• Systems Approach to Cancer (Professional Training Course by Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel, July-December 2021).

  • Integrative Oncology UK 2021 - Whole Person Cancer Care For Better Patient Outcomes (British Society for Integrative Oncology, May 2021)

  • Nutritional Science and Cancer – Exploring the increasing consensus and unanswered contradictions around Nutrition and Cancer (Yes to Life Conference, March 2021)

  • Integrating Intermittent Fasting into Nutritional Protocols: A Functional Approach to Chronic Disease (Functional Medicine University, January 2021)

  • The Healing Power Of Nutrition: How Diet Can Reshape Gut Microbiome And Influence The Balance Between Health And Disease (IHCAN Virtual Conference, November 2020)

  • Halting Our Brains Slow Deterioration (Functional Medicine University, October 2020) 

  • Building Resilience: Clinical Strategies (Cytoplan Professional Development Series, March 2020)

  • Integrative Strategies for Supporting Patients with Breast Cancer (Health Masters Live – Postgraduate Education for Natural Medicine Practitioners, Feb 2020)

  • What You Are Likely Getting Wrong About Ketogenic Eating and Fasting (Functional Medicine University, Feb 2020).

  • Optimising Cancer Survivorship (Functional Medicine University, Jan 2020).

  • Oral Microbiome And The Impacts On Systemic Health (Functional Medicine University, Dec 2019).

  • The Metabolic Approach To Cancer (Functional Medicine University, Parts 1 and 2, Oct 2019).

  • Functional Nutrition: Clinical Solutions for Addressing the Underlying Causes of Disease (Institute for Functional Medicine, 2019).

  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Programme for Healthcare Professionals (British Mindfulness Institute, 2019).

  • Holistic Health Coach Certification (Empowerment Coach Academy, 2018).

  • Understanding and facilitating behaviour change in clinical practice
    (Institute for Optional Nutrition, 2017).

  • How We Support Clients With Cancer and Chronic Disease (NNA, 2017).

  • DNA-Life Nutrigenomics Certification Course (Nordic Laboratories, 2016).

  • Applying the Latest Nutrition Evidence for People Affected by Cancer
    (Institute for Optimal Nutrition, 2016).

  • Cancer: Nutritional Support Before, During, and After Treatment (Institute for Optimal Nutrition, 2016- NTEC Certified).

  • Advanced Functional Medicine Nutrition Case Studies (Institute for Functional Medicine, 2016).

Qualifications & Skills

  • Registered Nutritional Therapist (DipCNM)

  • PhD in Human Oncology

  • MSc Cell & Molecular Biology

  • BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

  • Certified DNAlife Practitioner

  • Certified Holistic Health Coach

  • EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) Practitioner
    (Trained Level 1 and 2)

  • Certified Mindfulness Coach

Silvia is a member of the British Association for Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine (BANT), registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC), and a member of the British Society of Integrative Oncology (BSIO) and EFT International (EFTi).

A SELECTION OF RECENT COURSES AND SEMINARS:

SPECIALITIES:

Whole-person programmes to address the following areas of health using Functional Nutrition, Lifestyle Medicine and Mind-Body approaches:

  • Cancer support & prevention

  • Digestive Health

  • Inflammatory Conditions

  • Managing Stress & Anxiety

  • Hormonal & Metabolic Imbalances

  • Nutrient Deficiencies

  • Cardiovascular Health

  • Managing Genetic Polymorphisms