"As a counselor, I have observed her commitment to her work. She is able to recognize each client as an individual and address each of their needs in a unique
yet highly professional manner. She is also a creative thinker and has made many contributions to our program.
Director of Admissions
The Dunes East Hampton, Safe Harbor Retreats
CHNC, AFMC, C. Ht, CLC
"My purpose is to make a difference in someone's life each day."
The Costa Rican native is best known for her openness, her liveliness and her ability to make others feel safe. Andrea has dedicated her life to the study & practice of healing arts. She immersed herself into the journey of yoga at the age of 18. Inspired by her practice, her connection to the body Andrea developed an interest and looked for education in yoga, massage, nutritional counseling and Ayurveda in order to facilitate health and wellness to others. She has a background in Social Work and Addiction Counseling and is now facilitating conversational Hypnosis.
Andrea is the founder of Integrative Wellness Solutions Of Long Island, a private wellness practice which individuals turn to for results in achieving health goals and mental clarity. She supports families and parents in guiding their lifestyles towards an integrative and holistic approach focusing on immune and gut function to prevent illness and achieve wellness. She is a pioneer and expert in the field field of Functional Nutrition and she has empowered hundreds of individuals through her work. Her focus is using the power of Nutrition and Coaching to transform her clients lives giving them results and solutions that yield long term results. She serves as a consultant for some top wellness facilities nationwide , developing programs and protocols with an integrative approach and she also serves as consultant for wellness centers and rehabs in putting their professional teams together to deliver results oriented treatment.
Over the past twelve years, she has and continues to help individuals reach and sustain their health goals through personalized wellness programs that are based on functional nutrition approach, nutritional detoxification and NLP Facilitation or conversational hypnosis to optimize the achievement of goals in her clients programs as well as in her personal life. She is passionate about her work, her life, and her time and journey is shared with her three children, friends, and working closely with her clients living with intent.
Credentials & Professional Associations
Columbia Teachers College
The Institute for Integrative Nutrition
Kripalu School of Ayurveda
Thai Massage Instutite
Functional Nutrition Alliance
NLP center of New York
American Association of Drugless Practitioners
American Lifecoach Association
Jai Parent Coaching Institute
"Andrea is an expert in the areas of diet and nutrition, personal relationships, business development and marketing, career guidance, sustainable lifestyle changes and spiritual development. She has highly developed counseling and listening skills and is effective in the science and art of personal transformation in the lives of her clients, family and friends. Journey with her. Your life will never be the same"
Director & Founder
Institute For Integrative Nutrition