Ashley Bade, RD, CSP, LDN

Ashley Bade

Registered Dietitian, RD

Accepting new clients for daytime and evening appointments


 

Clientele

Children (<12)
Teenagers (13 - 18)
Young adults / college students (18 - 24)
Adults
Parents
Seniors (65+)

Hours

Mon: 12:30pm-7:30pm
Tue: 10:15am-7:30pm
Wed: 10:15am-7:30pm
Thu: Closed
Fri: Closed
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

Specialties & expertise

  • Eating disorders
  • Pediatric nutrition
  • Intuitive eating
  • Family nutrition
  • Picky eating
  • Body image challenges

Professional statement

Ashley Bade is a Registered Dietitian in Framingham, MA specializing in eating disorders, pediatric nutrition, intuitive eating, family nutrition, picky eating, and body image challenges. Her particular area of expertise is in treating eating disorders including binge eating, anorexia, and bulimia. She practices an intuitive eating and health-at-every-size model, working collaboratively in a team approach to develop a supportive and sustainable nutrition path for her clients.

Ashley works with children, teenagers, young adults, college and graduate students, adults, parents, and seniors. As a certified specialist in pediatric nutrition, the focus of her practice is in working with adolescents. She has a special interest in working with adolescent teenage girls navigating the challenges of disordered eating. She is passionate about removing negative self-destructive thoughts around foods and guiding clients toward achieving their personal goals and optimizing sustainable health.

Ashley attended the University of New Hampshire for her Bachelors in Nutritional Sciences and went on to complete a didactic internship at Mount Auburn Hospital. She also received training to become a Registered Dietitian, Certified Specialist in Pediatrics, and Intuitive Eating Certified PRO. At the core of her practice is Ashley’s strong commitment to empowering her clients to recover and thrive in a body-positive, goal-oriented, and compassionate way.


Specialties

Eating disorders – Including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, purging, calorie counting, body image concerns
Pediatric nutrition – Advising parents about pediatric nutrition for healthy growth and development, the development of lifelong eating habits, and fostering healthy relationships with food and body
Intuitive eating – Instilling a healthy relationship with food, in which the the individual follows the body's internal cues rather than external dietary regimens
Family nutrition – Supporting families to make food choices for optimal health and growth
Picky eating – Working with kids and their families to approach picky eating behaviors

General expertise

Body image challenges – Helping individuals break self-destructive thoughts and become body-positive, more accepting, and appreciative of their bodies


Insurances

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts
  • Boston College Student Insurance
  • Harvard Student Insurance
  • Lesley University Student Insurance
  • MIT Student/Affiliate Extended Insurance Plan
  • Northeastern University Student Insurance

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Initial session: $160 (50min)
  • Ongoing sessions: $125/session (60min)

Message to clients

"In a world of much misinformation, figuring out the best way to take care of yourself can feel overwhelming! My goal is to help you navigate the confusing, and often destructive messages, by providing the latest evidence-based recommendations. I am here to provide compassionate support as we find a way of eating that feels well to you, optimizes your well-being, and attains maintainable change.

My passion is helping individuals and families find a personalized, meaningful, nutrition balance that not only works for them today, but for a lifetime."



Education and work experience

Private Practice, 2015 - Present
The Learning Center for the Deaf, 2013 - 2014
Metrowest Nutrition, 2013 - 2015
Newton Wellesley Hospital, 2007 - 2014
Quincy Medical Center, 2006 - 2007
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, 2006 - 2008

Intuitive Eating Certified PRO, 2016
Commission on Dietetic Registration, Certified Specialist in Pediatrics, 2013
Commission on Dietetic Registration, Registered Dietitian, 2006
Mount Auburn Hospital, Didactic Internship, 2005 - 2006
University of New Hampshire, BS in Nutritional Sciences, 2005


Languages

English


Professional endorsement

She is fantastic. She is collaborative, clear and kind and compassionate.
— Jennifer Rego, LICSW (2018)