Krista Scott-Dixon

Product Director and Chief (Anti-New Year's) Resolutions Officer at SIMPLE


Relevant qualifications

  • Advanced CBT-TEAM training
  • Biopsychosocial Approaches in Counseling
  • Certified Dialectical Behavior Therapy Professional (C-DBT) 
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy for Eating Disorders
  • Motivational Interviewing (multiple)
  • Sports Psychology

Professional background

  • 20+ years in fitness and health coaching
  • 10 years of university teaching and course direction
  • Has lectured and taught across North America as well as in the UK, Ireland, China, Australia, and Southeast Asia
  • Has consulted widely with a range of organizations in the health, fitness, nutrition, and wellness industries


Dr. Krista Scott-Dixon is a specialist in designing evidence-based nutrition and health behavior change programs. Before SIMPLE, she served as Director of Curriculum at Precision Nutrition (PN), leading the development of the PN Academy and PN Certifications, including their Level 1 and Level 2 Master Health Coach Certifications along with their Level 1 Sleep, Stress Management, and Recovery Certification. She also consulted on the development of their ProCoach coaching software. Before working with Precision Nutrition, Dr. Scott-Dixon was a researcher and faculty member at York University in Toronto. She has more than 20 years in fitness and health coaching, and 10 years of university teaching and course direction. 

She is also the author of several books, and co-author of textbooks such as The Essentials of Nutrition Coaching for Health, Fitness, and Sport; Pre- and Post-Natal Coaching Certification; and the Menopause Coaching Specialist Certification along with an extensive list of academic publications, book chapters, articles, and reports. 

Outside of work, Krista is working on her Russian and Spanish while hiking in the woods of Vancouver.

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