Kelly Melanson is a Registered Dietitian who specializes in providing nutrition therapy to adolescents and adults struggling with disordered eating. She has spent the last 5 years serving as the Registered Dietitian at Center for Discovery’s Eating Disorder Residential Facility for adults and previously served as the Registered Dietitian at two of Center for Discovery’s Mood and Anxiety Programs for adolescents. Kelly currently works in Private Practice at Sierra Treatment Center of Sacramento and as a Registered Dietitian at Sacramento Behavioral Healthcare Hospital where she is assisting in the development of an eating disorder track for inpatient psychiatric patients. Kelly received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics with a minor in Biology at California State University Sacramento and later completed her Dietetic Internship at Stony Brook Medicine in New York. During her Internship, Kelly explored various areas of nutrition and was given the opportunity to work with a private practice Dietitian specializing in eating disorders. This experience was a turning point for Kelly and ignited her desire for working in the field of eating disorders and mental health. She is passionate about providing personalized nutrition care and counseling to individuals and their families and enjoys helping people reject the diet mentality while learning to make peace with food.