Dr. Nicole Rivera

Dr. Nicole is an integrative physician at Integrative Wellness Group in Belmar, NJ.  She is also an author of a cookbook series named Eat for Your Condition which is used to support patients with specific health struggles.  Dr. Nicole aims to inspire people to fall in love with food and allow it to nourish their bodies and enrich their relationships.  As a national speaker on Functional and Integrative Medicine, Dr. Nicole was inspired to create the Institute for Integrative Wellness which is a teaching platform to educate other coaches and physicians on evolving the healthcare model to more specific and integrative.  Dr. Nicole believes that shifting the paradigm of medicine toward an integrative approach starts with the physicians.  


In developing her integrative approach, Dr. Nicole has studied under various physicians in various fields to understand many aspects of health and disease, including toxicity, lyme disease, emotional trauma, brain conditions, parasite infections, mold toxicity, and autoimmunity.  Some of her mentors include Dr. Demartini, Dr. Klinghardt, Dr. Zach Bush, Dr. Perlmutter, Dr. Shoemaker to name a few.  Dr. Nicole started on this path to healthcare by observing the massive void in people acknowledging and understanding their symptoms.  Many peoples lack of feeling good was dumbed down or disregarded by the medical community.  Others are told they are a mystery or that it was “in their head”.  She aspires to uncover the mystery symptoms that patients experience and provide them with long lasting solutions.  

Dr. Nicole strives to offer a progressive approach to evolve the way healthcare is being done by providing a specific, scientific, and one of a kind approach to each and everyone of her patients.

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  • Integrative and Functional Medicine
  • Gastrointestinal Issues
  • Autoimmunity
  • Lyme Literate
  • Hormone, Thyroid, & other Endocrine Disorders
  • Mold Toxicity
  • Safe Detoxification

Training & Credentials

  • Doctorate from Life Chiropractic College West, Cum Laude
  • B.A. in Psychology Pre-Medicine
  • Best Selling Author of the Eat for your Gut Cookbook
  • Creator of Institute of Integrative Wellness
  • Active Member of the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM)
  • Active Member of Academy for Comprehensive Integrative Medicine (ACIM)
  • The Klinghardt Academy
  • The Kresser Institute
  • Institute of Functional Medicine

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