Tony Acworth graduated from the Phytotherapy Diploma Program at Pacific Rim College of Holistic Medicine (PRC) in 2013 and went on to work in the nutraceutical industry for 2 years. After gaining experience with supplements, he returned to his passions, herbal medicine and mycology. In 2015, he began working in the herbal dispensary at PRC while establishing his own herbal medicine clinic, Woodward Phytotherapy, in beautiful Brentwood Bay on the Saanich Peninsula.
Now a faculty member at PRC, Tony has course offerings in various programs. His classes include Materia Medica of Mushrooms, Toxicity of Foods, and several instructional clinics (observation, supervised and independent) in the Phytotherapy Diploma Program. In addition, he teaches therapeutics for the Community Herbalist program and presents workshops for the Phytotherapy, Nutrition, and Permaculture programs. Tony’s interests include medicinal plants and fungi, the therapeutic relationship in herbal medicine, and exploring consciousness. He is incredibly passionate about healing, community and sharing what he’s learned along the way.