Are you looking to gain more experience in Functional Medicine, Nutrition, Chiropractic, or Acupuncture?

Healthy Weighs Wellness Center offers a Residency program. This is a competitive 6 to 12-month Nutrition, Functional Medicine and Integrative Medicine Residency program designed for masters or doctoral level nutritionists, chiropractors and physicians who need to gain experience and supervised practice hours.

Call Dr. Julie at 203-775-1819 or email: for more information.

Meet Our 2019 Resident


Ellen is a Holistic Nutritionist and believes overall health and wellness stem from optimal dietary habits and healthy lifestyle practices. Bodies are biologically unique and can heal, repair, and rejuvenate when given the right nutrients and resources to promote health. Ellen believes addressing the root cause(s) of dis-ease not only targets undesirable symptoms but restores homeostasis and wellness.

Ellen has as MS degree in Education from the University of Bridgeport and enjoyed teaching in the public-school system and at a charter school. She switched vocations 6 years ago to pursue her passion in nutrition. She is a Master Nutrition Therapist, having graduated from the Nutrition Therapy Institute in Denver, Colorado in 2017. She started Holistic Nutrition & Healing for Families, LLC that same year. She passed the Holistic Nutrition board exam and will complete her certification this fall. She is currently rubbing shoulders with the many experienced health practitioners at Healthy Weighs Wellness Center in the Nutrition, Integrative, and Functional Medicine Residency Program established by Dr. Julie Conner.

Ellen is a mother of 6 and a Nana of 10. She is an “outdoor girl” and enjoys all kinds of water sports, hiking, and snow skiing. She lives in both Parker, Colorado and Brookfield, Connecticut.