I’m Betsy Schell, a certified nutrition consultant, functional medicine clinic director and holistic health expert.
I started my private nutrition practice in 2017 after my own health crisis led me to leave my job in commercial real estate and completely immerse myself in the field of alternative medicine. I went back to school for nutrition, graduating with honors as a certified nutrition consultant from Bauman College, and began working as a clinic director for Bios Functional Medicine, a world-class functional medicine clinic in Santa Monica led by Dr. Apostolos Lekkos. With Dr. Lekkos as my mentor, I learned even more about the power of functional medicine and taking a multifaceted “root cause” approach to health issues. Working through my own health challenges pushed me to think outside the box and dig deep in order to answer questions that other medical “experts” couldn’t in order to regain my health and vitality. Along the way, I gained a deep understanding of the complex interplay between the way we eat, think and live, and the way our bodies react on a physical level.
I now use my own functional nutrition approach, combining the healing power of food, lifestyle shifts and one-on-one coaching to help others customize a long-term and bio-individual strategy for personal wellness, and pave the way for a truly health mind, body and spirit. I can’t wait to share it with you!
University of Southern California, BA Communication, Summa Cum Laude
Bauman College: Holistic Nutrition + Culinary Arts, Certified Nutrition Consultant with Honors