WHAT TO EXPECT
Upon booking an Initial Consultation you will be sent a detailed Health Questionnaire and 3-day Food and Lifestyle Diary which need to be completed, and returned electronically, at least 2 days in advance of our appointment. This information allows me to prepare in advance and maximise our appointment time together.
During the consultation you will be asked detailed questions in order to understand:
your medical and health history;
your current health status and health goals;
your symptoms in relation to each body system and how they affect you;
your current eating, drinking and lifestyle habits.
In some cases, anthropometry details (weight, height, waist and hip measurements) may also be taken.
We will agree together the approach you would like to take with your health goals so that it suits the realities of your day-to-day life. Your personalised Nutrition and Lifestyle Protocol will then be formulated and emailed within 2 working days. This will include a detailed summary of your dietary changes including recipe ideas and informative factsheets to help support you. It will also include lifestyle recommendations and, if relevant, a supplementation plan to support any nutritional imbalances. If appropriate, it may also include GP and/or Functional Testing recommendations in order to dig deeper into your health concerns.
I will also telephone you to talk through your plan and answer any queries you may have. It's important you fully understand why I make certain recommendations and the benefit/gain to you in doing so. I find this empowers clients and helps keep them motivated. You will be allocated an appointment time when I email your Protocol. This service is completely optional and you have a 7-day window to rearrange if not convenient.
Initial Consultations last 90 minutes and cost £145. (NB: Shorter appointment times can be arranged for anyone who does not have a diagnosed health condition. Please get in contact to enquire.)
A deposit of £25 will be taken when booking a first appointment and balance of payment is required on the day of appointment.
Initial consultations are conducted in Clinic or via Skype depending on the day and time of the appointment you book. (I can offer a greater range of times, evenings and weekend appointments for Skype consultations).
Follow-Up consultations are generally scheduled 4-6 weeks later. These enable me to monitor your progress, gain your feedback and facilitate continued improvement by making refinements to your care plan. This is when I really get to know you, what you can manage and where you require additional support. Any testing that has been carried out will also be discussed and interpreted during these consultations. A new personalised Nutrition and Lifestyle Protocol will be emailed within 2 working days.
All follow-up consultations are usually conducted via Skype.
Follow-Up Consultations last 60 minutes and cost £95.
Functional Testing: For every test conducted an interpretation fee of £30 is added to the consultation fee.
Mini consultations are a great way to check-in with clients who are undertaking protocols that needs some supervision and when a full consultation is not necessary. These consultations are always conducted via Skype.
Mini Consultations last 30 minutes and cost £65.
Nutritional Therapy requires ongoing support and realistic timeframes within which to monitor and reach health goals.
It's just too easy to lose momentum with your health goals – Consultation Bundles will give you structure, keep you focused and on track.
Follow-up Consultation Bundle
Consists of three 1hr Follow-up Consultations.
This bundle can be purchased anytime after your Initial Consultation.
Consultations are conducted via Skype.
CFS/ME Reboot Programme
9.5hr bundle of consultation time consisting of: one 2hr Initial Consultation and 7.5hrs of Follow-Up
Skype Consultation time (broken into one 1.5hr, four 1hr and four 30 minute consultations).
The aim of this programme is to offer a framework of continued support to unravel the many layers of systemic dysfunction that occurs with this multi-faceted and complex health condition. Key areas of support are focused on Autonomic Nervous System/Maladaptive stress response; Hormonal dysfunction: HPA Axis/Adrenal/Thyroid function; Cellular/Mitcochondrial function/Energy Production; Immune System suppression; Digestive Health/Gut Healing/ Dysbiosis; Detoxification and Liver overwhelm.
Cost £895 (saving £110). Exclusive of any Functional Testing costs.
The full cost of a consultation is charged for cancellations made with less than 24 hours' notice.
Please get in contact asap to avoid being charged.
Unlike standard tests which are often focused on identifying disease states, functional testing focuses on identifying the many levels of imbalance that can be occurring years or decades before we actually reach a disease state. Functional testing can help to confirm underlying imbalances or suboptimal function and enable a more targeted and individualised nutrition programme to be devised. They can also help to monitor your progress as you work through your programme.
A range of functional tests are available to explore: nutrient status and deficiencies, metabolism, detoxification, digestive health, adrenal function, stress response, thyroid function, food intolerances and parasitology.
Please get in touch regarding the cost of specific functional tests. For each test conducted, an analysis fee of £30 is added to the next consultation fee. This fee is waived for clients who opt for a Wellness Package.