Our Contributors

The Health Professionals who Stand Behind The Health Coach Group

Dr. Rhonda Cambridge-Phillip

Dr. Rhonda Cambridge-Phillip

Dr. Rhonda Cambridge-Phillip goes over our programs with a fine-tooth comb.  She not only approves our programs, but she also uses them.  

If you have a Health Coach Group program that you want to make edits to without losing the approval rating, Dr. Cambridge-Phillip will review them for you. 

The review does not guarantee approval.  If there are changes to be made, she’ll let you know what they are.

Dr. Rhonda Cambridge-Phillip is an attending physician at Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY. She holds a master degree in public health and is a certified holistic health coach who focuses on nutrition and how it affects overall well-being

Dr. Cambridge-Phillip received her Bachelor of Science (BS) from the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at the City College of NY and her Medical Degree (MD) from New York Medical College. Her specific areas of interest include reproductive health, nutrition services as a form of preventative medicine, and community outreach/education services targeted to youth and adults alike. Dr. Cambridge-Phillip strongly believes that members of her community should be equipped with the knowledge, skills, support, and resources that will allow them to develop healthy behaviors and lifestyles.

Born and raised in Brooklyn and the daughter of parents who immigrated to the U.S. from the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Cambridge-Phillip understands the impact that cultural beliefs and practices can have on issues relevant to health. She has been an active member of the Vanderveer Park United Methodist Church for over three decades.

She is also a member of several academic societies, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society for Adolescent Medicine, the American Medical Association, the National Medical Association, and the Association of Drugless Practitioners. In addition to her various clinical responsibilities, she is the author of Bye, Bye Cancer, a book that offers a simple, easy to follow guidelines regarding the role that nutritional supplements can play in the prevention and healing of cancer. Dr. Cambridge-Phillip is also an active field director with Symmetry Global nutritional corporation. However, the family is of the utmost importance to Dr. Cambridge-Phillip, so her most important responsibilities are being a proud mother and wife.

Shaun M. Altneu, DO

Shaun M. Altneu, DO

Dr. Altneu specializes in internal medicine and is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. He is the Physician that stands behind and approved The Health Coach Group’s Healthy Habits weight loss program.

Shaun M. Altneu, DO is a graduate of The George Washington University who then received his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, PA in May 2009. Dr. Altneu began his post-graduate training specializing in Internal Medicine at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan before transferring to UMDNJ-University Hospital in Newark, NJ, where he completed his medical residency training, providing him with broad clinical experience in both the inpatient and outpatient community setting. Dr. Altneu presently is employed by a major health care system in the state of New Jersey and works in a primary care group practice office.

Amy Korn-Reavis

Amy Korn-Reavis

Amy Korn-Reavis is a clinical sleep educator who has been working with individuals, students and physicians for over 30 years.

Amy is the clinical sleep educator who contributed immense amounts of reliable information to our Sleep program and helped us get it launched. She also uses our programs in her own practice.

She is also known as the “Better Sleep Coach” or the “Sleep Geek”. She loves helping others find ways to improve their sleep and seeing how much it changes their health and life for the better. She is most passionate about helping people eat, sleep and live a healthy life. 

Ashlie Sykora

Ashlie Sykora

 Ashlie Sykora *NASM-CPT certified, ACE-CPT certified, NCSF-CPT certified, Specialized training in TRX, Specialized training in YogaFit Level 1, IFA Nutritionist certified, CPR/AED certified.

Ashlie is a personal trainer, certified health coach and business coach. She is attended The Institute for Integrative Nutrition and graduated in September 2014. In addition to that, she has started working towards a certification in physical therapy.

Outside of her business, Ashlie volunteers and does a non-profit podcast for addiction recovery she is also THCG’s “right hand woman”!

Stefani Wooldridge, RDN, CLT

Stefani Wooldridge, RDN, CLT

Stefani contributed to the program Healthy Gut.  If you need a consultation on dietary recommendations for a client she is able to help.  Stefani adds credibility to our courses and offers an extra layer of expertise if you are in need. 

Stefani’s great passion in life is assisting others to feel healthier, live healthier and to embrace the many wonderful benefits of mental and physical wellbeing. She believes that everyone can feel great and have more energy by incorporating healthy foods and moderate exercise into their busy lives. This isn’t always easy to do, that’s why she is here to help.

Stefani understands that each person is unique with specific goals and nutrition needs. Her nutrition philosophy is one that looks at the total person. Not only on dietary intakes and supplements; but lifestyle, prevention, and the use of natural therapies.

She attended Texas State University where she received her degree in nutrition and dietetics then completing post-graduate work through Iowa State University. She continues her education in functional nutrition focusing on wellness, gut health, autoimmune diseases, hormones, weight loss, and food sensitivities.

When she’s not working behind the scenes at The Health Coach Group or working on her own business, Stefani enjoys spending time outdoors with her Fiance and Dog, hiking, working out, doing hot yoga or simply staying home cooking and testing her latest recipe ideas.

Education, Training & Credentials

  • Texas State University, Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Iowa State University, 3200 hr Dietetic Internship
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential via the Board of Commission on Dietetic Registration

  • Certified LEAP Therapist (CLT), Certified Food Sensitivity Specialist

Melania Marion, MSc, RDN

Melania Marion, MSc, RDN

Melania is the Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist who contributed content and helped develop meal plans for our popular PURE plant-based program.

Melaina Marion, MSc, RDN is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, and IIN Certified Health Coach. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the City University of New York and completed her Dietetic Internship at Danbury Hospital. She simultaneously earned a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition from the University of New Haven.

Melaina teaches Pilates in her private studio in Weston, CT and runs an online wellness company melamywellness.com with her business partner, Amybeth Whissel, HHC, Health Supportive Chef, where they specialize in integrative and functional nutrition.

Melaina is an avid marathon runner and Ironman triathlete. She loves to cook, eat, and spend as much time as possible hiking in the woods with her husband and two dogs.

Linda Wells, RD

Linda Wells is a registered dietitian who contributed to The Health Coach Group’s early wellness programs. She has also provided educational information on diabetes as a supplement to our programs.

Linda Wells, RD is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. She graduated in 1972 with her degree in Food and Nutrition/Dietetics and Food Service Management. Her Traineeship was at the VA Hospital in Grand Island, NE 1974-75. Dietetic Registration 1977. Linda conducted and developed wellness classes, , menus and provided diabetes education and weekly cooking classes in Omaha at the Swanson Center for Nutrition. She spent 10 years as director for the Dietary Manager Curriculum and Instructor. Her last 12 years were spent as the Registered Dietitian for the Northeast Nebraska Area Agency on Aging where she wrote menus to fulfill governmental requirements, trained staff, designed kitchens and planned and coordinated the Family Caregiver Support Group.

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