Welcome to Brisbane Paediatric Nutrition
Amy Thompson is a highly experienced paediatric dietitian and mother. She has worked across a wide variety of clinical settings and clinical areas. She has nearly 10 years of experience working as a paediatric specialist, this experience encompasses paediatric inpatient wards, special care nurseries and paediatric outpatient clinics. In addition to working with clients, she is also a University Lecturer and ongoing mentor for dietitians up-skilling and working in paediatrics.
Amy has experience working across a broad range of clinical paediatric areas, this includes allergies (assessment and reintroduction), failure to thrive, fussy and restrictive eating, behavioural and developmental feeding disorders, enteral nutrition support, NDIS, constipation, IBS, IBD, coeliac disease and micronutrient deficiencies.
Amy practices with a family centred approach and is passionate about supporting families to make sustainable changes. Amy has nearly 10 years experience in supporting families with children with complex nutrition needs, disabilities and also behavioural feeding challenges. Amy is knowledgeable in models of feeding therapy and behavioural approaches. She not only educates families on what their child's nutritional requirements are, but she also provides practical strategies to help support children to become more competent eaters.
Amy is a kind and compassionate clinician and is friendly and approachable in her nature. She is sensible and family centred in her recommendations and practices with a holistic mindsight.
During her high school and university years Amy was a learn to swim teacher and prior to this she was an elite long distance swimmer and a member of the Australian Swimming Team. When Amy is not working she enjoys spending time with her young family, including her husband and two sons and her two sausage dogs Cinnamon and Theodore.
Amy is a fully qualified Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and is a registered member of Dietitians Australia.
Bachelor Nutrition and Dietetics, University of the Sunshine Coast (2012)
Masters of Public Health, University of Sydney (2018)
Certificate in Paediatric Nutrition (2014)
Julie has expertise in paediatric gastroenterology (coeliac, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome), Type 1 diabetes, weight management, faltering growth and food allergies.
Julie is relatable to many families as she is a modern-day mum balancing a career, raising children, and striving for a happy, healthy household. Julie understands that wanting children to eat well is a fundamental part of raising children for most families. It is her goal to provide families with professional nutritional advice that is tailored to suit individual families with the added insight of being a parent.
When not working, Julie can usually be found outdoors either mountain bike riding with the family, going on long hikes or simply relaxing in the garden.
Julie is a fully qualified Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and is a registered member of Dietitians Australia.
Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (1st Class Honours), Griffith University (2019)
Certificate Paediatric Nutrition, Melbourne Royal Children's Hospital (currently completing)