Courtney Walberg-Sullivan, RD, NASM-CPT

Courtney Sullivan is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) and Certified Personal Trainer, as well as a Group Personal Training Specialist (National Academy of Sports Medicine). Courtney is passionate about helping her clients reach optimal health through the delicate balance of nutrition and exercise. No matter what degree of change you seek, Nutrition for Body and Mind has a program for you! Her private practice is focused on lifestyle behavior modifications, fitness, wellness, sports nutrition tactics, supplementation protocols, hydration needs and customized nutrition plans to accomplish your goals and address food allergies or nutrition related disease specific concerns. She emphasizes pre and post workout nutrition, portion control, nutrition facts label reading, dining out strategies, travel nutrition, personalized macronutrient needs and gives you the tools to enable you to have a healthy relationship with food to nourish your body the right way! Nutrition for Body and Mind does not suggest dieting, but more so coming into an intuitive eating approach that will give you long lasting energy and help meet your weight goals.

 

Courtney’s experiences range from implementing corporate and employee wellness programs to analyzing health product nutrition facts for companies like KIND Healthy Grains. Courtney’s rich expertise in nutrition is grounded in her early work as a clinical Dietitian in an acute care hospital setting. In her six years working as a clinical dietitian, she also taught a monthly diabetes support group to active members in the community. She has experience working hand in hand with a Board Certified Gastroenterologist helping her clients in all realms of digestive disorders, weight loss and/or lean muscle gain and sports nutrition. She worked with a Board Certified Neurologist and created a weight loss program with a holistic approach. Courtney has expanded her services to bring a well-rounded knowledge base and personalized approach to her personal training sector.

 

IMG_1390She is an active public speaker of sports nutrition and preventative health for organizations including LA Ballet Company, National Charity League, MAC UCLA rowing team, and Lululemon. She has written for National Academy of Sports Medicine the Training EDGE Magazine, and was featured on the cover of the summer edition 2013.

Courtney has been involved in sports her entire life and coins running as her “vice.” She was selected to be a part of Team Nutribullet, and train for the LA marathon Stadium to Sea. She successfully completed her first marathon in March 2015 with a time of 3:47 (top 3% overall for females). She is active in the community running groups such as Electric Flight Crew and Lululemon Santa Monica. Her preference for fast-paced environments has been the catalyst from which she has developed her strongest attributes: initiative, integrity, tenacity, enthusiasm, motivation and eagerness to face new challenges.

 

_E0A4198Courtney graduated Cum Laude, with a Major in Nutritional Science and a Minor in Chemistry from the University of Arizona. She was involved in the UA Obesity Research Study and was a preceptor for UA courses including Nutrition, Food and You and Nutrition in Health and Disease. She was a member and secretary of the UA Nutritional Science Club. Courtney successfully completed her Dietetic Internship at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. She is currently an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, SCAN (Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionist Dietetic Practice) group, Sports Dietetics-USA and Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE).