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Your first session is to help me understand you and your goals.

  • 1 h
  • 139 New Zealand dollars
  • Movement Hub|403 Parsons Road

Service Description

Initial consultations are our starting point for first-timers in the clinic, and can be booked as a lone consultation or as a part of one of our packages. An Initial Consultation is comprehensive and includes planning and preparation time before and after your appointment.  I’ll complete a full lifestyle, health and diet assessment, then get you started on your path to health with a personalised action plan. If you book an Initial Nutrition Appointment you can expect: ​ Before your appointment: ​ I review your Health Questionnaire, Food Diary and reason for your appointment I review any referral information if applicable, such as laboratory or other test results and medical history I begin to prepare relevant nutrition and wellness information personalised for you ​ During your appointment: ​ Further investigation of your current lifestyle, exercise and eating habits to establish your food preferences and routines Relevant essential measurements will be taken, which may include, height, weight, body fat percentage, body measurements (chest, hip, and waist). We will explore your relationship with food. Begin to create nutrition and guidelines that will be tailored to your personal needs and requirements. 1:1 education on various health topics that are imperative to your success. ​ After your appointment: ​ I prepare a personalised nutrition and wellbeing plan for you I provide guidance for foods best suited to meet your individual requirements  I provide any appropriate resources that will help you meet your goals such as shopping lists, recipes and label reading  Where appropriate I will provide a report summarising my recommendations with your referrer  You have access to email support after each appointment ​ Once you have booked, you will be emailed a Health Questionnaire Form and a Three-Day Food Diary to complete prior to the consultation. Please allow enough time to complete the Food Diary and return it at least 48 hours prior to our meeting. If you can't find these forms in your inbox, please check your junk/spam folders and add us to your contacts!

Cancellation Policy

Melissa Smith Total Wellbeing has a 24 hour cancellation policy. If you do not give at least 24 hours in advance cancellation notice, 50% of the fee will be charged to your account. If you do not attend a scheduled appointment and do not notify Melissa Smith Total Wellbeing, the full appointment fee will be charged to your account. Payment of this fee is due within 7 days of the cancellation (unless the cancellation fee is waived by Melissa Smith Total Wellbeing under special circumstances).

Contact Details

  • 7 Harbour Street, South Hill, Oamaru, New Zealand


  • 403 Parsons Road, Weston, New Zealand


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