ERICA LEON NUTRITION & ASSOCIATES
The Erica Leon Nutrition Team of Dietitians are led by founder, Erica Leon who has had a 35+ year career as a dietitian nutritionist.
The company is based in Westchester County, New York and the team members are located all over the USA. They work with clients via tele-health options so they can connect with clients from anywhere.
The Erica Leon Nutrition dietitians are guided by the non-diet approach to health referred to as “Intuitive Eating” using a Health At Every Size® informed approach. This non-diet approach individualizes your nutritional needs and focuses on your overall health and wellbeing rather than focusing on your weight.
MEET THE TEAM
Erica Leon, MS, RDN, CDN, CEDRD (she/her)
Erica (and all practitioners at Erica Leon Nutrition) practices from a Health at Every Size (HAES®) lens. She is certified as an eating disorder specialist and is passionate about helping women at midlife, menopause and beyond to make peace with food and body image.
Erica is a highly sensitive nutrition therapist who takes the time to learn where you or your family are in the pursuit of health. Respectful of your individual needs and lifestyle, she will provide an honest assessment of whether or not we’re a good fit. She prides herself on being down to earth, relatable, and a practitioner who understands her client’s struggles, having dealt with her own personal health issues over the years.
Diana Ushay, MS, RDN (she/her)
Diana specializes in working with clients with Eating Disorders and she is also Certified as an Intuitive Eating Counselor.
Diana has had varied work experiences, including working at MonteNido and Affiliates as an eating recovery coach and chef. She now incorporates recipes, cooking and meal planning into her counseling sessions to help spark the joy of cooking in all of her clients. Diana has been involved in two very important projects at Erica Leon Nutrition. She has partnered with Erica to write a cookbook with Recipes for Recovery and she is providing meal support for individuals over the age of 18, who are looking to have additional group support.
Fun fact about Diana? Upon graduating, she landed a job at Ghiradelli chocolates in product development. There, she created new chocolate flavors that are still on the shelves today!
Rebecca Stetzer, RD (she/her)
Rebecca specializes in weight-inclusive nutrition therapy counseling for a variety of health conditions, but primarily eating disorders and disordered eating/body image concerns, gastrointestinal disorders, family and child feeding concerns, and cardiovascular conditions.
She is an eating disorders dietitian who also works at the Gunderson Health System PHP/IOP programs in Wisconsin.
Fun fact about Rebecca? In addition to her two children, Rebecca has 4 pets: 2 large dogs and 2 cats. She also is musical, having played the piano since she was 8 years old; most recently Rebecca has also taken up the violin.
Simone Weingarten, MS, RDN, CDN, CPT (she/her)
Simone specializes in Sports Nutrition and Adolescent – Teen Eating Disorders.
She is a sports nutritionist who works with athletes of all ages and abilities, from recreational to elite. She brings with her experience working with teens and adolescents as an eating disorder specialist who has worked at Clementine Eating Disorder Treatment Center in Briarcliff Manor, NY. Simone believes strongly in the Health at Every Size® approach and works with our clients virtually from her office in Texas!
Fun fact about Simone? Simone used to be a competitive gymnast and she has lived in 7 different states: California, North Carolina, Maryland, Connecticut, Alabama, New York and Texas!
Taylor Lucas, Dietetic Intern
Taylor Lucas, a graduate student completing her Master’s in Nutritional Science at CUNY Hunter College, shares how she intends to use her passion for nutrition and community to make an impact as a registered dietitian!
As a future registered dietitian, Taylor intends to share her passion for plant-centered, culturally competent nutrition therapy, particularly within the African American and Latinx communities. Taylor believes that even the smallest decisions can play a major role in the prevention and progression of chronic disease.
Fun fact about Taylor? She is a beekeeper and recently got into mixed martial arts!