the team

Our team of clinical qualified Nutritionists here at The JCN Clinic  includes founder and director Jessica Cox, along with Nutritionist’s Carissa Mason, Alexa Tran ,Alana Willis, Melanie Fenwick and Naturopath Mickayla Hosking working under the JCN model, which has proven to be extremely successful over Jessica’s years of practice.  As Nutritionists our focus is utilising the power of individualised and therapeutic nutrition alongside nutraceuticals where needed to have our clients achieve optimal results. Our nutritionist’s primary focus is to educate our clients therefore ensuring they hold the knowledge and tools long term to maintain health and vitality. 

Our Nutritionists specialise in:

  • gut health & digestive disorders, inclusive of SIBO, IBS, IBD and chronic gastrointestinal inflammation
  • multiple food intolerances (inclusive of FODMAP, histamine, oxalates, salicylates, coeliacs and non-coeliac gluten sensitivity)
  • mental health (anxiety, depression, fatigue, poor concentration and low mood)
  • hormone health (PCOS, endometriosis, fibroids, menopause, acne)
  • Immune/autoimmune irregularities (MCAS, arthritis, chronic fatigue, thyroid)
  • Children’s nutrition – fussy eating, introduction of solids, concentration and behaviour

JCN nutritionists additionally have extensive knowledge in individualised dietary planning, nutritional supplementation and the utilisation of food as a medicinal tool. We provide outstanding dietary guidance and individualised food plans to deliver a unique approach in the nutrition space. We strive to educate and empower our clients in the foundations of health.

All of our Nutritionists are highly qualified and capable of assisting you with your health concerns. Here at The JCN Clinic we pride ourselves on the highest standard of care across the board. You can therefore be assured that no matter who you choose to see within our team that you will be in the very best of hands.

jessica cox

CEO, Clinical Nutritionist

Jessica is the founder and business owner of the successful JCN Clinic based in Brisbane, Australia. Jess is a passionate foodie, recipe developer and qualified practicing Nutritionist with a Bachelor Health Science (Nutrition). Jess holds close to fifteen years of clinical experience with a focus on chronic digestive health and systemic inflammation.  Jess is well respected within the public space of health and wellness for her no fad approach and utilisation of evidence based nutrition. Jess is also the resident Nutritionist for BodybyFinch. Jess is the creator of the popular Jessica Cox blog, which is an expression of everything she loves rolled into one, including her passion for creating recipes that cater for food intolerances and digestive issues.

Jessica’s key areas of interests of clinical nutrition are:

  • chronic digestive issues
  • chronic food intolerances
  • autoimmunity
  • chronic fatigue
  • MCAS & Mold

Make a booking with Jessica

carissa mason

Senior Nutritionist

Nature-loving and country girl, Carissa Mason is an accredited and practicing clinical nutritionist. Her main interests are digestive health, hormones and genetics. Prior to her study, Carissa managed cafes and restaurants where she worked with talented chefs. Her level of appreciation for food immensely grew as she was inspired to interlace her knowledge of cooking with nutrition. She is also known for her quirky personality accompanying Jessica on The JCN Podcast Show. Carissa joined forces with Jessica at the clinic in 2015 where she began her new journey of helping a number of people carrying all sorts of health conditions.

Carissa’s key interests of clinical nutrition are:

  • digestive health
  • hormones
  • genetics 

Make a booking with Carissa

alexa tran

Nutritionist

Alexa Tran is a clinical nutritionist (BHSc Nutritional Medicine and Dietetics) whose aim is to help educate individuals on how they can take control of their own health using food and nutritional therapy. Alexa’s main interests are holistic weight management and mental health symptoms related to digestive and hormone health. Her integrated and holistic approach works well with her clients as she focuses on treating the person as a whole and not just the condition. Besides from working, Alexa appreciates the simple things in life such as cooking, hiking and watching permaculture videos whilst spending time with her wolfhound. 

Alexa’s key interests of clinical nutrition are:

  • digestive health
  • hormones 
  • pelvic pain
  • mental health 
  • holistic weight management

Make a booking with Alexa

Melanie Fenwick The JCN Clinic

melanie fenwick

Nutritionist

Melanie is a clinical nutritionist with a strong appreciation for holistic healthcare and for what it can do for individuals with chronic conditions that are often overlooked and left unaddressed. Melanie empowers her clients to get the most out of their diets and guides them back to good health for better overall wellbeing and longevity. 

Melanie’s main interests are digestive health, immune system support, and pain management. As a sole parent she also values childhood nutrition and understands the pressures parents face and endeavours to make nutrition more approachable for both parents and children. 

Outside of work, Melanie enjoys spending time outdoors, mindfulness and meditation, and has a knack for making nutritious versions of treats and street food

Melanie’s key interests of clinical nutrition are:

  • digestive health
  • childhood nutrition
  • immune system support
  • pain management

Make a booking with Melanie

Mickayla Hoskings JCN Naturopath

mickayla hosking

Naturopath & Herbalist

Mickayla Hosking is a clinical naturopath (BHSc Naturopathy) with a passion for women’s health, fertility and digestive issues. She believes in using food as medicine first and foremost, and creating healthy lifestyle changes so you can get back to feeling your best.


Her goal is to educate and empower patients through diet and lifestyle shifts, using evidence-based herbal medicine and nutrition – with a little bit of love. Helping you create holistic and natural health rituals, and build the foundations for long term health and longevity.


In her down time, Mickayla loves working in her garden, creating herbal recipes and cooking new recipes! Her favourite meals to cook include dhal and spiced roast vegetables.

Mickayla’s key interests are:

  • Preconception, pregnancy and postpartum 
  • Hormones
  • Digestive health 

Make a booking with Mickayla

Alana Willis The JCN Clinic

alana willis

Nutritionist

Alana Willis is a clinical nutritionist (BHSc Nutritional Medicine and Dietetics) with a passion for women’s health, particularly pregnancy & postpartum recovery, hormones and digestive issues. She believes in the power of food as medicine to support the many changes experienced by women throughout their lives.

After recently navigating pregnancy and postpartum herself, Alana understands the challenges often faced by mothers, using an individualised approach to help them regain their health, energy and vitality.

Living in Brisbane all her life, Alana loves enjoying the sunny weather by going for walks and day trips to the beach.

Alana’s key interests of clinical nutrition are:

  • Preconception, pregnancy and postpartum recovery
  • Hormones
  • Digestive health

Make a booking with Alana

Alana is currently on Maternity Leave


jcn clinic reception team

samantha covey

Reception Manager

Sam is a creative soul, currently studying a Bachelor of Health Science in Nutrition at Endeavour College of Natural Health, who comes with a background in photography and graphic design.She’s always had a passion for food and cooking, and throughout her early 20’s developed a keen interest in how food can impact your health. While she grew up on Brisbane’s north-side, Sam had the opportunity to live in London a few years, allowing her to explore and photograph many of the beautiful cities around Europe!When Sam’s not studying or cooking, you can usually find her in the garden, painting, or on one of the various hiking trails around Brisbane.

stephanie blakey

Receptionist

Stephanie is a reception and administrative professional with over 10 years of experience. She has worked across various industries, alongside a diverse range of professional groups, giving her the opportunity to perfect her skills as a professional administrator. 

Stephanie’s passion for travel led her to live in London and Toronto for over three years, enabling her to visit many amazing parts of the world and meet many incredible people along the way! 

From a young age Stephanie has enjoyed an active lifestyle participating in many recreational sports. She still enjoys playing touch football and can find her most Friday nights tucked up on the couch watching the footy!

 

alexa tran

Receptionist

Alexa is additionally an integral part of the JCN Clinic reception team. Alexa works on reception alongside Michelle when not seeing clients in The JCN Clinic. When Alexa is not at the clinic, you will find her working at a bulk food store where she can encourage healthy cooking whilst minimising waste in her local community. Besides from working, Alexa appreciates the simple things in life such as cooking, reading recipes, being out in nature, watching permaculture videos and spending time with her dog. If you have any enquiries, you can always count on asking Alexa and Michelle and they’ll do their best to help you!


jcn clinic recommended practitioners and trainers

Michelle Maher JCN Receptionist

michelle maher

Personal Trainer

Michelle is an online strength coach who specialises in working with women to help them achieve their ideal body composition. She enjoys working with women from all backgrounds and with various training experience levels.

Primarily, Michelle works with women who are already training frequently, but not seeing results from their hard work. Michelle offers a personalised 1:1 coaching service to make your training fit your lifestyle. Michelle tailors every training program to the individual and takes the guesswork out of knowing what to do in the gym.

As part of the online coaching service, Michelle offers macronutrient coaching, helping individuals ensure they are eating enough to train, have energy and see results. Michelle’s view on coaching is holistic and encompasses not only training & macros but also sleep, energy, menstrual cycle tracking and lifestyle.

 Michelle is also a part-time student at Endeavour College of Natural Health, studying to become a clinical nutritionist (Michelle has worked in the past within The JCN Clinic reception team where her love of nutrition blossomed). If you would like to have a chat with Michelle, to see if online coaching is right for you, please feel free to message her on Instagram: , or say hello via Instagram or email: michellemaherfitness@gmail.com To see testimonials, feel free to read some reviews on Michelle’s Facebook page here

paige redford

Food Freedom Coach

Paige Redford is deeply passionate about supporting women to create a simple and nourished lifestyle through intuitive eating, conscious movement and mindful life.

Paige holds a Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Naturopathy. She is extremely passionate about supporting your body, food freedom, mindful movement and relationship with self.

Paige will support and empower you to have a healthy & wholesome relationship with your body, mind and food.

Get in contact with Paige via her website here.