How to Grow a Private Practice in a Small Community with Adina Pearson
This episode of the Pursuing Private Practice podcast welcomes guest Adina Pearson, RD as she shares with Jennifer her path of starting a new private practice, and her challenge of achieving an ideal client load in a small town with limited referrals.
In this episode:
Adina Pearson, RD and owner of Adina Pearson Nutrition joins Jennifer for a discussion and supervision session about her path of starting a private practice in a small community with a limited number of potential referrals.
With a focus on eating disorders and food struggles, Adina’s goal is achieving a sustainable client load with work-life balance as a busy mother of two.
Together Jennifer and Adina explore Adina’s current marketing activities to physicians and the challenge of getting referrals and respect. They consider different ways of how Adina can approach doctors to help them make their job easier by highlighting the benefit of referring clients to a dietitian, and Jennifer’s recommendations of communication and marketing strategies to increase referrals.
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ABOUT ADINA PEARSON, RD
Adina Pearson is a Registered Dietitian, certified in the state of Washington, for nearly 15 years with experience as a hospital dietitian, dialysis dietitian, and general outpatient dietitian.
In her private practice for two years, Adina is Food Peace Coach and Nutrition Therapist with a focus on eating disorders and the gamut of struggles with food and body image. Her passion is helping women who struggle with food, weight, or both, to learn to eat well and feel good about food and their bodies.
She runs a support group for parents and teaches online feeding classes. Her work with clients incorporates principles from Intuitive Eating, Eating Competence and Health at Every Size. Adina is a wife and has a full house as a mother of two children and with two big labradoodles.
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RESOURCES FROM JENNIFER
- Training Programs
- Free Training: 5 Secrets To Get More Clients to your Intuitive Eating Practice
- Build a Weight Inclusive Practice
- 5 Reasons Why Your Clients Binge Eat
- Connect on Facebook
- Connect on Instagram
Jennifer McGurk, RDN, CDN, CDE, CEDRD is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist whose mission is to help dietitians Be the Dietitian you were Meant to Be. She is an expert in the field of eating disorders and also supervises other Registered Dietitians as an iaedp approved supervisor. She is the owner of Eat With Knowledge in Nyack, NY and leads a team of dietitians who support the philosophy, “Feel fabulous about food!”
Download her FREE resource on the top 10 mistakes professionals make in private practice.