Courtney Armstrong

Courtney Armstrong

Courtney Armstrong is a Registered Dietitian and experienced nutrition counselor. It is Courtney's vision for her clients to live in the freedom of a healthy relationship with food while harnessing the power of balanced nutrition. She believes that empowering clients to apply evidenced based nutrition practices in an individualized style opens the door for clients to embrace lifestyle changes that will be maintained.

Courtney has the knowledge and experience to provide both individual and group nutrition counseling to clients of all ages and backgrounds. She currently focuses on outpatient medical nutrition therapy at Simply Nutrition where she specializes in pediatric and adult eating and feeding disorders, disordered eating, weight management, and family wellness plans. Courtney also works with clients to help manage specific medical conditions including polycystic ovarian syndrome, diabetes, and heart disease. She is empathetic to those struggling with nutrition related issues and strives to meet each client where he or she is in the process of change.

Courtney completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Nutrition and Food Science at Georgia Southern University. She later received her Master of Science in Nutrition at the University of Central Oklahoma where she completed her dietetic internship at OU Medical Center. She has held positions at major medical centers and eating disorder treatment centers, but her passion is in outpatient. She values the relationship she builds with each client.

Courtney takes pride in providing evidence based treatment and ensures Simply Nutrition is offering innovative information to the South Carolina community by regularly attending international conferences and receiving supervision from national leaders in the field. She maintains professional memberships including the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Sports Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN), Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE), and Academy of Eating Disorders (AED). She has been active on the state level as the Consumer Protection Coordinator for the South Carolina Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and as an invited speaker at South Carolina Eating Disorder Association meetings. She also takes a special interest in acting as a preceptor for dietetic interns from around the nation.

When she’s not working, you can find Courtney indulging in her love for travel or exploring South Carolina’s local markets and newest restaurants.

Grace Sturgis

Grace is a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian (CEDRD) with experience working in clinical and various levels of cares for eating disorders including partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient. Grace has extensive experience working with individuals with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and avoidant restrictive food intake disorder. She also has experience providing nutritional care in a clinical setting for individuals of all ages, with a focus on end-stage renal disease and dialysis, pulmonary, intensive care, oncology, and diabetes.

Grace received her bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of North Florida and her master’s degree in Nutrition at Appalachian State University. Grace is an active member in the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals and has previously served on the board for the Central Florida iaedp Chapter of Orlando.

Grace believes in a non-diet approach and is passionate about helping others create a healthy relationship with food. Ms. Sturgis believes in the importance of having balance, variety, and flexibility with food.

In her free time, Grace enjoys being outside, hanging out with friends, taking care of her plants, traveling, and trying new restaurants.

Caroline Green

Caroline Green is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Personal Trainer, and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor passionate about helping to cultivate a healthy and balanced relationship to food and health in her clients. She utilizes an evidence-based approach and practices from a Health At Every Size® (HAES) paradigm.

Caroline received her Bachelor's of Science Degree in Dietetics at the University of Georgia and is an avid Bulldog fan. She then graduated from her Dietetic Internship at Georgia Southern University in 2016. Caroline has had experience in private practice since she first become credentialed as an RDN in 2016, and has found her passion of Intuitive Eating and helping clients get out of the black-or-white diet mentality. She also has past experience in acute care clinical dietetics, long-term care, nutrition support, and corporate wellness.

Caroline is also a Certified Personal Trainer, having had a passion for fitness since a young age, competing in soccer and field hockey.

Caroline's specialties include Intuitive Eating, Chronic Dieters, IBS/Low-FODMAP, Celiac Disease, Food Allergies, Disordered eating, Diabetes care, Heart Health, and Corporate Wellness.

When she's not counseling clients, Caroline enjoys spending time with her husband, Brendan and their two pets, a maine coone cat named Clyde and a black lab named Willow. Her hobbies include yoga, skiing, live music, hiking, and traveling.

Destin Faria

Destin Faria

Destin Faria is a Registered Dietitian who is passionate about helping others create a relationship with food that is balanced, intuitive, and life changing. She takes the non-diet approach to wellness and teaches the importance of nourishing the body and the soul while creating a healthy mindset around food. Her goal for patients is to learn how food, exercise, and self-care can fit into their every day lives while breaking free from the chains of “diet culture” and the negative, crippling messages it brings.

Destin received her degree from Western Carolina University. She specializes in eating disorders, diet and nutrition, intuitive eating, weight management, sports nutrition / fitness, family and pediatric wellness, cardiovascular, and gastrointestinal disorders.

She loves working with clients of all ages from all walks of life. No matter if you are in the state of determining whether or not to take the leap into a lifestyle of wellness or fully ready to jump right in, Destin is ready and willing to meet you at your level and make appropriate suggestions that are respectful to your values, beliefs, and schedule. She hopes to provide you with all the tools and knowledge you need for success whether it be to change your relationship with food or to help you learn the fundamentals of living an overall healthy lifestyle.

Destin is currently receiving a Master’s in Health Science and hopes to one day soon become a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. When she is not out teaching the importance of nutrition, she is reading the latest bestseller, instructing group fitness classes, or cooking up a new dish.

Emily Gargis

Emily Gargis

Emily is a Master’s Level Registered/Certified Dietitian who is a firm believer in a non-diet approach and Intuitive Eating. She believes all foods fit and that food is not of moral value (no “good” or “bad” foods!!), but for nourishment and enjoyment. Emily’s areas of focus are wellness, eating disorders, and medical nutrition therapy.

Emily received her Bachelor of Science in Education with a concentration in Dietetics from the University of Memphis. Emily then completed her Master’s in Clinical Nutrition, as well as dietetic internship, from the University of Memphis, where she worked in both clinical and research settings applying evidence based practices. She also has experience in a wide range of settings including major medical centers and all levels of eating disorder care.

Emily is currently living in Washington State and is seeing clients virtually! In her spare time, you can find her reading, exploring trails of the Pacific Northwest, and enjoying local restaurants across the Puget Sound.

Emily is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.