Carolyn Ledowsky – Founder of MTHFR Support Australia and Naturopath
Carolyn Ledowsky is the founder of MTHFR Support Australia. She is a naturopath, herbalist and nutritionist who has a Bachelor of Herbal Medicine, Bachelor of Naturopathy, Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy and Diploma of Nutrition, also having studied courses in genetics at Duke University and The University of Maryland in the US. You can learn more about Carolyn and her journey to specialising in MTHFR by clicking here.
Carolyn is a results-oriented health expert who has the ability to provide straightforward and practical advice to address your specific health issues, working with you through the entire course of your healing. Carolyn’s key focus is looking at how your genes impact your health and make you more susceptible to disease. This insight and a thorough health history is invaluable in setting a correct path for your future health.
Carolyn is a regular speaker at MTHFR events and provides both patient and practitioner training through her many webinars/presentations and on-line learning environments. She regularly contributes to Dr Jess Armine’s radio programme on Blog Talk Radio in the US, has worked with supplement company Nutrition Care on a national MTHFR speaking tour and is an expert contributor at Conceive Baby.
Kate Troup – Naturopath
Her background of running a busy clinic in London, training Doctors in Mumbai and developing nutritional supplements in the USA allows her to combine knowledge gathered from around the world and make getting healthy easy to understand and even easier to implement.
Kate combines leading-edge scientific knowledge with traditional know-how, and a wealth of experience from many years of clinical practice. Thousands of people have already benefited from Kate’s consultations, workshops, articles and weight loss programs.
A consultation with Kate is an unique experience that teaches you how your body works and how to return it to an optimal state of health. Kate shares generously with you the information, recipes, nutrition and lifestyle tips you will need, so you’ll be empowered to reach your health and wellbeing goals.
Kate is Australian trained and qualified, and registered with the relevant professional associations.
Kristen Soper – MTHFR and Methylation Clinical Nutritionist
Kristen is a functional-medicine Clinical Nutritionist specialising in MTHFR and methylation. She has a special interest in chronic health conditions, mood disorders and digestive health. She also has a special interest in kids’ health, specifically in addressing mood and behaviours.
She has helped hundreds of patients regain health with her cutting-edge knowledge of the biochemical pathways and MTHFR… “When you give the body what it needs to heal by rectifying deficiencies, optimising methylation co-factors, cleaning up the diet and addressing the underlying pathophysiology such as inflammation; the journey back to health can begin”.
Kristen is passionate about the integration between the latest science, holistic nutrition and epigenetics and firmly believes the future of healthcare relies on all working together. Based on your presenting symptoms, pathology tests, your MTHFR mutation and other genetic SNPs such as COMT or CBS, an appointment with Kristen will include a personalised nutritional medicine prescription, including supplements, dietary advice and lifestyle recommendations.
Kristen holds a Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional Medicine), a Bachelor of Communications and has full association membership with ANTA. She received the 2015 ANTA Academic Excellence Award.
Sonia Savage – MTHFR and Methylation Clinical Nutritionist
Sonia has been mentored by Carolyn Ledowsky and works closely with all her patients. This training has given Sonia specialised knowledge in the area of genetics and epigenetics. Sonia also has a keen interest in auto-immunity, gut health, children’s wellness and fertility.
With a practical, down to earth approach Sonia works with her patients to develop a personalised program to optimise health and wellbeing. As a holistic practitioner a consultation with Sonia will involve not only the analysis of pathology and/or genetic SNPs, she looks closely at health history and environmental stress. As a Clinical Nutritionist Sonia uses specific nutrients and functional foods to address imbalances and reverse chronic health conditions. Sonia will empower you with her whole-food eating plans and provide lots of helpful information to help you to achieve your goals.
Sonia is a fully qualified Nutritionist with an Advanced Diploma in Nutritional Medicine. She is a member of ATMS and will soon complete a Bachelor of Health Science (Complementary Medicine).
Kirsten Wenborne – Clinical Nutritionist
Kirsten is an accredited Clinical Nutritionist with a special interest in methylation and MTHFR.
Her approach is to work in a holistic way to help restore balance, good health and wellbeing. She considers not only your genetics but your environment and will partner with you to find underlying causes of imbalance, rather than just treating your symptoms. Kirsten will look at the patterns in your life, support you with the use of specific nutrients and functional foods and see you feel so much better for it.
Kirsten’s areas of interest cover nutrition for:
- paediatric health including ADHD, autism, allergies, learning and behavioural difficulties
- mental health including mood disorders and anxiety in adults and children
- digestive disorders and gut health
- autoimmunity and inflammation
- wellness including stress, fatigue and weight management
Kirsten holds an Advanced Diploma in Nutritional Medicine and is also furthering her studies as she completes a Bachelor of Health Science in Complementary Medicine.