DIETETIC CONSULTS

 
 

Why see a dietitian?

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What to expect

From August 2022 all consults will be via telehealth. After booking your appointment with us, you will receive a Zoom link shortly via email. On the day and time of your appointment click on the Zoom link in the email to join the session. You will also recieve a new client form to complete and email back. All information you provide us is securly stored and confidental. 

If you were given a referral or any other paper work or test results you can send these to us via email prior to your session. Alternatively you can have your GP or specialist practice fax these directly to us, our fax number is 9171 6597.

 

Your initial appointment is typically 1 hour in duration which ensures enough time to conduct a thorough nutrition assessment, discuss strategies, devise plans, and provide you with the information you need to make the steps towards better health. Complex conditions and multiple nutrition issues typically require a 90-minute initial session, ask us if you are unsure which will be right for you.

For the assessment you will be asked questions about your lifestyle, current medications and supplements, medical history, symptoms you may be experiencing, and current eating habits. It may be helpful to bring along a food diary with several days worth of entries to help assist you when recalling what you eat, and make a note if you have any particular symptoms that you have noticed.

Download Food Diary here.

Follow-up consultations are 45 minutes to an hour in duration and are scheduled to ensure you have the support to keep making progress towards your health goals, and to address any issues which may have arisen since your previous consultation. 

  • Irritable bowel syndrome - low FODMAP diet

  • Insulin resistance and gestational, Type I, and Type II diabetes

  • High cholesterol and blood lipids

  • Hypertension

  • Food allergies and intolerance - elimination diet

  • Coeliac disease

  • GORD/ chronic reflux

  • Paediatric nutrition and fussy eating

  • Multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases

  • Mental health conditions

  • Weight loss and weight maintenance

  • Vegan and vegetarian lifestyles

  • Nutritional deficiencies

  • Pregnancy and women's health

  • Nutrition support for healthy ageing

  • Tailored healthy eating advice

At NUTRITION IN MIND we provide individually tailored medical nutrition therapy for many conditions across all life stages, with a particular focus on:

NUTRITION IN MIND dietetic consults provide you with a personalised, supportive, and non-judgemental approach towards making changes to reach your individual health goals. It is unrealistic to expect you to change your lifestyle overnight, so our consults encourage small realistic steps in the right direction, to ensure you stay motivated and can sustain a long-term healthier lifestyle.  

Every person has unique needs, so when it comes to your health and what you need to eat a "one size fits all" approach does not apply. A dietitian examines all the different parts which make you a unique individual and tailors nutrition advice accordingly. An accredited practising dietitian has undergone extensive training to become qualified with providing individualised and evidence-based nutrition advice. Whether you seek to achieve your best health or manage more complex medical health conditions a dietitian can help you achieve your health goals.

 

Signs you might need to see a dietitian:

  • Have a newly diagnosed chronic health condition

  • Feel like your health or chronic health condition is not being well managed

  • Experience changes in your eating habits and appetite

  • Feel out of control with your food choices

  • Experience uncomfortable gastrointestinal symptoms which impact your everyday well-being

  • Need to review your current health plan or goals

  • Have a nutritional deficiency or are following a restrictive diet (e.g vegetarian or vegan diet)

  • Have a desire to increase nutrition and health knowledge

 

Pricing

  • Initial/60 minute dietetic consult      $145

  • 45 minute review consult                   $100

  • 90 minute extended consult              $190

Medicare rebates available with Chronic Disease Management GP referrals. 

Private insurance benefits available, check your coverage with your private health insurer.

Prices updated July 2022.

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Cancelation policy

 

Cancellations or rescheduling appointments made 24 hours or less before an appointment will be subject to a 100% cancellation fee.

A booking reminder will be sent via text message 48 hours before a scheduled appointment time. You can cancel or reschedule an appointment more than 24 hours before an appointment without any penalty. Please contact nutrition in mind ASAP to notify need to cancel or reschedule appointment to allow for other clients to take the appointment time.