Education and Resources

This page documents my educational background, and continued learning,
which expands with each client I work with, and each challenge I tackle.

Bachelor’s Degree (Behavioral Psychology) Western Michigan University (2002)
Guided by the principles taught at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (since 2007)

some of my favorite links

Food And Behavior:
Epicurious seasonal ingredient map:
Healthy Cell Concepts:
Elimination Diet Support:

some of my favorite resources

"Freedom Through Frugality", by Jane Dwinell. (2011)
"The Locavore Way", by Amy Cotler. (2011)
"Detox Solutions: 14 Plans to Detox your Life", by Helen Foster. (2011)
"The Five Things We Cannot Change 
and the Happiness We Find by Embracing Them", by David Richo. (2011)
"Food & Behavior: A Natural Connection", by Barbara Reed Stitt, Probation Officer Extraordinaire. (2011)
"Sugar: The Bitter Truth", lecture by Robert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. (2011)
"Rethinking Psychiatric Drugs: Moving Mental Health Forward", 
lecture and panel presentation, Robert Whitaker (2011)
"Superfoods: The Food and Medicine of the Future" - David Wolfe (2010)
"Prescription for Nutritional Healing - Fourth Edition" - Phyllis A Balch, CNC (2009)
"Natural Health, Natural Medicine" - Andrew Weil, M.D. (2009)
"Good Food, Good Mood" - GaryNull & Martin Feldman, M.D. (2008)
"Healthy Fats for Life" - Lorna R. Vanderhaeghe & Karlene Karst, R.D. (2008)
"Wellness Foods A-Z" - Sheldon Margen, M.D. (2008)
"Eat Smart, Play Hard" - Liz Applegate, PH.D. (2007)
"Spontaneous Healing" - Andrew Weil, M.D. (2007)
"Integrative Nutrition" - Joshua Rosenthal (2007)
"The Body Ecology Diet" - Donna Gates (2006)
"The Okinawa Program" - Foreword by Andrew Weil, M.D., Bradley J. Wilcox, M.D. D. Craig Wilcox, Ph.D. and Makoto Suzuki, M.D. (2006)
"From Chocolate to Morphine" - Andrew Weil, M.D. (2004)
"Eight Weeks to Optimum Health" - Andrew Weil, M.D. (2002)