A Happier, Healthier Child
Raising children is certainly challenging at times! Our team includes a dietitian and psychologist to help you navigate tricky issues whether it is with managing food aversion and fussiness, nutritional challenges or dealing with the psychological hurdles that life creates
Jillian is an accredited practicing dietitian with over 18 years’ experience treating a diverse range of patients and diet-related conditions in both hospital and private health settings. In 2015, Jillian’s specialised interest in children’s nutrition and food allergies inspired the establishment of ‘Bris Kids Nutrition’.
Jillian is a recognised leader in early life nutrition and the comprehensive treatment of food allergies and intolerances. Jillian is a member of the Dietitian’s Association of Australia (DAA), Associate Member of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) and is proud to be affiliated with Compass Immunology Clinic, Brisbane.
Jillian is very personable with an empathetic and informative consulting style. She strives to ensure families receive treatment strategies that are individualised and effective, always applying best practice healthcare guidelines. Cases regularly referred to Jillian include coeliac disease, low fodmap diet trials for Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation and encopresis, faltering growth and fussy eaters.
Jillian is also a skilled group presenter covering topics relevant to early childhood settings, schools and families including: Fussy eating; Managing food allergies in infancy; and Food handling safety.
Sabrina Yang is an Educational and Developmental Psychologist who has worked with children and adults of all ages for more than 10 years. Sabrina has practiced across a range of settings including public hospitals (Children, Maternity, and Adult), private clinics, and education. She is experienced in working with individuals across the lifespan in managing a range of emotional and psychological concerns.
Sabrina is passionate about supporting individuals through the challenges of life. Area of interests for Sabrina including allergy-related anxiety, health-related anxiety and depression, parental adjustment and transitioning through stages of a child’s development, adjustment difficulties related to health diagnosis, and the connection between physical health and emotional distress. Sabrina is also passionate about supporting individuals with difficulties in emotional regulation, social relationship and communication. Furthermore, she has personal experience of managing allergies and anaphylaxis with her own family.
Sabrina’s therapeutic approach is warm, collaborative and evidence-based. She predominantly utilises interventions based on cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), attachment-based intervention, brief psychotherapy, strength based approach, to support her patients to reach their individual goals.