Wednesday, April 19, 2017

All About Alumni: My Career in Holistic Nutrition – Planning for Success with Barbara Rodgers, NC BCHNO

Are you interested in a career as a Nutrition Consultant, or as a holistic nutrition professional? Listen to Barbara Rodgers, NC, BCHNO who earned a Hawthorn University Nutrition Consultant Certificate as she shares her experiences. She’ll discuss getting started in her career as a Nutrition Consultant, and the key areas that require planning in order to achieve success! Join Barbara on Wednesday May 3, 2017 at 12 PM PST for My Career in Holistic Nutrition – Planning for Success with Barbara Rodgers, NC BCHNO.

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Barbara Rodgers completed Hawthorn’s Nutrition Consultant program in May of 2015, graduating Summa Cum Laude.  Soon after graduating, she turned her attention to the NANP Board Certification in Holistic Nutrition, which she successfully completed in March of 2016.  Barbara came to the holistic nutrition industry through her own healing journey and believes her mission is two-fold:  (1) to serve as an advocate for the holistic nutrition industry; and (2) through private consultations, help those dealing with chronic disease and illness to realize the power of nutrition in elevating their health status.  Barbara has been an elected board member of NANP since early 2016, volunteers for a meals-on-wheels program in Philadelphia, is close to publishing her first book, and has a growing private consultation business with clients across the U.S.


Barbara Rodgers, NC, BCHNO

Disclaimer: The webinars may present information that does not fully reflect Hawthorn University’s philosophy. Nonetheless, these presentations have been chosen because of their overall quality of information.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Learn a Holistic Approach to Type 2 Diabetes with Rosalee de la Forêt, RH

With over 35% of the US adult population having insulin resistance or type 2 diabetes, chances are you know someone who is affected by this metabolic syndrome. While western medicine can manage this disease with medications, a holistic approach can go much further in arresting or even reversing the condition. Rosalee de la Forêt joins us to present Holistic Perspectives for Insulin Resistance. Rosalee's presentation can now be viewed in the webinar archives:

http://hawthornuniversity.org/WEBINARS/Webinar-Archives/

Rosalee de la Forêt, RH, is passionate about helping people discover the world of herbalism and natural health. Her teachings make herbs simple and practical for everyone. She is the Education Director at LearningHerbs and a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild. Rosalee is the author of Alchemy of Herbs: Transforming Everyday Ingredients into Foods and Remedies that Heal as well as the online courses The Taste of Herbs, Herbal Cold Care, and Apothecary: The Alchemy of Herbs Video Companion.

Rosalee de la Forêt, RH

Monday, April 3, 2017

Graduate Vicki Steine Speaks About Mental Health and Nutrition Education

Did you know that proper diet and supplements can have a beneficial effect on mental health and neurological issues?  Vicki Steine is a graduate from Hawthorn’s doctoral program and has a great story to share revealing how her education at Hawthorn influences her social work. Join us and Vicki for her presentation Mental Health and Nutrition Education: An Underutilized Intervention for Depression, Anxiety and ADHD. Vicki's presentation is now available to review here.

In this presentation Dr. Vicki shares how she combines her skills as a social worker with her nutritional knowledge to educate clients about the benefits of treating mental health and neurological issues with diet and supplements. She combines traditional psychotherapy, nutrition education and body work in her practice, providing clients with a holistic approach to healing. Valuing both traditional and integrative medicine, she is a passionate believer in and teacher of the power of personal responsibility in health and wellness.

Dr. Vicki Steine is a Nutrition Educator providing information to enhance her client’s knowledge of how nutritious foods, herbs, supplements, and lifestyle affect health. She combines her skills as a social worker with her dietary knowledge to educate clients about the benefits of treating mental health and neurological issues with nutrition. Valuing both traditional and integrative medicine, she is a passionate believer in and teacher of the power of personal responsibility in health and wellness.

Vicki Steine, DSc, LCSW
DSc Program Graduate 2014

Monday, March 27, 2017

Watch Gut Infections with Glen Depke

What are the most common types of gut infections, the potential for contracting them, and the proper steps to successfully overcome and eliminating  them naturally? Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath joins us to answer just that, and many more questions with his webinar Gut Infections – The Source of Gut, Brain, and Immune Issues.  Glen's webinar can now be reviewed in the webinar archives, here.

Glen Depke holds degrees as a Traditional Naturopath, a BA in Science in Natural Health, and a diploma in Professional Holistic Iridology.  Glen has become known as a master in adrenal insufficiency, gluten intolerance, functional healing, and customized nutrition.

Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath
Depke Wellness

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Eating Seasonally is a Cornerstone of Holistic Nutrition! Learn More!

Eating seasonally is a cornerstone of holistic nutrition!  This Hawthorn webinar with faculty member Dr. Bianca Garilli, ND takes you into the relationship between the changing seasons and its impact on genetic expression.  How these circannual rhythms of the body play an integral part in our food choices and thus our health outcomes is disccussed.  Join Dr. Garilli for Nature: The Ultimate Gene Whisperer:  http://hawthornuniversity.org/WEBINARS/Webinar-Archives/

Science has revealed that a full quarter of the human genome changes the way it is expressed based on the season and shift in weather and time of year.  Plants go through a similar change highlighting the importance of understanding the various energetics associated with plant foods and how this corresponds to the needs of the human body.  We will discuss several common conditions including hypothyroidism and cardiovascular disease and how seasonal eating can be more effectively applied in these scenarios.  Combining the ancient knowledge of the rhythmic changes of nature, humans and plants with 21st century research on clock genes and genetic expression will generate the potential for creating even more personalized and effective holistic wellness programs. 

Dr. Garilli is a former US Marine turned Naturopathic Doctor. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Maryland and her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington.   Dr. Garilli runs a lifestyle medicine practice and consulting business in Northern California.  In addition to working with patients to create personalized lifestyle medicine programs, she also consults with medical practices around the country and with nutraceutical companies in a variety of professional educational capacities.  She is on the faculty of Hawthorn University and is the current President and founding board member of the California Chapter of the Children's Heart Foundation.  Dr. Garilli lives in beautiful Northern California with her husband, their two (very) active children and four backyard chickens.

Dr. Bianca Garilli, ND

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

All About Alumni: Creating Relationships as Key to a Successful Holistic Nutrition Practice with Michelle Dwyer

When building a holistic nutrition practice, connections are invaluable.  One of the keys to Hawthorn graduate Michelle's Dwyer’s practice as a holistic nutrition practitioner has been cultivating relationships with her clients, fellow nutrition professionals, other holistic practitioners, and community. Join us for Creating Relationships as Key to a Successful Holistic Nutrition Practice with Michelle Dwyer.  The recording of Michelle's presentation is now available to view here: http://hawthornuniversity.org/WEBINARS/All-About-Alumni-Archives/

In this All About Alumni presentation we will learn more about the importance of these connections to Michelle's success, her tips and suggestions for creating authentic and mutually beneficial partnerships and referral partners, as well as ways to reach out to our larger community.

Michelle Dwyer is a holistic health coach and certified nutrition consultant in Oakland, California. She has Master of Science degree in Health and Nutrition Education from Hawthorn University. Ms. Dwyer is a professional member of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals and is Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition® by the NANP. Michelle is also winner of “Best Nutritionist” 2016 in Oakland Magazine’s Best of Oakland and the East Bay Awards. Michelle’s role is to guide her clients on their journeys toward greater wellness, energy and vibrancy through a holistic approach. By looking at all aspects of health—body, mind and spirit—she empowers clients to create and maintain a lifestyle that nourishes the person through quality food, spiritual connections with self and others, moving the body, and self-love. Her areas of specialty include food allergies and sensitivities, plant-based eating plans, healthy weight loss, sugar cravings and blood sugar regulation, hormonal balance, and lifestyle management.  She works with clients both locally and across the country via Skype or phone. More information about her services can be found at http://www.HealthCoachMichelle.com.

Michelle Dwyer
MHNE program graduate 2013

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

10 Most Important Essential Oils for a Home Pharmacy with David Crow, L.Ac. - Now Available

Essential oils are an important addition to a home pharmacy.  A small selection of oils can be used for treating and preventing a large number of common health conditions, and can be easily used along with other natural approaches for supporting health and wellbeing on many levels. Join us as we welcome back David Crow, L.Ac., for part two of his essential oils series: 10 Most Important Essential Oils for a Home Pharmacy.  The recording of David's presentation is now available for review:  http://hawthornuniversity.org/WEBINARS/Webinar-Archives/

In this webinar David Crow will discuss ten of the most important and versatile essential oils for the home pharmacy including:
Using conifer and eucalypti oils for respiratory conditions
Using flower oils such as lavender and geranium for calming stress and getting good sleep
Important antimicrobial oils for infections
Oils for general immunological support
The most important oils for injuries and skin care

David Crow is an acupuncturist and herbalist with over thirty years experience. He is the author of several books, including In Search of the Medicine Buddha, a book about his studies of Tibetan and Ayurvedic medicine in the Himalayas. A well-known lecturer in the field of natural medicine, Mr. Crow’s work is largely focused on the synthesis of botanical medicine, ecology and spirituality. He is the founder of Floracopeia, a company that supports ecologically sustainable agriculture through the production of essential oils and aromatic treasures. For more information about David or Floracopeia visit their website: http://www.floracopeia.com.

David Crow, L.Ac.
www.floracopeia.com