Dietitian / Nutritionist
Consulting Times: Thursday afternoon fortnightly
"Melissa Selan is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist, with nearly 15 years experience across hospitals and rehabilitation centres in both Australia and the UK. This has placed her at the forefront of dietetics within the medical field. Melissa is currently the Senior Dietitian in the Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation unit at Alfred Health, where she was responsible for building this specialist nutrition service. Melissa offers a broad base of knowledge with expertise in adult lifestyle diseases.
Melissa believes food should be enjoyed, and understands what works for one person may not be practical for the next. Whether faced with illness, a specific health concern or simply looking to improve overall wellbeing, sorting through complex information about nutrition can require specialist help and support.
A successful approach requires a realistic and practical outlook. With her unique skill set, exceptional food knowledge and approachable nature, Melissa aims to help clients work towards their goals in a non-judgemental supportive environment."