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Heather Lickley mBANT CNHC

Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH14
07748 533369 07748 533369

About me

I trained as a Nutritional Therapist after recovering from surgery and also looking after family members who were suffering with food intolerances. I believe that many people are treated by the NHS and are supposedly better but still do not feel "well". Eating good food can have a huge impact on how you feel physically and mentally. I can support you to make sustainable food and lifestyle changes. As a mother of teenagers, I understand the pressures of family life that can impact on good nutrition.

Everyone is different and all I love cooking and showing people how nutritious food can taste very good and is not difficult to prepare. I do talks for business and groups and always have samples for them and for clients to try. I like to support clients on an ongoing basis as your personal health improvement is my aim.

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained for three years with the College of Naturopathic Medicine, one of the UK's largest, most highly-respected and well-known natural medicine training providers. Practice is evidence based from scientific research.

I am a member of the British Association of Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT), the professional body for Registered Nutritional Therapists, which assists its members in attaining the highest standards of integrity, knowledge, competence and professional practice.

I am also a member of the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CHNC), whose function is to enhance public protection by setting standards for registration.

Member organisations

BANT

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.

CNHC

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

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council

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.

Nutrition topics

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.

Fees

An initial consultation costs £60. This includes analysis of your questionnaire prior to the consultation and all handouts and information given at the consultation or sent to you afterwards. It also includes email or telephone support as required between appointments.

Follow up appointments cost £30 to include any handouts and information given.

Concessionary rates may be available to those on low income and for children.

Further information

I can also come with you on a shopping trip or support you learning to cook. Maybe you have a young family and little time to think about changing habits, or maybe you have relied in the past on someone else preparing your meals and are struggling to know how to cook and eat healthily for yourself.

Healthy eating is not difficult once you know what to buy and how to prepare it. Keeping within your own food budget is important. Often some small changes can make all the difference. This can be done alongside nutritional therapy or as a separate service - please ask - costs will depend on what you require.

Edinburgh
Midlothian
EH14

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a nutritionist's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the nutritionist to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

Appointments available Monday, Wednesday, Friday and weekends. Evening appointments available. In these times of social distancing Zoom, FaceTime and Skype can be used for appointments.

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Heather Lickley mBANT CNHC

Heather Lickley mBANT CNHC