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Good Nutrition + Active Lifestyle = Better Health

Our Team

 

Joanne Turner BSc, MSc(Nutr, Diet & Ex Rehab), APD, AEP, AccSD

Accredited Practising Dietitian, Sports Dietitian, Exercise Physiologist

Joanne Turner is both an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Exercise Physiologist, with a Master of Science degree in nutrition, dietetics and exercise rehabilitation, from the University of Wollongong.

Joanne is an Accredited Sports Dietitian, trained as a sports nutrition at the Australian Institute of Sport and has worked with national and state sporting teams and some of Australia’s top athletes. Joanne is the official dietitian to the Parramatta Eels NRL, Golf NSW and a NSW Institute of Sport Accredited Nutrition Service Provider. 

Joanne has a range of key interests, including disordered eating, weight management and nutrition for associated chronic lifestyle diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.  Joanne has additional qualifications in paediatric nutrition and is very passionate about promoting the importance of a healthy lifestyle for kids. Joanne is the founding convenor of the Dietitians Association of Australia Paediatric & Maternal Health interest group. Visit www.joanneturner.com.au for more information.

 

Hayley McDonald BSocSci(Crim/Psych) PGDip(Psych) MPsych(Clin) PhD Candidate

Clinical Psychologist

Hayley’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Social Science and Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology from the University Western Sydney, a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from Bond University and is currently completing a PhD in Psychology at Macquarie University. Hayley has received several academic awards, including Dean’s Scholar and is a recipient of the Australian Postgraduate Scholarship at Macquarie University. She has presented her research at national and international conferences, and has acted as peer reviewer for a number of journals.

Hayley's work encompasses a range of interventions drawn from an evidence base to address the whole person and their presenting difficulties. Her approach integrates many differing schools of psychotherapy and is informed by psychoanalytic literature, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness and Brief Solution Focused Therapies, adapted to fit the individual client needs.

Hayley's approach is to work together to provide an empathic, genuine and mutual understanding of a person's difficulties, with a view to enhancing personal growth and personal meaning, and enriching relationships with oneself and others. Through a better understanding of themselves, other people and their relationships Hayley helps her clients to begin to discover and live from a place of their own authentic self. She believes in building a safe therapeutic relationship as an important first step in this process. Hayley is a fully registered Clinical Psychologist with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) and has specialist registration under Medicare.

Catriona Hull  BSc (Nutrition), Msc(Nutrition and Dietetics) APD

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Catriona is a member of the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) and is officially recognised by then as an Accredited Practising Dietitian(APD). Catriona has a Bachelor of Science majoring in Nutrition and a Masters of Science degree majoring in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Wollongong.

Catriona is a mother of four children and her main interests lie in the prevention and management of lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, weight management and polycysitic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Other interests include pregnancy health, coeliac disease and other gastrointestinal disorders such as Irritable Bowel Sydrome (IBS). Catriona's experience includes a variety of clinical and community based positions.

Catriona has a genuine passion for good health and helping people. She takes a fresh and innovative approach to empower people set personal goals. She translates the latest research into understandable and useable nutrition and lifestyle advice to make these goals a reality and provides ongoing support and motivation to make these changes permanent.

Dr Greta Lee MB BS, MMed (Clin. Epi.), FRACP

Gastroenterologist

Dr Greta Lee is a consultant Gastroenterologist with a special interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. She graduated from the University of Sydney, trained in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at St George and Sutherland Hospitals and pursued her interest in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis with an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fellowship in Brisbane.
 
Dr Greta Lee holds a Masters of Medicine in Clinical Epidemiology with Merit from the University of Sydney. She has completed her PhD at the University of NSW, studying immunological mechanisms underlying Inflammatory Bowel Disease. She is a casual lecturer at the University of NSW.
 
In addition to the treatment of patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, she offers practical management strategies for common gastroenterological problems including reflux, abdominal pain, colorectal cancer screening, rectal bleeding, constipation, diarrhoea and the irritable bowel syndrome.
 
Dr Greta Lee performs gastroscopies and colonoscopies and has admitting privileges at Kareena Private Hospital and President Private Hospital. She consults from her rooms in Miranda.

 
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