Michelle Lall BSc (Hons), BEd, CNP
Certified Holistic Nutritionist Specializing in Emotional Eating
Michelle Lall is a Toronto based Certified Holistic Nutritionist who works with women who are experiencing emotional eating and body issues. She founded LALL Nutrition as a way to support women to reclaim their relationship to themselves, their body and health in a holistic way.
Michelle helps her clients to get to the root cause of their emotional issues so that they can finally feel at ease, free and confident in their body and around food.
Michelle combines her solid grasp of biological chemistry, experience as a certified high school teacher, background training in holistic nutrition + somatic psychotherapy to support her clients in developing a sustainable way to achieve health on all levels; physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.
From a young age Michelle wanted to cure HIV and Cancer. She pursued a specialist degree in biological chemistry in an effort to go down this path. At the same time she struggled with poor body image, low confidence, emotional eating, acne and weight gain. She spent the better part of high school and into her early 20’s yo yo dieting, overly exercising, having disordered eating + emotional eating issues.
At some point she hit rock bottom – all the restrictions and mental anguish had reached a peak and she had to find a better way.
At the peak of her health issues she was on a path to finding more purpose and passion in her career. She worked as a chemistry TA, an analytical chemist, taught in Korea, worked in administrative research at the hospital and pursued a teaching degree. When all career paths seemed to miss that passion she wanted she followed the next intuition she had.
Her personal and professional paths merged when she started to heal her relationship to food, her body and her emotional eating. She was inspired and wanted to share what she had experienced in a more profound way. She decided to enrol into Holistic Nutrition school to help others do the same.
While a holistic nutrition covers emotions to a degree, Michelle has continued expanding her understanding of trauma and resolving emotions from the root in a 2 year program in somatic psychotherapy to further help clients get to the root of their emotional eating.
All of her education, training and trial and error experience lead her to this career path and the creation of her signature program The Emotional Eating Evolution Program.
Fun Facts About Michelle
She has travelled to over 30 countries to date. She has lived or spent a significant amount of time in the following countries: Canada, Trinidad, South Korea, France and Puerto Rico.
She has a special fondness for the French and their relationship to food. She spent a significant amount of time in France having done 2 summer language exchanges in Tours, France for her Minor in French as a Second Language. She is also a certified High School teacher for French (Chemistry and Biology as well).
Michelle is a mom to an amazing 8 year old boy named Parker. She strives to raise him in a conscious way and uses her experience as a mom to inform her work with clients.
Working with Michelle came at a great time for me. I was feeling very discouraged with my health concerns and was lacking the motivation to make any real strides to solve them.
Right after our first call I knew I wanted to work with Michelle. She is so easy to talk to and I felt so comfortable with her from the beginning.
Since working with Michelle I am much more in tune with myself and my body, and my relationship with food. Her guided meditations were invaluable to me and opened me up to feelings I had let go and ignored – allowing me to face them in a positive way.
I got so much more out of this 12-week program than I could’ve imagined and I’m super grateful that I got to work with her.
I would highly recommend her services if you’re looking to begin your self-care and self-love journey. I will be practicing what Michelle taught me for the rest of my life.
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EDUCATION + EXPERIENCE
Since 2013 Michelle has been helping clients ditch dieting and emotional eating. She has pivoted roles from various industries and pursues her dream career as a certified holistic nutritionist + emotional eating expert. As a former biological chemist and certified teacher, she has a unique lens of creating health holistically for women.
- Lifespace Institute Transformational Counsellor Training (Trauma Informed Somatic Psychotherapy, please note this is a deeper integrative process than other trauma modalities like EMDR) 2019 – 2021
- BSc (Hons) Specialist in Biological Chemistry + Minor in French as a Second Language from the University of Toronto (St. George Campus)
- BEd High School Chemistry, Biology, French from OISE at the University of Toronto 2011-2012
- CNP (Certified Nutritional Practitioner) – Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Toronto 2012-2013
- Internship in Living Foods Lifestyle – Ann Wigmore Institute, Puerto Rico (1 month)
- Raw Foods Lifestyle Program -Ann Wigmore Institue, Puerto Rico
- Elementary Teacher, Peel Board in Mississauga 2011
- Research Admin Assistant, Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto 2008 – 2010
- English Teacher, South Korea 2007 – 2008
- Analytical Chemist 2005-2007
- Chemistry TA 2005