Emine Basak (Reg. BANT, CNHC)
Emine's motivation comes from helping people with immune and autoimmune related conditions as well as those undergoing chemotherapy or radiotherapy and to give nutritional support during and after the arduous treatments.
Emine also advises families for family nutrition and believes small changes with practical and affordable changes make a huge difference. She also covers a list of conditions listed below.
Training, qualifications & experience
Emine graduated from the Institute of Optimum Nutrition (ION) in June 2015, as a Nutritional Therapist. She is a member of the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT) and is registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Centre (CNHC). During her studies at ION, one of the areas in which she was interested was nutritional support for oncology. She pursued it further and completed a course at ION, before graduating. Emine is committed to continuing her professional development. She has been a member of the Institute for Functional Medicine in the USA, since 2018 and is about to complete their certification programme.
Emine practices in a clinic in South Molton Street, London and also travels to Istanbul for monthly clinics.
Emine is fluent in Turkish, Italian and French.
British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy
The British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy is the professional body for Nutritional Therapists.
There are different BANT membership classes, including Full Member, Fellow Member and Student Member.
All BANT practitioners must have met the required standards of training, be fully insured and adhere to the BANT Code of Ethics and Practice.
Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council
The CNHC encompasses many types of alternative therapy, including massage, aromatherapy and nutrition.
In order to be admitted to the register a practitioner must have studied to the National Occupational Standards for that profession/discipline, or have reached the equivalent of the National Occupational Standards through other relevant training or at least three years of experience and been assessed by their peers.
A practitioner must also have professional insurance and agree to abide by the CNHC Code of Conduct, Performance and Ethics.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
If you have been diagnosed or suspect you may have this medical condition, you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.
Our first telephone conversation is free of charge and the initial face-to-face consultation for an hour and a half is £190.
Emine is friendly, approachable and available talk when suits you.