Alumni in Action
Friday, August 9th, 2013

Lora CanteleLora Cantele is a clinical aromatherapist, Swiss Reflex Therapist/Instructor, aromatherapy educator,
consultant, and writer/publisher. As a clinical aromatherapist, Lora works in both private practice and in pediatric hospice and palliative care.

Lora was part of a team that developed a pilot program that included the use of aromatherapy for children with life-limiting illnesses, a favored topic as an international speaker. She hopes to inspire others to replicate this

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Barbara Ford

Barbara Ford uses plant medicine, energy healing and education to help empower, enlighten and heal those that desire to integrate natural healing with conventional medicine therapies. 

Her passion for plant healing started almost fifteen years ago and has never stopped. Barbara received her Diploma in Herbal Studies Master Herbalist credential from the American College of Healthcare Sciences in 2001 and has been practicing Reiki since

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Robin CoventryRobin Coventry credits the study of herbs as part of her awakening. Robin completed the HERB 201 Herbal Studies course at ACHS and is currently a Theta Healing Instructor and Practitioner, using all of her skills to help others. She has studied many healing modalities and believes that she was a healer in many lives. Robin remains committed to the healing path and healing others.

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Cheryl CromerCheryl Cromer completed the ACHS AROMA 101 Introduction to Aromatherapy course and AROMA 307 Aromatherapy Study Abroad in Provence, France (2002). Her business, Essential Blends Artisan Aromatherapy, was founded in 2000 in the metro-Atlanta, Georgia, area. Cheryl offers couture, spa-quality aromatherapy blends to boost wellness and enhance living spaces.  Her all-natural blends feature both exquisite scent as well as therapeutic value, and offer up to 15 percent pure essential oils with organically sourced carrier oils and

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Chad O'LynnCeltic Stag Products for Men LLC was founded in 2012 by Chad O’Lynn, PhD, RN, RA and Doug Deane, partners in life and in business. Based in wellness-friendly Portland, Oregon, the company strives to create aromatherapy blends and products that appeal to men’s tastes and needs, though women enjoy the products as well. 

Celtic Stag uses as many organic, earth-friendly, and

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

George RamosGeorge Ramos has been a cosmetologist for over 11 years. He has always thought of beauty as wellness, with this mindset he soon became a Holistic Health Practitioner, Certified Aromatherapist, Massage Therapist, Reiki Practitioner, and a Clinical Hypnotherapist. George understands that beauty is more than what we do to ourselves, however it is more about what we can do for ourselves. Visit him at

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Meet Tiffaney Moore Borgelin, ACHS Certificate in Herbal Studies Graduate

Tiffaney Moore Borgelin, ACHS Certificate in Herbal Studies* graduate, is a voice coach and herbalist, who uses a unique combination of voice and natural health training to coach clients from various vocal disciplines. Her clients include singers, actors, poets, storytellers, teachers, and radio broadcasters, among others.

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Meet ACHS Graduate Valerie Mills

Valerie Mills, BSN, RN-BC, is from North Carolina and a "proud graduate" of the ACHS Graduate Certificate in Nutrition.

"This was a great program and awesome learning experience," Mills says. "For several years now, I have been doing informational health and wellness seminars

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

ACHS Graduate Kristi Rimkus Launches iApp and eBook Series Cooking Light Done Right

“I get a tremendous amount of satisfaction when people tell me they've tried a recipe and they were pleasantly surprised that ‘healthy’ food could taste good,” says Kristi Rimkus, American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) graduate.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Meet Dean Vanderslice: ACHS Aroma Certificate Grad and Owner of edits!

ACHS Certificate in Aromatherapy Graduate Dean Vanderslice has found a unique way to combine her passions. Dean, owner of edits!, offers her clients more than one-day redesigns—she provides a fresh start.

“Our goal is to introduce a new beauty and function