Qualifications & training

Shannon Western, founder of Ease Nutrition Therapy


  • MSc Human Nutrition, University of Aberdeen

  • BSc (Hons) Biology, University of Stirling

Professional Body
Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) With the Association for Nutrition - Register Number 21283

Professional memberships

  • EDRD Pro

  • Weight Inclusive Training (WIT)

  • Weight-Inclusive Nutrition and Dietetics (WIND)

  • Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH)


  • Nutrition Counselling for Eating Disorders

  • Certified Intuitive Eating Counsellor (in progress)

  • Binge Eating Disorder Treatment and Management

  • Intuitive Intuitive and the Non-Diet Approach, London Centre for Intuitive Eating

  • Body Image Healing Training for Clinicians

  • Certificate in Counselling Skills

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy 

  • Motivational Interviewing in Healthcare

Additional Training (around 3-6 months each)

  • Weight-Inclusive management of PCOS, fertility, IBS, NAFLD, high cholesterol, hypothalamic amenorrhea, gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, GERD, and pregnancy

  • Dialectic Behavioural Therapy (DBT) Skills

  • Gut Conditions in Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating