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About Me

About Me

Vanessa May, grief coach

Vanessa May

Nutritional therapist, holistic grief coach, wellbeing coach

I’m Vanessa May, a fully qualified, experienced and registered nutritional therapist, holistic grief coach and wellbeing coach. Based in Ealing, West London, I work via Zoom, enabling me to work with clients wherever they may live.


  • I have a degree in Nutritional Medicine from the University of West London
  • I am an ILM Accredited Wellbeing Coach
  • I am a certified Grief Educator, trained by leading grief expert, David Kessler (
  • Registered member of The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC), The Nutritional Therapy Council (NTC) and The British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT).

Additional training:

  • FHT Foundation Level Accreditation in ME, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Recovery 
  • FHT Foundation Level Accreditation in Family Dynamics
  • Phytotherapy (herbs) with The Vogel Institute
  • Bereavement Counselling course to support my work as a Holistic Grief Coach
  • Continuing Professional Development training in trauma and PTSD
  • Additional study: Havening, EFT, spiritual coaching, meditation and breathwork


  • My first book ‘Love Untethered’ is about grief, loss and trauma, published November 2022
  • My second book ‘Supporting Your Grieving Client: A Guide for Wellness Practitioners’, published February 2023
  • As a BANT registered Nutritionist and Holistic Grief Coach, I guest on podcasts and have provided ‘expert comment’ and articles for magazines and newspapers, including the following…

I have been featured in IHCAN magazine (Integrated Healthcare and Applied Nutrition) twice – first as their ‘In Practice’ Practitioner and then in February 2023 in an interview on how grief can be an underlying cause of chronic disease.

Grief IHCAN magazineVanessa May Grief Coach

“Thank you for being an amazing coach to me, you really helped me out of my black hole.”

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Vanessa May, Nutritional therapist, wellbeing coach, grief coach

It isn’t just Vanessa’s skill at devising a personalised prescription I benefited from, she is also a very sympathetic and non judgemental listener – she engages you in a discussion rather than just tell you what you should do. I found her approach refreshing”