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Professional Background

Leah Hopkins, MS, RD

Leah Hopkins is a master’s level clinical dietitian, nutrition counselor and educator. She joins the Untamed Nutrition team bringing over 20 years of experience offering Medical Nutrition Therapy to people of all ages at various stages throughout the life cycle, in both wellness and disease states. Leah has worked in public health and nutrition research, acute care hospitals, outpatient nutrition support and education, residential treatment centers, as well as PHP and IOP clinical services. 


Leah has a passion for treating those suffering from eating disorders, disordered eating, and body image distress, and has worked with this population for much of her career. She believes in a HAES model to support optimal nutrition that is designed to meet the specific needs of her clients. 


Leah offers a “non-diet” approach and recommendations for lifestyle change to bring people to their healthiest self in body, mind, and spirit. Leah is particularly interested in the powerful impact of the gut microbiome and the growing and expanding field of Nutrition Genomics. Leah is also currently in the process of completing her training to become a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor.

About Me

Education, Licenses and Certifications

  • B.S. in Dietetics from San Francisco State University

  • M.S. in Human Nutrition from the University of New Haven

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist from the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Areas of Specialty and Training

  • Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating

  • Trauma-informed Care

  • Body Image

  • Intuitive Eating

  • Family Based Therapy for adolescents struggling with eating disorders

In my spare time, you can find me walking and hiking the beautiful beaches and mountains of the Monterey Peninsula. I also love to work with semi-precious stones, beading and making jewelry to share with family and friends!

In-network with...
  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

  • Healthnet

  • Medical/Central Coast Alliance for Health

  • United

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