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Allied Health at Armitage

At Armitage we have a team of multi-disciplinary allied health professionals that use a scientific, evidence-based approach to, prevent, diagnose, and treat various conditions and illnesses. 


Kate Lancaster

Katherine (Kate) LancasterAccredited Practising Dietitian
BSc (Nutrition); Postgrad. Dip. Dietetics


Kate has been a Dietitian for 11 years, guiding and supporting people that are living with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, PCOS, Coeliac Disease or IBS.  She has also provided guidance and support for families in Perth Children’s Hospital, Healthy Weight Service. Kate loves helping people achieve their nutrition goals with practical nutrition solutions. Being a dietitian, she loves food – growing it, cooking it, talking about it, and of course eating it! Kate also enjoys being in the great outdoors, swimming, cycling, or hiking.

Member, Dietitians Australia  

Qualifications Postgraduate Diploma of Dietetics, Curtin University, 2010 
Bachelor of Science, Nutrition & Food Science, Curtin University, 2009  

Further Training (recent and relevant)  
Nutrition and Lifestyle in Pregnancy (online course), Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munchen, 2021
Type 1 Diabetes Nutrition in Practice, Dietitian Association Australia, 2020
Gestational Diabetes e-learning series, Queensland Health 2021 

Kate has a special interest in:

  • Diabetes – Type 1, Type 2, Gestational Diabetes, and Insulin Resistance.
  • Overweight and obesity.
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Gastroenterology including coeliac disease, low FODMAP diet and gut health.
  • Nutrition in Pregnancy



Alison Mackenzie - Registered Psycologist

Alison Mackenzie
Registered Psychologist
BPsych(Hons), MPsych, MAPS

Alison is passionate about providing psychological support for adults, children, adolescents and couples.  Alison values offering people a safe place to tell their story and to support them in their journey towards better mental health.  She has specific training in working with trauma, in addition to experience/training working with a broad range of challenges, such as anxiety, depression, grief, peri-natal depression, childhood behavioural challenges (including those associated with ASD), personality disorders and OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder).  Her trauma training (including EMDR) is helpful for people with recent trauma, such as a car accident, or trauma occurring as a result of complex childhood experiences.



Kat Nicholls

More information coming soon.