Alfred A. Costanza, Ph.D., CTN, C.P.T., CN Resume - CV
Holistic Health Counseling and Education - Functional Medicine consulting clinic founded in Wakefield, MA. Est. in 1992 to present. See www.DrAlCostanza.com
Founder and President of New England Integrative Medicine Collaborative - An educational organization for the promotion and recognition of alternative and complimentary healthcare clinicians. Founded in 2003 to present
FirstLine Therapy Certified Healthcare Provider Patented therapeutic life-style program utilizing Therapeutic Life-style Changes (TLC) principles, a program developed at the National Institute of Health. Received first certification in 2005
Boston North Nutrition Round Table, an educational program for doctors. Created Keynote presentation; Doing It Right: How to properly interpret symptomatology through individualized evaluations for better patient outcome. Summer of 2008
Approved to testify as a "Medical Expert Witness" in the federal district courts for Massachusetts. 2013
Presented original powerpoint presentation at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on Epigenetics: Creating Your Own Genetic Destiny. 2015
Presented original powerpoint presentation at North Andover Primary Care and Pain Management clinic North Andover, MA on G.I. Health and Our Microbiome for practitioners. 2016
Powerpoint and Keynote presentations for New England hospitals, colleges, public and private schools and institutions. Since 1996
Medical Herbalist - Creator of a unique brand of over 70 custom herbal formula from 1998 to present. These formulas helps patients reduce or eliminate the need for medication with the consent of their physician.
Certificates of Completion ( 492 CEU/CME’s ) from 1998 to present.
East/West Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine, Cambridge, MA Graduate studies in traditional Ayurveda with Dr. Vassant Lad
Polarity Realization Institute, Certified Polarity Therapist
American Health Science University - CN certification and licensing (000293) in Clinical Nutrition
The American Holistic College of Nutrition, M.S./Ph.D. in Nutrition and Holistic Interdisciplinary Studies
University of Massachusetts at Lowell, B.A. degree with dual majors in Psychology and Music
Professional affiliations and experience:
Meridian Autonomic Testing a form of Applied Kinesiology 2014 to present.
Business Network International, Mentor Coordinator, Wakefield Chapter, 2005 to 2016
New England Integrative Medicine Collaborative, 2003 to present Founder and President
Wakefield, Massachusetts Board of Health, Licensed from 1997 to 2006 for Polarity Therapy
Certified with The American Naturopathic Certification Board (CTN), www.ANCB.net , 1997 to present
The Society of Certified Nutritionist since 1996
Hospital employee atNortheast Health Systems, Inc. , Addison Gilbert, Beverly Hospital, Hunt Center Danvers - Dept. of Integrative Medicine, under the auspices of medical director Stephanie Stevens, M.D. , 1998-2000, Women's Health and Holistic Health Services, director Candace Waldron 1999 to 2001
Functional Medicine educator, consultant and clinician from 1992 to present in private practice.
Personal interests and hobbies:
Have performed in a classic rock band called The Intricate Society from 1968 to present.
Have studied, performed, taught Classical Guitar since 1971 to present.
In my former years I was an avid sailor and downhill skier.
My passion is to help others attain optimal health without the use of medication.