Brett Hawes, CFMP, CNP

Professional experience

  • Advanced Clinical Practice – 2005 to present; seeing patients in a variety of clinical settings as an independent practitioner
  • Lead faculty member at Institute of Holistic Nutrition (IHN), teaching Nutrition and the Environment, Fundamentals of Nutrition and Symptomology Part 1 – 2007 to 2018
  • Student Clinic Adviser at Institute of Holistic Nutrition (IHN)
  • Founder and Owner of Holistic Health Masterclass – online programs for patients and practitioners
  • Host of Holistic Health Masterclass Podcast – ranked in the top 100 health podcasts in North America
  • Advising consultant to Therapeutics Research Institute (TRI)
  • Chief Advising Clinician for the Detox Project
  • Science Advisory Board Member for Uforia Science
  • Product Educator for Botanica Health, Mega Food Supplements, Innate Response, Host Defense Mushrooms, Black Oxygen Organics and Manuka Health
  • Co-Executive Director, Canadian Natural Health Collective (CNHC) – now defunct after merging with the Natural Health Products Protection Association (NHPPA)


  • Certified Consulting Nutritional Practitioner (CNP) at IHN. First-class Honors student
  • Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner (CFMP) – Functional Medicine University
  • Previously registered with the International Organization of Nutrition Consultants (IONC) as a Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioner (ROHP) and a Registered Nutritional Consulting Practitioner (RNCP)
  • Applied Iridology with Darko J. Prce, M. Sc, RNCP, CNP;
  • Holistic Iridology with Dr. David Pesek, PhD
  • Body Talk Access Level 1 Certified – Institute of Energy Wellness Studies
  • Human Energy Field practitioner, level 1 – Institute of Energy Wellness Studies
  • Advanced liver detoxification (IHN continuing education course)
  • Biotherapeutic Drainage – Seroyal Continuing Education