Cassie is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Intuitive Eating Counsellor passionate about health, nutrition and living a full life! Cassie embraces a positive, non-judgemental attitude in her work with clients and is curious to understand your life journey. She will empower you to discover a balanced relationship with food, reconnect to your body’s cues and build fundamental strategies to embody an authentic life. She combines her unique education and training in nutrition, mindfulness and behaviour change to help clients effectively implement powerful and practical tools to cultivate self-kindness and body acceptance.
Growing up in sunny Perth, Western Australia, she has a down to earth attitude, and a kind and caring nature, making anyone feel at ease. Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, Cassie obtained a Master of Nutrition and Dietetics from Edith Cowan University. She also holds a Diploma in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), is a Certified Intuitive Eating Counsellor, Certified Pilates Instructor and is a Monash University Certified FODMAP clinician.
Before establishing EHL, Cassie worked as the Lead Dietitian at a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), supporting patients with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorders (OSFED).
In her spare time, Cassie enjoys bike riding, travelling the world, spending time by the ocean, meditating, relaxing with a good book and discovering new restaurants in London! She also believes a day well spent includes dancing in the kitchen, singing in the shower and laughing with her friends.
Your dream travel destination? African Safari
Ultimate weekend plans? Meals with friends, swimming in the ocean, sunset cocktails and dancing!
Dream dinner guest? Michelle Obama
Favourite dessert? Sticky toffee pudding
A song you can’t not dance to? Impossible to decide – If I hear a beat, I move!
Hidden talent? Handstands
Ariana Rodriguez, MSc, RD, RYT is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Intuitive Eating Counsellor and Registered Yoga Teacher passionate about inclusive health care and helping people feel GOOD in the skin they’re in! She is a life-enthusiast and passionate clinician who values human connection and endorses an individualised, non-judgemental approach to coaching as she believes that everybody is unique and beautiful. Her goal is to move people away from guilt and shame and towards a positive relationship with food and their bodies to live a balanced life.
Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, Ariana obtained a first-class Honours Bachelor (BHSc) degree in Health Sciences and a Master of Science (MSc) in Human Nutrition and Dietetics graduating with Distinction from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She is also an Embodiment Coach, CBT-E and ACT trained dietitian and holds a Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Diploma.
Before committing herself to being full-time at EHL, Ariana worked as the lead dietitian (Band 7) at an inpatient CAMHS Eating Disorder Unit where she supported adolescents and their families recovering from Anorexia Nervosa. Here she worked closely with a multidisciplinary team who she continues to work closely with in the private setting.
Having eight years of experience in the health and wellness industry, Ariana is known for considering her clients holistically and using coaching techniques to effectively move clients away from the disordered thoughts around food to a place of self-trust and mental and physical wellbeing. Her goal is to help you understand your core values and belief systems, deep motivations and obstacles that may get in your way of embracing your authentic self. She uses a non-weight focused approach to health and considers every aspect of your lifestyle to provide practical and realistic tools to make sustainable changes.
Ariana’s additional services include:
Your dream travel destination? Brazil! The music, the beaches, the dancing… the mere thought of it just lights me up!
Ultimate weekend plans? Hopping on the Eurostar to Paris for the weekend, eating croissants and spending time with family and friends over wine and a delicious meal! OR a delicious yoga retreat in the countryside
Dream dinner guest? Maya Angelou
Favourite dessert? Carrot cake
A song you can’t not dance to? All of them! If music is playing, I get jiggy with it
Hidden talent? Voice impersonations
Aussie and Canadian dietitian besties, diet culture dropouts and avid pizza connoisseurs.
We’re also the co-founders of Embody Health London where we have helped thousands of women feel worthy in their body and (finally) achieve food freedom – for good!
Our journey began in 2018 when we met at one of London’s leading weight loss clinics. At the time, we both thought this was our dream job because we had an underlying passion to help others improve their health and we believed weight loss was the answer. After all, this is what our dietetic training had taught us and surprise, surprise, we are also victims of diet culture!
Over time, we began to notice clients returning months after we had seen them and helped them achieve their weight loss goals (in what we believed was a very sustainable way). Eventually we put the pieces together and witnessed first-hand, that diets simply do. not. work.
When humans rely on external references, such as a diet or the scales, they start to lose trust with themselves and their body. Through our own research and lived experience, we started to realise it wasn’t that people were failing, it’s that diets are failing them.
Our food behaviours and health are inextricably linked to our psychology and are deep rooted in our belief systems, social health, environmental health, mental health, socio economic status and genetics. In short, we are all unique and so should be our approach to health and wellbeing.
Many trainings, adventures and dinner dates later, Embody Health London was born. A non-diet, weight-inclusive, private clinic, specialising in body image work, disordered eating and chronic dieting.
We are a part of the movement to challenge diet culture and help women find food freedom and body acceptance. And it feels pretty powerful.
You have one shot at this thing called life and you are worth investing in.
Are you ready to invest in yourself?