Kerri Axelrod is a functional medicine nutritionist, the founder of Kerri Axelrod Wellness, and a nationally recognized expert in an integrative approach to gut health and mental well-being. Her private practice work focuses on working one-on-one with clients, and she is the creator of The Anxiety Blueprint, a groundbreaking group program that helps clients get to the root of their gut issues and mood symptoms once and for all. She has been featured in national publications such as PureWow, Real Simple, Byrdie, Reader's Digest, Prevention Magazine, and Well + Good.

Kerri completed her nutrition and dietetics degree at Simmons University in Boston, MA, graduating summa cum laude. As part of her 1000+ hour supervised dietetic internship, Kerri completed clinical rotations at leading institutions in both conventional and functional medicine, including Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Gastroenterology, Shriners Children's Boston (pediatric burn unit), and The UltraWellness Center.

She has also trained at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, completed numerous advanced trainings in functional medicine and functional medicine nutrition, including the Funktional Nutrition Academy, a 14-month practitioner training program, received her 200-hour yoga training from Boston School of Yoga, her Ayurvedic training through Boston Ayurveda School, and completed the Stress Management and Resiliency training at the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Before her work in nutrition, Kerri had over a decade of experience as a media spokesperson and marketing communications strategist. She began her career in national political communications and held various political roles, including serving as the Pennsylvania Communications Director for Organizing for America. In this role, she handled communications on behalf of President Obama and the Democratic National Committee in one of the country’s key battleground states. She holds a B.S. in International Relations, graduating cum laude, from American University in Washington, DC, with a focus on U.S. Foreign Policy.