Rebecca Thomas, RD, LDN, is a registered dietician based in Maryland, with a passion for helping children recover from eating disorders. She founded the B.R.A.V.E. program (Better Recovery for ARFID and Very Picky Eating) and is the owner of Food Freedom Nutrition Group. Rebecca previously worked as the adolescent eating disorder dietitian at The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt in Baltimore, MD. In 2019, Rebecca partnered with Stefanie Ginsburg, RD, CED-S to co-create and co-lead two different sessions of Mastering ARFID: 8 Week Training for Dietitians, as well as an online training course for clinicians entitled, Treating ARFID: The Newest Eating Disorder on the Block. She is also a founding member of the ARFID Collaborative, a nationwide collective that provides support and education to those with ARFID and educational resources to providers. Rebecca has spoken at various global conferences such as Danone’s 2020 Global Symposium and Nutricia’s 2021 Global Conference. She has also been featured on popular podcasts such as Rebecca Scritchfield’s Body Kindness podcast and The Feed podcast series: The Spectrum of Picky Eating. As one of the state ambassadors for the International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians, Rebecca is dedicated to advancing the field of eating disorder treatment and providing the best possible care to her clients.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Rebecca Thomas is the founder of Food Freedom Nutrition Group and is the co-owner of The Arfid Pros. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Rebecca Thomas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic, the International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians, Behavioral Health& Nutrition. She is a founding board member of the ARFID Collaborative.