Ashley is completing a Master of Education degree in Nutrition Education from Framingham State University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition from the University of New Hampshire. She completed her Dietetic Internship at the University of Northern Colorado with a concentration on Nutrition Management, and she is also a Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine.
Ashley strongly believes in the food first approach. Food is personal, social, emotional, interesting and can be used as preventative medicine. As a “flex-a-tarian” Ashley eats everything from cookies to kale salads and can teach you how to navigate the grey zone of moderation with ease and expertise. Five years of experience in counseling therapeutic diets at Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Hospital has provided Ashley with a wide range of knowledge on functional foods, therapeutic meal planning and the food first approach.
Ashley is completing her Masters of Education degree in Nutrition Education from Framingham State University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition from the University of New Hampshire. Gaining further expertise she is currently pursuing certification as both a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian and a Board Certified Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition. Ashley served on the board of the Northern Colorado Dietetics Association for the past two years where she received the Recognized Dietetic Technician Award in 2012 and 2013, and nominated for the Outstanding Registered Dietitian of the Year Award in 2014.
A Bostonian transplant, Ashley ran her first marathon this year along with completing The Mt. Evan’s Ascent. She enjoys running with her dog, adventure racing, logic board games, reading cultural studies books and trying new ice cream parlors.
"I started working with Ashley when I needed to eat to gain muscle to swim faster, I worked with her for 3 months and cut 12 seconds of my time! She has also helped me transition to swimming and eating in college, it helps knowing I can always shoot her an email no matter how far away I am".
"Restaurant challenges with Ashley have helped me practice having a normal relationship food, she empowers my wise mind and is helping me eat intuitively"
"Ashley listened to me and developed a meal plan that fits my life, I have lost 61lbs in the past year and am going strong!"