Caroline Doyle

Sturminster Matshall
Dorset
BH21

Nine Springs Natural Health Centre
70 Hendford
Yeovil
Somerset
BA20 1UR

01258 857052 / 07565 590491

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Sturminster Matshall
Dorset
BH21

Nine Springs Natural Health Centre
70 Hendford
Yeovil
Somerset
BA20 1UR

01258 857052 / 07565 590491

About me

As a Registered Nutritional Therapist (rNT) I practice within the personalised nutrition framework and I fundamentally believe that food is the most effective medicine. Traditional healthcare practitioners whose nutritional guidance is based on the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) guidelines - a Government funded organisation responsible for public health nutrition - provide advice based on whole population needs. In contrast, personalised nutrition (PN) practitioners believe in a whole-person approach, everyone is unique and we can have different physiological responses to identical foods. PN does not rely on guidelines or standard protocols, instead we take into account our client’s personal objectives, their food preferences, genetic predisposition, lifestyle, cultural and financial constraints. I view it as a partnership between client and practitioner.

With PN, symptoms are seen as clues for explaining health imbalances, it follows a systems approach taking into consideration interrelationship between the mind and body. This strategy seeks to look at the big picture of health by restoring physiological functioning, always aiming to address the triggers and mediators of disease, as opposed to just moderating the signs and symptoms or “treating” a diagnosis

My key areas of knowledge and interest:

1) Gut and immunity. As with all registered nutritional therapists I understand the importance of gut health, an imbalance in the gut is so often a root cause of disease, which can lead to nutrient deficiencies, food intolerances, allergies and when left unchecked, inflammatory and autoimmune conditions.

2) Through my personal interest in psych-neuro-immunology (PNI), I study the consequence of the mind-body imbalance. Nutritional immunology recognises that the immune system can affect behaviour and research into PNI has uncovered that mental diseases are rooted in an inflamed brain.

As a rNT I work within my scope of practice, that scope is not to diagnose, prescribe or treat. I am a member of the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT), and the Complementary and Natural Health Care Council (CNHC), which protects the public with a code of conduct, ethics and performance for registered natural healthcare practitioners and with full professional liability insurance. I am also a member of the Royal Society of Medicine and the British Society for Integrative Oncology.

Training, qualifications & experience

Dip NT 2012 – Diploma (with distinction) in Nutritional Therapy from Premier International

BSc(Hons) 2015 - First-class honours degree in Nutritional Therapy from the Centre of Nutrition Education and Lifestyle Management (CNELM) accredited by Middlesex University.

Dip cPNI 2017 - Diploma in clinical Psycho-Neuro-Immunology from Natura Foundation

NT Cancer Specialist 2018 – NTEC accreditation in NT supporting cancer

As I always seek to understand the latest scientific findings, and how they can be applied practice, I am currently studying a Master’s degree in personalised nutrition with CNELM.

Member organisations

BANT
CNHC

Accredited register membership

Fees

One-to-One Consultation Package- £175

Education, advice and guidance based on health concerns and personal objectives

Initial 90-minute consultation and one 50-minute follow-up consultation, personalised reports following each consultation and between consultation phone call reviews.

All dietary and supplement advice are checked with each individual's medical plan and medications to ensure compatibility and safety.

Sturminster Matshall, BH21
Yeovil, BA20 1UR

Type of session

Online nutrition support: No
Telephone nutrition support: No
Face to face nutrition: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Yes

Availability

Flexible hours, evenings and weekends offered on request.