Melainie Rogers is a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian (CEDRD) and Supervisor and is dedicated to supporting others in their quest to achieve long-term recovery. She is the Founder and Executive Director of BALANCE eating disorder treatment center™ and melainie rogers nutrition, llc.


"When I compare what my life was like pre and post recovery, it's jarring. I wouldn't have the elements of richness in my life if I still had an eating disorder. Think about the life you would like and understand that may be impossible to achieve with an eating disorder."

- Melainie Rogers

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Melainie received her education in Melbourne, Australia where she was born and raised. She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from Melbourne University and completed a Graduate Diploma in Sports Nutrition from Deakin University, Australia. Upon coming to the United States she earned her Masters Degree in Clinical Nutrition at New York University.

Melainie developed her passion for treating clients with eating disorders while working at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Obesity Research Center in New York City. Her understanding of the research behind obesity gave her a unique perspective on eating behaviors and binge eating disorder specifically. 


In 2002, Melainie developed the largest private group nutrition practice specializing in eating disorders in New York City. As she saw a need for more services for eating disorders, she established BALANCE eating disorder treatment center™ in 2009. 

Melainie Rogers MS, RDN, CDN, CEDRD-S is a recognized expert on eating disorders. She is a dynamic speaker and educator, and is the co-founder and first President of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) New York Chapter. 

Professional Affiliations

  • Co-Founder, Immediate Past President, iaedp NYC Chapter

  • Advisory Board Member, former Executive Board Member, Center for Study of Anorexia and Bulimia (CSAB)

  • The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP)

  • Academy of Eating Disorders (AED)

  • Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA)

  • National Association of Eating Disorders (NEDA)

  • Multiservice Eating Disorder Association (MEDA)

  • North American Association for the Study of Obesity

  • American Dietetic Association - Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

  • The Greater New York Dietetic Association

  • Eating Disorder Resource Center, New York City

  • Beth Israel Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Bariatric Surgery Division, New York City

  • Former Advisory Board Member for Renfrew Treatment Center New York City