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We are very proud of our highly qualified and experienced mental health specialists. They are dedicated to providing best practice health care for their clients.
Exercise Physiologist and Dietitian
Sophie Brown is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Exercise Physiologist, registered with the Dietitian’s Association Australia and Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).
In her practice, Sophie provides diet and exercise services with the focus on long term behaviour change. This aims to improve quality of life and achieve better health outcomes. She advocates healthy eating and keeping active as a fundamental part of chronic disease management. As such, she will assist with the prevention and management of long term conditions including metabolic disorders (e.g. insulin resistance, and diabetes), heart conditions and associated risk factors (e.g. high blood pressure and high cholesterol), and musculoskeletal conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis, musculoskeletal injuries and falls prevention.
Dietitian and Nutritionist
Michelle Hsu is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Nutritionist with a strong passion for understanding human behaviour around eating and health. Michelle takes an all-rounded approach to health and well-being for body and mind. She works in research and community dietetics, with particular interest in mental health, chronic disease management and behaviour modification for long term health changes. Michelle runs a government-funded childhood obesity program, Go4Fun, as well as One Door Health Care's Nourishing You program.
The Nourishing You program is specially designed for adults living or recovering from mental illness, and who want to get healthier and learn food-savvy life skills. Basically, we want to help you learn how to NOURISH your body and mind with wholesome, nutritious foods.
Individuals are able to utilise NDIS funding in order to participate. Taking part in the program may help you to get back in control of your eating habits; improve your mood, reconnect with REAL foods that help your body and mind flourish, gain handy cooking skills and recipes to make your own delicious meals, achieve a healthy weight for you and prevent serious diseases.
Download Nourishing You flyer (PDF 3.6MB)