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DAVID SLOAN, M.H., PhD., DNM, NNCP, RNT, DHS.

Clinic Director - Sloan Natural Health Center

David W. Sloan is happily married to his wife Erika and has been blessed with three healthy and active sons and three beautiful grandchildren. He is thankful for his Christian faith, which continues to give him positive strength, hope and guidance in his personal and professional life.

For many years now, David has been a firm believer in natural healing. Like many of the patients he sees, he once suffered from many diverse health challenges and as a last resort, sought professional help from natural practitioners who could guide him in implementing diet, nutrition, herbal and other natural therapies. After detailed and extensive examinations, it was determined that David’s health had deteriorated so much that he was only given a few years to live. However, by the graciousness of God and radical changes to his diet and lifestyle along with natural therapies, David gratefully found the answers to the various problems that had been afflicting him. Now, over 40 years later, David is very thankful to be alive and enjoys much more vitality and vigour than he did in his 20’s!

Thanking the Great Physician for leading him to know and benefit from what he considers to be the true way of healing, David has considered it a great privilege and honor to be able to share this precious knowledge with his patients. It has truly been gratifying to see many people undergo a remarkable and unbelievable transformation from poor health to vibrant wellbeing. After over 40 years in practise, David has earned the reputation of being one of the best natural healers in North America.

As a natural medicine specialist, David believes that providing the keys to vibrant health begins with the holistic approach. To obtain total health, the total person must be considered. This means not only the physical but the mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of our makeup. In this way, the underlying causes of poor health can be determined and a program designed to restore buoyant and vibrant health. By teaching his patients correct nutrition and living habits as well as recommending those steps necessary to cleanse the body and rebuild strength and vitality, it soon becomes apparent to the patient that they must learn to be responsible for their own health. Thus, disease prevention and preventative medicine can truly become a reality.

The areas that David specializes in are natural medicine which employs the therapeutic use of Herbs, Diet and Clinical Nutrition, Homeopathic therapy, Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy(BHRT), Laser Therapy and Weight Loss to aid the body in returning to optimal vibrant health and function. As a specialist in natural medicine, David’s work has led him to assisting patients with a wide variety of health concerns including hormonal imbalances, overweight, pain and physical degeneration, fatigue and low energy, anxiety, depression, and accelerated aging. Often as these areas are corrected, most other concerns just ‘disappear’.

When David began his practise some years ago (unlike today where this field is in a period of exciting growth), it was necessary for him to be pro-active in educating the public by providing lectures, seminars, keynote addresses and workshops. Over the years he has given countless speeches and presentations all over Ontario and Canada in order to break down the walls of ignorance and misunderstanding in his profession as well as provide valuable information on a wide variety of topics in natural healing.

These have been very well-received and as a result of this, David has had the added privilege of writing articles for magazines, newsletters, as well as interviews on radio and TV. He has appeared on Daytime Durham on Rogers Cable,  the Lessons for Living and It Is Written TV shows broadcast over the CTV network. His current seminar series on all the elements required to live a healthy, vibrant and successful life is entitled ‘Be Transformed! …Transform Your Health, Transform Your Life!’ and is available in PDF format on this website. David has now completed the full manuscript and expects that  soon, his first complete book “Transform Your Health! Transform Your Life!” will be published. In 2019, he was pleased to author a chapter in a book published and released that year entitled, “Saved By Nutrition” where he describes his early health challenges. The chapter is entitled, “You probably don’t have more than two years to live!” Thus began his challenging journey to beat that diagnosis and to go on by God’s mercy to help tens of thousands over his career find vibrant and optimal health and healing. 

In the early days as David’s practise was starting, he actually formulated and made his own herbal preparations for his patients! These were made up in the form of tinctures, extracts, and he even had a little manual encapsulation device for putting his formulas in capsules. This is largely unheard of today with younger practitioners as there are now so many excellent professional suppliers. In David’s case, as his practise got busier, he simply could not make up his own medicines any longer. However with the help of a friend who had a small manufacturing facility David developed some herbal and nutritional products for his practise which still have a valid place in his dispensary. But David’s dream was to provide unique, effective and transformational professional quality natural products that he would design to benefit millions of people worldwide!  

Credentials

David Sloan has studied extensively in the areas listed below. The following is a summary of his credentials:

1980
1980
Began his practice in the living room of his apartment at which time he received a Master of Herbology degree from the Emerson College of Herbology. In the same year Emerson College awarded him a Fellowship for completing advanced study and training in Plant Botany, Natura Medica, Formulation, Botanic Medicine and Therapeutic Application.
1980
1983
1983
Certified in Colonic Irrigation by Dr. Wood, MD, ND of Chicago. Over the course of sixteen years, he performed at least 10,000 or more colonic irrigations until he closed up his Aylmer office in ’91 and his country clinic in 2001! He no longer provides this service but refers his patients out to other qualified Colon Therapists.
1983
1984
1984
Graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Clinical Nutrition from Donsbach University School of Nutrition, California (school is no longer in operation). Dr. Kurt Donsbach, the founder of the University, was way ahead of his time and was using nutritional therapies to successfully treat his patients. This raised the ire of the American Medical Association in California and a witch hunt and a strategy to discredit Dr. Donsbach ensued. He could not prevail over the deep pockets of the AMA and lost almost everything in court trying to fight these false and egregious charges. He was forced to close his practise and the University and leave California. He set up what became a world-renowned clinic in Mexico treating cancer and other serious degenerative diseases naturally. This was how things were in the 60's!
1984
2005
2005
Completed his requirements from the Examining Board of Natural Medicine Practitioners – North America to receive his doctorate in Natural Medicine degree or DNM. At the doctorate level, which is the highest level of training in natural medicine, natural health practitioners are thoroughly trained in the basic medical sciences as well as in traditional medicine and tailor such treatments to the needs of the individual in a way that acknowledges the patient as a participant in the healing process.
2005
2007
2007
Began to undertake extracurricular studies in BHRT (Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy). Over the ensuing years, David has continued to study and attend courses in this most remarkable field. Both women and men have responded wonderfully to the correction of hormonal imbalances, so much so that BHRT has become an area of specialty in his practise. What is unique about David's approach is that for the most part he is able to assist his patients with all natural, non-prescription treatments to balance hormones. If prescriptions are required for bioidentical hormones, however, they are provided by our Nurse Practitioner on staff.
2007
2008
2008
Completed all requirements to receive a Diploma of Homeopathic Medicine [HD(RHom.)] from NUPATH (National United Professional Association of Trained Homeopaths).
2008
2010
2010
Certified Health Coach and Certified First Line Therapy Coach: These certifications have been of great value as we guide our dieters through our Ideal Protein weight loss program. Since 2010, in our 2 clinics combined (Simcoe clinic closed as of 2017), we have helped our dieters lose almost 46,000 lbs and counting!!
2010
2014
2014
Took training in Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) and is a Certified Laser Therapist.
2014
2018
2018
Qualified for Natural Nutrition Clinical Practitioner Designation(NNCP) from the Canadian Association of Natural Nutritional Practitioners (CANNP). More and more insurance companies are coming onboard to cover NNCP's and RNT's. Registration Number: NN0883
2018
2018
2018
In the same year as receiving his NNCP designation David also completed requirements to be a Registered Nutritional Therapist (RNT) from CANNP. This designation requires a high degree of expertise over a period of several years. More and more insurance copies are coming onboard to cover NNCP's and RNT's. Reg. No. NN0883
2018
2019
David was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humanitarian Services(DHS) by the World Organization of Natural Medicine (WONM) for his 40 years of distinguished service to his fellow man in Ontario, across Canada, the United States and across the world.
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ERIKA SLOAN

LEVEL III HEALTH COACH

Executive Clinic Administrator and Client Relations Manager

Erika has been happily married to David for over 43 years and enjoys working with the team at the Sloan Natural Health Center. Her passion for over 30 years has been natural healing and living a healthful lifestyle. She has been a vegetarian since 1979 and believes that healthy eating and regular exercise are vitally important to health. She loves to learn as well as share her extensive knowledge with others. In 2009 she received her certification as a Lifestyle Educator. In 2010 she fulfilled the requirements to be a Health Coach with the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Protocol and continues to upgrade and attend Ideal Protein Education seminars on a regular basis.

Erika currently works as a Health Coach skilfully guiding our dieters at Sloan Natural Health Center(SNHC). She is also the Chief Administrative Officer for SNHC and covers at the front desk as needed when our regular Administrative staff are away. Her other duties include inventory control, bookkeeping, payroll and overall general managerial duties. Erika is the mother of 3 wonderful sons who have brought 3 special women into our family as well as the precious gift of 3 grandchildren whom she loves and adores.

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SHANNON
KENRICK-ROCHON

BSCN, MN, NP-PHC

Bioidentical Hormone Consultant

Shannon has spent her career learning in a traditional method, but has integrated alternate paths to wellness into her personal life. Shannon completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Western Ontario before returning to Northern Ontario to practice in a broad range of clinical frameworks. She then completed her Masters of Nursing in Advanced Nursing Practice at Athabasca University, and currently holds her Nurse Practitioner (NP) license with a Primary Health Care specialization certificate. Shannon has completed a broad range of professional development related to sports medicine and concussions, and offers telemedicine appointments here in Bioidentical Hormone Replacement (BHRT).

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Stephanie Fuller

B.Sc(Hon. Psych), M.A., RP(Qualifying)

Counselling

 

Stephanie Fuller is a Counsellor at Sloan Natural Health Centre. Stephanie is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) and provides counselling and psychotherapy for clients from diverse backgrounds for various mental health challenges, such as but not limited to Anxiety, Depression, relationship concerns, grief, peer relationships, stress, and family conflict. Stephanie works with families, adolescents, pre-adolescents, and adults. She uses a variety of treatment modalities including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to support clients. Stephanie believes each treatment plan is to be unique to each client and believes in collaboration in creating that treatment plan to best fit the needs of each client. 

Stephanie has been providing counselling and psychotherapy for roughly 2 years and has prior experience to this in volunteering within the mental health field, which included involvement in a live-in treatment program. Stephanie has much experience in working with adolescents and their families.  

Stephanie holds a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology. She is a member of good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. 

 

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