The goal of IHS is to be a centre of excellence for education and training in nutrition and health. We are committed to furthering the standards of practice for training in Ireland, the UK and the rest of the world. To achieve this goal we have developed up-to-date and scientifically relevant course material and have established a passionate team of personal tutors, unit leaders and lecturers.
BSC (HONS) HEALTH SCIENCES: NUTRITIONAL THERAPY
IHS Director, Unit Leader & Lecturer
Suzanne is a Nutritional Therapist and Coach passionate about furthering the standards for the training and practice of wellness and coach training in Europe. She graduated from the University of Westminster with a BSc in Health Sciences: Nutritional Therapy in 2002 and is in the final stages of an MSc in Applied Positive Psychology. She...
Laurence has always loved food and has always loved cooking. He has visited many countries, and immersed himself in their cuisine, learning local secrets from a diverse range of cookery experts in Morocco, Thailand and Spain. After spending many years in business, Laurence formalised his cooking training at the renowned Ashburton Cookery School, but continues...
DIP IHS NUTRITIONAL THERAPY
Louise completed a diploma in Electronics and Telecommunications before embarking upon a career in Nutritional Therapy. She graduated from the Institute of Health Sciences in 2011. Louise has worked as an educator speaking to different Adult Learning Groups promoting health and the many benefits of good nutrition. She is currently beginning to take clients for...
MA (HONS) CHEMISTRY, Pg Dip, Dip ION mBANT mNTOI
Programme Development Manager, Nutritional Therapy Programme, Unit Leader & Lecturer
Moira graduated with a Masters degree in Chemistry from Trinity College Dublin before going on to study Nutritional Therapy at the Institute of Optimum Nutrition in London. Whilst studying there she was the manager of a complementary therapy clinic with over 50 therapists. She also has a private practice in Dublin, where her special interest...
HDipCCPY, Dip NT IHS, ACHWC, MNTOI, ICF
Course developer & leader for the Diplomas in Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching & Transformational Coaching and Certificate in Health Coaching
Caroline has spent 24 years working in the wellness industry using integrative therapies, nutritional therapy and coaching and behavioural change strategies with groups and individuals. For 6 years, Caroline co-ordinated and delivered wellness programmes to inner city community groups while running a busy practice in Cork city. During this time, she also coordinated and lectured...
Dip NT IHS, mNTOI
Dip NLC Unit Leader, Lecturer & Personal Tutor
Aoife graduated with a diploma in Nutritional Therapy from IHS in 2010 and has been working part time as a nutritional therapist since then. She has found this very rewarding, not only to have found a new career, but as a mother of two young children being able to make informed dietary choices for her...
BSC, DIP NT IHS
Dip NLC Unit Leader, Lecturer & Personal Tutor
Catherine graduated with a degree in Microbiology and Biochemistry from UCC before heading to the Seattle where she worked in the aerospace industry for 5 years. While there she developed a strong interest in naturopathic and functional medicine and on returning to Ireland she completed her Nutritional Therapy diploma with IHS. She now runs a...
H&W Coach, NT, NLP, ICF (ACC)
Stress Management Unit Leader & Lecturer, Health & Wellness Coaching Lecturer
Shane is an award winning Health and Wellness coach and an accredited Thought Leader in Behavioural Change. He is an accredited Associate Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and is also a trained Nutritional Therapist and Master Practitioner of NLP. Shane is the founder of Design Your Life Coaching and has over a...
MSC, DIP NT IHS, MNTOI
Dip NLC Unit Leader, Personal Tutor & Lecturer, Dip NT Unit Leader & Lecturer
Gwen’s background is very varied as she has a BSc from UL in Equine Science and then worked as a laboratory technician in a Food Safety setting, where she also got a Masters from DIT in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition. For a number of years Gwen taught English as a foreign language while studying...
BA (HONS), DC IHS, DIP NT IHS, MNTOI
Dip NLC Internal Quality Assurer, Unit Leader & Lecturer
Georgie qualified as a cook from the famous Ballymaloe cookery school where her true passion for real, local, seasonal, organic food really began. Her journey continued and bought her onto the IHS Diploma in Nutritional Therapy to learn about the healing possibilities of food and good nutrition. Georgie currently runs her private practice “Zest Nutrition”...
MScPNT, dipNT IHS, mNTOI
Dip NT Unit Leader & Lecturer
Chen graduated with a Master of Science Degree in Personalised Nutrition from Middlesex University (in collaboration with CNELM) in 2015, after qualifying as a Nutritional Therapist from IHS in 2011. She founded her Galway-based, personalised nutrition practice, “True Food Healing”, shortly after graduating from IHS, and sees clients on a one-to-one basis, while applying the...
Dip NT IINH, mNTOI
Dip NLC Lecturer, Unit Leader & Personal Tutor
Maxine graduated with a diploma in Nutritional Therapy from IINH in 2011 and founded her nutrition practice shortly after. During her studies, Maxine became passionate about sharing her knowledge and, as a result, joined Kerry ETB in 2012 and now facilitates nutrition and healthy eating courses for BTEI and Community Education. In 2016 she was...
Dip NT IHS
Dip NLC Personal Tutor
Deirdre has 12 years of experience working in the Health and Wellness Industry. Her passion for healthy living, the great outdoors and delicious food lead her to study Nutritional Therapy with IHS. She graduated with a distinction in 2016. She works as a Tutor for the Cork Education and Training Board where she co-ordinates and...
DipNT, mNTOI, mIFM
Dip NLC Personal Tutor
Lynne is a Nutritional Therapist who believes that health is not just about the absence of disease. We were designed to live long lives with energy and vitality but unfortunately some of the foods we eat today don’t support this. They sap our energy and stop our body systems running in the efficient manner they...
Health & Wellness Coaching, Diploma in Transformational Coaching Team Member
Heather is a health care professional and social work clinician with over 20 years’ experience working in the statutory sector with children and families. Over the last 10 years Heather has held senior management positions. She qualified out of the University of Ulster, returning to TCD to undertake a Masters in Child Protection. Heather has...
DIP NLC IHS, ILS Master Life Coach, ILS Enneagram Coach, ICF (ACC)
Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching, Health & Wellness Coaching, Diploma in Transformational Coaching Unit Leader
Oksana holds a Nutrition & Lifestyle Coaching Diploma from IHS. She is an accredited International Coaching Federation Associate Certified Coach by and a certified Master Coach with InnerLifeSkills. She is also an accredited Enneagram Personality Coach. She runs her Nutrition & Life Coaching practice based in Geneva, Switzerland. Her specialisation is women’s health, weight loss...
BSc, Dip NT IHS
Personal Tutor and Unit Leader
Cris graduated with a degree in Land Surveying in Spain where she worked as an engineer for almost 6 years. However, very soon she got interested in education. She started teaching while she completed her studies at uni, helping college and high-school students with subjects such as maths or physics. In 2010 she decided to...
BA (Hons), Dip. Nutritional Therapy IHS, mNTOI
IHS Administrator, Enrolment Consultant and Unit Leader
Joanne has a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Business Studies and Spanish. After working in the financial services industry for eight years, she wanted to change the direction of her life and career. She returned to college and studied Nutritional Therapy with the Institute of Health Sciences and has not looked back since. Joanne currently works...
Dip NT IHS
Enrolment Consultant and Clinical Practice Supervisor
Sheila graduated with a Diploma in Nutritional Therapy with IHS in 2015. After her first year of studies, she worked alongside Dr. Eva Orsmond, working mainly with her patients with type 2 diabetes. She then worked as head nutritionist at Your Way In, a private weight loss clinic in Blackrock while also formulating detailed dietary...
BA (HONS), MA (HONS) Health and Wellness Coach and EQF Level 4 PT and Fitness Instructor.
IHS Enrolment Consultant
Nita has a Bachelor Degree (Hons) from DCU in International Communication and Spanish and a Masters from DIT in Public Relations. Nita worked for 10 years in Dublin before moving to the country with her family to embark in a new career in Health and Wellness. Along with working as a Enrolment Consultant for IHS,...
BA Commerce, PGDip (PRII)
Marketing & Events Co-ordinator
Nadia graduated from University College Dublin with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in 2006. With a keen interest in public relations, she went on to study a post-graduate Diploma in Public Relations in the Fitzwilliam Institute. From there she worked in Wilson Hartnell Public Relations (Ogilvy Dublin) for over six years working across a range...
Social Media Coordinator, Course Leader for Teach 10 Mindfulness Instructor Course
Lou is an Integrated Nutrition Holistic Health Coach and a Mindfulness teacher. She takes a truly holistic approach to health and wellness by nourishing people ON and OFF the plate by coaching them with nutrition advice combined with lifestyle and behaviour change, healthy habit formation, mindset tools, mindfulness and self-care practices As a Health Coach,...