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Jurriaan Plesman, Nutritional Psychotherapist

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returns 12/31/2017

I have a degree in Psychology from the Sydney University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Nutrition. I am also the author of “GETTING OFF THE HOOK” which deals with the nutritional and psychological treatment of personality disorders. It is freely available on the internet at Google Book Search. I am interested in the relationship between nutrition and behaviour, and as a Probation ans Parole Officer facilitated groups for offenders, many of whom were alcoholics and drug addicts, sex offenders or compulsive gamblers, as well as the whole gamut of “personality disorders”. I am also the ex-editor of the Hypoglycemic Health Association of Australia Newsletter, a quarterly publication dealing with hypoglycemia and related health problems. Its web site, together with a shortened course of PSYCHOTHERAPY can be visited at:

Experience in the area

Nutritional Psychotherapy and psychotherapy


The Hypoglycemic Health Association of Australia


Book: "Getting Off the Hook"freely available on the internet at Google Book Search.
Editor: Hypoglycemic Health Association of Australia My articles can be found at:


BA(Psych), Sydney University, Post Grad Dip Clin Nutr (International Academy of Nutrition)

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

I hope to make the treatment of addiction into a self-help program for anybody to help themselves, by teaching the influence of nutrition on "mental" health.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

Most "mental" health problems are NOT IN THE MIND, but in a unhealthy body.

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Alex11/17/15101010Thank you. Thanks also for the educational .....

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2016-01-07 supplements:

Hi Dorts,    You can buy themmˆncombinbtion. I suggest you discuss this with the health food store.    Jurriaan Plesman BA (Psych) Post Grad Dip Clin Nutrition  Editor of the Hypoglycemic Association of

2015-12-23 Ascites/ sodium?:

Hello Barry,    Your questions are hard to answer, because a diet of alcohol, chippies and salt is hardly a healthy diet.  Your body has a powerful mechanism to preserve sodium, and really you don’t need

2015-11-19 cbt or psychotherapy or psichiatry?:

Hello Ann,    I thought I had answered this question before. As a nutritional psychotherapist, I am trying the help people overcome mood disorder by educational means. I use a combination of nutritional

2015-10-06 Depression?:

Hello Bud,    I don’t know how much you know about the nutritional treatment of alcoholism. Thus I cannot say how far you are into proper treatment.    I don’t know if you have read any of my articles

2015-08-09 non-ethyl alcohols and drunkenness:

Hi Hashim,    This is somewhat outside my field of expertise. None  of these is used for consumption as far as I know. The best is to research the products in the Wikipedia.    ___________________________________________________


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