Accredited Practising Dietitian
Alice is an Accredited Practising Dietitian from the Adelaide Hills who specialises in gastrointestinal nutrition, nutrition therapies before and after gastrointestinal surgery, and disordered eating.
Alice completed her training in the United Kingdom before returning to Adelaide to continue her career as a Dietitian in public and private hospitals. She has predominantly worked in the clinical areas of medical and surgical gastroenterology, critical care, and mental health nutrition since 2008.
Currently, Alice is currently working as a Senior Research Dietitian at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and undertaking a PhD in Diet and Inflammatory Bowel Disease, which includes leading a dietary intervention trial for people with Ulcerative Colitis.
Alice is an Australasian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (AuSPEN) council member and an active member of the South Australian Gastroenterology Dietitians and DECCAN Inflammatory Bowel Disease Dietitians Networks.
When not at work, Alice enjoys being at home with her family, trying out new recipes in the kitchen, spending time outdoors pottering in the garden, going for long walks, reading, and at any perfect opportunity would continue travelling the world exploring different cultures and cuisines.
Special clinical nutrition skills
Alice has a particular interest in medical nutrition therapy and therapeutic diets for gastroenterological conditions and surgical procedures. These include
- inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s/Ulcerative Colitis)
- gastrointestinal cancers
- liver and pancreatic diseases
- irritable bowel syndrome including FODMAP intervention
- intestinal failure and
- malabsorptive disorders, as well as surgical weight loss procedures
Alice also has extensive experience working with clients who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome, GORD, and other functional disorders including dyspepsia, constipation and diarrhoea.
Alice has a special interest in working with adolescent and adult clients with who struggle with intrusive food thoughts, food rules, food anxiety, and disruptive eating practices including dietary restrictions and emotional eating. Alice counsels clients in mindful and intuitive eating and supports clients to develop balanced eating attitudes, food behaviours and positive body image.
Alice also works alongside psychiatrists, psychologists, and mental health nurses to provide nutrition counselling to clients with a wide range of mental health disorders. She understands that mental health disorders can significantly impact on weight management and control of chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and general well-being.
Alice currently practices at the following locations:
- 50 Hutt Street, Adelaide, SA 5000
- Stirling Hospital, 20 Milan Terrace, Stirling, SA 5152
For further information, please visit Alice’s website www.mindfuleatinghabits.com.au
For appointments at either location, please contact:
T: (08) 8267 1766
F: (08) 239 2021