Stephanie decided to study Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Newcastle as the degree combined her love of working with people and an interest in food. Throughout her career, she has developed a passion for supporting and empowering her clients to meet their health and wellbeing needs. Since working in the field, she has enjoyed creating therapeutic relationships with her clients by building a strong rapport based on trust and understanding.
Stephanie has a diverse background in clinical and rural dietetics which has provided her with comprehensive experience. She has worked with both individuals and families across a broad range of nutrition services. Stephanie appreciates working collaboratively with her clients and within a multidisciplinary team environment. She understands how vital it is to take a holistic approach when helping individuals to navigate the physical and psychological barriers that come with recovering from an eating disorder.
Stephanie strives to support her clients to develop a flexible, balanced and healthy relationship with food. Her nutrition counselling will support the transition to normalised eating behaviours, improving confidence in choosing satisfying and nourishing foods and reducing the stress around food this includes;
–thoughts, emotions, physiological symptoms, explore and challenge fear foods, food rules and other disordered behaviours around food.
Stephanie is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Nutritionist and a member of the Dietitians Association of Australia. Stephanie graduated with a Bachelor of Nutrition & Dietetics (Honours) from the University of Newcastle.
Outside of work, Stephanie attempts to have a green thumb, is an avid soy cappuccino drinker and novel reader. She also enjoys jogging alongside her best friend Blue, her beautiful Golden Retriever