Jakob Sletteland, MSc, RH

Jakob Sletteland MSc, RH(AHG) Jakob is an herbalist and clinical nutritionist with ten years of experience in the field of holistic health and wellness. His practice and approach are 'Vitalist' in nature, utilizing therapies that strengthen and support the body's innate healing tendencies. He emphasizes the triad of lifestyle, nutrition and herbal therapeutics to address his client's many health needs, and takes inspiration and guidance from both traditional healing practices and contemporary medical herbalism. Jakob completed a Master's of Health Science (MSc) in herbal medicine, and a graduate diploma of phytotherapy (DipPhyto) in clinical herbal medicine, at the University of New England, New South Wales, Australia. He formerly studied at Prescott College in Arizona, where he earned a Bachelor's of Arts (BA) in Holistic Health and Phytotherapy. His foundational studies in nutrition and herbal medicine include apprenticeships and internships at the Ohlone Center of Herbal Medicine, the Columbines School of Botanical Studies, and the North American Institute of Medical Herbalism. He is a Registered Herbalist (RH) and professional member of the American Herbalist Guild (AHG), and a founder and former co-president of the Oregon chapter of the AHG. Jakob regularly volunteers his time as a practitioner with Occupy Medical in Eugene, and Native American organizations in the Pacific Northwest. His private practice, Vital Force Natural Health, is located within The People's Wellness Center in Eugene.