Colleen DeSimone, MS, CNS, LDN, CDN, is a highly qualified professional with a Master of Science in Functional Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport and a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition from Huntington University of Health Sciences. In addition, she holds a Clinical Botanical Medicine Practitioner certification from the East-West School of Planetary Herbology and brings three decades of experience as a practicing herbalist.
Colleen employs science-based therapies to support your health and wellbeing, providing personalized nutrition considering the complexities and interconnectedness of each individual’s unique biochemistry, metabolic profile, health objectives, and lifestyle preferences. In addition to these considerations, she incorporates the latest research findings. She continually adapts her approach to align with emerging scientific advancements, ensuring a holistic and cutting-edge approach to enhancing overall health.
With a focus on gastrointestinal disorders, mental health conditions, endocrine system and hormone regulation, autoimmune conditions, chronic EBV, chronic Lyme disease, mold toxicity, SIBO/IMO, detoxification, and Long Covid, Colleen brings her expertise to uncover root causes and develop personalized treatment plans.
Recognized for her strong communication skills, humor, and empathy, Colleen fosters trust and actively involves clients in crafting nutrition and lifestyle plans uniquely tailored to their needs, promoting a collaborative and empowering journey towards wellbeing. Her commitment lies in prioritizing each individual’s unique needs and challenges, fostering a holistic approach to comprehensive wellbeing beyond symptom management.
Embark on a transformative health journey with Colleen and experience a vibrant, energetic, and thriving new you. Nourish your body, mind, and soul with her comprehensive wellbeing approach.
Education, Credentials, & Memberships
– Institute of Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner (IFMCP – expected completion in 2024)
– Certified Dietician Nutritionist (CDN)
– Licensed Dietician Nutritionist (LDN)
– Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS)
– Master of Science in Functional Nutrition, University of Bridgeport
– FBCA Mastery Functional Blood Interpretation Certified
– Bachelor of Science in Functional Nutrition, Huntington University of Health Sciences
– Clinical Botanical Medicine Practitioner with 30 years of experience, specializing in Western, Chinese, and Ayurvedic Herbal Treatments and Formularies
– Integral Yoga International Certification, Wellbeing International Inc., Maui HI
– Kriya Yoga Meditation Instructor certified by Self-Realization Fellowship
– Reiki Master & Teacher, lineage tracing back to Dr. Mika Usui
– Institute of Functional Medicine Member
– American Nutrition Association Member
– American Herbalist Guild Member