Our team

Our passionate and experienced team

Katharina Elbracht
Founder and Clinical Director / Dietitian
Katharina is passionate about helping you to understand that slight changes can make a big difference to your health and overall well-being. She specializes in plant-based nutrition.
Nadia Bornman
Lifestyle Diseases
Nadia is a Dietitian / Nutritionist from South Africa. She loves helping her clients building a positive relationship with food and reach their nutrition.
Aya Majed
Arabic Speaker
Weight Management
Arabic Cuisine
Aya is a registered Nutritionist, native Arabic speaker, graduated from the University of Jordan with a BSc in Nutrition and Food Technology – She is specialized in weight management.
David Baines

David graduated from Leeds University with a Masters in Physiotherapy and BSc Hons from Greenwich London University (UK), with more than 10 years working in UK/Dubai Hospitals and sports injury clinics.

Wendy Smithson
Wendy graduated in 2003 with a BSc Hons degree in Physiotherapy from The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland. She spent the following 7 years at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and has more than 10 years work experience in Dubai
Dr. Purva Gupta
General Practitioner / Medical Doctor
Dr. Purva has over 11 years of global experience in healthcare as a General Practitioner and Administrator in UAE, USA, and India. She has done M.B.B.S. and Postgraduate Diploma in Geriatric Medicine and is fully DHA certified.
Noreen White O’Loughlin
Noreen is an experienced Wellness Consultant, UK-qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist with Psychotherapy skills, trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Virginia Satir’s Family therapy
Arlyn Castro Hortelano
Massage Therapist
Arlyn is a UK trained massage therapist with over 5 years of experience. She specializes in therapeutic massage, full body massage, deep tissue massage as well as reflexology.
Carolyn Costillas
Head Nurse
Carolyn is a DHA licensed and a registered nurse at Beyond Nutrition. A graduate of BSC Nursing at St.Paul’s University Dumaguete Philippines, she obtained her license in early of 2007.
Marjon Boot-Kleijn
Ergonomics Consultant
Marjon graduated from the University of Applied Science Utrecht, NL in 2004 and started working in a medical center in the Netherlands, she further acquired a Master degree in 2011.
Kathleen Auxilio
Kathleen is our friendly receptionist who ensures you have a splendid experience throughout. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the Philippines.
Our fantastic team of nurses
DHA approved nurses
A great team representing the backbone of our operations.
Wietse Bloemzaad
Executive Director
Wietse has a long standing interest in Health & Wellness. He gained 2 Master Degrees from the Netherlands and practiced his skills in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Dr. Oliver Elbracht
Managing Partner
Dr. Oliver started his career at the University of Texas at Austin, USA. He furthered his academic career by earning a PhD from the University of Wuerzburg, Germany.