Carly Pine is a registered and licensed dietitian passionate about individualized nutrition education for each client’s needs and overall well-being. Carly’s previous experience has demonstrated that success is not always linear, and she has therefore made it a priority to be a consistent, guiding hand in each of her client’s recoveries. She is well-versed in trauma-informed care and works diligently to create an emotionally and physically safe atmosphere for each of her clients. Carly prides herself on her empathetic, warm nature and non-judgemental nutrition counseling style along with her consistent dedication to the Health at Every Size (HAES) and All Foods Fit frameworks.
Before joining Healthier Tomorrows, Carly worked as a dietitian in an eating disorder treatment center with both adolescent and adult clients in partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient levels of care. Carly helped clients heal their relationships with body image, food, and physical activity through one-on-one sessions and facilitated weekly body image and nutrition education skill groups. She has significant experience guiding family sessions, developing individualized meal plans, and conducting various food exposure therapies. Carly has worked closely with clients with co-occurring mental health diagnoses including, but not limited to, addictions, anxiety, depression, and trauma. Carly has significant experience serving the following communities: LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, transgender, non-binary, and neurodivergent individuals.
Carly’s specific nutrition-related interests include addiction recovery, ARFID, cooking lessons, eating disorder recovery, family-based treatment, and intuitive eating in addition to supervising meal preparation and leading grocery store tours in the Chicago-land area.
Carly received her Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She completed her dietetic internship and earned a Master’s in Nutrition from Rush University.
In her free time, Carly loves to try new coffee shops all over the city of Chicago and baking her fan-favorite banana bread. More often than not, you can find her watching a Marvel movie or The Great British Baking Show while cuddled up with her mini cockapoo, Payton (Go Chicago Bears!).