Historically, the word clean referred to anything that was not dirty. “Clean as a whistle.” Similarly, pure meant something that was uncontaminated or virtuous. “Pure as the driven snow.” Only in the past two decades have both of these commonly used words taken on entirely new meanings. Today clean and pure are synonymous with healthy … Read More
Articles by Victoria Kupiec, RD, LDN
Director of Nutrition and Eating Disorder Services
“The best part of my job is encouraging residents to approach their food and bodies with compassion, curiosity and empathy. It is a joy to bear witness to how this transforms how residents approach food and begin to develop body trust.”
As the Director of Nutrition and Eating Disorder Services at Timberline Knolls, Victoria oversees the eating disorder program and nutrition therapy services. She provides supervision and training to clinicians in our residential and partial hospitalization programs. She also carries a caseload of adolescents/adults, supervises menu and meal planning stages, develops nutrition-related protocols, implements current nutrition recommendations, and participates in community outreach.
Victoria began at Timberline Knolls in 2015. Her work experience consists of various levels of care including RTC, PHP, and outpatient. Victoria graduated from Benedictine University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree with a concentration in Dietetics. She completed her dietetic internship through Dominican University which included experience in clinical, community and food service settings.
Victoria is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, The Behavioral Health DPG, The South Suburban Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the IAEDP Heartland Chapter and the International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietician (IFEDD).