Dr. Lauryn Lax, OTD, NTP, CPT is a Functional Medicine Practitioner, Occupational Therapist, Nutritionist, and Fitness Professional, working with clients worldwide to thrive in their own lives. She is the founder of her company Thrive Wellness & Recovery and avid blogger of DrLauryn.com
Dr. Lauryn is passionate about bringing preventative healthcare to society through functional medicine, lifestyle redesign, real-food nutrition, functional movement, and mindset coaching. She specializes in women and children's health, eating disorder recovery, performance nutrition, digestive health (IBS, SIBO, GERD), anxiety, hormones, autoimmune disease, blood sugar control, weight management and healthy lifestyle improvements.
She earned her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, and her Bachelor's in Communication from the University of Texas-Austin. After completing her doctoral studies, she went on to complete additional education as a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (NTP) Certification from the Nutritional Therapy Association, and functional medicine specialty from the Institute for Functional Medicine, The Kresser Institute and the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy. In addition, Dr. Lauryn is a Certified Fitness Professional and trainer.
She currently lives in Austin, Texas, and when she’s not working on changing the world, she’s enjoying the great outdoors, reading, writing, volunteering, or knocking out some kipping pull ups and handstand push ups in the gym.