MS, RDN, CEDS-S, CD
Founder of Hope nutrition therapy
Virtually serving clients & consultees all around the world. All sessions are conducted via HIPAA compliant Zoom platform.
Diane Summers, MS, RDN, CEDS-S, CD is a nationally registered and state certified dietitian with extensive experience treating eating disorders at all levels of care for 19 years.
Diane has treated the full spectrum of eating disorders and concerns. She is recognized as a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist & Supervisor (CEDS-S) for her expertise in treating eating disorders and training other professionals in the treatment of eating disorders. She is a member of The Association for Size Diversity & Health (www.asdah.org). She is also a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor (www.intuitiveeating.org) and Narrative Focused Trauma Care practitioner. She works with clients and consultees around the world.
Diane worked for over five years at the inpatient level of care with a critically ill population as they fought for freedom from the grips of anorexia and bulimia. Diane additionally served as the Clinical Nutrition Manager, providing caseload oversight, supervision, and training on the art and science of eating disorder nutrition therapy. She also worked at the residential and partial levels of care before transitioning to private practice in 2010.
With a passion for educating the lay population and professionals on the awareness, prevention, and treatment of eating disorders and the need for everyone to play a role in dismantling diet culture, Diane has presented at local and national conferences, schools and universities, clinics, and church groups. She is known by others as living the very philosophies she preaches.
Outside of her nutrition practice, Diane enjoys traveling the world, loving on her niece and five nephews, hiking, eating delicious food, beachcombing at low tide, cooking at a local women’s shelter, watching soccer, trying new recipes, chatting with friends in cozy coffee shops, skiing, and snowshoeing.
She has lived in Germany twice and highly values the European art of being and investing in relationships, as well as creating and celebrating delicious food.