Dr Ellen Albertson is a Psychologist, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Wellcoach®, Mindful Self-compassion Teacher and Reiki Master who has more than 20 years experience helping people optimise their well-being. The Glow & Grow Coach, Dr Ellen teaches women how to harmonise the dance of their lives with the song in their hearts and flow with grace, beauty and ease. She is passionate about helping others let go of who they think they are supposed to be and embrace who they are so they can step into their brilliance.
The founder of SmashYourScale and former online Nutrition Expert for Women’s Health, Men’s Health and The Abs Diet, Dr Ellen has helped thousands of women overcome negative body image and weight issues and enlighten body, mind, heart and spirit. After working for two decades in the diet industry and struggling with food and weight issues, she broke free from the body perfection trap. She discovered self-compassion, and transformed her life and coaching practice.
An expert on women’s well-being, Dr Ellen has appeared on Extra, The Maury Povitch Show, Food Network and NBC World News and has been quoted in Psychology Today, Family Circle, Eating Well and USA Today. Dr Ellen’s articles on health and nutrition have appeared in Self, Better Homes & Gardens, Good Housekeeping and Psychreg. Her ground-breaking research on Self-compassion and Body Dissatisfaction in Women has been published in the scientific journal Mindfulness. She is the author of four books including: The Dietitian and The Diabetic: How to Help Your Husband Defeat Diabetes without Losing Your Mind or Your Marriage and Food as Foreplay: Recipes for Romance, Love and Lust.
Published: 28 October 2016