Courtenay is a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of Ontario. She studied at Acadia University in Nova Scotia where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition. She then went on to complete her dietetic internship in Truro, Nova Scotia before starting her career as a Dietitian in Calgary, Alberta. During her four years in Calgary, Courtenay worked in urban and rural hospital settings, and outpatient counselling where she gained experience in working with clients with various forms of eating disorders and disordered eating. She has also completed online training courses specifically designed for dietitians supporting individuals with eating disorders. Courtenay has recently moved to Hamilton where she has started her own private practice focusing on eating disorder recovery, intuitive eating, and weight-inclusive nutrition counselling. She is a passionate Health At Every Size® advocate and believes everyone has the right to make peace with food and their body.