• The Achieving Optimal Health Conference 2016

    Join us and learn how to create
    a life you love

    Saturday, October 22, 2016
    Washington D.C. - Georgetown University
    (Open to the Public)

Join Us

Get ready to learn how to change your lifestyle to live a healthier, happier life.

  • Learn to be present in your life and find your true purpose
  • Reduce stress and maximize your brain health
  • Discover foods to nourish your body, heal your gut and help fight chronic disease
  • Improve your sleep

Each of us has the power to control our destiny as it relates to our own personal health, no matter where our health stands today.



Don’t miss this one day conference. It’s YOUR chance to become ENERGIZED, EDUCATED and INSPIRED to take charge of your physical, mental and spiritual health.

If you missed the 2015 conference video archives are available.

COME AND BE INSPIRED to make simple changes to your lifestyle that will benefit you for a lifetime.




We are pleased to offer 4.25 Continuing Education Unit credits this year for the following occupations:

Dietitians, Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors/Marriage and Family Therapists, Chemical Dependency Counselors, Educators, Nurses, Dentists and Occupational Therapists.

More Information

You will leave

ENERGIZED to better understand your body and make yourself a priority.

EDUCATED in knowing what foods strengthen your immune system, reduce stress & fight chronic disease.

EXCITED about living your healthiest and happiest life possible.


Jon Kabat-Zinn

Internationally Known Scientist, Writer and Meditation Teacher

Mindfulness and Optimal Health: The Challenge of a Lifetime and the Adventure of Living Our Lives as if it Really Mattered

Kristin Kirkpatrick

Award-Winning Dietitian and Nutrition Expert, Wellness Manager for the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute

Making the Most of Your Diet and the Top Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

Kathie Swift

Leading Integrative Dietitian, Author, Educator and Innovator, Co-Founder of the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy

Nutrition for Digestive Health and Happiness

Dr. Chris Exley

Internationally Recognized Researcher on Alzheimer's Disease, Professor in Bioinorganic Chemistry, Keele University

Why Aluminium is a Contributor to Alzheimer's Disease

Charles DeSantis

Chief Benefits Officer for Georgetown University

Welcome by GUWellness: Mind, Body and Soul

Gazelle Hashemian

Founder of BlueFlower Wellness Products and Services

The Power of the Flower: Giving Nature a Chance

Doro Bush Koch

Founding Partner of BB&R Wellness Consulting

Take This Moment to Breathe

Patricia Reilly Koch

Founding Partner of BB&R Wellness Consulting

Panel - The Latest Steps in Achieving a Better, Healthier You!

Tracy Freeman, M.D.

Holistic Medicine Doctor, National Integrated Health Associates

Panel - The Latest Steps in Achieving a Better, Healthier You!

Therese Burch

Founding Partner of BB&R Wellness Consulting

The Best Life Takes Editing

Check Back!
We will be announcing more speakers soon



Interested in Being a Sponsor for 2016?

Email: therese@bbrconsulting.us

Call: 202-549-0040



What to expect at the Achieving Optimal Health conference

  • Inspirational lectures from world renowned health experts
  • A fabulous network of health-conscious conference attendees
  • Free Healthy Lunch
  • Free pass to visit BB&R’s Market of local and national companies and enjoy demonstrations of new products and healthy food samples
  • Fabulous give aways and prizes
  • Free parking


Questions? We are happy to answer them!

Email: therese@bbrconsulting.us

Meet the Founders

Doro Bush Koch

Patricia Reilly Koch

Therese Burch


Want to find out more about
the inspiring activities this year’s
Achieving Optimal Health Conference has in store?
Please email us at: info@bbrconsulting.us

If you are interested in being a sponsor or exhibitor for this year’s conference please contact Therese Burch at therese@bbrconsulting.us
View 2015 Sponsors