Jessica Crawley

Jessica Crawley

Specialist Dietitian

BSc (Hons), PGDip

Working with adults and adolescents who would like to improve their relationship with food and eating, to optimise psychospiritual and physical health.

  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • OSFED
  • Body image
  • Intuitive Eating
  • Resilience skills

 

Background Information:

Jessica Graduated from the University of Manchester with a degree in Pharmacology and Physiology in 2010. Thereafter she studied dietetics at Leeds Beckett University and has been practicing clinical nutrition since 2013. Jessica is registered with the Health Care Professions Council and is an active member of the British Dietetic Association.

Jessica has over 8 years experience of working in the NHS. Most recently, she has worked as clinical lead dietitian for the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Eating Disorder service. Jessica has over six years experience of working in mental health services across inpatient and community settings. She is passionate about providing holistic care, which centres the individual and considers mental and physical health treatment as 2 sides of the same coin.

Jessica is an experienced educator, and has provided lectures for the University of Hertfordshire and Leeds Beckett University. She is a confident and engaging public speaker and has also contributed to the development of new treatment modalities for anorexia nervosa, namely MANTRA, through collaboration with the Maudlsey Hospital in London. Jessica has extensive experience of designing and delivering psychoeducation in group format. She is actively engaged in research and is always pursing opportunities to further the field of dietetics in the context of eating disorder treatment.

Jessica believes that we all have innate wisdom and is passionate about reconnecting people with their wellbeing. Jessica has received additional training in coaching and prides herself in supporting her clients to discover that they have their own answers, when asked the right questions. She is also a certified iheart facilitator (resilience tutor) for children aged between 8 and 18.
Jessica understands eating behaviours and the science of nutrition, whilst also appreciating the wider contexts in which we nourish ourselves. She is experienced in multi professional, multi agency working and also draws on her extensive experience to work effectively as a lone professional.

 

Appointments availability:

Jessica’s availability is variable week to week. She offers a small number of evening sessions and is typical available weekdays between the hours of 09.30am and 3.30pm