About

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Courtney Cronk, MA, NTP

Courtney graduated from Bastyr University with a Master of Arts degree in Applied Behavioral Science/Counseling in 2002.  After staying home to raise her children for several years, Courtney attended the Nutritional Therapy Association’s intensive certification program in 2012/2013 to become a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and founded Nourish Portland soon after.  Blending her expertise in human behavior and helping skills with her knowledge and passion for holistic nutrition has made her very effective working with and thoughtfully guiding her clients towards more vibrant health.

Courtney facilitates groups in sugar detoxing (The RESTART Program) and coaches clients towards optimal wellness through self-care techniques and lifestyle changes.  She has been featured on KGW News Channel 8, AM Northwest, KATU News Channel 2, KGW’s Live at 7, and is a regular contributor on KGW’s Portland Today show.

She also works with clients one-on-one to help them discover and address the underlying causes of chronic illness using real food as medicine.  Her areas of expertise include digestion issues, sugar and carb addiction, emotional eating, blood sugar imbalances, adrenal fatigue, and the underlying causes of weight problems.  Courtney is well versed in therapeutic and specialty diets, including the anti-inflammatory diet, SIBO specific diets, AIP, and The Wahls Protocol, among others.  Courtney includes her personal experience with autoimmune disease, heavy metal toxicity, leaky gut, and small intestine bacteria overgrowth (SIBO) to inform her approach coaching her clients and wider audience on her blog,  http://www.nourishportland.com/blog.

Courtney currently teaches nutrition and cooking to groups of people with traumatic brain injuries. By May of 2017, she will have completed a 200-hour Yoga & Social Justice Teacher Training, rounding out the circle of nutrition, movement and mindfulness practices to better serve her clientele.  She plans to volunteer teaching yoga and nutrition to women incarcerated at Coffee Creek women’s prison in Wilsonville, Oregon.

Whether you are looking to curb your sugar addiction, lose weight, improve your sleep, resolve chronic health concerns, or just to feel better about the way  food fits into your life, Nourish Portland can help.

A strong proponent of life balance, Courtney enjoys time with her family, practicing yoga and meditation, learning guitar, cooking, knitting, traveling, and reading.

To schedule your free consultation, call Courtney at (971) 266-0869.

I look forward to working together!

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