Bobbi Boteler, RD, LD, CEDRD
Empowered Eating Program Nutritionist
Bobbi Boteler has worked in the eating disorder field as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in private practice for 12 years at Rebecca Bitzer MS, RD and Associates, and now at Empowered Eating, a branch of Rebecca Bitzer & Associates formed in 2011, that specializes in the treatment of eating disorders across the spectrum. Bobbi has also recently created a program under Empowered Eating for those suffering from Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID).
Bobbi has completed years of eating disorder training from top experts in the field and continues to stay on top of new treatment protocols and research. Bobbi is a Certified Eating Disorder Dietitian (CEDRD) through the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP). She is a founding member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Dietitians (IFEDD), as well as a member of the Washington Society for the Study of Eating Disorders (WSSEDO), and a member of Behavioral Health Nutrition, a dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She currently serves on the board of Eating Disorder Network of Maryland, a local non-profit organization with the goal of spreading awareness and education around eating disorders throughout Maryland. Bobbi co-leads a quarterly ANAD family support group with Rebecca Bitzer, MS, RD, CEDRD. Bobbi earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Maryland and completed her Dietetic Internship through Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Bobbi is recovered from her own eating disorder, which has been the driving force in her career path, passion for advocacy and awareness of eating disorders, and her strong connection with clients and families she works with. Bobbi strongly values the relationships and trust she is able to build with each of her clients, and is confident that these relationships are one of the foundations that support her clients’ recoveries. Bobbi shares a personal passion for working more in the school systems and with children to help positively change how nutrition education is presented to children with the mindset of “do no harm”. Bobbi lives in Carroll County with her husband and three children.