Tracey O’Shea is a licensed Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C) who graduated from Samuel Merritt University with a Master’s degree in Nursing. She became board certified through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and was first introduced to Functional Medicine in 2013 when she knew there had to be another way to help patients reach their long-term health goals. She is the Director of the Kresser Institute ADAPT Practitioner Training and Certification Program and is Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner through the Kresser Institute and IFM.
Tracey chose to become a nurse practitioner because it provided her the opportunity to help patients gain control of their health and become active participants in life. Seeing people enjoy every aspect of their health is very fulfilling.
Tracey trained closely with and was mentored by Chris for many years. She has worked at the California Center for Functional Medicine, offering patients a personalized and comprehensive treatment approach to chronic illness, since 2016.
While she has experience managing a variety of chronic health conditions, she has particular experience with and training in:
- Digestive problems and food intolerances
- Low immune function, allergies, asthma
- Heavy metal toxicity/detoxification
- Mycotoxin and mold illness/Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS)
- Autoimmune diseases
- Hormone imbalances and Bioidentical Hormone Replacement (BHRT) therapy (HPA axis, adrenal, thyroid, sex hormones, etc.)
- Metabolic problems (weight, blood sugar, blood pressure, etc.)
- High cholesterol and cardiovascular disease
- Fatigue, low energy, and poor sleep
- Cognitive and neurological disorders
- Any of the above conditions and neurodevelopmental disorders like ASD and ADHD in the pediatric population