Julie Deane Williams

Julie Deane-Williams (was McIntosh) has a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics through the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal and the University of Pretoria. She is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa. In 2015 she completed a 2-year postgraduate training in Mindfulness -Based Interventions through the Faculty of Medicine at Stellenbosch University.

Julie has worked in the field of eating disorders and disordered eating in the private sector since 1991. Her current practice is situated in Constantia Rd, Plumstead, Cape Town.

From the platform "Minding the Food Space", Julie offers individual consultations, courses, retreats and workshops to help people create healthier relationships with their bodies, food, eating and themselves. She facilitates an 8 week Mindfulness-based Group Intervention programme called "What am I truly hungering for?"

With clinical psychologist, Janet Earl, she also offers a 6 module CPD accredited online course for dietitians entitled "Treating the Emotional Eater". She has presented her working perspective on eating disorders at numerous congresses and symposia. Julie is a member of The Association of Dietetics in South Africa and is a Director of the Institute of Mindfulness in South Africa.


dietitian and facilitator

Fathima BuxFathima Bux is a registered dietitian with a Masters in Nutrition and is certified with the Institute of Functional Medicine.

She has been in private practice for 15 years. She is currently based in Houghton, Johannesburg and runs a School Nutrition Education Program and Corporate Wellness Programs.

She has a special interest in the field of Mindful Eating and is dedicated to empowering individuals, especially women, to make healthy food choices and improve their nutrition, thereby decreasing the risk of developing lifestyle diseases.