Qualifications & PostGraduate Training
I trained at the College of Naturopathic Medicine, completing a 3-year course in Nutritional Therapy and a 2-year course in Naturopathy.
I then furthered my training by studying for one year with the Kresser Institute, the only functional medicine and evolutionary health training company. I am one of only 10 ADAPT Trained Health Practitioners in the UK. This is led by Chris Kresser, who is one of the sharpest functional medicine clinicians and educators I know. I love his evidence-based, yet practical approach and the one-year course was an in-depth functional medicine training for supporting the most common chronic health conditions.
Science and research is continually being updated so I make additional training a priority and have been lucky to have specialist training with leaders in their fields to provide me with increased expertise in functional digestive conditions, nervous system health, hormonal health and fatigue. My approach views the mind-body as a whole, with our nervous system being a key component of health and so I am also a member of Fi Feehan’s Practitioner Programme, who as a highly skilled emotional health practitioner, is sharing all her knowledge and training with us in a small group training setting.
In addition to my one-to-one work in clinical practice, I also regularly lecture with the College of Naturopathic Medicine and run the BeMoreTree programme with Fi Feehan, which brings together all of our combined knowledge in nervous system regulation.
Post Graduate Training and Courses undertaken include (note this is not an exhaustive list!):-
•Kresser Institute: ADAPT Functional Medicine One Year Course focusing on Gut Health (GERD, IBS, IBD, SIBO, dysbiosis etc), HPA-Axis Dysfunction and Blood Chemistry (anaemia, nutrient deficiencies, thyroid, cholesterol etc)
•Genesnippers: Genetic Testing, Nutrigenomics & Functional Medicine Approach
•Eliza Lambert: Organic Acids Training (Cellular Biochemistry)
•Dr. Joe Pizzorno, The Toxin Solution seminar
•Dr. Dicken Weatherby Functional Blood Chemistry Training
•Antony Haines, NutriLink: Seminars including Neurotransmitter Balance, Auto-immunity, Thyroid, Pain conditions. Patricia Kane Protocol, Detoxification Support
•Dr. Datis Kharrazian’ Training Institute: Neuroinflammation Clinical Strategies and Treatment Applications course
•Dr. Datis Kharrazian’ Training Institute: Gut-Brain Axis Clinical Strategies and Treatment Applications course
•Dr. Datis Kharrazian’ Training Institute: Auto-Immunity Clinical Strategies and Treatment Applications course (in progress)
•Health Masters Live: Fertility Mastercourse 2019
•Dr Carrie Jones: DUTCH test - Cortisol testing, Cycle Mapping and Case Studies,
•Dr Jason Hawrelak: Gastrointestinal Health Mastercourse 2019
•Moira Bradfield ND: The Impacts of Vaginal Microbiome on Health
•Leah Hechtman, ND: The Reproductive Microbiome (in progress)