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Find an (F)NTP

WORK WITH A
DEDICATED PRACTITIONER

Discover what an (F)NTP does, how they approach health,
and why you want one on your wellness journey!

What’s a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner?

A Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (NTP) or Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (FNTP) is a holistic nutrition professional trained and recognized by the Nutritional Therapy Association. The focus of an (F)NTP* is to help support individuals’ health and vitality through individualized holistic nutrition and lifestyle factors, as well as supporting nutritional and physiological deficiencies through the NTA’s Foundations. (F)NTPs are trained to support optimal function of the body by assessing and addressing the health of the diet, digestive system, blood sugar regulation system, fatty acid status, mineral balance, and hydration levels. (F)NTPs also incorporate analysis of lifestyle habits including sleep, stress, movement, and environmental considerations to provide holistic recommendations that drive client success.  

With this framework and focus, an (F)NTP can support you in achieving your health goals so you can live life to the fullest. Even the most complex systems and processes of the body are heavily influenced by the Foundations an (F)NTP is trained to support. Instead of chasing symptoms and trying the next trend, working with an (F)NTP can help determine what your unique body needs to thrive and cut through the noise of health claims in the industry.  

 A Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner or Nutritional Therapy Practitioner is not a licensed nutritionist or dietician. (F)NTPs cannot diagnose or treat disease, nor can they give medical advice. *(F)NTP refers to either a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (NTP) or Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (FNTP).

An NTA Graduate’s Training

Both NTPs and FNTPs have foundational skills to help support individuals’ health and vitality. Below we will provide you an overview of the training held by each NTA Graduate.

Nutritional Therapy Practitioner’s Training

NTPs use a foundational and bio-individual approach to functional, holistic nutrition to balance body chemistry and achieve optimal wellness. NTPs are equipped to support the body’s innate ability to heal by addressing the importance of nutrient-dense food, anatomy and physiology, lifestyle choices, culinary wellness, client coaching, and how social and personal components influence health.   

Upon graduation, an NTP has received a minimum of 325 curricular hours across topics such as digestion, blood sugar regulation, anatomy and physiology, hydration, mineral balancing, and more. You can learn more about our NTP training here.

Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner’s Training

FNTPs use a deep foundational and bio-individual approach to functional, holistic nutrition to balance body chemistry and achieve optimal wellness. An FNTP has gone through extensive training to learn a hands-on skillset called the Functional Clinical Assessment (FCA) that allows them to evaluate the nutritional imbalances and deficiencies at both the body system and organ level that are unique to a specific client and create a tailored set of recommendations designed to support that client’s wellness goals. 

Upon graduation, an FNTP has received a minimum of 325 curricular hours, a minimum of 65 hours of in-person, hands-on training, and a minimum of 6 hours of testing (midterm and final written and practical examinations). 

Working with an (F)NTP

The focus of both NTPs and FNTPs is to support an individual’s health and wellness with a nutrient-dense, whole-food nutrition approach as well as lifestyle support while supporting nutritional and physiological deficiencies through the NTA’s Foundations. The primary difference is that FNTPs learned an additional hands-on functional tool to gain even more information from the body in the assessment process. Both NTPs and FNTPs are trained to help you find lasting health and wellness.

Nutritional Therapy Practitioners 

What skills and tools does an NTP possess? NTPs are able to:  

Conduct an effective interview with clients, evaluate Food and Mood journals and make recommendations for beneficial dietary changes, and key lifestyle areas such as stress management, sleep, hygiene, and intentional movement, evaluate the Nutritional Assessment Questionnaire (NAQ) and interpret the information, communicate using appropriate terminology, and provide recommendations on how to prepare nutrient-dense foods and incorporate them into daily life. 

How can an NTP help clients? 

NTPs are trained to use a combination of professional tools to assess the unique needs of each client. One of the most powerful tools used in this process is the Nutritional Assessment Questionnaire (NAQ). The NAQ is a standardized questionnaire that enables the practitioner to analyze a client’s symptoms to identify their nutritional needs and prioritize what areas of the body to support. This data empowers practitioners to develop tailored, bio-individual plans that help clients advance on their personalized path to optimal health and wellness. 

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Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioners

What skills and tools does an FNTP possess? FNTPs are able to:  

Conduct an informative interview and assessment with clients, suggest individual foundational supplement recommendations, conduct an efficient Functional Clinical Assessment and Lingual Neuro Testing Assessment to identify primary areas of dysfunction in the body and the appropriate nutrients to support proper function, evaluate Food and Mood journals and make recommendations for beneficial dietary changes, and key lifestyle areas such as stress management, sleep, hygiene, and intentional movement, evaluate the Nutritional Assessment Questionnaire (NAQ) and interpret the information, communicate using appropriate terminology, and provide recommendations on how to prepare nutrient-dense foods and incorporate them into daily life.  

What’s the value of the Functional Clinical Assessment (FCA)? 

In addition to the above NTP skillset, in which an FNTP is also trained, FNTPs learn an additional tool called the Functional Clinical Assessment. The FCA is a skill set that allows the practitioner to assess imbalances and deficiencies within the body and address the following questions for each client. Is there a functional deficiency? What particular nutrient will work for that client? What amount is sufficient for this client? These questions enable the practitioner to create personalized, bio-individual recommendations that are uniquely tailored for each client. Each test assesses a specific organ or system for imbalance, allowing the practitioner to communicate with the client’s body to identify potential root causes behind the symptoms or concerns presented.

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The (F)NTP Difference. What to expect:

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Nutritional Assessment Questionnaire
 

Lifestyle & Stress Support

Bio-Individual Focused

Whole-Food Approach

Foundational Support
 

In-Depth Client Sessions

Find an (F)NTP Near You

Find a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (NTP) or Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (FNTP) near you. Only providers currently looking for new clients are listed.

Company Name
First Name
Last Name
NTA Credential
City
State
First Name:
Emily
Last Name:
Alexander
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
East Dummerston
State:
Vermont
First Name:
Carolina
Last Name:
Brinkley
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
St. Petersburg
State:
Florida
First Name:
Kristin
Last Name:
Rowell
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Minneapolis
State:
Minnesota
First Name:
Brendon
Last Name:
McCarville
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Dallas
State:
TX
First Name:
Laura
Last Name:
Dudley
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Invercargill
State:
Southland
First Name:
Karen
Last Name:
Harrison
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Snellville
State:
Georgia
First Name:
Cassie
Last Name:
Rief
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Columbus
State:
Nebraska
Company Name:
First Name:
Johanna
Last Name:
Aguirre
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Bellingham
State:
WA
First Name:
Brigitte
Last Name:
Factor
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Ozark
State:
Missouri
Company Name:
First Name:
Elaine
Last Name:
Damerau Swanson
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Bethlehem
State:
Connecticut
First Name:
Kristi
Last Name:
Carlson
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Milwaukee
State:
Wisconsin
Company Name:
First Name:
Danielle
Last Name:
Brooks
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Redmond
State:
WA
First Name:
Sarah
Last Name:
Diamond
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Winchester
State:
MA
First Name:
Mackenzie
Last Name:
Crum
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Newville
State:
Pennsylvania
Company Name:
First Name:
Gretchen
Last Name:
Tseng
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Meridian
State:
Idaho
First Name:
Leah
Last Name:
Bookhamer
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Elfin Forest
State:
CA
First Name:
Maureen
Last Name:
Simon
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Louisville
State:
Kentucky
First Name:
Sadie
Last Name:
Catania
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Spring
State:
TX
First Name:
MaKenna
Last Name:
Hennell
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Centerburg
State:
Ohio
Company Name:
First Name:
Candace
Last Name:
Dorsey
NTA Credential:
FNTP
State:
Georgia
First Name:
Brittany
Last Name:
Sale
NTA Credential:
NTP
First Name:
Kaitlin
Last Name:
Hawk
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Indianapolis
State:
IN
First Name:
Byron
Last Name:
Jacobson
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
St Louis Park MN
State:
MN
First Name:
Silvia
Last Name:
Hogan
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Borrego springs
State:
California
First Name:
Sandra
Last Name:
Jones
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Minneapolis
State:
MN
First Name:
Tiffany
Last Name:
Fielder
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Ridgefield
State:
WA
Company Name:
First Name:
Lisa
Last Name:
Russell
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Bend
State:
Oregon
First Name:
Erin
Last Name:
Potter
NTA Credential:
NTP
First Name:
Ann
Last Name:
Lloyd
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Timnath
State:
CO
Company Name:
First Name:
Emily
Last Name:
Ferron
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
CHARLOTTE
State:
NC
Company Name:
First Name:
Kristin
Last Name:
Frechette
NTA Credential:
FNTP
State:
New Hampshire
First Name:
Amy
Last Name:
Taft
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Fredericksburg
State:
VA
Company Name:
First Name:
Donna
Last Name:
Tomain
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Austin
State:
TX
Company Name:
First Name:
Grace
Last Name:
Murrell
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Baton Rouge
State:
LA
Company Name:
First Name:
Emily
Last Name:
Johnson
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Morton
State:
Illinois
Company Name:
First Name:
Emily
Last Name:
Johnson
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Morton
State:
Illinois
Company Name:
First Name:
Jaime
Last Name:
Hartman
NTA Credential:
FNTP
Company Name:
First Name:
Nore
Last Name:
Hoogstad
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Coogee
State:
NSW
First Name:
Christine
Last Name:
Plant
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Bedford
State:
NH
First Name:
Melody
Last Name:
Reno
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Mount Vernon
State:
WA
First Name:
Samantha
Last Name:
Cato
NTA Credential:
FNTP
State:
Texas
Company Name:
First Name:
Kristen
Last Name:
Philistine
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Woodinville
State:
WA
First Name:
Kate
Last Name:
Jay
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Vancouver
State:
British Columbia
Company Name:
First Name:
Joseph
Last Name:
Ellerin
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Grand Junction
State:
Colorado
First Name:
Janet
Last Name:
Nault
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Burien
State:
WA
Company Name:
First Name:
Jori
Last Name:
Spencer
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Kihei
State:
Hawaii
First Name:
Jette
Last Name:
Hogenmiller
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Ft Calhoun
State:
NE
Company Name:
First Name:
Karri
Last Name:
Ball
City:
Columbia
State:
MO
Company Name:
First Name:
Heather
Last Name:
Gorham
NTA Credential:
NTP
Company Name:
First Name:
Lois
Last Name:
Pratt
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Colorado Springs
State:
Colorado
First Name:
Kimberley
Last Name:
Rothbauer
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Austin
State:
TX
First Name:
Cindy
Last Name:
Wiedoff
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Portland
State:
Oregon
First Name:
David
Last Name:
Readyhough
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Santa Fe
State:
NM
Company Name:
First Name:
Deborah
Last Name:
Peters
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Leongatha
State:
Victoria
First Name:
Riyana
Last Name:
Rupani
NTA Credential:
NTP
Company Name:
First Name:
Aneliya
Last Name:
Kalcheva
NTA Credential:
NTP
State:
Varna
Company Name:
First Name:
Heather
Last Name:
Cooan
NTA Credential:
NTP
Company Name:
First Name:
Heather
Last Name:
Munnelly
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
San Diego
State:
CA
Company Name:
First Name:
Esi
Last Name:
House
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Falls Church
State:
Virginia
First Name:
Heidi
Last Name:
Toy
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Eau Claire
State:
Wisconsin
Company Name:
First Name:
Valerie
Last Name:
Warren
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Marblehead
State:
MA
Company Name:
First Name:
Amy
Last Name:
Humphrey
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
AUBURN
State:
WA
Company Name:
First Name:
Elizabeth
Last Name:
Sharrett
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Simpsonville
State:
Ky
Company Name:
First Name:
Theresa
Last Name:
Jacobson
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Newcastle
State:
CA
First Name:
Hyla
Last Name:
Ridenour
NTA Credential:
NTP
State:
Oregon
Company Name:
First Name:
Elizabeth
Last Name:
Trave
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Overland Park
State:
KS
First Name:
Stephanie
Last Name:
Carter
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Warrenton
State:
VA
First Name:
Nicole
Last Name:
DiNezza
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Chapel Hill
State:
NC
Company Name:
First Name:
Loren
Last Name:
de la Cruz
NTA Credential:
FNTP
State:
Colorado
First Name:
Carol
Last Name:
Jensen
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Pocatello
State:
ID
First Name:
Jennifer
Last Name:
Tillson
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Somers
State:
New York
First Name:
Courtney
Last Name:
Hasseman
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Leesburg
State:
VA
Company Name:
First Name:
Kim
Last Name:
Moreno
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Austin
State:
Texas
Company Name:
First Name:
Geraldine
Last Name:
Freshour
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Sterling
State:
VA
Company Name:
First Name:
Jackie
Last Name:
Clements
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Burns
State:
OR
Company Name:
First Name:
Jaclin
Last Name:
Limone
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Telluride
State:
Colorado
Company Name:
First Name:
Jaclyn
Last Name:
Daley
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Brooklyn
State:
New York
Company Name:
First Name:
Jacqueline
Last Name:
Cherkas
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Los Angeles
State:
CA
Company Name:
First Name:
Jacqueline
Last Name:
Cherkas
NTA Credential:
FNTP
Company Name:
First Name:
Janet
Last Name:
Seidl
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Gilbert,
State:
AZ
Company Name:
First Name:
Janice
Last Name:
LaFontaine
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Carnation
State:
WA
Company Name:
First Name:
Jules
Last Name:
Bari
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Waltham
State:
MA
Company Name:
First Name:
Jen
Last Name:
Yih
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Cannon Beach
State:
OR
Company Name:
First Name:
Jennifer
Last Name:
Peters
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Saint George
State:
UT
Company Name:
First Name:
Jennie
Last Name:
Smith
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Marietta
State:
GA
Company Name:
First Name:
Jennifer
Last Name:
Herman
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Stroudsburg
State:
Pennsylvania
Company Name:
First Name:
Jennifer
Last Name:
Minnich
NTA Credential:
FNTP
Company Name:
First Name:
Jessica
Last Name:
Hendrick
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Albuquerque
State:
New Mexico
First Name:
Jillian
Last Name:
Warwick
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
St. Pete Beach
State:
FL
Company Name:
First Name:
Joel
Last Name:
Brown
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Sacramento
State:
CA
Company Name:
First Name:
John
Last Name:
Bridges
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Castle Rock
State:
WA
First Name:
Louise
Last Name:
Turner
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Piermont
State:
New Hampshire
Company Name:
First Name:
Juliet
Last Name:
Dalton
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Dedham
State:
MA
Company Name:
First Name:
Juni
Last Name:
Bucher
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Lafayette
State:
CA
Company Name:
First Name:
Jennifer
Last Name:
Van Cleve
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Fenton
State:
Michigan
Company Name:
First Name:
Karen
Last Name:
Davis
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Portland
State:
OR
Company Name:
First Name:
Karen
Last Name:
Shepard
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Bend
State:
OR
Company Name:
First Name:
Katherine
Last Name:
Branigan
NTA Credential:
FNTP
City:
Nine Mile Falls
State:
WA
Company Name:
First Name:
Kathy
Last Name:
Raedy
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Bakersfield
State:
CA
Company Name:
First Name:
Katie
Last Name:
Lambert
NTA Credential:
NTP
City:
Bishop
State:
CA

 

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