳️‍🌈

    LGBTQIA+

Minimum patient age

18 years old

Patient reviews

  • Felt like a great baseline was established and feel like I have been set up for success.

    February 7th, 2024
  • She's great at meeting me where I am and making me feel like I'm not a lost cause. She encourages me and validates me, making me want to continue on this journey!

    March 12th, 2024
  • Great advice and things explained in an entertaining and relevant way.

    March 6th, 2024

About Teresa

Teresa's initial background was in education, and has since become a Registered Dietitian with a Master's Degree in Human Nutrition. She has spent the last 3+ years working with people with eating disorders at higher levels of care including Residential, PHP, and IOP. Teresa is a HAES-informed dietitian with a strong anti-diet, weight inclusive, body neutral philosophy. Teresa provides evidence-based nutrition science to help educate and empower patients to meet their goals.

Approach to care

Recipe for Teresa's Approach: Start with a base of weight inclusivity and person-centered care Handful of evidence based best practice Heaping cup of education A smidge of curiosity A dash of humor And top with Compassion and understanding

Your first session with Teresa

In your first session with Teresa, she will spend time getting to know you and understanding your journey with recovery up to this point. Teresa will conduct a thorough nutrition assessment discussing your medical history, prescription medications, supplement use, labs, current nutrition philosophy, etc. She will also talk to you about what you have tried in the past, what worked, what didn't, and collaborate with you to create realistic goals moving forward.

Location

📍 Charlotte, North Carolina

Education

Masters in Human Nutrition and Dietetic Internship from Winthrop University

Hobbies

Reading, Snuggling with Frankie (my sweet pup), Crafting