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About me

My passion is to try to help people who feel forgotten or left behind in dealing with a chronic health issue.

If something has become chronic or persistent then the immune system is not functioning appropriately.  My primary target is always to support the immune system with food and supplements so that it may better deal with the chronic issue and with future health challenges.

I work to support the immune system in the context of many different health issues.  If you would like to nurture your immune system so that it can do its job of protecting you, then I would love to work with you to help bring you to better current and future health.

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc (Hons); Post-Graduate Diploma in Nutritional Therapy.

Member organisations


Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)

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.


British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT)

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.

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.

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council

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.


From £95.00 to £795.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

There are few quick fixes with nutrition: meaningful change takes time and I like to be able to support you fully during that time.  This is why I prefer for us to work together for several months.  This gives us time to introduce things slowly and make adjustments as we go along.  There are further support packages available to allow you to continue receiving care and advice after the initial work is done.  

However, I realise that not everyone can afford to outlay £795 in one go, so this fee can be split into two payments over two months.  Or:

If this is still more than you can manage to pay, I have an hourly rate of £95 for simpler consultations, and I do offer three hours of consultation time plus background work for £350.  This is split into 90mins/60mins/30mins sessions over six weeks. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I see clients Monday to Thursday.

Mondays are my day to see clients who need a weekly check-in.

Further information

I am currently working online only using Zoom for consultations.

York, North Yorkshire, YO61

Type of session

In person