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Karine Stephan MA (Hons), DipION, CNHC, mBANT

London, SE19
07986 640034
London, SE19

About me

ABOUT NUTRITIONAL THERAPY

The food that we eat and the way we live our lives can have a profound impact on our health and wellbeing. Nutritional therapy is a complementary medicine where evidence-based nutrition and lifestyle interventions are used to support the body systems and promote good health.

Each person is unique, and rather than a “one size fits all approach”, my nutrition and lifestyle plans are tailored to your own needs and goals. I want you to feel comfortable and I ensure that our one-to-one consultations take place in a relaxed and non-judgmental atmosphere.
Our knowledge of nutrition is constantly evolving, therefore, I attend regular Continuing Professional Development (CPD) events, to ensure I am up-to-date with new developments within the field of nutrition and to improve my skills.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

1) I offer a free, no obligation 20 minute call

2) I send you my health, diet (i.e. a 3-day food diary) and lifestyle questionnaire.

3) During our initial consultation (up to 90 minutes), we discuss your medical history, your symptoms, your diet and lifestyle. We look at at identifying the underlying causes of any imbalances. Together, we work on an achievable plan to help you reach your goals. I provide you with a written personalised plan, including handouts and recipes. I sometimes recommend GP or functional testing and supplements (not included in the cost).

4) I provide coaching calls and email support as part of my packages.

5) The (first) follow-up consultation (up to 45 minutes) typically takes place a month later. During the follow-up, we review your health and progress.

TESTIMONIAL:

“I highly recommend Karine’s nutritional therapy service. After a thorough consultation Karine provided a personalised health optimisation plan, meal ideas, supplement recommendations and suggested investigations to request via my GP. I made a couple of pretty significant changes to my diet on Karine’s advice and have felt the benefits very quickly. Karine has provided ongoing support and review which has really helped me along the way. I now feel I have more energy, have noticed a definite improvement in gastric symptoms and my sleep is much improved. I’ve learnt how to improve my food choices and also how to maximise the nutrients in meals and snacks. If you are looking to explore any health concerns and are interested in making positive changes to your lifestyle, then look no further than Happy Living Nutrition!” R M, London

Please click here to see more of my client testimonials.

Training, qualifications & experience

I completed my 4 year training in Nutritional Therapy at the renowned Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION).

Full member of the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT), a professional body for Registered Nutrition Practitioners.

Registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC), the UK regulator for complementary healthcare practitioners.

I am also fully insured with Balens Specialist Insurance.

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.

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Fees

1) NUTRITION AND LIFESTYLE MOT: £125 (90 minutes)
This one-off consultation is a good option for those who are not looking to address any specific health issues, and who would like to optimise their diet and lifestyle.
Includes a personalised nutrition and lifestyle plan.

2) NUTRITIONAL THERAPY STANDARD PACKAGE: £245
The programme includes:
Initial consultation (up to 90 minutes – face to face)
One follow-up consultation (up to 45 minutes – online or phone call)
Two x 20 minute coaching calls
Personalised nutrition and lifestyle plan, email support, handouts, recipes, seasonal shopping lists and meal ideas.
Additional follow up(s):  £75 (Up to 45 minutes – online or phone call)

3) 12 WEEK WELLNESS COACHING: £335
Do you have low energy levels? Would you like to improve your diet and get rid of your cravings? Do you want to live a healthier lifestyle? It takes time to change habits, which is why I also offer to support you over a 12-week period.
The programme includes:
A face-to-face initial appointment (up to 90 minutes – face to face)
First follow up appointment up to 45 minutes – online or phone call
Second follow up appointment up to 45 minutes – online or phone call
Three coaching sessions (20 minutes – online or phone call)
Personalised nutrition and lifestyle plan, email support, handouts, recipes, seasonal shopping lists and meal ideas.
Additional follow up(s):  £75 (Up to 45 minutes – online or phone call)

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

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Other languages French

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.

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Availability

Monday to Friday 9am - 9pm
Please contact me to check availability.

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