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 holistic weight management workshop

This online workshop is created by Alexa Tran with a primary focus of moving away from the “BS dieting” approach. This workshop will cover common underlying metabolic disturbances associated with weight issues and provide valuable information on a holistic approach to weight management.

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

Lesson 1: (75 min) “Conditions” and imbalances 

  • Reproductive hormones 
  • Thyroid imbalances 
  • Insulin Resistance 
  • Gut inflammation & dysbiosis 
  • Other underlying factors: medications 

Lesson 2: (60 min) Stress & Lifestyle 

  • How does stress adversely affect your physical health? 
  • How do environmental factors influence your hormones and detoxification pathways? 
  • How can you adopt a lifestyle that is suitable for you? 

Lesson 3: (60 min) The importance of diet & nutrition 

  • Why it is important to ensure that you are not cutting out any macronutrients. 
  • The adverse effects of long-term calorie restriction and yo-yo dieting. 
  • ‘Calorie in’ does not always mean ‘calories out’. 
  • Move towards the “eat right for you” approach and ditch what you thought you knew about dieting. 

Lesson 4: (60 min) The importance of supplements and using food as medicine 

  • How to understand the benefits of appropriate supplementation in these health imbalances. 
  • Using ‘food as medicine’ to heal your body 
  • How to start eating right for your body. 
  • Where to now? How to get further help. 

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.

how to open & run a successful health & wellness clinic

In this 5 week online workshop Jessica shares her 15 years of knowledge in growing a successful business in the health & wellness space. Learn the foundations of getting started as a sole trader, alongside expanding your business and employing others to work under your brand. This workshop dives deep into the business side of running a clinic. You will learn everything from software systems, to marketing your business to employing others and growing your brand. This workshop is a valuable tool to anyone starting out in the industry or looking to expand their business.

In this 5 week online Zoom workshop, your weekly lessons with Jessica will include:

Lesson 1: Getting Started

In these lessons you will cover:

  • Certification, insurances & what is required
  •  Finding the right physical space
  • Virtual set up and working online
  • Subletting verses starting out on your own
  • Helpful software systems
  • Starting out with reception & administration
  • Supplement sales – stocking in house verses supplier sales

Lesson 2: Hiring Staff & Other practitioners

  • What to look for in other practitioners
  • Contracting vs part time/full time staff – what needs to be considered
  • Finances and accounting when hiring staff/contractors
  • Working out a suitable contracting split with your contractors  
  • Viability of supplement split

Lesson 3: Looking after you & your staff

  • Manageability of clients per day/week
  • Income verses burn out 
  • Tools for creating self care/team self care
  • Working on your business and not in your business
  • Is it worth it?

Lesson 4: Marketing

  • How to market your brand
  • Marketing as a sole trader verses a business with multiple practitioners
  • Business cards, flyers & networking – fit in today’s society
  • Social Media as a marketing tool
  • The importance of referrals
  • Website & Google marketing

Lesson 5: Growing, Expanding & Changing Social Demands

  • The importance of staying ahead of the game in your industry
  • Out growing your physical space and investing in up scaling
  • Dealing with demand for more staff/practitioners
  • Honesty and realism about what you want to achieve
  • Running a clinic online with future demands

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 ‘make peace 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

  • Week 1: Where to Begin? So you want to ditch dieting, make peace with food and eat intuitively but don’t know where to begin? In week 1 you will learn where to begin and the tools to put these steps into action.
  • Week 2Reframing Your Thoughts. Challenging current thoughts and behaviours about food. We will discover where they have come from and how to disarm them.
  • Week 3: Emotional Eating.  We will explore how emotions make you feel powerless around food, how to overcome guilt and discover how to cultivate unconditional permission to enjoy ALL foods. 
  • Week 4: Embracing Gentle Nutrition. Discover the principles of gentle nutrition and intuitive eating. In this final week you will learn how to eat in a way that balances and nourishes YOU! 

 Additional Free Resources  Include:

  • Journal prompts 
  • Questions & tasks (not mandatory but encouraged)
  • Key information handouts related to the lessons
  • A hunger scale tool (to learn how to get to know and tune into your hunger)

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.

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.

Health Benefits Of Herbal Tea Workshop w paige redford

Join Paige in this online interactive workshop where you will learn all about the health benefits of herbal tea!

What this workshop includes:

(1) Learn all about how tea can nourish and support you and your body for all kinds of conditions from stress, digestive issues, insomnia, fatigue and many more.


(2) Education on herbal medicine, its uses and benefits and also the art of blending your own brew.


(3) Intimate space of 10 people in your Zoom class at one time to maximum your q&a time with Paige.

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.