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  • 01:01

    CHC Speakers - Maurice Kershaw and Jennifer Brighton

    in Motivation

    Maurice Kershaw (MA, FNGH), is an award-winning international teacher, lecturer, and professional hypnotherapist for over 50 years, having founded the Canadian Institute of Hypnotism in 1953. He is a student of Dr. Milton Erickson (often cited as the father of modern hypnotherapy) as well as J. Warren Beresford (of the British Society of Hypnotherapists) and Dr. William Bryan (founder and first president of the American Institute of Hypnosis and considered to be, along with Dr. Erickson, one of the two main figures in the field of hypnosis during the 20th century). Maurice Kershaw is also the first Canadian to have been President of the Association to Advance Ethical Hypnosis ( AAEH ) and is certified by AAEH as well as the International Society for Professional Hypnosis ( ISPH ), and the National Guild of Hypnotists ( NGH ). He is also chairman of the NGH board certification examiners.

    Jennifer has over 15 years of experience in the medical and mental health systems. In Jennifer's pre-graduate years she began working at an adult drug rehabilitation centre as well as a local crisis centre. This is where she learned the true nature of what it meant to be a support person, advocate and counsellor.   Following post-graduate studies, she furthered her career working at an adolescent treatment centre and then moved on to the hospital system where the majority of her years were devoted to working in psychiatry. Jennifer also served as the Ombudsman for the same hospital, honing her mediation skills.

    Jennifer is delighted to have recently joined Reverse Management Associateswhere she will be providing Executive Coaching and Synergistic Team Building services. 

  • 00:29

    The Nutrition & Exercise Mix--tips on eating healthy and best shoulder exercises

    in Nutrition

    Guest host Paula Franetti, MS; CHC; CPT talks on the importance of matching nutrition to your exercise needs. She explores ways to make healthy meals for less than $5 and explains the findings from an American Council on Exercise research study for the most effective exercises to develop strong and shapely deltoid muscles.


    Tune in every day to hear Dr. Len Brancewicz of The Nutrition Shoppe discuss today's hottest health topics and news from a complimentary perspective.  From colds to cancer and everything in between, Dr. Len can offer honest advice that makes sense.

    As a Registered Pharmacist (RPh), Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN), Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (NMD), and a homeopath, Dr. Len has over 35 years experience in helping to keep you and your family healthy and happy.
    Call the show today to ask about your most pressing health concerns!

    Visit us on the web at www.TheNutritionShoppe.net or call toll free at 866-461-4536 to set up a personalized consultation, shop products, or ask questions!

  • 01:30

    CHC Speakers - Ambria Mathew, Les Sutch and Donald Currie

    in Motivation

    Ambria Mathew is a certified Yoga Teacher who conducts classes, workshops and Yoga teacher trainings worldwide through her school RIYA YOGA. She is also a Reiki Master, and certified in Shiatsu, Thai Yoga Massage, Crystal Healing, Angel Card Reading, M.s.E.D, and working towards her PhD in Holistic Medicine.

    Donald Currie an NGH Certified Hypnotist, Master Hypnotist, NGH Certified Hypnosis Instructor, NLP Practitioner, Reiki Master, LBL Facilitator and PLR Facilitator. For 6 years I practiced at the Ontario Hypnosis Centre, clinic and school of Hypnosis and worked closely with Dr. Georgina Cannon, who I co-instructed the NGH certification course with. In July 2014 I received "pass the torch" instructor training with Dr. Georgina Cannon. This allows me to continue her work by teaching and instructing Past Life Regression, Life Between Lives and Energy Release. I also instruct courses in pain management and rapid inductions.

    Les Sutch is from the sleepy town of Brantford where nothing much happens, Les still has a child like approach to anything new and like to explore and learn.  On his path to learn about spirituality, Hypnotism ended up being the perfect match. Now Les sees how our thinking, feelings, emotions, memories, spirituality, experiences, environment and health are all blended into one.

  • 01:29

    CHC Speakers - Peggy Kelly-Davies, Dr. Luke Howard and Rick Saruna

    in Motivation

    Peggy Kelly Davies is a Board Certified Consulting Hypnotist and Certified Instructor through the National Guild of Hypnotists,  Peggy is an Award Winning Certified Instructor for 5-PATH® and 7th Path Self-Hypnosis® through The Banyan Hypnosis Centre in Tustin, California, Peggy served as a Director on the Board of the Ontario Association of Hypnotherapists for 2 years, and is currently President of the Toronto East NGH Chapter,and Vice-President of the Mississauga NGH Chapter. 

    Dr. Luke Michael Howard is a Smoking Cessation Specialist, has a Masters degree in hypnotherapy as well as a Doctorate in Psychology. One of the many certifications comes from training under Valerie Austen, the creator of World Renowned Stop Smoking in One Hour Hypnotherapy. Before coming to Canada, Dr. Luke had a very successful Clinic in the world famous Harley Street in London. He has already established a successful practice in Ottawa and has been featured in all forms of media such as Tone Magazine, Revivelife, Daytime Ottawa, CTV Morning Live and CBC Radio.

    Rick Saruna is a fulltime clinical therapist he has been working with alternative methods of health and healing since the 1990’s. Rick incorporates a variety of modalities from NLP, hypnosis, laser, energy work, and his own special processes. Rick is the developer of Rapid Emotional Release and Empowerment. A process that quickly removes stuck emotional issues often within minutes. It is non invasive and replaces regression. This makes the technique easy to use in busy offices and eliminates severe emotional reactions while being as effective as regression.

  • 01:25

    CHC Speakers - Tariq Sattaur, Robbie Spier Miller and Dr. Yvonne Oswald

    in Motivation

    Join us as we interview three fabulous presenters at this years Canadian Hypnosis Conference.

    Tariq Sattaur

    Robbie Spier Miller

    Dr Yvonne Oswald

  • 02:00

    CHC: Georgina Cannon, Heather Rodriguez, Dr. Kevin Morrison, Shawn Gallagher

    in Motivation

    Georgina Cannon and Author, Speaker and Founder of Canada's largest hypnosis school and clinic, Doctor of Metaphysical Counselling, NLP Master, Timeline practitioner, Past Life and Interlife Regression Therapist and accredited Instructor for the National Guild of Hypnotists, the Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association and the International Board of Regression Therapies. Instructor of hypnosis at the University of Toronto's School of Social Work.

    Heather Rodriguez is Certified in Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy and Advanced Hypnosis techniques by Advanced Hypnosis Calgary, AB, The New England Institute of Hypnosis for Specialty Hypnosis Weight Loss Training and has certifications in Nutrition and Cleansing and Fasting from The Wild Rose College in Calgary, AB. Heather founded In Fine Feather Hypnosis (now Regina Hypnotherapy) in 2011.

    Dr. Kevin Morrison and Vonda Smith are quickly gaining attention and recognition for"The Awakening Technique".  This cutting edge approach to an individual’s health and wellness focuses on the principle adopted by multiple cultures and religions. Illnesses of any type will manifest themselves at the energy level of our Chakra’s both spiritually and emotionally long before ever manifesting within us physically.

    Shawn Gallagher:  Full-time practice as a hypnotist in Toronto since 1998. Created the ChildbirthJoy Prenatal Hypnosis series that teaches expecting parents the use of hypnosis to prepare for birth, specializing in fertility and other medical issues. As an associate and educator with the Ontario Hypnosis Centre, Shawn trains hypnotists in Pain Management and Hypnosis for Birth.

  • 00:45

    Guide to Healthy Shopping: Taking the mystery out of choosing healthy foods

    in Health

    Join us as we speak with Maria Marlowe, CHC.  You will learn how to lose weight and get flawless skin through better eating habits. Her unique teaching method uses humor to breakdown the latest nutritional science into understandable language and actionable steps. Her programs will help you replace unhealthy habits and even get comfortable in the kitchen with easy, tasty recipes.

    Maria is the author of the online guide, Detox without the Deprivation, as well as the forthcoming The Ultimate Grocery Store Guide (to be released June 29, 2015). Luminous, an 8 week eating plan for flawless, acne-free skin, will be released in the Fall of 2015. 

    Maria has been praised by celebs including Ivanka Trump, has been featured in media outlets including The New York Times and Shape, and has appeared on Dr. Oz, NBC and FOX news. 


  • 00:37

    Control Your PCOS Naturally with Amy Medling, CHC

    in Health

    Are you in the 5 -10 % of American women who has PCOS?  PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) is the most common female hormone disorder.  It causes signs and symptoms such as:

    Excessive hair growth on face, chest and elsewhere
    Oily skin / acne
    Annovulation (no cycling /period)
    Thinning hair at the crown
    Weight gain at the waist

    It is a disorder which stems from insulin resistence, which cause excess testostorone to be produced.  It is also connected to:

    Type 2 Diabetes

    Our guest Amy Medling struggled with PCOS, requiring the use of fertility treatments to give birth to two sons. When her troubling PCOS symptoms persisted, she researched diet, lifestyle and exerecise regimes to control it naturally.  She is now happily symptom free and conceived her daughter naturally.

    Amy now works as a health coach at PCOS Diva, an online company she founded.  We are honored to have her on the show to share her success story as well as share her secrets that have helped her thousands of clients have the same success.  

    To learn more about your host, Bridgit Danner, LAc, please visit bridgitdanner.com.  Aside from this podcast, we have a second fertility podcast, a you tube channel, and blog on women's health.  Have health and have freedom!



  • 01:25

    CHC Speakers: Rev Tim Jones, Jennifer Brighton, Corey McCusker and Ken Garvie

    in Motivation

    Rev. Timothy Jones, B.Min. M.A. C.I. FNGH:  Board Certified Consulting Hypnotist whose focus is on helping people take back control of their lives. A grief recovery and family counsellor offering services from his clinic in south Caledon, he's a certified Instructor and Board Certified Fellow of the NGH, and has been invited to present to fellow professionals at the annual NGH Summer Learning Institute as Adjunct Faculty since 2008.

    Jennifer Brighton: Psychotherapist and executive coach practicing in Oakville, offering Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Emotion Focussed Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction with individuals and couples. 

    Corey McCusker: Mental Performance Coach, Motivational Speaker and author of "The Power of Women United";  Master Practitioner of NLP, Time Empowerment Techniques ™, and hypnosis. Founded Your Mind Matters, a unique private coaching and training company that helps youths and adults take control of their lives by harnessing the power of their minds.  “Master The Mind, Master The Game”.

    Ken Garvie:  "When I climb the tallest tree around, sometimes I can see the path that lead me here; it winds all the way to the horizon. Other days, it looks like I have merely walked around the base of the same tree, forever. You'll know if you ought to attend whether I am a corporate mogul or narcissistic blow-hard or a soothsayer."


  • 01:03

    CHC and Hypnosis - Clay Dinger and Bob Huttinga

    in Motivation

    Rev. Clay Dinger has been using hypnosis to help people for over 25 years. He is certified with the National Guild of Hypnotists and has been trained through the Banyan Hypnosis Center for 5-PATH™ Hypnosis and is a certified teacher of 7th Path™ Self-Hypnosis. He is also an ordained minister.

    Bob Huttinga is a Certified Physician Assistant and a Certified Natural Health Practitioner.   At the Healing Center he practices Holistic Health using Traditional Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Homeopathic Medicine, Hypnotherapy, Energy Medicine and more.   Dr. Willis Gaffney, MD is the Medical Director.   Bob did work at the Urgent Care at Gratiot Medical Center in Alma, Michigan, and is now full time at the Healing Center in Lakeview.

  • 00:59

    Taking Control of Your PCOS

    in Health


    In today’s show we’ll be re-visiting the topic of PCOS. I invited Amy Medling, better known as the PCOS Diva, to join me discuss this important area in women’s hormonal health. 

    If you are a woman struggling with PCOS, there is good news! While there is no cure for PCOS, we can alleviate symptoms through a holistic approach of diet and lifestyle changes. By understanding why and how PCOS presents itself and finding its root cause, we can go a long way in healing our hormonal health.

    In today’s episode, you will learn:

    What are the main symptoms of PCOS?
    How do we get diagnosed with PCOS?
    Why is this condition so infamously under-diagnosed?
    How does nutrition play into managing PCOS?
    What lifestyle changes are recommended to help manage PCOS?

    Join us and learn.

    PCOSDiva.com is an online resource for women with PCOS which embraces a holistic approach to healing and thriving.  As the founder of PCOS Diva, Amy Medling, CHC has worked with thousands of women, teaching them how to make sustainable lifestyle changes, which in turn positively impacts their health and lessens PCOS symptoms. “PCOS Divas” are able to take back control of their bodies and regain their fertility, femininity, health and happiness.  For more about PCOS Diva, Amy’s philosophy and PCOS Diva’s programs, check out the About section of the website.