About Lise Battaglia
About Lise Battaglia
Bach Flower Essence Practitioner , Homeopath , Culinary Nutritionist
“It is as though no matter what life brings me I know I will be stronger for facing it thanks to Lise Battaglia and the Bach® Flower Essences. “ Caroline S.
” I was diagnosed with diabetes and had to make serious dietary changes. It was overwhelming. Thank heavens for Lise’s help . I was sceptical about using the ” Flowers” but within weeks, I was feeling more positive and making changes easily. I believe they were a huge help in my making the transition to a healthier lifestyle. ” Jennifer R.
Lise Battaglia , BFEP, HMC, CCH (cand), is a Homeopath, Bach flower practitioner, Health Coach and Chef whose unique blend of modalities brings forth the self healing in all her clients . A Crisis Counselor since 1981, Nutritional coach and chef since 1989, Bach Flower Practitioner since 1995, and Homeopathic consultant since 2004.
She began her studies in crisis counseling in 1981. At the Women’s Counseling Project at Columbia University’s Barnard College she was a health advocate, crisis counselor and member of the board. At Saint Luke’s’ Hospital Crime Victim’s Unit she served for 10 years as a Rape Survivor Advocate and advocate trainer.
Special Diets Specialist
Ms. Battaglia graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University with honors in European history, philosophy and art history. In 1986 she began her culinary studies – apprenticing in Traditional Northern Italian Cuisine in a Renaissance villa outside of Florence, Italy. After rigorous study in cuisine, the anthropological roots of healing cuisines, and an integrative curriculum in “Food for Healing” at the Natural Gourmet Cookery School with Annmarie Colbin, “Healing Meals Personal Chef” was established. As the Special Diets Forum moderator for the American Personal Chef Association, Ms. Battaglia’s expertise was sought by nearly 4000 chef/members for more than 6 years.
She began her homeopathic studies in 1988 as a patient of George Vithoulkas’ Protégé’ Sylvia Faddis. In 1996 she became a certified Bach Flower Practitioner, graduating with the 2nd class trained in North America . In 2010 she completed 5 years of classical homeopathic training and human sciences with The New York School of Homeopathy and North American Homeopathic Master Clinician Course in Minneapolis. She has studied with world class homeopaths; Lou Klein, Rajan Sankaran, Robin Murphy, Jan Scholten and Dr. Ramakrishna.
Ms. Battaglia is a candidate for national certification by the Council for Homeopathic Certification, an accreditation organization whose standards for homeopathic education are respected worldwide in the medical and scientific communities. She is currently in the third and final stage of certification.
Bach Flower Essences Practitioner
As an official spokesperson and representative of Nelson’s Bach, she conducted staff trainings and introductory classes for retail health food stores and community groups in North America. She was the chef to the Chair of the American Juvenile Diabetes Foundation , Mary Tyler Moore. As an Educator she has conducted hundreds of workshops and been on the faculty of the New York Restaurant School and the Natural Gourmet Cookery School.
Self Healing Guides to Chronic Illness
In addition to interviews in the press, Ms. Battaglia has written many articles about cuisine and traditional healing methods; many archived in her website blog, “Research & News.” Scheduled to publish in the coming months are : Self Healing and Self Help Guides to “Diabetes”, ”Quit Smoking”, “Cleansing & Detoxification” and “Addictions.”
Ms. Battaglia has been a vocal advocate for natural healthcare since the age of 11 and has dedicated her life and career to encouraging and teaching others about gentle health care & nutrition.
Living abroad nearly 10 years, she maintains an active involvement with the Expatriate communities in Italy and France. Lise happily now lives in Southern New Jersey growing vegetables with her family; promoting artisanal foodways and gentle medicine.