Yaneth Beltran, RD, LDN
Yaneth takes a holistic approach to wellness by providing nutritional counseling to clients that want to establish a healthy relationship with food. She is a compassionate person, who believes in the power of the therapeutic relationship between clients and professionals. Yaneth guides and supports clients in the process of finding balance within their bodies and lives. She helps them to understand their difficulties from a nutritional perspective, by counseling them and encouraging them to learn better ways to relate to their bodies.
Yaneth has 20 years of experience in the assessment and treatment of clients with diverse nutritional needs. She graduated from the Pontificia Javeriana University in Columbia and her thesis was graded as outstanding. She worked in a government hospital for a year as a Dietitian and Food Service Coordinator, supervising, evaluating, and implementing the complete hospital requirements and government regulations. In 2005, Yaneth studied nutrition at Florida International University and worked at Coral Springs Medical Center assessing patient’s nutritional intake and providing them with support to meet their nutritional requirements to their satisfaction. Additionally, Yaneth worked at The Renfrew Center for 10 years as a Nutritionist. She was a key speaker at the Renfrew conference in 2011 and facilitated “Hot Topics in Nutrition Education”.
At Neurobehavioral Institute, Yaneth provides accurate nutrition assessments and nutritional counseling sessions to improve the eating habits of patients. She monitors their progress in order to ensure that their nutritional requirements are being met with respect to and consideration of their presenting mental health concerns and current needs. Yaneth has experience not only in individual nutritional counseling but also in group counseling. She provides nutrition education, including advanced meal planning, mindful eating techniques, and cooking tips, in group settings, and facilitates a weekly lunch group and a supermarket tour. Yaneth is currently collaborating with Antioquia University in Colombia and participating in research as an advisor for graduate students. Yaneth is passionate about counseling and motivating patients to improve their lifestyles through healthy meal plans. She believes that while it is important to help clients recognize and change negative patterns of behavior connected to food, it is equally important to help people build on their strengths by supporting them and encouraging them within the context of a trusting relationship.
Registered Dietitian & Licensed Nutritionist