Hello, I'm Lindsay.
As someone who personally has multiple autoimmune diseases, I know what you’re likely experiencing right now. You might be feeling frustrated from the numerous symptoms you’re experiencing and always visiting the doctor.
That’s why I’m so passionate about the work that I’m doing to serve this community. As a registered dietitian, and integrative and functional nutrition practitioner, with a master’s in nutrition and exercise science, I want to help you feel well again.
Ultimately, I want you to gain a better quality of life and truly be able to trust your body again.Let's Work Together
Why Nashville Autoimmune Nutrition?
When it comes to autoimmune illnesses, there is a great need for education and support for whole-body wellness. This is why I’m passionate about helping you find the connection between your mind and body. I take an anti-oppressive approach to health and wellness that recognizes individuals’ health and needs within broader systems and values wholeness and inclusivity. This holistic approach includes nutrition, sleep, self-care, movement, pleasure, mindfulness, accessibility, and learning to trust your body again.
You live in your body and so you are the expert on your body. Many clients come in feeling defeated by their illness and physical care. I listen and encourage my clients to trust their body again (this takes time) and gain a greater quality of life with autoimmune disease.
You are the lead role in this healing journey. We work together to create recommendations that are personalized, sustainable, and realistic. Our ongoing open communication allows for adjustments in care.
This is a value for myself, business, and a desired outcome for my clients. Chronic illness can be overwhelming. I want you to feel a greater sense of balance and inner harmony through tuning into your own intuition and partnering with your body. Balance includes action, rest, learning, unlearning, adjusting, expanding, stillness, acceptance, and movement.
There are many parts to wholeness and no one size fits all protocol. Some of the parts we address when working together include nutrition, sleep, stress movement, mind/body practices, accessibility, social determinants, and discriminations that impact overall health.
I am committed to providing individualized care but also recognize that each of us is part of larger systems, familial structures, and trauma. Access to health and wellness support is greatly impacted by the systems of oppression in place in our society. Systems of oppression impact accessibility to whole foods, clean water, affordable and accessible healthcare, toxic exposure, clean air, safe work, and home environment. Accessibility (or lack of accessibility) to these things inevitably impacts a person’s circumstances, choices, and health. Providing whole-person care includes learning about these contextual factors and tailoring my recommendations with these in mind. I am committed to learning more about, speaking about, and working to dismantle these systems of oppression outside of my practice that impact that ability of the most marginalized to access whole-person care.
Race, gender, and class impact the accessibility one has to health and wellness support. As a white middle-class cis gender woman, I am committed to acknowledging the impact racism has on society and on the health of BI&POC individuals. I believe antiracism and safety are essential to providing holistic wellness as, in order for the body to heal, it must first feel safe and secure. At Nashville Autoimmune Nutrition, I work to provide anti-oppressive, inclusive spaces that offer clients safety such as somatic and mindfulness exercises, tailored recommendations with individual and systemic factors in mind, and referrals to trauma-informed practitioners. I am committed to antiracist work which includes learning, unlearning, and dismantling the ways in which I have contributed to systems of oppression and creating a more inclusive space.
What's it like to work
We begin with a comprehensive assessment where we explore your symptoms. Then we develop a whole-body plan that is sustainable for your lifestyle to optimize symptom relief. I provide ongoing support to help with the ups and downs in your healing journey.
It is my goal for my clients to thrive with autoimmune illnesses and enjoy a greater quality of life.Let's Work Together
Education and Certifications
State of Tennessee Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist
Integrative and Functional Nutrition Certified Practitioner
Certified AIP Health Coach
Masters of Science in Exercise and Nutrition Science/ Lipscomb University
Dietetic Certification & Training / Lipscomb University
Bachelor of Arts in Communication & Telecommunications / Indiana University