Do you feel overwhelmed by thoughts of food and ways to lose weight? Are you terrified of gaining weight? Do you feel stuck in patterns of restriction, chronic dieting, bingeing, purging and/or exhausting exercise? Do you long for freedom with food and to feel content in your body but fear what that might look like? Or have you been told by others, even professionals, something is wrong with your body and fear the repercussions if you let go of these behaviors?
Maybe you have been through some painful circumstances, your body remembers, and this continues to impact you daily. Do you long for freedom and feel held back?
Maybe you are the parent of a child who is struggling, and want to learn how to come alongside them in loving and effective ways.
If so, you are in the right place, and we are so glad you are here.
Alice Baker is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist, an iaedp approved Consultant, Certified Body Trust® Provider, Certified Invitation to Change provider, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida, and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Arizona.
She is committed to and passionate about coming alongside individuals on the treacherous yet worthwhile path of recovery and freedom with food. Here you will find information regarding both her nutrition and counseling practice and how she can help, find resources that can empower you on your journey, and read articles on topics Alice is passionate about including relationships, parenting teens, body image, trauma, weight stigma, Health At Every Size®approach, and Eating Disorder Recovery
Alice Baker MSRD CEDS-C CBT®P LMHC LPC LD/N has over 27 years’ experience in the field of Eating Disorders and has served clients with eating disorders through the full spectrum of care from inpatient to outpatient. Alice currently sees clients in private practice as a dietitian and/or therapist, facilitates support groups, presents locally and nationally, and supervises new dietitians in the eating disorder field.
Joyful Nutrition is an anti-diet, weight inclusive nutrition practice fiercely committed to empowering individuals towards recovery from disordered eating, freedom with food, and contentment in their body. Your body is not the problem, diet culture is.
Courageous Hearts Counseling
Courageous Hearts Counseling is a faith-based therapy practice passionate about coming alongside others as they bravely enter their stories of harm, name their self-protective responses, and find freedom. Your coping is rooted in wisdom, often a natural response to unnatural circumstances.
What others are saying...
Alice Baker is one of the most compassionate, insightful, and dedicated practitioners in the field of eating disorder treatment.
"As a psychotherapist and a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, she has both the psychological and scientific background to help clients fully heal from their disconnected eating. With her ability to connect with her clients, she brings them to a place of peace with eating and their body. She is a gem in our profession!"
I am grateful for her passion, knowledgable, and genuine compassion for her clients.
I have known and worked with Alice Baker, MSRD, CEDRD-S, LDN, LMHC, for the past ten years. Alice is an expert in the field of eating disorders and is a true joy to work with. I am grateful for her passion, knowledgeable, and genuine compassion for her clients. Alice and I consult on a regular basis as we help our clients find their path to wellbeing and recovery. My clients trend to describe Alice as kind, positively challenging and a catalyst to their recovery. This community is fortunate to have her!
Celine Passeri, Psy.D. CEDS-S
Her wisdom and passion in the field of eating disorders is truly unmatched.
As a Registered Dietitian working towards my CEDRD, meeting with Alice for supervision has been invaluable. Her wisdom and passion in the field of eating disorders is truly unmatched. I have learned so much from working with her and know I am able to provide better care for my clients because of her supervision. Alice’s support, encouragement, compassion and knowledge have shaped me as a provider, and it is an absolute joy working with and learning from her. If you are a Dietitian interested in working with clients struggling with eating disorders, I would highly recommend Alice as a CEDRD supervisor.
Kelsey Pukala RD LDN
I have known Alice for years. She brings a true commitment, deep compassion, and unwavering faith to her work and life.
Tara Harvill, LMHC // Maitland, Florida
With strength and love, she invites others on the healing journey that she herself walks.
I have had the privilege of knowing and working with Alice for 10 years and count her as a trusted colleague in the field. She brings a balance of strong clinical expertise, compassion, and wisdom to the counseling room. With strength and love, she invites others on the healing journey that she herself walks. I highly recommend her as a therapist and refer to her often.
Amy E. Roza, LMHC // Winter Springs, Florida
She brings a keen mind, tender heart, and sensitivity to the voice of the Holy Spirit to her therapy
Alice is a tender and wise woman who has courageously faced the pain of her own story and tasted the hope, joy and redemption of the Gospel. She brings a keen mind, tender heart, and sensitivity to the voice of the Holy Spirit to her therapy. Alice carries a unique perspective on the therapeutic process because of her extensive experience on the impact of trauma on the body in her work as a dietitian with eating disorders, her curiosity for the intricacies of each client’s story, and her tenacious belief in the healing work of Christ. I would recommend Alice to anyone hoping to receive more healing and in effect live more wholeheartedly.
Rachel Blackston, LMHC Redeemer Counseling // Winter Springs, Florida