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The Center for Wellbeing is New England’s premier provider of Weight Loss, Non-Surgical Knee & Joint Pain Relief, and Regenerative Medicine. Our mission is to help people avoid unnecessary medications and surgery as much as possible by activating their own self-healing abilities. The Center for Wellbeing was founded in 1995 to fundamentally impact New England residents who suffer from chronic conditions and pain. Located in Portsmouth and Bedford New Hampshire, and Braintree and Woburn Massachusetts, we use a modern approach to sustainably improve chronic pain, weight management, and inflammation, making lasting impacts on our patients’ lives. Our dedicated care team is here to help you along the journey to your optimized health.
Please meet our Administrative & Medical Team
Our core care team is supported by our medical staff and dedicated professionals who run our day to day operations.
Dr. Jeffrey Donatello, DC, CNS, CFMP
Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Jeff Donatello works with his medical team to help patients with chronic pain and inflammation using a Regenerative Therapy (Stem Cell Derived Biologics) and Functional Medicine Model. This approach gets to the root cause of inflammation and disease rather than masking symptoms. He has a 30+ year career in health care and is passionate about empowering people to optimize their health and wellbeing.
Co-Founder, Chief Experience Officer
Kelly is a Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Counselor and works with the medical team to support our patient’s personalized needs. Her
Director of Client Experience
Kellie is a certified personal trainer and nutrition counselor. Her passion is working with people that want to transform their bodies for better health, strength, and beyond. She is obsessed with the science and art of personalized nutrition and exercise. Crafting a plan and seeing it create the desired outcome for her clients is so rewarding. Kellie has been at this for almost 20 years. She loves learning the latest in nutrition, health technology, and movement in order to share new techniques with her clients.
Kellie has a bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic Recreation from the University of Southern Maine.
Jennifer Seeley, MS, CNS, LDN & Functional Nutritionist, is a licensed nutritionist and yoga teacher. Jenn received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Nutrition from Maryland University of Integrative Health. She also received a Holistic Health Certificate from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and a Plant-Based Certificate from Cornell University. Jenn received her 500-hour yoga teaching certificate and is a member of the National Yoga Alliance.
Jenn spent the first half of her career in film and television. The entire time, she found herself feeling like a “square peg trying to fit into a round hole.” Jenn’s passion for food and nutrition came from her mother, who was an amazing cook and raised Jenn and her sister on a healthy diet, focused on vegetables. Jenn’s mother provided home-cooked, nourishing foods throughout her childhood, which, in turn, was the impetus for her budding passion for food, nutrition, and cooking.
Jennifer’s focus is a personalized approach. Together, with her clients, she will formulate a way of eating and other lifestyle choices that best resonate with your goals.
Jennifer loves to improve the vitality and well-being of her clients, so they can feel their best in this life. Once you learn how to listen to your body and elevate your standards, you will see positive changes each day.
Using the functional holistic approach to wellbeing of integrative nutrition, we recognize the foundation for optimal health and healing begins with what’s at the end of your fork.
In Jennifer’s spare time, she likes to be with her two boys and husband, doing something outside.
Bonnie has always followed a healthy lifestyle and truly believes that food is nature’s medicine. She takes pride in the fact that at this stage of life, she is on no pharmaceutical medications. Her love and passion for helping people become the best healthy versions of themselves has turned into a full-time dream job. Anyone that has worked with her clearly sees the excitement she has when her patient’s healthy goals are met.
She obtained her Coaching/Health and Wellness certification through Villanova University in Villanova, Pennsylvania. She also received her 200 HR Yoga Teacher Training from Full Circle Yoga School in Coco Beach, Florida and currently offers one on one sessions.
In Bonnie’s spare time she loves cooking and spending time with her friends, 2 daughters and her 4-year-old grandson Bradley. If there is music and a dance floor nearby, you will be sure to find her there!
Front Office Coordinator
Managing Director, Bedford
Sarah (“Sully”) comes to the Center from a diverse background in Management, Sales and Marketing. She has also been a broadcaster for 30+ years in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts Radio and TV. Sarah’s passion for the Center for Wellbeing comes from her personal success with the Metabolic Reset Weight Loss Program. Her family has a history of diabetes, so she is thrilled to be a part of an incredible staff who are helping people live healthier, longer lives! Sarah is married with one son and three step-children, and on her off-days, you’ll find her singing, playing the trumpet, cooking, and working on her house.
Thandiwe Dhliwayo, MSN, FNP
Thandiwe has been working in the medical field for over 14 years and has a passion for caring for individuals as a whole person, both physically and mentally in a holistic way. Thandiwe started her nursing career as a licensed nurse assistant and has worked across a broad scope of medical settings including nursing homes, hospitals, and PCP offices. She graduated in 2014 with her bachelors of science in nursing from the University of New Hampshire and later went on to graduate in 2018 from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science with her MSN as a family nurse practitioner. Following graduation, she spent 3+ years working as a PCP for people of all ages. Thandiwe’s goal is to empower patients and provide them with lifelong health tools and knowledge that will guide them toward living their best life!
Health Coach Director
Amy comes to us with a background in the technology and healthcare industry as a Corporate Sales Trainer, along with having an extensive background in dermatological skincare. She received her BA in Humanities and Social Science from UMass Dartmouth and is a certified Integrative Health Coach from IIN with a concentration and certification in Gut Health.
She has experienced her own gut health issues and has learned the importance of being mentally and physically healthy through the use of exercise and nutrition. Her mission is to educate and inspire people to live free from the inside out, because when you feel your best you can live the life you were truly meant to live!
Amy enjoys spending time with her husband, two boys and two bird dogs, Lilly and Leo. She also loves running and barre.
Candy believes we can change anything about our health with the right food and mindset. Her journey with Crohn’s disease is what led her to this field. Allowing food and lifestyle changes to lead her away from a destiny of medications, pain, and humiliation. Candy is a Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach since 2015, has received her certification in Mindfulness Meditation and is a Reiki Master Teacher. She is obsessed with learning more about health and wellness every day and cannot wait to share it all with you. Candy is inspired to help others discover the magic of clean whole food and the massive effects of incremental lifestyle changes. She believes we all need a coach in our corner.