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About Us


Carly Onopa, MS, RDN, CEDS

Carly is a graduate of Virginia Tech with degrees in Exercise Science, Public Health Studies, and Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise. She completed the Northern Virginia - Virginia Tech Dietetic Internship where she cultivated motivational interviewing skills and implemented them in counseling sessions. Carly has spent the first couple years of her dietetic career working in higher levels of care to treat individuals with eating disorders. 


Carly has a passion for lifelong health by nourishing the body and engaging in joyful movement. She uses an all foods fit food philosophy and embraces intuitive eating principles to help her clients heal their relationship with all foods. She has a passion for nutrition science and believes in the power of science to help combat eating disorder thoughts. Carly supports her clients on their recovery journey by providing individualized meal plans, conducting exposure sessions, providing nutrition education and exploring relationships with movement. 


Carly completed her undergraduate degree at Elon University and her Master's degree and dietetics course work at Virginia Tech. Carly is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS), and is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). She has also served in several leadership roles for the Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (VAND) and the Northern Virginia state affiliate (NVAND). Carly sees clients in the Herndon, VA office. 

To make an appointment with Carly, call (703) 852-9675 ext. 6

461A Carlisle Drive

Herndon, Virginia 20170

7150 Heritage Village Plaza, Suite 201

Gainesville, Virginia 20155

Tel: (703) 852-9675

Fax: (703) 579-1557


2540 Professional Road, Suite 2

Richmond, VA 23235

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