Qualifications

Institute for Optimum Nutrition

I am a professionally trained and Registered Nutritional Therapist. I studied at the renowned Institute for Optimum Nutrition where I completed ION’s 3-year Diploma Course with a distinction.

Brunel University: BSc in Occupational Therapy

I am a qualified Occupational Therapist. I completed my training in 2003 at Brunel University, where I attained a First Class Honours degree (BSc).

The British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine

I am fully insured and a member of The British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine BANT

BANT is the professional body for Registered Nutritional Therapists. As a BANT member, I am fully trained to understand the theory of Nutritional and Lifestyle Therapy and to apply this in clinical practice. In addition, BANT practitioners are also required to ensure that their knowledge and skills remain up-to-date through continual professional development, to ensure clients receive the most current scientific knowledge. My BANT profile can be viewed here.

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council

I am also registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council CNHC which is the national voluntary regulator for qualified complementary healthcare practitioners.

This accredited register is approved by the Professional Standards Authority (a government approved independent body). CNHC registered practitioners are required to abide by a Code of Conduct, Ethics and Performance. In addition, practitioners also need to meet national standards of practice.

Additional information:

  • Fully insured;
  • Full DRB check;
  • ITEC Holistic Massage Therapist (Distinction, 2013);
  • First Aid trained, including use of defibrillator (updated 2018);
  • Epilepsy trained, including emergency medication administration (updated, 2018);
  • Food Hygiene and Safety Certificate (updated, 2018)

Career History

I am a Registered Nutritional Therapist and run a clinic in Epsom where I consult on a one-to-one basis with individuals experiencing a wide range of health concerns. I have a special interest in working with clients with diabetes, fatigue, gut health concerns or autoimmune disorders.

I regularly attend conferences, seminars and webinars to ensure my clinical skills and nutrition knowledge remain up to date, in line with the rigorous CPD requirements of our profession.

I am also a qualified Occupational Therapist, and have worked with clients with a multitude of health concerns and needs. My work involves assessing and analysing clients’ vocational, leisure and self-care needs and ensuring appropriate intervention protocols, training, adaptations, equipment and support are provided to meet these needs.

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