NAPHL Health Hub Our team Dietitian - Carla Sommers | Townsville Location: Townsville Carla is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who is passionate about helping people make simple diet and lifestyle changes for their long-term health. Carla has a Bachelor of Human Nutrition majoring in Food Science, with a Masters in Dietetics from Deakin University. She is a Monash FODMAP trained dietitian. Her areas of special interest include dietetics for bariatric surgery and chronic disease management. Carla says it is important that her patients feel as though they are in a safe environment to enable growth and learning around the impact of their food and nutrition on their health and wellbeing. She is passionate about teaching clients how they can make simple changes to their diet and lifestyle which can have large positive effects on their health. She has a strong commitment to ensuring that her clients feel they have been heard and that their treatment has been developed in collaboration with them to achieve their goals. Carla’s practice involves taking the complexity out of nutrition and breaking down recommendations into achievable stages to support her clients to achieve long term success. She finds it rewarding helping people improve their nutrition to assist with the management of health conditions and observing the ongoing positive impacts this has on their overall health and wellbeing.