Certifications & Registrations

  • Deakin University – Master of Human Nutrition
  • Deakin University – Graduate Certificate of Human Nutrition
  • Nature Care College – Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine
  • Jansen Newman Institute (Torrens University) – Graduate Certificate of Counselling
  • Open Colleges – Diploma of Counselling
  • Low FODMAP Diet for IBS Training for Health Professionals completed – Monash University
  • Member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS) – Member No: 27226
  • Member of the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) – Member No: 3715
  • Member of the Polio Australasia Clinical Advisory Group
  • Approved practitioner – Australian Centre for Eating Behaviour

Registration with the ATMS and ACA and means that your Nutritionist  and Counsellor is fully qualified, is required to hold appropriate insurances and undertake continuing professional education.

Health fund rebates may be available for your consultations depending on your private health insurer and your level of cover. Please check with your provider.

  • Working with Children Check Certificate.
  • Certificate IV in Training and Education, an Advanced Certificate in Training & Development and an Advanced Certificate in Personnel.
  • I have an extensive background in Human Resources including Work Health & Safety and in management roles.
  • Senior First Aid Certificate and am a Justice of the Peace.

Health Fund Rebates:

Health fund rebates are available from some health funds for nutrition and counselling consultations depending on your level of cover.

Nutritional Supplements:

Practitioner only products will only be prescribed following a nutritional consultation or where a re-supply is required. I choose to prescribe practitioner only products to ensure the highest quality supplement is used in your treatment plan. Cost of prescribed supplements is additional to consultation fee.

Continuing Professional Education:

I am committed to keeping my evidence-based knowledge up to date in both nutrition and counselling modalities.

For information please contact me by phoning 0417 418 008 or by emailing melinda@overallnutrition.com.au.