about-alexisAlexis Rheinwald-Jones is a UCLA-trained, board-certified family nurse practitioner; she has also been certified as a Health Coach by the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and has completed the rigorous process of certification by the Institute for Functional Medicine. Over the past 10+ years, she has worked with patients in a wide variety of clinical settings, with a particular focus on nutrition-related concerns: eating disorders, bariatric surgery, medical weight management, and nutritional support for common illnesses. She believes that patients deserve to be equal partners in their quests to reach optimal health, and that a person’s day-to-day life choices and habits are crucial to success. Furthermore, she has learned from her many years of clinical experience that there is no substitute for having in-depth conversations with patients about their health concerns and challenges.