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Dartmouth & Eastern Shore

Are you in search of counselling services or advice from a Registered Dietitian?

Look for *Accepting New Clients* below!

Chelsey Robb, RD
Registered Dietitian
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chelseyrobb@gmail.com
LinkedIn: chelseyrobb


Chelsey has been a Registered Dietitian for over 12 years, starting her career as a Clinical Dietitian in Long Term Care and then working as a Food Service Manager for over 5 years. Chelsey wrote the United States National Certification Exam in 2018 and became registered in the United States, where she has been on a professional adventure working in a variety of geographical areas and practice settings for 5 years, including Corrections and Acute Care. Chelsey is moving home to Nova Scotia shortly and looking forward to providing dietetic services in Canada once again!


Specialties:

  • Acute Care Nutrition

  • Swallowing Assessments

  • Food Safety

  • Food Service Management

Heidi Stirling, RD, MSc
Registered Dietitian at Actual Nutrition, Dartmouth
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** Accepting New Clients! **


Heidi@ActualNutrition.ca

(902) 877-5665
www.facebook.com/actualnutritiondartmouth


Heidi is passionate about living a healthy lifestyle through whole foods and activity! Upon completing her undergraduate degree in Applied Human Nutrition at St.F.X, Heidi followed her interests in nutrition and research to pursue a Master of Science in Applied Human Nutrition at MSVU, where she graduated at the top of her class. Heidi has practical experience counselling and creating personalized meal plans for individuals with a variety of health and nutrition-related concerns including, but not limited to: obesity, diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and inflammatory diseases. Heidi is eager to help all of her clients improve their health through obtaining a healthy, delicious, balanced diet that works for them! As a former varsity track and field athlete, Heidi has personal experience in athletics and a keen interest in sport nutrition. She has combined her own experiences with her nutrition education by helping youth and adults optimize their competitive or recreational activity through nutrition!  Heidi currently specializes in nutrition counselling, along with delivering interactive nutrition-focused presentations and specialized workplace wellness programs at Actual Nutrition in Dartmouth.

Specialties:

  • Adult Nutrition

  • Heart Health

  • Sport Nutrition

  • Weight Management

Kelsey Kennedy, RD
Wellness Facilitator - Nova Scotia Health Authority
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www.communityhealthteams.ca 

Facebook.com/communityhealthteams


Kelsey Kennedy is a dietitian and wellness facilitator with the Nova Scotia Health Authority. As part of the interdisciplinary Community Health Team, she delivers group wellness programs on the topics of food, nutrition, and weight management and helps connect individuals with resources in the community to support their health goals. 

Kelsey completed her Bachelor of Science and dietetic internship with the University of Prince Edward Island and practiced as a dietitian for several years before pursuing a Masters of Health Science (Nutrition Communication) from Ryerson University.

Kelsey’s previous work experiences have primarily focused around public health and community nutrition programs. In addition to her community-based experiences, Kelsey has worked as an instructor at Acadia University and as a consulting dietitian.

 

Specialties:

  • Adult Nutrition

  • Community Nutrition

  • Nutrition Workshops

  • Program Planning and Evaluation

Madison Lawrie, RD
Private Practice Dietitian, Nourished with Madison
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** Accepting New Clients **


Website: https://www.madisonlawrie.com/

Email: madisonlawrie.rd@gmail.com

Phone: 289-893-2472


Madison is a Registered Dietitian, based out of Halifax, with a background in outpatient counselling for general healthy eating, PCOS management, prenatal nutrition, and female hormone health. She has experience working both 1-on-1 for nutrition counselling and group education.


Madison attended St. Francis Xavier University where she completed her BSc in Human Nutrition with Honours and Integrated Dietetic Internship.


Nutrition has always been an important aspect of Madison’s life whether it was Sunday night family dinners or being in the kitchen with her parents, she holds food and nutrition near and dear to her heart. Madison believes that above all else food can both be enjoyed and contribute benefits to our health. Madison is a no-diet dietitian and works every day to provide our population, specifically women, with the tools and strategies to combat diet culture and have a healthy outlook on food and nutrition.


Madison works virtually with clients 1-on-1 to provide nutrition education and guidance on all things food and nutrition. She can also provide guided menu ideas as an additional service for a variety of diet and nutritional needs.


Specialties:

  • Adult Nutrition

  • Healthy Eating

  • Nutrition for Pregnancy

  • Weight Management

  • PCOS Management

Megan Couturier, RD
Nutrition Advisor, Simply for Life
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**Accepting New Clients**


Phone: 902-434-2955
Email: megan.couturier@simplyforlife.com


Megan graduated from Acadia University in 2020 and completed her internship in 2021 on the South Shore of Nova Scotia in various hospital settings, a long-term care facilities and through a community placement.

During her undergrad, Megan discovered her passion for Sports Nutrition through counselling the Acadia Varsity Football team, who went on to win the AUS Championship in 2019. Being an athlete herself, she understands the importance of proper nutrition, and has seen first hand what impact it may have in performance.

Megan is very enthusiastic when it comes to nutrition education and takes a client-centred approach in all her sessions. She is committed to helping her clients find a balance between whole and nutrient dense foods, as well as including foods that they truly enjoy. Megan is realistic when it comes to making food changes fit and understands that for many people this is balancing proper nutrition on top of a busy lifestyle.


Specialties:

  • Digestive Disorders

  • Healthy Eating

  • Heart Health

  • Sports Nutrition

  • Weight Management

Mylene David, PDt
Clinical Dietitian and Supervisor at Nova Scotia Health
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Mylene.David@nshealth.ca


Mylene is a Clinical Dietitian and Nutrition and Food Supervisor with Nova Scotia Health. She currently works in rural hospitals located in Middle Musquodoboit and Sheet Harbour who primarily focuses on Long Term Care.

Mylene graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Human Nutrition from MSVU and completed her Dietetic Internship at the Moncton Hospital.

She enjoys staying active outdoors with her 2 dogs by going for hikes, camping and canoeing. Mylene loves to try new recipes and believes in eating real whole foods.


Specialties: 

  • Food Safety

  • Food Service Management

  • Adult Nutrition

  • Senior's Nutrition

Susan Barrett-Silva, RD
Consulting Dietitian, Dartmouth, Halifax, Mineville
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** Accepting New Clients! **


susanbarrett.silva@bellaliant.net

902-430-5868

143 Candy Mountain Rd.
Mineville, NS
B2X 1K4


Susan just retired from Nova Scotia Health Authority where she practiced as a Clinical Dietitian in Nutrition Education Clinics and specialized in Eating Disorders. She has her Masters in Health Education, Diploma in Adult Education, and various Counselling Skills Courses. She also provided nutrition support for inpatients in a small community hospital, and residents in a community Long Term Care Facility on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia. She consulted with the Food Service Departments and conducted bedside dysphagia assessments with a Hearing and Speech Pathologist or Occupational Therapist. She hopes to start a private Nutrition Education practice and specialize in Eating Disorders. She has worked closely with the NSHA Eating Disorder Clinic and has a variety of experience with general nutrition related needs including gastrointestinal problems, vegetarian eating, weight loss, etc. She enjoys meeting people and seeing how people manage their health in a variety of circumstances and finds it rewarding to help others improve their health in ways that are achievable for them . 

Although based in Mineville, she can also consult with people in Halifax, Dartmouth, on-line, and by phone.

Teresa Flynn, RD, CDE
Private Practice Dietitian
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** Accepting New Clients **

** Offering Virtual Services**


hello@hhnutrition.ca
902-877-3858
https://www.hhnutrition.ca/
@healthyhousenutrition


Teresa is the founder of Healthy House Nutrition, registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator based in Halifax, Nova Scotia but serving communities around NS. Teresa comes with years of experience working as a community dietitian and is passionate about seeing people get excited about food.

Healthy House Nutrition (HHN) provides nutrition care and support through in-house and virtual services at your convenience. HHN values practical and sustainable food and nutrition guidance that is enjoyable, affordable, and nourishing. Healthy eating is not a one-size-fits-all approach and should never be restrictive. Your nutrition journey should be customized to you. Healthy House Nutrition is here to help lay the foundation for your goals, listen to your needs, and create a plan that achieves long-term success.


Specialties:

  • Diabetes

  • Adult Nutrition/ Healthy Eating

  • Gut Health

  • Nutrition Deficiencies

  • Workplace Wellness & Virtual Programming

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