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Joanna Bednarek
Patient Care Manager and Neurofeedback Therapist

Joanna was born in Poland, where she studied Slavic Literature, Culture and Politics at Jagiellonian University, before later moving to Munich, Germany. It was here that she became interested in holistic health following her experience working with children with ADHD. Having seen the effect that nutrition and lifestyle can have on peoples’ lives, she decided to pursue this as a career and went on to study nutritional therapy. This interest in helping others has developed over the years, and she have spent time both furthering my knowledge and branching into functional medicine practices.

Since moving to Edinburgh 5 years ago, Joanna has worked as a support worker and health adviser, as well as a manager of Jan de Vries Health Center.

Joanna is also an experienced and versatile massage therapist, with over 10 years’ experience in complementary therapies. Through teaching Kundalini Yoga, meditation and breath work, she believes that by taking holistic approach to treat body; mind and spirit; healing can occur faster.

In 2019 Joanna started her journey with Neurofeedback by getting her first training with Clear Mind Centre, leading Neurofeeback and Brain Mapping technology in USA. In 2020 she continued her trainings in Germany and Became IFEN’s Certified Neurofeedback Therapist.

She is qualified in administrating cognitive tests such as MOCA and CNSVS.

In 2021 Joanna join Functional Medicine Health Coaching Academy to become qualified Health Coach.

Functional Medicine Certified Health Coaches help you to bridge the gap from diagnosis to transformation.
Health coaching empowers your to actively get involved in setting your own health strategy, hence keeping you in the driver’s seat. This coaching approach is client-centred, meaning we focus on your needs and goals before anything else. Many people struggle with making significant changes to their diet and lifestyle. As a health coach, she can help you to provide you with a unique combination of wellness expertise, nurturing support, goal setting, and accountability to help you make and sustain real lifestyle changes – no matter how big, small, or difficult those changes are.

She is a warm and approachable person dedicated to help you answer any questions you might have!