Joanna Brown, BCR, C.H.N.C., RP

Joanna Brown, C.H.N.C, BCR, RP, NWLC, Plant-Based Chef, CBT Therapy Practitioner, Meditation Teacher, & Professional Life Coach. Joanna also received the Danielle Perrault Trailblazer Award 2019 for her enthusiasm, involvement, and commitment to the Holistic Nutrition Industry. 


Joanna Brown is a graduate of the University of Calgary, holding a Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation & Health Studies Degree, which a focus on Mental Health from the Faculty of Education. She has been the Co-Director of a government funded, community health organization that supports those with Dual Diagnosis in the province of Alberta for the past 13 years. Concurrently she graduated from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition as she saw glaring gaps within the current health landscape in the areas of mental health, disability, and with those living in poverty.

During her exploration of the health industry she continued on with post-secondary education and obtained her certification as an Accredited Professional Life Coach & CBT Therapy Practitioner, Raw Food & Plant-Based Chef, Certified Mindful Eating Coach, Certified Natural Weight-loss & Wellness Coach, and she holds a Rehabilitation Practitioner Diploma from Grant McEwan University. Upon graduating from CSNN she opened her own business, Rejoice Nutrition & Wellness. She enjoys particular focus in her practice in the areas of nutrition for busy women, stress related health concerns, anxiety, depression, body positive weight management, eating disorders, and digestive concerns of all kinds. She is a teacher at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition and is passionate in teaching others in the field of holistic nutrition.

Joanna also volunteers as an active national board member in the area of food insecurity to improve food access, food quality, and affordability at both the community and policy levels. She was awarded the Community Leader Award from Avenue Magazine as one of Edmonton’s Top 40 under 40 in 2018 for her food insecurity work and food drives. She was awarded the 2019 Danielle Perrault Trailblazer Award from CSNNAA. She is a National Best-Selling Author, and her work has been published in over a dozen magazines across North American. Joanna can be found at various speaking engagements in and around the Edmonton area, enjoys serving her community and loves teaching those that are passionate fostering healthier communities. She is also a CSNNAA Alumni Board member & is committed to supporting her fellow CSNN graduates to feel connect Nationally to each other and within the field of Holistic Nutrition & Wellness.


CSNN provided me the education, confidence, and support network needed to open my own practice, Rejoice Nutrition & Wellness. Being a part of the alumni creates a space for continued learning and to grow so that you are able to stay connected to learning current research and trends in the field of holistic nutrition. My education with CSNN has been life changing for me and I cannot express how grateful I am for this experience to work with others everyday on their journey to better health and wellness.

Joanna Brown, C.H.N.C.