This is a must-attend event for all Holistic Nutritional Consultants. The conference is geared to professionals with the latest information that is not only informative but useful and inspiring.

– Glenda Britton, R.H.N.

By Purchasing Presentations to CHNC 2018

Mental Health: Feeding the Brain, Nourishing the Mind – you will be provided with the latest information to:

  • Learn clinical applications of Nutritional Psychiatry
  • Mitigate cognitive impairment with the onset of Alzheimer’s
  • Support the neuroplasticity of the brain and how gut health is an essential element
  • Transform depression and anxiety through a holistic herbal approach
  • And much more!

Purchase your own copy of the presentations and get amazing BONUSES – 6 additional audio presentations to MENTAL HEALTH:Feeding the Brain, Nourishing the Mind, making that a total of 12 presentations!

PLUS! PLUS!  You will also get the complete WOMEN’S HEALTH: Balance and Transformation presentation package from CHNC2017.






Julie Daniluk, R.H.N.


Enhanced Learning, Mood and Attention Span with Nutrition and Mindfulness Training

BIO:  Julie Daniluk R.H.N. hosts Healthy Gourmet, a reality cooking show that looks at the ongoing battle between taste and nutrition. Her award-winning bestsellers include, Meals That Heal Inflammation, and Slimming Meals That Heal.  Julie’s latest book, Hot Detox, embraces the ancient wisdom of India and Asia, applying the time-tested intelligence of warming up your body’s core. Inspired by hot yoga practices and backed by 900 peer-reviewed scientific studies, Julie’s detox system will help your body to gently rid many of the toxins you experience in our modern world. Get her lecture notes at www.juliedaniluk.com. Connect with Julie on Facebook at Julie Daniluk Nutrition and on Instagram and Twitter @juliedaniluk.

Dr. Stephanie Seneff 


Autism and Glyphosate: Connecting the Dots

BIO: Dr. Stephanie Seneff is a Senior Research Scientist at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. She has a BS degree from MIT in biology and MS, EE and PhD degrees from MIT in electrical engineering and computer science.  She has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers in scientific journals and conference proceedings. Her recent interests have focused on the role of toxic chemicals and micronutrient deficiencies in health and disease, with a special emphasis on the pervasive herbicide, Roundup, and the mineral, sulfur.  She has authored over thirty peer-reviewed journal papers over the past few years on these topics, and has delivered numerous slide presentations around the world.

Dr. Nigel Plummer


The Microbiome-Brain Connection: The Potential for Probiotics to Positively Affect Mental Health & Cognitive Function

BIO: Nigel Plummer PhD received his doctorate in microbial physiology from the University of Surrey UK and is a globally accepted authority on probiotics.  Dr. Plummer, together with his research team have produced a vast body of research on probiotics in the prevention of antibiotic resistance, post antibiotic therapy, the control of IBS symptoms and in the prevention of allergies. Additionally, Dr. Plummer has developed an interest in the concept of fetal disease programming, the controlling factors involved and the potential to influence programmed events as a means of prevention of chronic disease development.

Valerie Pringle


Why I Am An Advocate for Mental Health (Give Your Head a Shake)

BIO: Valerie Pringle is one of Canada’s best known and most respected broadcasters, public figures and volunteers. She helped launch the CBC-TV news and current affairs program, MIDDAY. Valerie moved to CTV in 1993 and co-hosted Canada AM until 2001. Valerie then helped produce, write and host documentaries and series including “Valerie Pringle Has Left the Building” for CTV, “Test of Faith” for Vision-TV and “The Canadian Antiques Roadshow” for CBC-TV.She is now involved full-time in not for profit work. She is co-Chair of the Trans Canada Trail Foundation. She is a member of the Foundation Board of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation, The Ontario Brain Institute, the Stephen Lewis Foundation and the International Festival of Authors.

Understanding the causes of inflammation and oxidative stress that cause brain impairment

BIO: Dr. Elvis Ali has been in practice for over 30 years specializing in Chinese medicine, sports medicine and nutrition. He received his first degree in 1979 in Biology. He was one of the first full time graduates in Canada to receive his Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine in 1987. In 2006, Dr. Ali completed his studies on Body/Mind Medicine at Harvard Medical School where he was a member of the postgraduate association at Harvard.  He is a Registered Acupuncturist and has been a Staff member at CCNM (Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine) and CCHH (Canadian College of Holistic Health).

Dr. Drew Ramsey, MD


Brain Food: The Evidence and Clinical Applications of Nutritional Psychiatry

BIO:  In short, Dr. Drew Ramsey is a psychiatrist, author, farmer, teacher, advocate, and bartender in no particular order. Dr. Drew Ramsey is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He completed his specialty training in adult psychiatry at Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute and received an M.D. from Indiana University School of Medicine.  Today he is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and in active clinical practice in New York City where his work focuses on the clinical treatment of depression and anxiety. Using the latest brain science and nutritional research, modern treatments, and an array of delicious food he aims to help people live to their happiest, healthiest lives.

“This may be the best conference I have ever attended! Motivational both for my practice and for my personal life. Speakers were beyond excellent! Kudos to all organizers! Thank you! Thank you!”

– Paulette Millis R.H.N., RSW.


“An opportunity to get so much value from so many experts, all in one day! Brilliant conference – learned so much that I can immediate take into my practice. Re-inspired me!”

– Elizabeth Cayen, C.H.N.C.

Plus, when you purchase, you’ll also receive

these amazing bonus audio presentations:

Dr. Bruce Hoffman


Alzheimer’s Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment

BIO: Dr. Hoffman is a family physician and director of the Hoffman Centre for Integrative and Functional Medicine in Calgary, Alberta. In 2017, Dr. Hoffman became the only Canadian currently certified as a Shoemaker practitioner for the treatment of chronic inflammatory response syndrome (CIRS) and mold illness. In addition, he is the medical director of the Brain Treatment Centre of Alberta, utilizing QEEG and neuro/biofeedback to treat brain disorders. He is also certified in the Bredesen ReCODE (reversal of cognitive decline) protocol for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Hoffman presently treats complex multisystem, multisymptomatic diseases, having developed his own roadmap named The Seven Stages of Health and Transformation T model.

Tracey Reed


The Changing Brain:  Nutritional Support for Brain Plasticity

BIO: Tracey is a Calgary-based nutritional consultant who specializes in gut health as it relates to digestive issues, autoimmune conditions, and neurological conditions.  She is an instructor at CSNN, was nominated for the 2017 Clinical Excellence Award, and has a clinical practice.  Tracey has a unique interest in supporting brain plasticity through nutrition. Find her at www.traceyreed.ca.

Dr. Melina Roberts


The Thyroid-Mental Health Connection

BIO: Dr. Melina Roberts is a Naturopathic Doctor, Author of Building a Healthy Child and Clinic Director of Advanced Naturopathic Medical Centre in Calgary. She is a leading authority in the field of naturopathic medicine specializing in European Biological Medicine effectively treating digestive issues, hormonal imbalances, chronic disease and cancer. Dr. Roberts graduated from Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2004. Prior to her studies she graduated with Honours from the University of Waterloo in Kinesiology. Following her naturopathic studies she did a 2 year post-graduate study in European Biological Medicine with the Paracelsus Klinik in Switzerland.

Katolen Yardley, 



A Return to Holism: Herbal Medicine & Holistic Protocols for Supporting Depression and Anxiety

BIO: Katolen is a Medical Herbalist, currently in private practice in Vancouver and Port Moody, BC. She is the owner of Alchemy Elixir Health Group, a holistic health care office and online market for holistic health products. Her personal interest in health lies with the emotional connection to wellness and dis-ease. She specializes in women’s health issues, skin dis-ease, digestive and nervous system disorders and believes in providing usable tools for healing through inspiration and education. Katolen is an instructor and clinic supervisor of a Dominion Herbal College and is the President of the Canadian Council of Herbalist Associations (CCHA) and a third term president of the Canadian Herbalist’s Association of BC (CHA of BC).


Kate Hutchinson, R.H.N.



BIO: Kate Hutchinson, BA, R.H.N., C.G.P., graduated with Distinguished Merit from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in 2009. She opened her Vancouver-based practice, Whole Family Nutrition, in early 2010, and specializes in nutrition guidance for neurological concerns including children and adults with autism, anxiety, OCD, ADHD, ADD, dyslexia, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, ALS, MS, TBIs, and Parkinson’s. She has taught classes in neurological health and allergies at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition since 2012, and is currently a nutritional consultant to the Watson Centre for Brain Health, as well as providing nutritional counselling to families at the new Pacific Autism Family Centre in Richmond, BC. Kate also gives frequent educational talks for parent groups and the public at large.


Lisa Kilgour, R.H.N


Can Stress Shrink our Brain?

BIO: Lisa Kilgour, R.H.N., truly embodies the word ‘holistic’.  After years of being frustrated with her own health issues, Lisa took matters into her own hands. Refusing to accept a one-size-fits all approach to health, she carved her own path and began looking at her health like a puzzle, searching for the missing pieces that were preventing her from healing. Her unique approach to health and wellness has made her a much sought after speaker, educator, and writer. In 2015 Lisa spoke about the gut-brain connection at TedX Kelowna, and has previously been voted “BC’s Favourite Nutritionist” by Natural Care Canada.







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