Ep 2 - Aaron Flores, RDN
Here, fellow Health At Every Size Dietitian and Eating Disorders specialist Aaron Flores learns for the first time what happens when you meet your heroes in a closed-in elevator, and shares:
His passion for connecting with like-minded colleagues and the power of community
Lessons from The Matrix
Being a Jedi, and helping our clients turn away from the Dark Side of the Force
Getting comfortable with uncomfortable conversations,
Powerful advocacy reminders
Asking "are the "experts?"
Aaron Flores is a registered dietitian nutritionist based out of Los Angeles, California. With nearly 10 years of experience, Aaron has worked with eating disorders in a variety of settings. A large part of his career was spent working at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System where he helped develop and launch one of the first Binge Eating Disorder programs to help Veterans struggling with this disorder. Since leaving the VA, Aaron has continued to work in the eating disorder community helping run groups and providing individual counseling to adolescents at Destinations to Recovery and with adults at La Ventana Treatment Centers.
He currently works part-time at Center for Discovery and part-time in his private practice in Calabasas, CA. His main areas of focus are Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size® and in his work, Aaron helps individuals learn how to make peace with food and develop body-positive behaviors. Aaron’s work has been featured during Weight Stigma Awareness Week, in blogs for the National Eating Disorder Information Centre and was the closing keynote speaker of the 2016 Binge Eating Disorder Awareness Annual Conference. Along with his work with eating disorders, he also is a co-host of the podcast, Dietitians Unplugged.
You can find Aaron:
Dietitians Unplugged Podcast