The Experts

Body Image and Eating Disorder Dietitians

EHL Team Cassie

Cassie Barnard

Cassie is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Pilates Instructor passionate about wellness, 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.

In 2017, Cassie made the move to London to pursue big city dreams and to spread her love for health and wellness to the other side of the world. Growing up in sunny Perth, Western Australia, she has a down to earth attitude and can make 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) and is a Monash University Certified FODMAP clinician.

Cassie combines her unique education and training in nutrition, mindfulness, behaviour change and NLP to help you effectively break self-defeating habits and create a life of diet freedom and body acceptance. 

Understanding the complexities and uniqueness of each individual client, Cassie strives to understand your motivation, values, belief systems, environmental pressures and past struggles. She enjoys working with clients to help implement powerful and practical tools to cultivate self-kindness, nutrition knowledge and food and body congruence.

Cassie is committed to you and your goals. She works in partnership with you to establish a compassionate relationship with your body, food and exercise because she wants you to know there is a way to live a balanced life and ‘Embody Your Authentic Self’.

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.

Detailed qualifications, training and registrations:

  • HCPC Registered Dietitian DT29242
  • Master of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Bachelor of Science, Nutrition and Human Biology
  • Diploma of Neuro-Linguistic Programming
  • Monash FODMAP trained Dietitian
  • Member of the British Dietetic Association
  • Certified Pilates Instructor
EHL Team Ari

Ariana Rodriguez

Ariana Rodriguez, MSc, RD, RYT is a Registered Dietitian and Registered Yoga Teacher passionate about all thing’s health and wellness. 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 every body is unique and beautiful. Her goal is to move you away from guilt and shame and towards a positive relationship with food and your body 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 a Certified Intuitive Eating Counsellor and holds a Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Diploma.

Ariana is on a mission to empower you to own your inner warrior! She strives to create a safe and comfortable space to foster a trusted partnership to restore your relationship with food, exercise and more importantly – your self. She is dedicated to understanding your core values and belief systems, deep motivations and obstacles that may get in your way of embracing your true 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 – for good!

Having seven 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 diet mentality to a place of self-trust and mental and physical wellbeing. Working from an Intuitive Eating Framework, she is committed to preparing her clients for any occasion by bridging the gap between knowledge and know-how. Her goal is to empower clients to ‘Embody Your Authentic Self’, cultivate self-compassion and foster growth.

Outside of her nutrition and yoga therapy work, you can find Ariana traveling around the globe, dancing and singing in the kitchen, spending time in the outdoors, meditating and connecting with friends and family. She is a self-proclaimed wannabe chef, amateur photographer and loves to stick her nose into a juicy book!

Ariana’s additional services include:

  • Private therapeutic Hatha yoga classes
  • Guided meditation and pranayama classes to help clients cultivate a mindfulness practice

Detailed qualifications, training and registrations:

  • HCPC Registered Dietitian DT29878
  • Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Distinction
  • Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences, First Class
  • Diploma of Neuro-Linguistic Programming
  • Certified Intuitive Eating Counsellor
  • Member of the British Dietetic Association
  • 200 hour – Certified Yoga Teacher with The Yoga Alliance
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Zoë Light

Zoë Light, RD, BSc (Hons), is a HCPC Registered Dietitian who isn’t afraid to live outside the comfort zone. She partners with her clients to challenge limiting beliefs and empowers them to build a healthy relationship with food.

Zoë views health through a holistic multidimensional lens that includes a balance of physical, psychological, social and environmental factors. From a nutritional health perspective, she believes health is consuming food that nourishes your body and soul. It is having a healthy relationship with food that allows you to live a life you love without the shackles of diet culture.

She takes a non-diet approach and is driven by creating a positive impact in people’s lives. Previously working for the NHS in acute, outpatient, and community settings, including paediatric and adult care – she brings a wealth of clinical knowledge to the team. 

Outside of her work in nutrition, you can find Zoe trying (and failing) to keep her houseplants alive, drinking copious amounts of tea, singing (almost anywhere), and enjoying a walk and a podcast!

Detailed qualifications, training and registrations:

  • HCPC Registered Dietitian
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), Nutrition and Dietetics, King’s College London
  • Member of the British Dietetic Association
  • Certificate in Applying Intuitive Eating in Practice
  • CIDESCO Diploma in Spa & Beauty Therapy

Embody Health London Interns

EHL Karli Battaglia

Karli Battaglia

Karli is a new graduate dietitian from Melbourne, Australia who is excited to be one of EHL’s new interns! Her ultimate goal as a dietitian is to empower others to build healthier and happier relationships with food and their bodies. She passionately believes that health is not just physical, and you’ll often find her preaching the importance of self-compassion and mindfulness practice. 

Since graduating, Karli has been keeping busy by completing online training in the management of eating disorders, as well as becoming a Monash University Certified FODMAP clinician.

In her spare time, you’ll find her at a yoga class, testing out a new cafe or going for long walks with her two German Shepherds.

Detailed qualifications, training and registrations:

Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)

Master of Nutrition and Dietetics

Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences

600+ hours of practical experience in a variety of clinical settings, including acute inpatient, community outpatient, private practice and international studies in Thailand.

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Charlotte Munro

Charlotte is a current Nutritional Therapy (BSc Hons) student at the University of West London, passionate about positive nutrition, smashing societal norms, punk rock, anti-diet anarchy, and fostering mental and physical resilience.

Charlotte came to nutrition by way of healing her own disordered relationship with food. It was through periods of relapse, recovery, and self-ruination that she came to find the innate power of nutrition in the process of reinvention after denial and self-decimation. As a result, this informs her own practice and fuels her belief in dietary abundance and dismantling the idea that women should shrink. She believes that there is a beauty in “becoming” and we blossom through adversity.

Charlotte initially completed a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Gender Studies and an academic focus on feminist theories about the positionality of the (female) body / embodiment and body politics. This further informs her nutritional practice and anti-diet mentality. Charlotte is fervent that nutrition should NEVER be synonymous with weight loss, and should instead be the foundation of “health gain” and a tool for self-empowerment, longevity, and a tool to ensure you can live to the fullest and embrace your own awesome.

When Charlotte isn’t busy studying and researching, you’ll find her writing / cooking plant-powered recipes, lifting heavy weights while listening to heavy metal, going for long walks in nature (desperately trying to befriend passing animals), spending time with loved ones, or curled up with a good book and a cup of herbal tea. 

Detailed qualifications, training and registrations:

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) – Gender and Women’s Studies

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Nutritional Therapy (in progress)

Diploma Applied Nutrition & Culinary Medicine

Level 2 & 3 Diploma in Gym Instruction