Jennifer is a Registered Dietitian who specializes in holistic nutrition therapy on weight management and chronic diseases. She utilizes various behavioral strategies, mindfulness decision making strategies, motivational interviewing and other counselling techniques to encourage positive and sustainable lifestyle changes in people.
Jennifer completed her Honors of Bachelor of Science degree at University of Toronto, with a specialty in Health & Disease, as well as a Bachelor of Applied Science degree at Ryerson University in Nutrition and Food. She pursued a Dietetic Postgraduate Practicum Program, comprising primarily of clinical and community placements at Aramark Healthcare, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Humber River Hospital.
Jennifer currently provides nutrition counseling and weight management at Get Well Clinic as part of an interdisciplinary team. She also provides cooking demonstrations and nutrition education in the Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT) Group Therapy Program.
Her mission is to provide knowledge-to-practice healthy eating habits, tease out diet myths and biases, identify patients' individual barriers and assets and support them through self-manageable, positive and sustainable lifestyle changes to help patients live their life to the fullest!
Jennifer speaks English, Cantonse and Mandarin and looks forward to meeting you!