Meet our founder, Gabrielle!

Hi everyone! I’m Gabrielle, a registered dietitian nutrition coach. I am the founder of  Wellpower Method LLC, a program that allows individuals to stop dieting and restricting, find peace with food, fuel their body, unlearn unwanted behaviors and embody new ones, and reach their sustainable weight loss goals.

Besides 6 years of experience, I am qualified to help you because I WAS you. I don’t have what some call “skinny privilege.” I grew up with an unhealthy relationship with food and struggled immensely with emotional eating and weight gain.

Growing up, I was always comforted and rewarded with food. “Eat your entire plate of food and you’ll get dessert.” “Go to church and we will go get donuts.” 

Then came time for young adulthood, metabolism slowed down, and I continued this habit by using food as my reward, comfort, and punishment.

When I was sad, I overate. When I was happy, I celebrated with food. When I ate bad at night, I would skip breakfast the next morning.

I watched my family members join different diet programs, drink weight loss shakes, and even go on diet pills.

The media and diet culture didn’t help and actually made my thoughts, behaviors and actions even worse. 

I was obsessed and terrified of food at the same time. What we experience, hear and see sticks with us. 

Because of my this, when I first started in the nutrition industry, I was NOT practicing what I NOW preach. In fact, I was doing quite the opposite.

With the wealth of knowledge and experience behind me, I was STILL trying every diet, gaining weight, binge eating at night, taking my emotions out on food, restricting, and hating my body.

Fast forward years into my career when I decided it was time to do something about this.

BUT I couldn’t find a solution out there to help me. SO I did the work myself.

I read numerous books about binge eating, emotional eating, strengthening your willpower, mindful eating, habit building, shifting mindset and building a healthy relationship with food.

I had to UNLEARN so many behaviors and build actionable solutions into my own life.

I cut out ALL dieting and restricting, no longer fear or obsess over food, and have checked off SO MANY goals.

I am so much more happy, confident, motivated, successful, and less stressed.

I took all of the major learnings on the emotional and behavioral side of nutrition, combined them with my own experience and years of science-backed education and created Wellpower Method.

I’ve actually “walked the walk” of what I am going to be walking through with you.

Want to see if we're a good fit?

WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING:

Kristie M.
Kristie M.
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This is so much more than just nutrition and eating. Gabrielle is truly a wellness/life coach and has helped me in multiple areas of my life. She is extremely knowledgeable and well organized. I do have a different mindset around food, how it is fueling my body, and how to eat a balanced meal without obsessing. I also feel more confident about feeding my family, planning meals, finding fun ways to add in more foods. I can honestly say we have saved money, as I’m not buying multiple supplements and tons of expensive groceries. The biggest benefit is definitely enjoying life without fearing or obsessing about food.
Gina M.
Gina M.
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My biggest success since starting is that I've learned so much more about my gut health. I am more aware of what foods I'm eating, making sure I have a balanced plate at all meals with enough protein that my body needs and also actually staying away from foods that I know my stomach is sensitive to. If you're thinking about joining the Wellpower Method, I would say DO IT, you won't regret it. Gabi is such an inspiration and has so much passion for what she does. You can tell how genuinely happy it makes her to see you doing well/feeling well. She comes so prepared to weekly meetings and is so organized with everything. She is so knowledgeable, she can answer anything you throw at her. SHE'S A NATURAL. & she's the absolute sweetest to work with
Dianna S.
Dianna S.
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"This is the best program I have ever done! Gabrielle is a wealth of knowledge and a great teacher. She has taught me the root cause to all my nagging, wits end health ailments and helped me to heal through eating good food. She taught me that there is no such thing as bad food -- once you learn to balance your macro and micro nutrients. This program teaches you about everything -- from whole body connection to getting all your vitamins and minerals in daily while accomplishing your own personal goal of either losing, gaining, or maintaining your weight. I eat more now that I have ever eaten and I'm healthy! Mens sana in corpore sano -- A health mind in a healthy body."
Melissa P
Melissa P
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Working with Gabrielle has taught me so much, and I am so grateful to be able to work with her. This program encompasses all aspects of health and wellness. I wouldn't be where I am today if I had tried on my own. I finally feel a sense of balance in my life, and that feeling is priceless.
Jaclyn S
Jaclyn S
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I’ve lost approximately 4.2 lbs and 5.5 inches in only 5 weeks! The balanced plate method has been tremendous in fueling my body and giving it the energy it needs. I have never felt this type of energy consistently before. I’m able to reach 10K steps a day, when prior to that my average was usually max 5K a day. I love running despite the fact that it would sometimes feel like I was running through quicksand. I just didn’t have enough energy and it slowed me down. While doing this program I've experienced more endurance with my runs. I’ve been able to run longer and improved my average pace by 40 seconds. I feel like a different person. Not only have I seen these physical changes but there have been positive mindset changes as well. I used to fear certain foods, thinking I would eat the entire container of cookies if I had them in my house. The work we’ve done so far has been astronomical in helping my way of thinking and knowing I can have a cookie to honor my cravings and then continue on with my day. There are no bad foods and therefore there is no guilt with eating a cookie. The shift in mindset has made me stop thinking and obsessing over food.
Christina
Christina
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"The Wellpower Method was just what I needed! And honestly what everyone needs. I've tried most tendy diets/programs and typically got quick results but they also went away quick. I was a bit hesitant with taking things slow and really working on the behavior-side of my health but it was exactly what I needed! I reached my outcome goal and truly feel confident about sticking with it for good because my lifestyle and perspective on food/ exercise/ overall well-being has completely shifted. I no longer have a good versus bad mentality around food, enjoy everything I eat, and love taking care of myself. It was so much fun working with Gabrielle and she provides you will all the accountability and support you need!"
Jeff L.
Jeff L.
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"I live an incredibly busy lifestyle balancing work and my personal life. Thanks to Gabrielle and her virtual services she has been helping me develop appropriate eating habits that fit my lifestyle. Her knowledge and expertise have helped me tremendously and I'm grateful to be working with her."
Jenny W
Jenny W
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Sometimes I wouldn’t have a sip of water all day and now I fill up my 32 oz water bottle 3 times a day! I used to take naps multiple times during the week because I couldn’t keep my eyes open but now I feel so much more energized. Gabi has helped me become much more self-aware about what I am eating and drinking at home and in social settings. She provides me with delicious, nutrient-dense food options that are easy to prepare for every meal based on what I like. In 8 weeks, I have noticed that my clothes fit better now and my confidence is much higher. Gabi has helped me find exercise routines that work for me so I no longer dread working out - I actually enjoy it now! Losing weight is just icing on the cake 🙂
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