jcn clinic nutritionist online workshops & courses

JCN Clinic nutritionist online workshops and courses can be easily undertaken from the comfort of your own home. Our workshops and course are also a financially achievable option for those unable to commit to a one on one consultation, or simply wanting to know more before committing to the individual consultation space. Our online workshops and courses are also a fantastic way to learn more about nutrition and health topics that are of interest to you.

The JCN Clinic workshops and course also provide an interactive space where participants can ask questions directly to their JCN course presenter and learn how to modify the information to suit their own personal needs. Truly a unique and engaging space!


4 week healthy skin & hormone connection workshop paige redford

In this 4-week workshop, Paige Redford will educate you on the underlying causes of skin issues spanning from skin breakouts through to chronic acne, highlighting skins synergistic relationship with hormones. Paige guides you week by week though a foundational understanding of the many elements that can affects our hormones and what we can do to improve our skin through supporting these areas so often overlooked.

In this online Zoom workshop, your weekly lessons with Paige will include:

Week 1: Hormones 

  • Understanding the OCP (oral contraceptive pill) – how does the OCP affect hormones and why you often break out after coming off the OCP 
  • How to support and balance hormones if acne is an issue
  • What to consider in terms of general testing and functional testing for more guidance
  • How to support your gut and liver, alongside detoxification and how that is linked to your hormones 

Lesson 2: Diet, Supplements & Herbs 

  • Inflammatory foods vs anti-inflammatory foods and how these both play a role with skin breakouts and acne
  • What supplements can be used to support skin directly
  • What supplements can be used to support underlying drivers such as hormones and gut issues
  • How medicinal teas can be used to support your skin

Lesson 3: Stress 

  • How stress affects your hormones
  • The relationship between cortisol and inflammation
  • The relationship between cortisol and reproductive hormones
  • How blood sugar imbalances play a role in affecting your skin

Lesson 4: Lifestyle 

  • How external factors affect our skin & hormones
  • The role of exercise
  • The role of quality sleep
  • Cosmetics & skin care – natural products vs synthetic products  

Please note: If you’re unable to attend the live session/s, you can send questions prior to the workshop and watch the replay anytime at your convenience.


4 week functional testing & dietary planning workshop

This online workshop is designed specifically for students and practitioners looking to learn more in this space. Dive deep into gut based functional testing and learn how to implement dietary protocols in relation to results to gain the best outcomes for your clients. Join Jessica for this educational workshop designed to broaden your education in the area of individualised dietary planning and treatment protocols. 

In this online Zoom workshop, your weekly lessons with Jessica will include:

Lesson 1: Introduction – Understanding the importance of individualised treatment and assessment.

In this lesson we will look at:

  • The importance of functional testing in unison with the individual 
  • The integral component of case taking 
  • Understanding and respecting your client’s individual needs 
  • How to decide on the most appropriate functional testing for your client

Lesson 2: Function Testing –  Comprehensive Stool Testing – learn how to read and interpret stool testing and create treatment protocols. In this lesson you will learn:

  • Difference between PCR/DNA and culturing 
  • Understanding different phylum 
  • SCFA importance, ratios and systemic effects 
  • Inflammatory markers and symbiotic relationship with bacterial presentations 
  • Yeast overgrowth 
  • Parasite presentations 
  • Interpretation of lab suggested natural agents for treatment

Lesson 3: Function testing – SIBO Testing – learn how to read and interpret this test and create treatment protocols 

  • Learning the principles of a SIBO test and the importance of retesting  
  • Understanding methane presentations 
  • Understanding hydrogen presentations
  • Identifying hydrogen sulphide overgrowth 
  • The importance of a tailored SIBO diet for your clients 

Lesson 4: Dietary planning – How to apply an individualised dietary treatment plan for your client based on functional test results 

  • Create dietary plans from one or more functional test to provide personalised treatment plans 
  • The importance of realistic & practical dietary planning
  • Respecting wholefood, diversity and macronutrient balance 

Please note: If you’re unable to attend the live session/s, you can send questions prior to the workshop and watch the replay anytime at your convenience.


6 Week Workshop: Holistic Mental Wellness

Emma’s Mental Wellness Online Course moves through my 5-pillars of holistic mental wellness, and empowers you to take control of the things you can control that may affect your mood.

Workshop structure:

WEEK 1: What is true health?

  • Beliefs about mental health
  • Is depression or anxiety a disease?
  • Constitutional versus acquired drivers of mental health
  • An introduction to the 5-pillars of a healthy mind
  • Introduction to journaling

WEEK 2: Pillar 1: Nutrition

  • Macro-balanced plate for mental health
  • Foods that modulate our body & brain
  • Nutrients for mental health
  • Blood tests + optimal markers
  • Supplements – when to take them, reputable brands, doses

WEEK 3 – Pillar 2: Movement 

  • Movement and mental health: what’s the link?
  • Identifying where you sit on the movement spectrum
  • Too little vs Too much
  • Types of movement
  • A balanced exercise routine

WEEK 4 – Pillar 3: Sleep 

  • Why sleep matters to mental health
  • Identifying where you sit on the sleep spectrum
  • How sleep works
  • The Circadian Rhythm
  • What influences sleep
  • Troubleshooting your sleep patterns

WEEK 5 – Pillar 4: Environment

  • Environmental toxins + mental health – what’s the link?
  • Breaking down the toxins we are exposed to
  • My top tips: brand recommendations and strategies for making the switch

WEEK 6 – Pillar 5: Connection

  • The link between connectedness and mental health
  • Social connection
  • Support network evaluation
  • Connecting with nature
  • Earthing/grounding
  • Forest bathing
  • Connecting with ourselves

Please note: If you’re unable to attend the live session/s, you can send questions prior to the workshop and watch the replay anytime at your convenience.


6 week Gut Health Workshop


This 6 week Gut Health Workshop is ideal for those wanting to improve their gut health and learn valuable tools to enable lasting change. It is the ideal program for those keen to learn more about their gut health and what they can do personally to improved their gut issues in an online classroom format.
This workshop is also a financially achievable option for those unable to commit to a one on one consultation, or simply wanting to know more before committing to the individual consultation space.
The Gut Health Workshop also provides an interactive space where participants can ask questions and learn how to modify the gut health information for their own needs.

6-Week Lesson Planner

  • Lesson 1:  Cause & Effect – how gut issues arise and the multiple mechanisms involved
  • Lesson 2: Breaking the Cycle – how understanding the mechanisms of your gut issues can help break the cycle and help us find a place to implement positive change. 
  • Lesson 3: The Use of Functional Testing – learning about the need for investing in functional testing and the appropriate times to make these decisions. What types of functional testings are useful for what conditions and how they can be a valuable insight into gaining for individualised information about your gut. 
  • Lesson 4: The Importance of Diet  (Part 1 ) – how your daily food intake can be changed to compliment your own health needs. The use of low FODMAP diet’s, low fermentable carbohydrate diets and where these may be appropriate and why. 
  • Lesson 5: The Importance of Diet  (Part 2 ) – How to move through dietary protocols and restrictions that may be helping with symptom reduction without being confined to restrictive eating long term. The importance of a diverse wholefood diet in building a robust gut health long term. 
  • Lesson 6: The Role of Supplements/Medicinal Foods  – understanding the role that supplements and medicinal foods can play and how these can be utilised to aid the integrity and regeneration of your gut health. How to implement certain foods into your diet on a daily basis for supporting a healthy gut and maintaining your gut health for life. 

Please note: If you’re unable to attend the live session/s, you can send questions prior to the workshop and watch the replay anytime at your convenience.


4 week improving your emotional relationships with food workshop with naturopath paige redford

Does the idea of a non-diet approach to food and health sound blissful to you? Have you heard about Intuitive Eating and want to know if its for you? Or maybe you want to know what makes it different from every other ‘diet’ out there.

With so much confusion out there about what to eat, Paige is here to answer all of your questions, as well as educate and empower you about the benefits of Intuitive Eating and how it can work for you!

Paige is extremely passionate about this topic and is excited to share some of the benefits Intuitive Eating can have, including improved eating habits, lifestyle, body image, physical activity, mental health, quality of life and metabolic fitness including blood glucose control blood pressure.

In this workshop you will learn what Intuitive Eating is, what the benefits of it are and how you can implement it into your own life. Support is here. You don’t need to do this alone. In fact, it’s really hard to do so.

4 week lesson planner

  • Lesson 1: What Is Intuitive Eating? – Dive into the 10 Principles.
  • Lesson 2: Breaking the Cycle – When all you’ve done your whole life is diet, how do break free from that?
  • Lesson 3: Food Neutrality – Food is neither good nor bad, it is neutral. How can we view food as neutral and not let our emotions tell us otherwise.
  • Lesson 4: What Do I Eat? – Discover how to eat intuitively without wanting to eat everything in sight.

Please note: If you’re unable to attend the live session/s, you can send questions prior to the workshop and watch the replay anytime at your convenience.


Sprouting Legumes, Seeds & Grains Workshop with jessica cox

In this fun and educational interactive online workshop with Jessica learn all about the benefits of sprouting and the steps involved to sprout confidently in your own kitchen. Jessica will show you hands on demonstrations of how to sprout and the processes involved, alongside providing loads of nutritional knowledge along they way.

This workshop covers:

  1. The nutritional benefits of sprouting
  2. What legumes, seeds & grains can be sprouted
  3. The fundamental techniques involved with home sprouting
  4. What equipment is needed to home sprout
  5. How to include sprouts in your diet

Please note: If you’re unable to attend the live session/s, you can send questions prior to the workshop and watch the replay anytime at your convenience.