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Patti Bartsch, M.A., Ph.D.

Patti Barsch

Patti Bartsch, M.A., Ph.D. fell in love with biology in 7th grade when she learned about the skeletal system. A few years later she entered a special program where she studied Animal Science beginning in 10th grade. She went on to earn a bachelor's degree in Animal Science, a master's degree in biology and two doctorates; one in Natural Health and Wellness and one in Animal Naturopathy. She is passionate about natural health and wellness for both humans and animals.

Unique for someone in the natural health field, Dr. Bartsch spent nearly eight years in the biotechnology industry conducting oncology and pharmacology research. She talks about how when she started in the field, they were looking for a cure for cancer but by the time she left the industry they were no longer looking for a cure; they were looking for a drug that would keep your cancer from growing and spreading so you would need to take that drug for the rest of your life or your cancer would spread. She left that career for a position as an Animal Nutritionist specializing in equine nutrition and she went on to become a high school teacher and department head for biotechnology and animal science departments at two schools in Massachusetts.

Cancer, Heart Disease and Diabetes run in families. Do you know what else runs in families? Recipes! ~ Patti Bartsch

Patti founded Naturally Unbridled Wellness in 2009 and, when she relocated to southeastern Minnesota during the summer of 2011, she opened a location in Onalaska, WI and works full time supporting clients in naturally achieving their wellness goals. Considered a "Traditional Naturopath", Patti educates and empowers her clients to regain balance of body, mind, and spirit. Her consultations, therapies, and suggestions are not intended to replace medical care and she encourages her clients to work closely with their physicians when making wellness choices.


Aromatherapy, Homeopathy, Biofeedback, and Nutrition are just some of the areas where Patti supports her clients. She has also written two books on natural health; "7 Steps to a Naturally Unbridled Life – An Introduction to Holistic Living: Body, Mind, Spirit and Planet" is her signature book while "100 Days, 100 Ways to a Happier, Healthier Life" is her fun, tips book. She also offers a home study course and a holistic nutrition email subscription program. Dr. Bartsch is also an adjunct professor in Clinical Nutrition and Natural Animal Health at Kingdom College of Natural Health.

Patti serves on the Board of Directors of the American Council of Holistic Medicine and is a Charter Member of the International Association of Wellness Professionals. Locally, she is a member of the La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce and the Women's Alliance of La Crosse. She speaks locally and nationally on wellness topics and mentors wellness practitioners and caregivers in a variety of areas related to holistic health.

An avid equestrian, animal lover and whole foods connoisseur, Patti enjoys spending her free time with her husband Cory and their animals on their hobby farm in southeast, Minnesota.

Connect with Patti on Facebook at and on Twitter @NULifeWellness.

Dawn Olson, CHN

Dawn is our Certified Holistic Nutritionist who conducts Nutrition Response Testing, provides nutrition coaching, and quantum biofeedback therapy. In addition to her advanced training in NRT and her qualification as a Certified Holistic Nutritionist, Dawn is also an Emergency Medical Assistant and a Certified Medical Assistant. She came to study NRT when her young daughter was struggling with a series of health issues that were not responding to standard medical treatments. A friend referred Dawn to a NRT practitioner and Dawn's daughter began to improve immediately. Since then, Dawn has continued to expand her education and training so that she can help others to achieve the same type of results.

Julie Every

Julie Every

The friendly face and helpful voice of Naturally Unbridled Wellness belongs to Julie Every. Julie is a 2015 graduate of Iowa State University and she supports our clients and practitioners by scheduling appointments, managing orders, handling phone calls, and conducting Zyto scans and ION detox foot baths. She is always eager to provide the highest quality service — with a smile!

Professional Affiliations

International Association of Wellness Professionals Kingdom College of Natural Health Chamber of Commerce La Crosse Area American Council of Holistic Medicine