Dr. Carla Russo, PhD., is a professor of Integrative and Functional Wellness with an emphasis on Holistic Nutrition and Health Sciences; is a board-certified Naturopathic Doctor (ND); holds a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition with a sub-specialty certification in Human Behavior; is a certified Addiction & Recovery Life Coach; is trained in Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR); and is a Registered Yoga Instructor specializing in therapeutic and rehabilitative technique — mindful stretching and strengthening.

For over twenty-five years Dr. Carla’s work as a wellness coach has focused on sharing both her personal and professional experience addressing the whole being — mind, body and spirit. She specializes in the field of transformation and consciousness for healthy lifestyle living, empowering profound personal and professional breakthroughs for individuals and organizations throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada, and the United Kingdom / European Union.

Dr. Carla marries her depth of wisdom and insight with passion, humor, and sensitivity to empower individuals to awaken to the brilliance of who they are. As an educator, quantum transformational life coach, weight loss expert, addiction recovery advocate, seminar leader, retreat facilitator, and keynote speaker on ayurveda, naturopathy and homeopathy, she bridges the gap between the  impossible and the attainable — living life intentionally by individual design — naturally and organically.

She is a best-selling author and has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX TV channels, as well as nationally syndicated radio. Her clients include A-list celebrities, NFL professional athletes, physicians, chiropractors, nurses, allied-health professionals, lawyers, certified public accountants, teachers, corporate executives, banking professionals, hotel management staff, pharmaceutical and educational industry experts, financial analysts, human resources, non-profit organizations, administrative support staff, homemakers, and (the toughest job of all) parents

In addition, she is the Founder and Director of Mockingbird Community Church’s Wellness and Restoration Ministry, bringing to the Dallas community her passion for health and wellness. She teaches physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, social, intellectual and financial intelligence — assembling a team of like-minded professionals (servant leaders), to complement her collaborative mission to support and aid all whom cross her path.