Mrs. Garner, clinical nutritionist and wellness educator, has expertise in medical nutrition counseling, with an emphasis on integrative nutrition, program design, and providing practical applications for implementing dietary changes. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in legal studies from St. John’s University. She received a master’s degree in human clinical nutrition from The University of Bridgeport. Mrs. Garner has broad integrative medicine experience from working 14 years at Canyon Ranch, spending time in private practice, working in a substance abuse facility and the Nutrition Center.
Julia Jarvis, Senior Nutritionist and Breastfeeding Coordinator at WIC & Family Services, earned her B.S. in Nutrition and Wellness at Framingham State University, with a minor in psychology. She earned her Certified Lactation Counselor certificate through The Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice, and uses this to help WIC participants optimize their breastfeeding experience. Ms. Jarvis works with families in Berkshire County who have an increased need for nutrition education and resources. She strives to provide compassionate counseling that focuses on each individual participant; aiming to help families break down what can be perceived as “the mountain of nutrition”, to make a healthy lifestyle more exciting and attainable.