Functional Holistic Nutritionist
Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition
Applied Functional Medicine Certification
Founder, Food With Thought Nutrition

Gut Guide & Mama-Baby Team

Hi! I’m Amy, a Functional Holistic Nutritionist that uses food and lifestyle changes to help you fix your gut so you can thrive without digestive distress.

I used to work as an outpatient therapist treating clients with mental health issues and trauma histories, but life events landed me here, as a functional holistic nutritionist.

When I’m not geeking out with nutrition and functional medicine stuff, I love experimenting with new recipes, gardening, traveling and hiking with my family, and taking my office manager/pet macaw, Marigold, for walks.

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  • School of Applied Functional Medicine, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3/AFMC Certification, Incubator Program, Platinum Inner Circle Mentorship Group
  • Hawthorn University, MSHN, Holistic Nutrition, Summa cum laude
  • Clinical Mentorship (Naturopathic & Functional Medicine Approaches to Gastrointestinal Disorders level 1, in process) with Dr. Jason Hawrelak, Probiotic Advisor
  • Clinical Mentorship with Dr. Liz Lipski
  • Ongoing coursework in topics such as digestive health, parasites, heavy metals and detox, hormones, metabolic function, functional lab testing, hair testing and mineral balance, genetics, etc.
  • Collin County Community College, Certificates in Culinary & Pastry Arts
  • Columbia University School of Social Work, MSSW, Heath, Mental Health, and Disabilities in Clinical Practice  
  • Tufts University, BA, Clinical Psychology, Magna cum laude

Affiliations, Certifications, & Other Professional Activities

  • Certified Healthy Gut Practitioner (in process)
  • School of Applied Functional Medicine (SAFM), Clinical Education Team
  • Phoebe Prenatal & Postpartum Support, Nutrition Expert
  • Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition (BCHN)
  • Applied Functional Medicine Certification (AFMC)
  • Certified Gluten-Free Practitioner (CGP)
  • Certified Dietary Supplement Professional (CDSP)
  • National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP), Professional Member 
  • Weston A. Price Foundation, Member
  • Trauma-informed, airway-informed, mental health-informed

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