Dietary Services

Elite Physical Therapy is proud to offer dietary services, provided by a licensed dietitian.

BETSY M. OPYT, RD, LD/N
Dietitian/Personal Trainerhead shot - betsy

EDUCATION:

• Ball State University, Bachelor of Science, Major: Dietetics, August 1995-May 1999
• Dietetic Internship, Purdue Calumet, August 1999-May 2000

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

• Your Ideal Coach, LLC – Owner; Personal Trainer, Dietitian and Lifestyle Coach, Naples, FL, November 2007–present
• Naples HMA, Inc., dba Physicians Regional Healthcare System (formally Cleveland Clinic), Diabetes Coordinator, Naples, FL, October 2005–present
• Aerobics Instructor – Bonita Bay, YMCA, and The Quarry, Bonita Springs and Naples, FL, August 2004–present
• SODEXHO Clinical Nuturition Manager, Naples, FL, July 2004–October 2005
• St. Margaret’s Hospital Clinical Dietitian, Hammond, IN, May 2002–June 2004
• Duneland Health and Wellness Institute, Dietitian, Personal Trainer, Aerobic Instructor, Chesterton, IN, May 2002–June 2004
• Woman, Infant, Children (WIC) Dietitian, Michigan City, IN, July 2001–May 2002
• Clabber Girl Spokeswoman, Terre Haute, IN, July 2001–June 2002
• Miss Indiana 2000, Terre Haute, IN, June 2000–June 2001

CERTIFICATIONS:

• Certified Diabetes Educator, ACE certified trainer
• NDEITA Group Fitness Instructor, yoga certified, and group cardio mix
• Physical Mind Institute certified pilates instructor
• AEA water aerobics certified
• First Aid, CPR, & AED

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCES:

Founder of “A Healthy Beginning” program for children, Fischer Institute for Wellness coordinator for health fair nutrition booth, National Nutrition Month V.P at Ball State, Meals on Wheels volunteer, Volunteer for Indiana Dairy Council, Alpha Chi Omega sorority

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

Member of American Dietetics Association, Florida Dietetics Association, Collier County Obesity Coalition, American Diabetes Association

Call 239-653-9586 to schedule an appointment with Betsy.