Laurie’s Bio


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Laurie holds a Science Degree in Psychology and Biology from Acadia University in NS, a Social Work Degree from Memorial University in NL, a Masters in Holisic Nutrition from the Edison Institute of Nutrition in Ontario. She is one of only two Shanker Certified Self-Reg™ practitioners in Newfoundland and Labrador.

She is a passionate speaker, educator and service provider on the subject of nutrition and its connection to mental and physical health.

She works with individuals, families, groups and corporations to design and deliver nutrition and wellness programs to optimize health and performance. With a diverse background in clinical social work, advanced holistic nutrition, Self-Reg™ and physical fitness; Laurie’s hybrid of expertise is very unique. With a background that includes 20 years in social work and a Masters Degree in Holistic Nutrition, she is well equipped to educate and shift perspectives.

Laurie is the creator of and co-creator of

Laurie is a firm believer in using holistic approaches to help people live better with both physical and mental health concerns – that our mental health management should go way beyond just taking a pill.

What helps Laurie stay calm and alert: walking my dog, practicing Yoga, doing puzzles, spending time with people that I love, daily Mindfulness activities, cooking, getting great sleep, taking my supplements, and eating 3 meals and snacks each day.


  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Biology
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • 20 years Social Work practice experience
  • Masters in Holistic Nutrition- Specializing in nutritional support for improved mental health
  • Self-Reg Certificated practitioner
  • Is the creator of Laurie Pinhorn: Holistic Counselling Services
  • Is the co-creator of Feeding Futures
  • Small business owner


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