Hannah Brown DipBCNH MBANT MCNHC
Hello I’m Hannah, a certified nutritional therapist, wellbeing coach, SWAMI practitioner and Metabolic Balance coach.
I graduated from the UK college of Nutrition and Health (BCNH) as a registered nutritional therapist in 2006, and have had the joy of practicing in New York, Chicago and London. Through my work in the States, and my London-based training as a SWAMI practitioner (Blood type genetic diet), Metabolic Balance coach and Zest4life motivational coach, I have been able to gain extensive insight into the complexities of weight gain – and the physiological and the psychological aspects that commonly impinge upon weight loss. As someone who has always loved the ‘detective’ aspect of my job – the intricacies of metabolism & each individuals relationship with food and themselves fascinates me, so my passion is to explore why the symptom of weight gain has occurred, and how I can guide and support my clients to not only lose weight, but to feel strong, fit and beautiful.
However, it is rare clients only have one 'diagnosed' condition or symptom. As nothing in life stands in isolation, and everything is inter-connected, I adopt a holistic approach and rebalance every bodily system that is functioning sub-optimally. This has enabled me to become highly experienced in dealing with a wide range of disorders, especially; poor digestion, hormonal imbalances, mood disorders, autoimmune conditions and reproductive disorders. Through a functional medicine approach, my aim with all my clients, is to address all underlying imbalances to bring vitality, radiance and harmony back into their lives.
I want my clients be the healthiest, fittest, most vital version of themselves, & live a happy, positive life. I'm committed to hearing my client’s story, and I excite in passing on my knowledge. My desire is to inform and empower my clients, so they can be discerning about their food choices and understand which specific foods have the potential to recover their health (or harm them). I have a passion for fresh, healing foods, and likes to inspire clients with quick, delicious recipes using simple, whole food ingredients.
Nutrition is a discipline that has constantly evolving data. So I love to educate myself as much as possible so I can provide clients with cutting-edge knowledge, not outdated information. Working as programme leader and Y4 clinical supervisor at the UK College of Nutrition and Health and regularly attending CPD nutrition seminars & webinars has enabled me to keep informed and highly knowledgeable in my field.
I practice out of clinics in Central London (South Molten Street, W1), Brackenbury Clinic (Hammersmith), Hampstead (NW3) and Bodymatters Clinic (Belsize Park, NW3), and I also do 'home visits' for those who'd prefer a consultation in the comfort of their own home.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a fully qualified Nutritional Therapist, gaining distinction from the prestigious UK college of Nutrition and Health (BCNH)
I am a certified Metabolic Balance Coach®
I am a trained Zest4life motivational coach
I am a trained DONA International post-partum doula
I am a trained Reiki I practitioner
I am a BCNH Year 4 clinical supervisor
I am registered and regulated by the British Association for Applied Nutritional Therapy (BANT)
I am a member of The Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)
I am a member of The Institute of Functional Medicine, USA (IFM)
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.
Information about health conditions (*)
Nutritional therapy can help enhance the well-being of individuals diagnosed with serious medical conditions, but should not take the place of medical treatment and advice. If you have been diagnosed with - or suspect you may have - any of these conditions, please speak to your doctor before starting nutritional therapy or making any major changes to your diet or lifestyle.
I offer one-to-one, telephone and Skype consultations, and a range of programmes depending upon the support you require. Prices also vary with clinic location.
Please contact me to discuss the options and receive a free complimentary 20-minute call, so you can begin to understand how I can make a difference to the way you feel.