Louise holds a BSc in Nutritional Medicine. In 2011 she began a programme of study in Functional Medicine, which includes certification as an IFMCP graduate. Louise’s clinical practice is based on her professional status as a Registered Nutrition Practitioner. She is a member of the Naturopathic Nutrition Association and Registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC). Louise is also qualified to undertake blood draws and is a member of the National Association of Phlebotomists. She is committed to post-graduate study and regularly exceeds annual Continued Professional Development (CPD) targets set by the NNA and CNHC.
In 2018 Louise became the first European practitioner certified in the Shoemaker Protocol (relating to Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, known as CIRS) and is still the only nutrition professional to be certified. Louise became a certified Bredesen Practitioner in 2016. The Bredesen Protocol was created to support those in the early stages of cognitive decline with nutrition and lifestyle interventions. Louise also certified as a Nutritional Genomics Counsellor when she was a member of BANT, and where she was a Director, Committee lead and inaugural Head of Communications.