Melanie Schaffer, MSEd, RD, LD

Melanie Schaffer is a registered dietitian who holds a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics from The University of Akron and Master of Science in Education from The University of Dayton’s counseling program. She has extensive experience working with eating disorders and disordered eating. Melanie has worked with adolescents, college students, adults, and even active-duty members. She has experience with bulimia nervosa, anorexia nervosa, BED, and other nutritional medical conditions. She provides medical nutrition therapy from a non-diet, Health at Every Size, and weight and gender-neutral stance. 

Melanie understands that there are many dynamics to one’s ED. She will work with your providers, family, and support systems and meet you where you’re at in your recovery journey. Her approach to counseling is customized, evidence-based, warmth, and empathetic. Melanie is passionate about meeting clients where they are and working collaboratively. She hopes to help her clients learn to nourish and move their bodies in joyful and mindful ways

Melanie sees all clients via telehealth


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