I am fascinated by how our brain and body communicate together. How our thoughts and emotions can influence our hormones and our immune system. How our gut microbes can chat directly to our brains affecting mood and behaviour. How difficult experiences in childhood can affect physical health as an adult. But mostly I am fascinated by our incredible ability to heal.
My passion lies in the joining together of science and art. Taking the research and applying it in clinical practice. No two people are the same. Our entire life history, right back to before we were born can impact on how our bodies and brains function today. Human beings really are amazing!
I like to focus on the nutrients and behaviours that out bodies and brains need in order to function to their best. Great nutrition is about nourishing body and mind, living life to the fullest, and being the best version of ourselves that we can possibly be.
Please visit my website for more information, or you can can drop me an email or give me a call. Please do get in touch, I would love to hear from you. I really do work with people, just like you.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a BANT Registered Nutritionist (British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine), and Nutritional Therapist accredited by the Complementary National Healthcare Council (CNHC); an accredited register approved by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care.
I studied for four years with the renowned Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London, gaining my Diploma in Nutritional Therapy. I am trained to degree level equivalent (level 6) in the Application of Nutritional Therapy in Clinical Practice. I am currently study for my MSc (level 7) in Personalised Nutrition
I have undertaken training with The National Centre for Eating Disorders whose courses are accredited by the British Psychological Society.
I am also a qualified Nutrigenomics (Nutrigenetics) Practitioner. I studied “Nutrigenomics from a Functional Medicine Perspective;” a course accredited by the Nutritional Therapy Education Commission (NTEC).
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.
Initial health consultation £100 (Please allow up to 90 minutes)
Follow up consultations £60 (Please allow up to 50 minutes)
Please note that I prefer to work with a minimum of 3 consultations, changing habits and behaviours takes time. I offer email support between our sessions, which are normally spaced 2 - 3 weeks apart. For disordered eating I work with people weekly.
Please visit my website for further information on nutrition counseling.
Appointments are available via zoom, skype, facetime, WhatsApp and face to face.