I have always been interested in nutrition and wellbeing. I followed all of the latest "eat well" trends which were supposedly meant to "optimise my health". The wealth of information and opinions were overwhelming, confusing and certainly not evidence-based. So, in a determined search for the truth, I completed a Nutritional Therapy Diploma from the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London. As a science graduate, I loved exploring the latest research and incorporating this into clinic to support clients in reaching their health goals.
I am now, more than ever, passionate about how simple dietary and lifestyle changes can lead to significant health benefits. I use a Functional Medicine approach to create bespoke health plans focusing on the root cause of health problems instead of simply addressing the symptoms. the truth is that, whilst I love food and the power of nutrition, diet is only one piece of the puzzle. To fully optimise health, movement, relaxation and sleep are also vital and are therefore an integral part of my practice.
My recommendations are always meaningful, achievable and rooted in the latest scientific evidence.
As well as offering one-to-one consultations, I also offer group workshops and talks. I have a background in teaching so am used to public speaking and delivering content. I can tailor workshops to your specific requirements, previous topics include: the gut-brain axis, how nutrition can support our mental health, optimising sleep, the gut microbiome and a daily healthy checklist.
Training, qualifications & experience
BSc Biology, Nutritional Therapy Diploma from the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London.
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.
If you have been diagnosed or suspect you may have this medical condition, you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.
Initial consultation - 75 mins - £110
Follow-Up consultation - 45 mins - £65
Health optimising package (1 initial and 2 follow-ups) - £210
Workshops and talks: please contact me for a quote.
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