Moncton: Faculty

Judy Underhill, R.H.N., CSNN Moncton Branch Manager

Judy Underhill is a Registered Holistic Nutritional Consultant™ professional, and the current branch manager of CSNN Moncton. Along with the daily administration of the school, Judy also teaches Pediatrics. She is a graduate of the Moncton branch from 2006. She is a practicing nutritional consultant, and works in reflexology and therapeutic touch, as well.

Judy’s philosophy is living a ‘life of purpose’, empowering others with the tools of sound nutrition and prevention while attaining health in the body, mind and spirit.

Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc., ND

Dr. Nicholas Anhorn ND is a registered Naturopathic Doctor in Moncton, New Brunswick. He has been practicing out of the Moncton Naturopathic Medical Clinic since January 2013.  Dr. Anhorn ND is continually travelling throughout North America for continuing education to bring the best possible naturopathic care to Atlantic Canada.

Dr. Anhorn ND graduated with distinction from the University of Victoria where he received his Bachelors of Science degree in Biology and proceeded to study an additional 4 years to obtain his Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine.  Through a Health Promotion International Award, he travelled to Germany to complete his biology degree and to help develop the European Masters of Health Promotion Program.

For a full listing of his trainings and qualifications, please see his website:

Alyson Chisholm

Alyson’s educational background is in agricultural sciences majoring in Animal Science, and she has a degree from McGill University. She has worked on farms in many parts of Canada and New Zealand, has taught agriculture in Botswana, and managed a teaching farm in Lesotho for the World University Service of Canada. She ran a rural development program focusing on Permaculture in Albania through Oxfam UK/I and has traveled extensively through Africa, Europe and Eastern Europe. She also helped start a community co-op farm in BC, Glen Valley Organic Farm, and farmed there for 11 years. She now farms with her husband in McKees Mills, NB.

Alyson currently teaches Ecology & Nutrition at CSNN Moncton, and the students love the knowledge and experience she adds to the course. Her interests include food preservation (cheese, wine and sauerkraut-making, drying, canning and freezing), music (she plays Old Time fiddle), fibre (spinning and knitting), reading, cross-country skiing, walking with her dog, and she’s trying to learn French.

Cheryl Parrish, R.H.N.

Cheryl Parrish has over 20 years experience in the food industry, working as a catering chef and teaching healthy cooking programs within the Moncton community.  The kitchen is Cheryl’s “happy place”!   Her teaching career began with a Degree in Education from McGill University, specializing in the field of Home Economics in 1985 but her true passion to study in the field of nutrition was reached in 2013 with her completion of CSNN’s Natural Nutrition Program nnsymbol.  Upon graduation, Cheryl began her own company; Health Quest Nutritional Counselling & Teaching Kitchen, where she combines her cooking skills and holistic nutrition knowledge, providing hands-on interactive cooking classes that focus on building awareness of the powerful connection between our health and what is at the end of our fork!

Laura Staples, R.H.N.

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