Meet Dr. Irvin J. Banta, MDiv, DMin, AACC

Aug 27, 2018


Welcome to the page dedicated to Dr. Irvin J. Banta, MDiv, DMin, AACC at Sanctuary Therapies, your trusted source of alternative and natural medicine. With his vast experience and comprehensive knowledge in the field, Dr. Banta is dedicated to providing exceptional care and guidance to those seeking a holistic approach to health and well-being.


Dr. Irvin J. Banta holds a Master of Divinity (MDiv) and Doctor of Ministry (DMin) degrees, establishing a strong foundation for his journey towards alternative and natural medicine. His diverse educational background, combined with his passion for helping others, has shaped Dr. Banta into the highly respected practitioner he is today.


With over two decades of experience, Dr. Banta has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the field of alternative and natural medicine. He has worked with numerous patients, assisting them in their pursuit of optimal health by addressing the root causes of their health concerns.


Dr. Banta believes in a holistic approach to healing, recognizing the intricate connection between the mind, body, and spirit. By addressing all aspects of a person's well-being, he aims to promote balance and harmony within the individual, leading to improved overall health.


Within the realm of alternative and natural medicine, Dr. Irvin J. Banta specializes in various areas:

1. Herbal Medicine

With his deep understanding of botanical medicine, Dr. Banta harnesses the power of nature to support the body's innate healing abilities. He carefully selects and prescribes herbal remedies tailored to each patient's unique needs.

2. Nutritional Therapy

Recognizing the importance of proper nutrition in achieving optimal health, Dr. Banta provides personalized dietary recommendations. By understanding the role of nutrition in maintaining well-being, patients can make informed choices to enhance their overall vitality.

3. Mind-Body Techniques

Dr. Banta incorporates mind-body techniques such as meditation, deep breathing exercises, and stress reduction practices to promote relaxation and emotional well-being. These techniques complement other treatment modalities, enhancing the overall healing process.

4. Energy Medicine

Utilizing energy-based modalities like acupuncture and Reiki, Dr. Banta works to restore the vital energy flow within the body. By rebalancing energy pathways, patients often experience improved vitality and a renewed sense of well-being.


Dr. Banta firmly believes that the body has an innate ability to heal itself when provided with the right tools and support. His approach focuses on empowering patients to take an active role in their own healing process, enabling long-lasting results.

Continuing Education and Professional Affiliations

As a dedicated practitioner, Dr. Irvin J. Banta understands the importance of staying abreast of the latest advancements and research in the field of alternative and natural medicine. He regularly attends conferences, workshops, and seminars to expand his knowledge and ensure the highest quality of care for his patients. Dr. Banta is an esteemed member of the American Association of Clinical Counselors (AACC), further demonstrating his commitment to excellence and professional growth.


Dr. Irvin J. Banta, MDiv, DMin, AACC, is a highly skilled and compassionate practitioner at Sanctuary Therapies, specializing in alternative and natural medicine. With his extensive experience, comprehensive knowledge, and dedication to holistic healing, he is well-equipped to guide individuals towards achieving optimal health and well-being. To embark on your journey towards a healthier and happier life, schedule an appointment with Dr. Banta today.

Frank Howard
Dr. Banta is a skilled and caring therapist, offering holistic solutions for those in need. Trustworthy and knowledgeable.
Oct 16, 2023