Services - Laura O'Brien
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Services

Laura provides one on one counselling and medical nutrition therapy.

You can schedule an appointment without a referral

Laura also accepts referrals from

  • Medical specialists, including gastroenterologists & colorectal surgeons
  • General Practitioners
  • Allied health professionals
dietitian

Fees

Initial appointment (60 min)                  $180

Review appointment (30 min)                 $90

Long review appointment (45 min)       $135

Individual meal plan*                               $100

*After initial appointment only


Medicare rebates for individuals with a GP management plan for face to face appointments only.

Contact your GP to check if you are eligible.

Many private health funds offer rebates for face to face dietitian consults. Check your policy with your health fund.

Cancellations 

Please provide 24 business hours notice if you need to cancel your appointment.  Failure to attend a booked appointment or to cancel with 24 hours notice may incur a cancellation fee*.

*Fee will be waived in exceptional circumstances. Discretion will be exercised in these cases.

Your appointment with Laura

Initial appointments

  • Thorough diet and nutrition assessment
  • Review of medical information, tests results or doctors letters
  • Review of food diaries
  • Up to date nutrition information for health or digestive conditions
  • Set goals and strategies to improve your diet and symptoms
  • Update letter to your doctor or medical specialist

 

Review appointments

  • Check progress of your nutrition goals
  • Review of food diaries

    and new test results

  • Problem solve to find the right food and meal ideas
  • Updates to your doctor or medical specialist

Gastrointestinal Conditions

Laura can assist with gastrointestinal conditions including:

  • Coeliac disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn’s disease)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • low FODMAP diets
  • Food intolerances
  • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
  • Pancreatic insufficiency
  • Liver disease
  • Gastroparesis
  • Ileostomy and Colostomy
  • Diverticular disease

Chronic Conditions

Laura can also assist with chronic conditions including:

  • Diabetes and prediabetes
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Nasogastric and gastrostomy tubes

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