Jessica Shaw, MS, RD, LDN earned her bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of New Hampshire where she got the chance to provide support for peers with eating disorders under the Health Services department. She then went on to complete her master’s degree in Nutrition and Health Promotion at Simmons University. Alongside her master’s program, she also completed her Dietetic Internship through Simmons in the Eating Disorder track where she gained experience at Monte Nido, The Renfrew Center, and several outpatient practices specializing in eating disorders.
Jessica worked full time at Walden Behavioral Care’s residential eating disorder program, a 24-hour level of care, throughout its transition to its newer 82-bed facility. There, she treated all ages, genders, and types of eating disorders with an individualized approach. Jessica takes a firm, supportive stance with her clients and has been known to give just the right amount of push while working with her clients to set realistic goals. She utilizes various counseling styles in her sessions including motivational interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-Enhanced (CBT-E), and the Family Based Treatment (FBT) approach for adolescents.
Prior to working as a dietitian at Lori Lieberman and Associates, Jessica was mentored as an intern under Lori and couldn’t wait to join the practice herself.
In her time outside of work, Jessica loves finding new restaurants to try out and enjoys spending time at the beach. She has also been a figure skater her whole life and has been a coach for several years, sharing her love for the sport.