Dietitian Services

BZA Behavioral Health is proud to partner with like-minded professionals who share our commitment to comprehensive wellness. 

Joyce Bussert, Dietician

Joyce Bussert is a licensed registered dietitian with a passion to help people have a healthy and gratifying relationship with food.  Joyce earned her Bachelor’s degree in dietetics from Olivet Nazarene University.  She later completed her Master’s Degree in Public Health from Benedictine University and certificates in Health Education and Promotion & Health Management and Policy. She has experience in foodservice, community nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, wellness, prenatal nutrition, pediatric nutrition, and diabetes education. Joyce has also worked in private practice, working with mental health professionals to bring awareness to the connection between mental health and nutrition.  Joyce has a compassionate, realistic, and supportive approach, taking the time to understand how nutrition and eating affect her clients.  Her areas of interest as related to nutrition include pediatric, prenatal, ADHD, across the lifespan, issues relating to mental health, weight loss/weight gain, and corporate wellness.  Joyce has daytime, evening, and weekend availability.  

Teenager Nutrition provides intensive nutrition counseling for teenagers and young adults who want to not only eat nutritiously, but also have a healthy relationship with food.  Topics covered may include intuitive eating, eating for depression and anxiety, weight management, allergies and intolerances, and more.  Visit or email [email protected] for more information.

Automated Eating is now available for clients of all stages and ages who want highly personalized nutrition recommendations.  Automated Eating saves you time, money, energy, and mental space with a highly customized and dynamic meal planning platform, smart auto-populating grocery lists with optional grocery delivery right to your door, and personalization that’s right for you and your family.  Visit or email [email protected] for more information.

June 2021: The Gut-Brain Connection for Mental Healthcare