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About me

I provide consultations in a GP Surgery & other clinics in West London. I also run workshops on stress & healthy eating in companies/schools & currently work at health fairs for Transport for London. My aim is to provide realistic, practical, dietary advice to suit individual lifestyles and budget.

I recognise the importance of food as a source of pleasure and its valuable role within family and social contexts. Having travelled widely, I love trying foods and recipes from other countries and cultures, as well as traditional British food. As a working mother, I am familiar with the pressures of modern life.

I offer functional tests where appropriate.

*Nutritional therapists are not allowed to diagnose.If you are suffering from any health condition, you should always consult your GP first. Functional tests look at how ell your body is working.

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc (Hons) Nutritional Therapy & Health Sciences
PG CERT Teaching & Learning
Berkley Heart Health Certificate

I have over 7 years varied experience as Nutritional therapist, working on my own or in collaboration with other health professionals, personal trainers & wellness companies.

I have over 25 years experience as a teacher. I currently teach nutrition and train nutritional therapists at university level.

I am a member of the BANT CPD committee which reviews CPD for BANT Nutritional Therapists, which helps me to keep abreast of the latest research and training in Nutritional Therapy.

I am also the regional Co-ordinator for my local BANT professional group.

Member organisations


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.


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.

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.


Additional information

£95, 1st consultation ( 90 mins)
£65, 2nd consultation (1 hr)
or £150 package of 2 consultations
£350 weight management package (6 consultations)
NB Fees may vary according to venue

When I work

My availability varies, from week to week, so best to call to book an appt. I do work some Saturday mornings and weekday evenings

Further information

I have recently completed further training in supporting people with gluten sensitivity, autoimmune diseases as well as those following the FODMAP diet.

I also have experience helping people gain as well as lose weight. Few people realise that being underweight can be unhealthy.

Acton, Chiswick, W3

Kew Bridge Rd, Richmond, Surrey, TW9

Type of session

In person