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Charlotte Lentfer

Accredited Practising Dietitian & Head of Resource Development

Philosophy and approach

Charlotte believes in building strong relationships with her patients to ensure her patients feel understood, comfortable and supported in their journey. Her approach is to promote continued enjoyment of food in a way that meets the patient’s lifestyle and long-term goals. Charlotte’s food-philosophy is that there is nothing off limits but it’s important to find the right balance.

Personal life

In her spare-time, Charlotte loves being active and is a recent convert to F45-training. She is passionate about cooking and has adapted to cooking simple, yet tasty healthy meals due to her busy lifestyle.

Experience 

Charlotte receives regular referrals from bariatric surgeons, gastroenterologists and GPs throughout Melbourne. She has a special interest in weight-loss and her background in psychology has helped her understand the importance in exploring both the nutritional and psychological reasons we make certain food choices.

She can help you:

  • Understand why it is difficult to maintain weight loss and the best way to prevent weight-regain
  • Learn strategies for managing sugar cravings
  • Understand the key principles and behaviours for weight loss
  • Manage your bowel problems and reduce your stress and anxiety around bothersome symptoms or unpredictable bowel motions

Qualifications 

Charlotte graduated with a Master of Dietetic Practice from La Trobe University. She holds a Graduate Certificate of Human Nutrition and a Bachelor of Science (psychology). Charlotte is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian, member of the Dietitians Association of Australia and member of the Australian & New Zealand Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society.