Specialist Paediatric Dietitians
Canberra-based Specialist Dietitian Clinic
We provide nutritional therapy and advice for specialised and complex paediatric conditions.
Eat 'n' Grow offers various services and packages to meet your family's needs.
We are an NDIS Provider and will work with you and your plan manager to design individual dietetic plans.
Managing long-term health conditions, or just developing a healthier relationship with food.
We understand that caring for a child with a disability or chronic condition can be a challenging and overwhelming experience. The importance of building healthy habits around food is one of the keys to a happier child and a less stressful home.
Eat'n'Grow aims to close the gap between knowing and doing by supporting your child and your family.
Meet Our Team
Our team of Specialised Dietitians are here to listen and help
Vikki Nash APD CEDC has experience in assisting families and individuals with restrictive eating behaviours, especially children with disabilities or who are on the Autism Spectrum (ASD). Vikki is a Credentialed Eating Disorder Clinician (CEDC) and has completed advanced training in the "SOS (Sequential-Oral-Sensory) Approach to Feeding". She combines her knowledge of the SOS feeding approach, with other well-researched feeding approaches, including: "The Division of Responsibility, "Food Chaining" "Steps Plus," "Responsive Feeding" and CBT- AR (cognitive behaviour therapy for ARFID), along with her personal experience of raising two autistic boys with sensory eating difficulties,
Vikki also has a degree in agricultural science and loves to share her knowledge about food and farms. When not working, you will find Vikki tending her vegetable garden, walking her dog and dreaming about horses.
Freya Vos APD is an accredited practising dietitian with a special interest in paediatric chronic disease management, feeding problems, and gastrointestinal disorders such as coeliac disease. Freya is a trained SOS (Sequential-Oral-Sensory) Feeding Therapist and holds qualifications in early childhood education and works with children in our paediatric group feeding clinic, as part of a multi-disciplined team.
Dionne Eckley APD is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with special interests in paediatric allergies, intolerances and eating difficulties, and can assist with chronic illness, general health and well-being nutrition. Dionne is a trained SOS (Sequential-Oral-Sensory) Feeding Therapist and can provide nutrition therapy and support for managing weight, cholesterol, diabetes, and irritable bowel syndrome.
The team at Eat n Grow is committed to providing families and individuals with personalised, professional service using evidence-based nutritional science. Whether you’re looking for nutritious recipes, or you need professional guidance in order to address a specific health issue, Eat'n'Grow is ready to help you reach your dietary goals today.
Do you need advice about meal times, what and how much your child is eating or concerns about their growth development goals?
Has your child been diagnosed with a chronic condition or disease?
Dietitian consultations can provide knowledge and advice on improving your family's health, well-being and relationship with food.
NDIS - Improved Health
Problem or Restricted Eaters
Multi-discipline Childhood Feeding Clinics
Diet Skills education,
Cooking and preserving food
Home food garden to grow prepare and cook the right foods for you.
Grow, prepare and cook your own food
Eat'n'Grow can help you set up and maintain your own food garden filled with plants, vegetables and herbs suitable to our region and your individual health requirements.
Flu and COVID Information
Eat ‘n’ Grow understands the ongoing concern that many of our clients have towards the COVID-19 virus, and we are committed to the health of our clients and wish to ensure that we continue to provide ongoing care and support.
Last updated: Feb 2023
We continue to provide individual consultations online
For the health and safety of our staff and others, if you feel unwell, please ring and organise an online consultation.