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Dr. Ellen's Bio

Dr. Ellen Albertson, Ph.D., R.D.N., C.D. is a Psychologist, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Licensed Wellness Coach and former Master Personal Fitness Trainer. Dr. Albertson (aka Dr. A) is an expert on women’s health, wellness and psychology who has spent her over two decade career dedicated to empowering women and optimizing their health and wellbeing.

As Founder of, the website that frees women from scale slavery and diet deception, Dr. Albertson is committed to motivate, teach and inspire women to be healthy, happy and successful through self-care and self-compassion. She provides consulting and counseling services to corporations and private clients and lectures widely on health, wellness and nutrition with particular emphasis on magnifying and harnessing the synergistic power of body and mind working together to create a healthy, balanced life of prosperity. “Dieting and negative body image are the problem. Smashing your scale and accepting yourself are the solutions.”

Dr. Albertson is the former on-line nutrition expert for Women’s Health Personal Trainer, Men’s Health Personal Trainer, Celebrity Fit Club and the Abs Diet. She has written for Self, Better Homes & Gardens, Good Housekeeping, Environmental Nutrition, Natural Health, and the Boston Herald and has appeared as a guest expert on Extra, Maury Povitch, the Food Network, and ABC World News. She co-hosted a nationally syndicated radio show for five years focusing on health, food and nutrition.

A member of the American Psychological Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dr. Albertson has served on the Society for the Psychology of Women; the Society for Media Psychology and Technology and the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutritionists; Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine; and Nutrition Entrepreneurs practice groups. She holds a Doctorate in Psychology from Fielding Graduate University, a Master of Science in Nutrition from Boston University’s Sargent College of Allied Health and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. A lives with Mr. A, her husband of over 20 years, their two teenage children and Sizzle, their Portuguese Water Dog.

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