Jessica Cortez, MS, RD, LD
Intuitive Eating, Chronic Dieting, Disordered Eating, Eating Disorders, Body Image
Age Group: all ages
- Master of Science in Nutrition
Texas Woman’s University
- Texas Licensed Dietitian
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Jessica Cortez, MS, RD, LD is a registered dietitian specializing in eating disorders. Jessica graduated from Texas State University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Science, and went on to complete her Master of Science in Nutrition at Texas Woman’s University.
During her time in graduate school, Jessica started working at a residential eating disorder program, Center for Discovery in Plano, TX. She remained with CFD for 2 years while finishing her dietetic program to become fully licensed. In April 2019, Jessica joined the team at Eating Recovery Center of Texas and has extensive experience working in the inpatient, residential, and partial hospitalization levels of care. She enjoys working individually with clients of all ages. She has a great deal of knowledge working with a variety of diagnoses including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID), diabulimia and orthorexia/disordered eating. She is currently working through the requirements of IAEDP to become a Certified Eating Disordered Registered Dietitian. Jessica provides both individual and family nutritional counseling, as well as supported meals and snacks. She is passionate about helping her clients redefine what health and wellness looks like for every individual and bring back the joy of food and eating. She uses a Health at Every Size approach and works with each client in an individualized manor. Jessica’s goal is to empower all her clients to confidently challenge their unhelpful and disordered thinking patterns around food, nutrition, movement and their relationship with their body.
Get to Know Me:
- I have 2 English bulldogs that I am obsessed with
- In my free time I enjoy disc golfing, going to the movies or an outdoor concert and trying new restaurants
- I am a Leo, my enneagram is a 7 wing 8 and I’m an ENFP