Brigitte Blanco, MSW

Wellness Forum Health Philadelphia
3505 Hamilton Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: (267) 246-1863

General hours of operation: Weekdays 9am - 6 PM, evening hours by appointment

Email address: Blancob@wellnessforum.com

Education:
Brigitte Blanco earned her graduate degree in social work from Fachhochschule in Nuernberg, Germany, and a masters’ degree in medical social work from the University of Pennsylvania.  She earned a Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition with the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies through eCornell and a Nutrition Educator Diploma from The Wellness Forum Institute.  She is also trained as a Bradley Method Natural Childbirth Educator.

Description of practice:
In addition to offering all of the programs available through Wellness Forum Health, Brigitte provides education about informed medical decision making and diet and lifestyle change to both individuals and groups. Services are offered both in-person and via telephone.  She also offers personalized nutritional counseling and coaching for individuals and families, cooking classes, pantry cleaning and shopping trips, behavior modification counseling, and programming on a variety of health and medicine-related topics.

Brigitte assists women with Childbirth Education Activities, including unmedicated natural childbirth, labor and birth coaching, and prenatal and postnatal nutrition and exercise programs.

She is available to deliver talks and facilitate discussions about nutrition and informed medical decision making to groups.

Free resources include monthly dinners during which participants engage in an interactive discussion about health and medicine; and periodic newsletters.