Patrick Holford is a pioneer in new approaches to health and nutrition, specialising in the field of mental health. He is widely regarded as Britain’s best-selling author and leading spokesman on nutrition and mental health issues, hence being frequently quoted in national newspapers from the Daily Mail to the Guardian. Patrick is also popular on radio shows and national television as a presenter, interviewer and guest.
Patrick started his academic career in the field of psychology. While completing his bachelor degree in Experimental Psychology at the University of York, he researched the role of nutrition in mental health and illness. He became a student of the late Dr Carl Pfeiffer, director of Princeton’s Brain Bio Center, and later a student of Dr Abram Hoffer, Director of the International Schizophrenia Foundation in Canada, who were leading the field in mental health and nutrition. In 1980 he started treating mental health patients with nutritional medicine.
In 1984 Patrick founded the Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION), a charitable and independent educational trust for the furtherance of education and research in nutrition. Today, ION is the largest training school in the UK offering a diploma course in nutritional therapy and is widely respected as a leading edge organisation by professionals and media alike. Patrick formed a relationship with the late Dr Linus Pauling, who became the Patron of the Institute for Optimum Nutrition.
Susannah Lawson is a nutritional therapist, HeartMath practitioner and health journalist. She has been supporting clients to achieve better health since 2003, working with a range of issues from stress and fatigue to infertility and digestive problems. She is a member of the British Association for Nutritional Therapists and is registered by the Complementary and National Healthcare Council.
In addition to writing articles for newspapers and magazines and contributing to radio shows, Susannah has written four books with Patrick Holford including The Stress Cure, Optimum Nutrition Before, During and After Pregnancy and Optimum Nutrition Made Easy.
Passionate about sharing her knowledge, Susannah regularly participates in educational events for both healthcare professionals and the wider community. These include healthy pregnancy workshops for the National Childbirth Trust, seminars on perinatal mental health for the NHS and training courses on optimum nutrition on behalf of the International Institute of Anti-Ageing. She was part of the academic team at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition from 2005 to 2008. Before becoming a mother, she was also part of the expert team advising clients for in:spa retreats.
The Seminar will give you………
Practical tools for resolving stressful situations and patterns developing stress resilience
A nutritional plan for good and consistent energy
The secret for sleeping well and waking refreshed
Ways up from down when you are feeling depressed
What the public say…….
The seminar is supported by The Stress Cure, Patrick’s new book co-authored with Susannah Lawson, a stress expert and HeartMath practitioner.
Do not miss the opportunity to learn the secret to beating stress and fatigue at nationwide seminars March to May 2015.