Sylva Sheridan

Sylva received his designation of Certified Nutritional Practitioner from The Institute of Holistic Nutrition (IHN), Ottawa Campus in April 2016. He also holds a Master of Arts in Legal Studies from Carleton University. In addition, he graduated from Carleton University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Law and a Minor in English Literature.

After completing the IHN program, he began working at the Ottawa campus in January 2016 as Administrative Coordinator and Program Advisor. He was promoted to Campus Manager, Program Advisor, and Student Clinic Coordinator in April of 2017. Working at IHN, and in the field of higher education motivated him to return to his studies at Carleton to complete his undergraduate degree. He was inspired to pursue graduate studies and graduated with his Master’s in June of 2021. As part of his MA, he wrote a thesis on historical trauma and the overrepresentation of Indigenous children in the child welfare system.

After a three-year hiatus, Sylva returned to IHN in August of 2021 and has been working primarily with Julia Rickert and Hannah Rauhanen in special projects and communications. He is also a program advisor and loves meeting prospective students to study at IHN! Sylva is thrilled to be taking over as student clinic coordinator from Jasmine Northfield. Is his role as coordinator, it is Sylva’s responsibility to maintain the integrity of the clinic process and ensure that the intended results come to fruition. From facilitating client intakes that allow him to source the best student practitioner for the client to communications with the Student Clinic Advisors over the 8-week process and finally through to client feedback and completion, he is the guiding force of IHN’s Student Clinic.

Sylva also has various roles with IHN outside of spearheading the Student Clinic that includes program advising, coordinating special projects, and guest speaker bookings at all campuses and through IHN’s Online Program.