Registered Herbalists are professional herbalists who run active consultation services, or serve as mentors or teachers. All AHA Professional Members adhere to standards for integrity and education.
Helene Chenard, Clinical Herbalist
Phone: 306.693.3076 (Moose Jaw, Sask.)
Hélène is a retired teacher with B.A. and B.Ed. degrees from the University of
Saskatchewan. After many years of passionate interest in herbalism and natural
health therapies, Hélène began studies for a clinical herbalist diploma at Wild Rose
College of Natural Healing in Calgary, Alberta in 2010. She completed her studies
and received her diploma in October 2015. Hélène has established a clinical
practice in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Each client is treated as an individual.
Protocols for herbal use are carefully researched and developed to suit the unique
health needs of the client. Support is offered to each client to help achieve health
Hélène is also trained as an aromatherapist, a reflexologist, a Reiki and Raindrop
Judith Cobb, MH, NCP, NNCP, CCI, CCII
Phone: 403.850.5503 (Calgary)
Judith Cobb has been using her skills as a master herbalist, certified iridologist, and nutritional consultant
practitioner to help people take control of their health since 1982. Judith’s clinical passions are infertility,
repeat miscarriage, high-risk pregnancy, and female hormone imbalance. Private consultations are offered in her
clinic and via the internet. Additionally, as a certified iridology instructor she loves
Courses are offered live online and pre-recorded online.
Judith is married and has seven children and seven
grandchildren. She loves teaching natural health, running, biking, swimming, and renovating!
Kulshan Kaur Gill, Registered Herbalist, Doctor of Naturopathy, MBBS, Meditation Teacher
Phone: 780.238.2456 (Edmonton)
Kulshan Gill is a Registered Herbalist and a professional member of the Alberta Herbalists
Association. In addition, she also holds a Bachelor of Naturopathy degree from Canadian
College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, has training in Mind-Body Medicine, Stress
management and Relaxation therapy from Harvard Medical School. She has extensively trained
in Ayurveda, Life balance coaching, Meditation and Yoga therapy from USA, Canada & India.
She is a Certified Life & Wellness Coach, and a Meditation teacher. In addition, she is an
International Medical Graduate with clinical training in Family Medicine from India. Kulshan Gill
is owner and holistic practitioner at Divine Lotus Wellness in Edmonton. The main focus of her
services is in Stress Management, Mindfulness, Women’s Health, Pregnancy & Childbirth
Cristina Harabor, ND, MD (Romania), Naturopathic Doctor (Regina, Sask.)
After working as a physician for a few years, I pursued my complimentary medicine
vision by studying with David Winston’s Center for Herbal studies thus obtaining
certificates in Herbalism and Herbal Therapeutics. I recently graduated from the
Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine where I studied traditional modalities such
as Homeopathy, Hydrotherapy, TCM. I gained clinical experience as an Intern at the
Robert Schad, the Brampton and the Sherbourne HIV Naturopathic clinics in Toronto,
and during an externship at the Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine in China.
I am practicing as an ND in Regina SK.
Kalyn Kodiak, Clinical Herbalist & Educator, Iridologist
Phone: 403.437.1446 (Calgary/Lethbridge)
Kalyn practices a unique mix of Metis and Modern Herbalism. A Clinical Herbalist &
Iridologist trained at Wild Rose College, she opened Kodiak Herbal Health & Education in 2012 to share her passion with the people. As one of the founding members of the Alberta Herbalists Association, Kalyn sits as Vice President of the board since 2016. She is active as a teacher and mentor in her community, guiding apprentices in their clinical practicums, and sharing plantwalks & Metis culture with children in local schools. She directs the Calgary Herbal Student Clinic, where services are provided to Albertans on a sliding-scale. Kalyn also hosts workshops and classes in Herbalism & Iridology for all experience levels and ages. She is currently accepting new clients, apprentices & practicum students at KodiakHerbal.com .
Jeananne Laing RH (AHA), Clinical Herbalist, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Cannabis Educator
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Calgary)
Through her Enhealthment programs Jeananne helps others regain and maintain health through the use of herbal remedies, nutrition, and lifestyle hacking. Jeananne is excited to now include counselling on legal medical cannabis as a powerful healing tool for her clients.
After many years of managing and teaching at the Wild Rose College of Natural Healing, Jeananne continues her passion for education as Co-founder/Co-Director at Lodgepole School of Wholistic Studies. She is a Cannabis Educator at Harvest Medicine Clinic in Calgary and frequently speaks on various aspects of herbal medicines. Jeananne is a founding member and current President of the Alberta Herbalists Association. She served as a board member with the Canadian Council of Herbal Associations for 13 years (2005 – 2017.)
Learn more about Jeananne at jeanannelaing.com
Jen Luong, Clinical Herbalist
Email: email@example.com (Olds)
Jenny grew up with natural medicine. Her grandfather was a Taoist shaman and her father was a doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Right after graduating high school Jenny started to formally study medicinal herbs. First through Dominion Herbal College, then with Michael and Lesley Tierra, studying Chinese and Ayruvedic herbs. Jenny is a holistic health coach and permacultural designer. When she’s not working with clients, you can find her in her urban farm, or out hiking and wild crafting for mushrooms and herbs.
Bree Nabholz, Dip. Phyto, HHP
Phone: 780.242.9453 (Edmonton)
Bree is a Registered Medical Herbalist in Edmonton, AB where she runs her herbal medicine practice and botanical dispensary. Her dispensary stocks over 100 herbs and she loves formulating individualized blends for her clients and other practitioners including naturopaths, chiropractors and midwives throughout Alberta. In 2007, she completed her Diploma of Holistic Health at Grant McEwan University, specializing in flower essences and herbology. Through Wild Seed School of Herbal Studies on Salt Spring Island, BC she completed the Intermediate Herbal Program where she learned medicine-making and wild-crafting skills. Bree then continued on to receive her clinical training from Pacific Rim College in Victoria, BC, where she completed a 3 year Diploma of Phytotherapy. Coming back to her Albertan roots, Bree opened Wild Yarrow Herbal Medicine Clinic and Dispensary in Edmonton, AB where she enjoys seeing clients to get to the heart of their health issues. Her locally-made “Wild Yarrow Herbals” product line includes herbal products designed for pregnancy, daily wellness and festival/summer fun. You can find her products at Earth’s General Store and Noorish, as well as online. She’s a Professional Member of the American Herbalist Guild (AHG), as well as the Alberta Herbalists Association (AHA). She’s also honored to sit on the board of both the Alberta Herbalists Association and the Canadian Council of Herbal Associations where she actively works along her peers to create a strong presence of herbalism in Alberta and Canada in order to raise the public profile of Herbalism as a whole. Bree is passionate about women’s empowerment, women’s health and connecting the dots between mental and emotional patterns with physical symptoms in the body; she believes addressing all facets of a person is necessary to create true long-lasting healing.
Andrea Passini, Herbalist, Technician of Neurophysiopathology (Italy)
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Italy)
Andrea Passini, an Italian qualified Herbalist, was graduated at the University of Bologna in Techniques of
Neurophysiopathology and in Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (Herbal Techniques). After some experiences in various hospitals, he decided to open an artisan herbal laboratory in which to prepare and dispense food supplements based on medicinal herbs.
The main goal of this laboratory is the control, by a qualified herbalist, of the whole chain of medicinal herbs, from harvesting and cultivation (in our analyzed and uncontaminated soils and woods) to quality control of the finished product.
Tracy Marie Sharuga HHP, DipofPhyto, Medical Herbalist
Phone: 780-686-5195 (Edmonton)
Tracy is a Holistic Health Practitioner, and a Phytotherapist (Medical Herbalist) devoted to helping people with wellness goals and healing physically, mentally, and spiritually with the use of plant medicine and the therapeutic value of the consultation process.
Tracy is a graduate of Holistic Health at Grant McEwan University where she specialized in Herbology, Nutrition, Acupressure and Touch for Health. She has studied in Williams, Oregon completing a Permaculture study internship program. Tracy gained medical and clinical skills with the primary focus of treating people with plant medicine in Victoria, BC at Pacific Rim College graduating with a Diploma of Phytotherapy.
Tracy is the owner of Herb and Pestle Health where she consults one-on-one with clients formulating and proving individualized treatment plans and plant medicine formulas – as well as producing her own line of products to enhance the wellbeing of a greater number of people in a wholistic way.
Catherine Woodlock Paget, DTCM, R.Ac.
Phone: 587.785.7778 (St. Albert)
Catherine is a doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, a registered acupuncturist and a registered herbalist. She is passionate about preventative and evidence based medicine and is committed to helping people discover their own unique expression of health. In her treatment room she strives to see the entire person in front of her and engages her patients to create a relationship with their own health. While she is about treating all manifestations of illness, she takes special interest in treating women’s health and mental health. She is consistently seeking to develop her professional knowledge so that she can bring each patient the best standard of care.