Feel like something’s missing from your dietetic practice? Do you question your knowledge or want to boost your confidence? In this episode with dietitians Tara MacGregor and Elissa Robins, we explore the vital role of professional supervision – no matter where you’re at in your career. 


Tara MacGregor is a health professional with over 25 years’ experience in public, community and private health settings. She is a professional Counsellor and Psychotherapist, Clinical Member of PACFA (Psychotherapist & Counsellors Federation of Australia), Member of MINT (Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers), PACFA Accredited Supervisor and an Accredited Practising Dietitian committed to the Health at Every Size ® approach. In 2021, Tara founded Dietitian Supervision Resources Australia www.dsra.com.au to lead the development of a culture of supervision in Australian Dietetics. Working with a special interest in mental health for many years, her business now exclusively provides skills training and professional supervision for health professionals.



Elissa Robins is an APD with 20 years of experience in hospital and private settings. Elissa ran Inner Health Nutrition for seven years, a successful private practice specialising in gastroenterology, digestive concerns, and eating disorders. In 2023, Elissa moved to focus entirely on mentoring, clinical supervision, delivering workshops and online training for dietitians working in digestive health. Elissa is passionate about supporting dietitians and their clients to thrive through the delivery of nutrition interventions that promote psychological wellbeing for those living with co-existing digestive and mental health disorders.


In this episode, we discuss:

  • The differences between mentoring and supervision 
  • Why adapting to the changing dietetic profession is vital 
  • The important role of reflective practice 
  • Why group supervision helps build clinical confidence 
  • How to utilise the Dietitian Supervision Resources Australia (DSRA) community 

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