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South Shore & Acadian Shore

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

Look for *Accepting New Clients* below!

Alyssa Millar, RD
Clinical Dietitian at Gateway Paediatrics
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** Accepting New Clients **


dietitian@gatewaypaeds.ca

(902) 966-4400


Alyssa is a Registered Dietitian based out of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. She received her BSc in Applied Human Nutrition (Dietetics) from Mount Saint Vincent University and completed her dietetic internship with Nova Scotia Health and Loblaw Companies Limited.

In her current role, Alyssa works closely with families to help navigate their paediatric nutrition concerns relating to the introduction of solids, food allergies and intolerances, management of chronic health conditions, and much more.

Alyssa is passionate about providing practical and evidence-based nutrition guidance to help children and families develop healthy relationships with food.


Specialties:

  • Child Nutrition

  • Teen Nutrition

  • Eating Disorders

  • Nutrition for Pregnancy

Caitlin Sanderson, PDt (C)
Nutrition Consultant at Simply For Life Bridgewater
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** Accepting New Clients! **


caitlin.sanderson@simplyforlife.com
902-543-5808


Caitlin currently works for Simply for Life serving the Bridgewater and surrounding area. She graduated from Acadia University with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and completed a post graduate practicum program through Acadia.

Her role at Simply For Life allows her to provide clients with personalized nutrition care, through meal plans and weekly coaching. She enjoys working one on one with clients to support and encourage them to make positive and healthy lifestyle changes.


Specialties:

  • Menu Development

  • Weight Management

  • Healthy Eating

Carissa Mattson, BSN PDt IBCLC
Outpatient Dietitian, South Shore Regional Hospital
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carissa.mattson@nshealth.ca

902-543-4604 ext 2364


Carissa has worked in the outpatient nutrition clinic at South Shore Regional Hospital in Bridgewater since 2010. She is also an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant with the breastfeeding network since 2016. Carissa sees clients of all ages, and her interests lie in pediatric nutrition as well as disease specific adult nutrition!


Specialties:

  • Adult Nutrition

  • Breast Feeding

  • Child Nutrition

  • Community Nutrition

Christina Palao, P.Dt, IBCLC
Clinical Dietitian and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Nova Scotia Health, Lunenburg
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christina.palao@nshealth.ca
902-634-8807 ext 1713151


Christina has been working in the beautiful historic town of Lunenburg for almost 15 years. Working as both an inpatient and outpatient dietitian, she has the opportunity to work across the entire life span; from infants to end of life.


As an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) she supports families with breastfeeding and infant feeding needs. In the nutrition clinic, education for heart disease, diabetes, gut issues and weight management are her interests. She also has the opportunity to work in the community as a member of the Senior's Community Health Team.


Her evenings are spent teaching fitness classes, specifically Zumba.

Self-referrals can be made to the nutrition clinic and are covered under MSI.


Specialties:

  • Adult Nutrition

  • Breast Feeding

  • Diabetes

  • Senior's Nutrition

Crystal Berkeley, RD
Director of Food Service/Clinical Dietitian at Riverview Enhanced Living Society
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dietary@ourriverview.com
902-530-3306


Crystal currently works with Riverview Enhanced Living Society as the Director of Food Service and Clinical Dietitian.
She also does contract work with Rosedale Home for Special Care as their clinical dietitian. She has a strong interest in nutrition and long term care. As well, Crystal works casually with the Nova Scotia Health Authority and enjoys continually learning.


Specialties:

  • Adult Nutrition

  • Food Service Management

  • Senior's Nutrition

Haley Ewing, RD
In-Store Dietitian at Atlantic Superstore in Bridgewater and Liverpool
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**Accepting New Clients!**


Hayley.Ewing@Loblaw.ca

902-521-4261


Hayley is an In-Store Dietitian with Atlantic Superstore servicing the Bridgewater and Liverpool stores. She graduated from Mount St. Vincent University with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Human Nutrition and completed the Integrated Internship Program. With many years of food retail experience, she is familiar with grocery aisles and latest trends in food and nutrition. Available services include; individual and group grocery store tours, store floor food demonstrations, one-on-one nutrition consultations, colleague wellness, and group classes on a variety of topics including; weight and chronic disease management, food intolerance and allergies, and much more. Educating children about food and nutrition is one of her passions. In Hayley’s personal time, she loves to actively explore the beautiful province of Nova Scotia in any way I can – hiking, kayaking, cycling, and camping; she is passionate about fitness.

 

Specialties: 

  • Chronic Disease Management 

  • Grocery Store Tours & Label Reading 

  • Child and Youth Education

Jessica Patlan-Richard, PDt(c)
Dietitian/Dietary Manager, Bay Side Home
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Jessica.patlan@nshealth.ca
902-637-2098 ext. 5017


Specialties:

  • Nutrition Support

  • Senior's Nutrition

Lisa Gallant, RD
Dietitian
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gallantl@ns.sympatico.ca

902-682-2553 ext 225


Lisa graduated from Acadia University in 1994, and then completed a dietetic internship at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. Her career started with Food Service Contract companies, first as a Food Service Director then as a Senior Manager. She then moved a role as a Dietitian in Long Term Care. Lisa also provides contract services as an Administrative Dietitian with Public Health. Her background is very diverse – with experiences in clinical, administration, food service and public health. She has a strong interest in nutrition, health and fitness.

Specialties: 

  • Food Service Management

  • Healthy Eating

  • Menu Planning

  • Senior's Nutrition

Meghan Rombeek, MSc, RD
Private Practice Dietitian with Eat Well Nova Scotia!
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** Accepting New Clients **


https://eatwellnovascotia.com
meghanrombeek@eatwellnovascotia.ca

Click here to schedule a free 15-min call


Meghan is a private practice dietitian based in Bridgewater. Meghan provides telephone and virtual appointments to clients of Eat Well Nova Scotia! Meghan understands that healthy eating is more than knowing what to do; it’s about helping people make those challenging life changes. Meghan’s thorough assessments are designed to help clients identify the root causes of their ailments and what may be holding them back from change. She works with clients to pinpoint actionable goals to start building a foundation of success. Meghan also provides medical nutrition therapy for the management of chronic and acute health issues.

Meghan has a master’s degree in nutrition and metabolism from the University of Alberta. She has been a registered dietitian in family practice and children’s health research for more than 10 years. As a parent of two exceptional children, Meghan understands that life can be complicated and it’s always better with the proper support.


Specialties:

  • Metabolic health & chronic disease management

  • Digestive health

  • Healthy eating for adults and seniors

  • Feeding healthy families (for parents of infants and young children)

Nikki Morine, RD
Clinical Dietitian & Department Manager in LTC
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nmorine@hvh.ca    

902-634-8836 (ext 247)


Nikki is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and graduated from Mount Saint Vincent University with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Human Nutrition and Dietetics Internship. She completed her internships with Diabetes Canada, St. Patrick’s Mercy Home, and Saint John Regional Hospital. Nikki has worked in acute care in New Brunswick, community/sales in Nova Scotia and in Long Term Care in both provinces. Currently she is working as a clinical dietitian/department manager in LTC in NS and has been for the past 5.5 years. Her role encompasses swallowing assessments, nutritional assessments, managerial duties, and teaching Nutrition with Dementia and Feeding with Sensitivity as well as other
topics. Outside of her career, she enjoys her children, reading, working out, baking, and pretty much anything to do with summer!

 

Specialties:

  • Senior's Nutrition

  • Swallowing Assessments

  • Menu Planning

  • Nutrition Workshops

Stephanie Gagnon, RD
In-Store Dietitian at Atlantic Superstore in Yarmouth and Digby
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** Accepting New Clients! **


stephanie.gagnon@loblaw.ca

902-774-0799


Stephanie is an In-Store Dietitian with Atlantic Superstore servicing the Yarmouth and Digby locations. She graduated from Mount Saint Vincent University with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Human Nutrition and completed the Integrated Internship Program.

She has a big passion for nutrition education and takes pride in providing people with the tools necessary to learn how to live a more balanced healthier life. With experience in chronic disease prevention and management and also has a love for cooking really good food, you can be sure to find great support as an In-store Dietitian. Stephanie offers various programs, such as educational tours to help discover healthier products or individual consultations with an in depth focus on personal nutrition goals.

Specialties:

  • Nutrition Workshops

  • Healthy Eating

  • Grocery Store Tours

  • Community Nutrition

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