Dr. Wendy Sauberli earned her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from New York College and completed her post-graduate study in Health Psychology at London City University. She subsequently earned her Master of Science degree in Nutrition Education and Ph.D. degree in Behavioral Nutrition from Columbia University.
Dr. Sauberli has a long-standing interest in integrative health and nutrition. She has been involved in several National Institute of Health (NIH) funded research studies including alternative dietary and behavioral approaches for diabetic patients and menopausal women; inquiry-based nutrition intervention for middle school students; and management of overweight and obesity associated with stress and emotional eating at Columbia University Medical Center.
With her formal education and training, Dr. Sauberli incorporates many aspects of conventional medicine and alternative medicine to assess various health issues, identify their causes, and further address them with customized nutrition and behavior modification plans. She believes that a balanced diet and lifestyle are essential for vitality and well-being. In her practice, Dr. Sauberli especially focuses on the medicinal properties of food, and the energetic effects of activities to help relieve different symptoms.
Dr. Sauberli emphasizes the importance of a body and mind connection to achieve optimal health. It is also her belief that an individual has an innate capacity for healing, which can be significantly enhanced through prevention, intake of functional foods, and incorporation of effective behavioral patterns.