if I think back to why I originally became a registered dietitian it was because I knew that this career would allow me to spend time with my family and work. In 2015 everything came to a halt with my busy private practice Nutrition Therapy in Troy Michigan. My husband who works for Ford Motor Company was asked to take an assignment and Chongqing, China.
It has truly been a life changing adventure! I have a new perspective. I understand food In the context of the culture you live in I see the world a bit differently. As my sabbatical has officially ended. I am at a crossroads. I am asking myself how can I best use all my talents, abilities and expertise in eating disorders and yet keep this beautiful balance the “sweet spot” of caring for your children. The children who grow up so fast.
Melanie Jacob RDN is a seasoned eating disorder professional that found her niche in treating adolescents with eating disorders. When the FBT research surfaced in 2006 she transitioned her approach to follow the evidence.