About GLOW GROUP Dietitians
Glow Group Health and Wellbeing is a Dietitian Service built to support healthy relationships with food and body. We offer nutrition assessment and support at our clinics located across Greater Sydney and Melbourne, as well as consults online or in the comfort of your own home.
MEET THE GLOW GROUP TEAM
DIRECTOR & ACCREDITED PRACTISING DIETITIAN (BNUTDIET)
Jess is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) with a passion for people, their stories, and understanding their relationship with food.
Jess has completed a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics with Flinders University, and has since gone on to train in disordered eating, eating disorders and nutrition for mental health. She is an executive member of the Dietitian’s Australia Eating Disorder Interest Group, and is a community advocate for training and education in the space.
Since graduating she has worked in the acute, sub-acute and private sectors, including rehab and mental health specialties. Most significantly, she has spent three years managing Dietetic services across QLD, NSW and ACT for a large non-for profit.
Jess respects body diversity and understands that health looks different on everybody. She loves to empower clients to live a healthful life, in a way that promotes autonomy and dignity, and is true to their values, and believes good nutritional care should be inclusive, and delivered in a compassionate and holistic way.
Jess has a special interest in food and body image concerns, including disordered eating, eating disorders, chronic dieting and emotional eating; and supports clients living with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) and those with a complex relationship with food.
Outside of work Jess can be found frequenting Sydney’s local restaurants, gushing over her kitten or wandering through some of the beautiful beach-side walks the east coast has to offer.
Eating Disorders (anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID), Disordered Eating, Food and Body Image Concerns, Intuitive Eating and Nutrition for Mental Health
NDIS MANAGER & ACCREDITED PRACTISING DIETITIAN
Danielle is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) who strives to help her clients improve their quality of life. Whatever that means to them. She completed her studies at the University of Sydney, graduating with a Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Metabolism & Neuroscience) and a Master of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Utilizing the Non-Diet Approach®, Danielle offers an alternative view, helping individuals experience more trust and less stress about their food decisions. Danielle brings this perspective to her key areas of work, including:
Nutrition rehabilitation and support for individuals living with disabilities (NDIS) (malnutrition, enteral feeding, gut health concerns)
Supporting Autistic individuals with their relationship with food
Individual treatment for adults living with an eating disorder, including those with co-occurring gut health concerns
Individual treatment for adolescents experiencing disordered eating or a challenging relationship with food
In her downtime Danielle enjoys discovering new waterside walking tracks, listening to podcasts, befriending animals or sharing a coffee with loved ones.
ACCREDITED PRACTISING DIETITIAN
(BNUTDIET - HONOURS)
Rebecca is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) with a passion for supporting people from all walks of life who might identify across the spectrum of disordered eating, chronic dieting or living with an eating disorder.
She is a compassionate Dietitian with an appreciation for people, diversity, and the human experience. Rebecca values connection, trust and working respectfully, in the hope of holding a safer space for all her clients while they take their own journey to explore their relationship with food, body and health.
She completed her Bachelor in Nutrition and Dietetics, with Honours, at the University of Wollongong and has worked across the private, public and food industry sectors.
Identifying best as a Health at Every Size (HAES®) Dietitian who takes a trauma informed and weight neutral approach. With ongoing supervision and professional development, she practices using various mind and body connection techniques; including intuitive eating principles, mindfulness-based practices, and body image work.
Rebecca has a keen interest in food and body image concerns, including disordered eating, eating disorders, chronic dieting, and emotional eating; and supports clients living with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and those with a complex relationship with food. No matter how you might identify, each relationship with food and body is unique.
In her spare time, she loves soaking up nature, going for a hike and taking opportunities to travel and immerse herself in food and culture.
Eating Disorders (anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, OSFED), Nutrition for Mental Health, Disordered Eating, Emotional Eating, Chronic/Yo-Yo Dieting, Weight Cycling, Weight and Body Image Concerns.
ACCREDITED PRACTISING DIETITIAN (MNUTRDIET)
Verena is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) with a compassionate nature and passion for supporting and empowering all people to develop sustainable and positive relationships with food and their bodies. She provides holistic and inclusive nutritional support in partnership with her clients, with a weight-neutral approach to health and wellbeing.
Verena is an avid foodie who cherishes the social and cultural joy that food brings to our lives, as well as its role in nourishing our mind and body. She believes food is meant to be enjoyed and celebrated!
Verena has a Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Wollongong and is currently completing a PhD exploring the nutritional health of socially disadvantaged individuals. She is a member of the Mental Health Dietitian’s Network and volunteers as a dietitian to support individuals experiencing or at-risk of homelessness.
Verena’s special interests include weight-inclusive health, nutrition for mental health, gut health, intuitive eating, public and community health, inclusion health, disordered eating, chronic dieting and emotional eating, paediatric nutrition, fussy eating, general nutrition and women’s health (PCOS).
In her spare time Verena enjoys a good local market, being in nature with her shoes off and spending time with family, friends and her dog Winston.
Weight-inclusive health, nutrition for mental health, gut health, intuitive eating, public and community health, inclusion health, disordered eating, chronic dieting and emotional eating, paediatric nutrition, fussy eating, general nutrition and women’s health (PCOS).
ACCREDITED PRACTISING DIETITIAN (BNUTRDIET - HONOURS)
Karly is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), having completed her Bachelor in Nutrition and Dietetics, with Honours, at the University of Wollongong.
Living in a world surrounded by diet culture, Karly is passionate about assisting individuals to heal their relationship with food and their body to be able to eat in a way that feels less complicated, enjoyable and free of yo-yo dieting, rules and restriction.
Karly practices as a non-diet dietitian and brings a caring and compassionate nature to her work. She strongly believes in a personalised approach and endeavours to combine her knowledge and skills as a non-diet dietitian with an individual’s own experiences, beliefs and values.
Karly can help people with chronic disease management and has a particular interest in food and body image concerns, chronic and yo-yo dieting and emotional eating.
In her spare time, you will find Karly out on a long walk or run by the beach, enjoying a good meal with friends and family or watching a few too many episodes on Netflix.
ACCREDITED PRACTISING DIETITIAN (BNUTRDIET - HONOURS, DEANS SCHOLAR)
Georgie is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) having completed a Bachelor of Nutrition & Dietetics (Honours) (Dean’s Scholar) at the University of Wollongong. To further her knowledge and practical skills, she is currently undertaking a PhD in health promotion, looking at how nutrition and physical activity are being promoted in Family Day Care settings.
Georgie takes a holistic approach in her practice, and utilises the non-diet approach. She values helping her clients build a positive relationship with food, as well as working towards body positivity and acceptance. Her main area of interest is sport and performance nutrition, having been a competitive cheerleader and gymnast for 10 years (and counting)!
Georgie’s clinical areas of interests include, but are not limited to:
- Sport and performance nutrition
- Food and body image concerns (including in a sport and performance context)
- Disordered eating, eating disorders
- Vegetarian and vegan diets
- Health promotion
Outside of work, you will find Georgie trying out new foods at her local café or restaurant, staying active at reformer Pilates or cheerleading practice, walking her dog at the park, or relaxing at home watching a good crime show.
ACCREDITED PRACTISING DIETITIAN (BSC CLINICAL NUTRITION)
Faye is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (BSc Clinical Nutrition) who has a passion for health, nutrition, happiness, and helping others. Faye brings this same passion into client care with an all-foods-fit approach. She believes learning to trust your body and nourish yourself can bring growth and a deeper connection to those values you hold dear.
Faye aims to encourage balance and self-compassion through talking with clients on their relationship with food, and why change is important to them while following evidenced-based guidelines in interventions for their health concerns.
Faye has worked closely with people with food and body image concerns, disordered eating, antenatal and post-natal nutrition, and IBS. She incorporates Intuitive Eating strategies, daily mindfulness, breathwork, and encourages Satter’s Division of Responsibility for family nutrition and fussy eating.
Faye graduated from the University of California, Davis (BSc Clinical Nutrition) and completed her Dietetic Internship at the University of Houston, Texas. Faye has credentialling in the USA and Australia with a background in foodservice, as well as acute and community care and private practise.
Faye is a HAES® aligned, weight-inclusive practitioner and avid about offering Non-Diet strategies to help facilitate self-management for clients. By aiming to understand what values are important to clients, Faye can assist in nutrition education, wellbeing needs and a steady approach to food selections.
Faye is a food lover, mother and yoga junkie. When at home she enjoys gardening, cooking, and baking with her little teachers and loves travelling and outdoors adventures.
AIMEE VAN DER VEER
ACCREDITED PRACTISING DIETITIAN (B NUTRITION AND DIETETICS)
Aimee is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), having completed a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) with The University of Newcastle.
Aimee is a Non-Diet Dietitian, rooted in the belief that health is not a one-size-fits-all approach, but requires tailoring to each individual. She is passionate about supporting individuals to build a healthy relationship with food and their body through a personalised, holistic, evidence-based and sustainable approach.
In a world of yo-yo dieting, Aimee strives to help people break free of food rules and restrictions and find food freedom through intuitive eating and listening to body cues. Her mission is to ensure every person feels listened to, empowered and supported in being able to reach their health goals.
Aimee can help people with chronic disease management (diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, gut concerns), eating difficulties (loss of appetite, taste changes, difficulty chewing/swallowing), Nutrition for Clients Living with a Disability (NDIS), cooking lessons and shopping support.
Aimee is a lover of food, coffee and the ocean. Outside of work you’ll find her surfing, freediving or at a local cafe.
General Nutrition, Chronic Disease Management (diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, gut concerns), Nutrition for Clients Living with a Disability (NDIS), cooking lessons and shopping support.
ACCREDITED PRACTISING DIETITIAN (BSCI MND)
Katie is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) who enjoys helping her clients discover the beauty and simplicity of food freedom. She holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Nutrition and Dietetics completed at the University of Sydney.
Katie is a weight-inclusive clinician who practices from a non-diet approach, aligned with the principles of Health At Every Size®. When working with Katie, you can expect to feel validated and respected as you work towards a place of body trust and food freedom.
Katie’s special interest areas include food and body image concerns, as well as gastrointestinal concerns. She provides:
- Individual treatment for adults living with eating disorders, including those with co-occurring digestive concerns.
- Individual treatment for adolescence who experience disordered eating.
- Nutritional support for individuals living with disabilities (NDIS).
Katie is a lover of food, coffee and all things creative. She enjoys creating digital designs for Instagram (@fineprintfood) to portray meaningful messages about food and body image.
Eating Disorders (AN, BN, BED, OSFED), Disordered Eating, Body Image Concerns, Gut Health, Digestive Concerns in the Context of Eating Disorders, Nutrition for Individuals Living with Disabilities.
ACCREDITED PRACTISING DIETITIAN & HEAD OF MEDIA AND CONTENT (BHUMNUT, MDIETPRAC)
Andriana is an Accredited Practising Dietitian having completed a Bachelor of Human Nutrition, and Master of Dietetic Practice at La Trobe University, Melbourne.
She is passionate about supporting people to build positive relationships with food and their body. She believes the best way to achieve this is through providing a holistic approach and respectfully collaborating with people to manage their health in a way that promotes enjoyable eating and a peaceful relationship with food.
Andriana is a self-confessed foodie and enjoys showing clients how they too can enjoy the foods they love.
Andriana can help people with chronic disease management and has a particular interest in women’s health – particularly polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), endometriosis, fertility, pregnancy and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
In her spare time, Andriana loves cooking, baking, trying new cafes and restaurants, travelling and discovering new walking trails.
(BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION)
Sarah is a Business Administration Graduate having completed her degree at Australian Catholic University.
Sarah brings her bright and warm personality to our clinic, and supports our team and clients to find the best clinical partnerships for their food/body journeys.
HEAD OF FOOD CONTENT & ACCREDITED PRACTISING DIETITIAN
Charlotte is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), having completed her Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics as of November 2019. She has also studied a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Food Science, at the University of New South Wales.
It was Charlotte’s studies with colleagues at Bond University that sparked her interest and initiated further learning about intuitive eating and non-diet nutrition. With a passion for all things food, Charlotte is the face behind @TheNuttyGritty, an Instagram page sharing simple and delicious recipes for all to enjoy.
Apart from food, you can find Charlotte at the beach enjoying an ocean swim, writing blog posts, or reading a good crime novel!