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Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach
Mara-Ava Hackbarth is a leader in health coaching and mental health. She is the owner of Positive Health Choices, LLC. Mara is wellness focused and invests in personal development to ensure organizational competency and continuously expands expertise in leadership skills, dietary theory's, nutrition, and mind, body, and spirit. She advocates for complete health promoting physical and mental health. Her mission statement: Be a compassionate leader, teacher, and guide; empowering people to live energized, healthy, and joyful lives by discovering how to nourish their mind, body, and spirit.
Certification from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, Masters degree in Social Work from Fordham University, Certification in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Supervisor on the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital. Mara has been on various committees, has conducted In-Services, homeless outreach, and on the Board of Directors of the Domestic Women's Violence Center.