Deb Phillips MS, LDN, IFNCP earned her undergraduate degree in Nutrition and Food Science at Cornell University, and her Masters in Health Education at Russell Sage College. She has practiced at a Community Health Center, a pediatric practice, a family medicine practice and a functional medicine center. She has also worked extensively in Early Intervention with children under 3 with developmental needs.
Deb is certified by the Center for Mind-Body medicine to lead mind-body skills groups and focuses those groups on weight management and healthy aging. She has also completed training to supervise mind-body skills practitioners. Deb is an IFN Academy trained mentor for students who are looking for more clinical guidance and wisdom. Local graduates of nutrition training to become CNS have been mentored through her practice
Deb has served on the Select Board of her hometown as well as on the Boards of two different youth advocacy organizations. Her present association is with Greenagers, an organization dedicated to creating opportunities for youth to do environmental work and work on local farms as well as the People’s Pantry. Deb is also co-chair of Great Barrington Trails and Greenways, a collaborative that works to connect people to environmental stewardship.
Deb presently maintains a part-time community and insurance-based nutrition practice and works with her local hospital on building collaborations to create a community in which being healthy is accessible to all.