Cassie Hoole

BNutDiet (Hons), Accredited dietitian


Cassie Hoole is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian who is passionate about educating people on how to optimise their brain health through nutrition. Cassie has extensive knowledge and experience in providing nutrition counselling to create behaviour change.  She takes a collaborative and compassionate approach to give you the tools to nourish your body and mind.

 

Cassie graduated from the Queensland University of Technology after studying a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics. Since then, she has worked in a Brisbane public tertiary hospital across many work areas.  She now specialises in working alongside mental health clinicians to provide holistic client care. She has experience working across various mental illnesses, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder, anxiety disorders, depression, autism, eating disorders, borderline personality disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. Cassie is also an active member of the Mental Health Interest Group with Dietitians Australia.

 

Cassie uses an evidence-based approach to work with clients and their family/carers to develop practical solutions to their eating concerns. She prides herself on providing quality care that is best suited to people of all ages. Cassie has an extensive working history in the areas of:

  • Food and mood – in particular the role of nutrition in depression and anxiety disorders, and reducing inflammation through diet
  • Problem eating behaviours, concerns with weight or shape and eating disorders. Cassie can also provide support during or post meals
  • Mindful and intuitive eating
  • Weight management – in particular dietary strategies to help prevent weight gain associated with antipsychotics
  • Nutrition during recovery from alcohol and substance abuse
  • Metabolic monitoring – this includes dietary strategies to manage glucose and lipid abnormalities associated with antipsychotics  
  • Chronic disease management – including diabetes and cardiovascular disease
  • Nutrition during pregnancy
  • Nutrition for the older person – in particular maintaining good nutrition in Dementia and Alzheimer’s, as well as dietary strategies to prevent malnutrition
  • Gut health – in particular the management of irritable bowel syndrome, reflux, bloating, allergies/intolerances and supporting healthy gut microbiota
  • Management of symptoms that can impact your nutrition such as reduced appetite, food cravings, excessive hunger, fast eating syndrome, and constipation
  • Improving overall dietary quality
  • Fussy eating and ARFID
  • Healthy eating on a budget
  • Correcting any nutritional deficiencies 

 

Cassie can help you with any eating, weight and body image concerns.

 

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Get in touch with our dietitian Cassie by phone 07 3463 0722 or email cassie@thoughtfulhealth.com.au