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Specialties

  • Eating Disorders
  • Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)
  • Anorexia and Anorexia in Larger Bodies
  • Binge Eating Disorder (BED)
  • Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorders (OSFED)
  • Disordered Eating
  • Body Image Concerns
  • Food Allergies
  • Child Feeding Concerns
  • Co-occurring Neurodivergence (ADHD, Autism)

Niki Pillitteri

RDN, LDN

(she/her/hers)

Let’s Get to Know Each Other!

I am a Registered Dietitian that specializes in eating disorders who supports my clients in healing their relationship with food, movement, and their body.  I provide trauma-informed care that is fat positive, neuro-affirming, LGBTQ+ affirming, and rooted in Health at Every Size (HAES®) principles to support my clients in taking better care of themselves. As a mother of 2 young children, one of which has multiple severe food allergies, I know how complex of a job it is to navigate food in the parent-child relationship. I have a passion for working with parents using principles from the Satter Division of Responsibility in Feeding alongside principles of Intuitive Eating to support their confidence in feeding their children while fostering a healthy relationship with food and body in their littlest eaters.

When I’m out of the office…

I love going to comedy shows and concerts with my husband and friends, and also exploring new parks and farms with my two toddlers. I consider myself a pizza snob and while I’m not a coffee drinker (I’m a big chai latte fan), 10 out of 10 times I will order coffee chip flavor at an ice cream shoppe.

Professional Bio

Here’s my experience & approach -

I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from Rutgers University. I completed a dietetic internship with a concentration in nutrition education and counseling from Saint Elizabeth University.

Over the past decade of my career, I have worked in a variety of settings including both clinical work in hospitals and outpatient work in private practices. I have spent the past 4 years at Beyond Therapy & Nutrition Center providing nutrition therapy to those struggling with eating disorders, breaking free from diet culture and working through body image concerns. I feel such gratitude to be here working alongside and supporting my clients each and every day.

I have provided annual workshops on working as an anti-diet dietitian to the Hopewell Valley Central High School’s sports medicine class for their annual career day.

My approach is compassionate, non-judgmental and collaborative. I can appreciate the toughness of this work, welcome ambivalence into the room and I do not believe in higher-level-of-care ultimatums. I strive to always be an advocate alongside my clients as part of their team (alongside their other professionals they may have i.e. therapist, psychiatrist, primary care physician and/or other specialists). I work to honor my client’s intersecting identities, holding space for how they have shaped my client’s experiences and how they show up in this world.

I am always seeking to learn more from folx with differing identities to understand those with different lived experiences than my own. I have most recently participated in small group trainings for gender affirming eating disorder care and anti-racism education.

I work to help clients reduce shame around their eating and eating-related behaviors and to acknowledge and challenge the harmful body hierarchies that exist within our society. I strive to provide a safe enough space for clients to use as a means to explore healing and to find their authenticity to allow their true self to thrive.

Let’s Work Together!

If you’re looking for nutrition therapy and want an anti-oppressive, weight-inclusive approach, please feel free to reach out. We serve clients in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, Colorado, Texas, California, Connecticut and Arizona. We can see clients in-person in our Newtown, Pennsylvania office or virtually in other states.

We look forward to meeting you!