I am a fully qualified nutritional therapist and cook with over 10 years experience working with individuals and families.
I work with clients who have a range of health issues offering nutrition support and resources to help them meet their health goals.
My focus is on long term behaviour change and health coaching particularly for weight loss and healthy eating generally. It is my belief that sustainable weight loss is all about a change in behaviour and not just diet alone.
I specialise in the low-FODMAP diet and have written a low FODMAP recipe book. The challenge is that there is little practical support available to help those following the diet, especially if they are trying to manage this while cooking for others. I am able to offer full support and can provide you with all the resources you need.
In addition to my clinic work I also offer:
- Nutrition related workshops to the corporate sector or to the local community
- Healthy cooking master classes
- Nutrition advice to restaurants including recipe analysis
- Nutrition support to schools and colleges including talks and workshops
- Diagnostic testing for example food intolerances and gut health
Some of my work involves cooking and recipe development, I often help families, students and individuals with meal planning. Many of my clients struggle to find the time to plan meals and need support and inspiration for cooking healthy meals.
I have a recipe and nutrition resource website www.jessicaskitchen.co.uk where people can access my recipes and other information.
I am committed to treating my clients in a compassionate, non-judgmental way, providing them with the understanding, encouragement, education and ongoing support needed to reach their goals.
Training, qualifications & experience
I studied nutritional therapy at Westminster University and was awarded my BSc (HONS) in 2004. I have since attended numerous courses on health coaching and mentoring, cardiovascular disease, weight management and children's nutrition.
- I have been trained to provide full HMOTs which includes glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure checks.
- Over the past year and a half I have worked with Transport for London at numerous health fairs providing health checks and nutrition advice to their employees.
- Within the corporate sector my clients include: Google, The Discovery Channel, Nomura, Allen and Overy, Financial Ombudsman, Credit Suisse, Aviva and Deloitte
2015 Completed a health mentoring training course run by Nuffield Health
2014 Health Checker Certificate
2011 Health Trainer Certificate - NHS Trust
2009 Diploma in the Psychological and Nutritional Management for Obesity and Eating Disorders
2008 BSc (HONS) Nutritional Therapy
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.
£75.00 = an initial consultation (75 minutes)
£55.00 = follow up
NB Fees may vary according to venue.
Skype and telephone consultation can also be arranged.
I also offer concession fees. Please contact me to discuss this.
I can arrange to see clients in their homes. Prices for this vary depending on location.
What to expect?
- Before the consultation you will be asked to complete a 3 day food diary and questionnaire. This will help me to have an overview and analyse our diet.
- A survey will be made of any health problems, as well as previous medical and family history. Your diet and lifestyle will be reviewed. Diagnostic tests can be arranged if necessary. A personalised nutrition and lifestyle program will then be specifically designed for you. These will be sent to you with all the resources you need.
- During the consultation process Jessica will help you to understand the relationship between what you eat and the way you feel both emotionally and physically.
"As a fully qualifed nutritionist, it is my aim to help you to maximise your health potential and to empower you to take control of your health, by showing you how even small changes can make a big difference".