Introducing Our Team of Dietitians
Our mission is to listen, support and deliver nutrition services that exceed expectations and change lives.
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A little about us…

Ingrained Nutrition is a dietetics company located in central Wagga Wagga founded by owner and Dietitian Peta Cullis in 2009. We now comprise five Dietitians with over 20 years combined experiences and a shared commitment to helping our clients to meet their health and nutrition goals.

We specialise in Private practice dietetics across a range of conditions, gastrointestinal (IBS/IBD/Reflux), fussy eating, picky eaters & ARFID, weight-related management, allergies & intolerances and eating disorders. Our services extend to the disability sector, menu reviews, aged care consultancy as well as medical centres in Wagga and throughout the Riverina.

Peta Cullis

Peta has been practising as a Dietitian for 14 years, born and bred in Wagga Wagga she has worked across a range of different industries in the disability sector, aged care, community home visits, genetic testing and of course in Peta was very passionate about rural & regional health care and committed to private practice dietetics starting the Ingrained Nutrition practice in 2009. Starting out as a sole practitioner, she now supports the growing Ingrained Nutrition team from the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, extending the teams dietetics services across NSW and QLD. 

Peta begun her early career in regional/rural health to oultying towns suffering with chronic health issues. She continued her training in paediatrics supporting families and kids with disordered, fussy eating, ARFID and allergies/intolerances, completing additional training as an SOS Expert Dietitian and Graduate Certificate in Paediatrics and Adolescence in 2016. Furthering her knowledge in complex care dietetics she now consults in Complex Gastronterology, Bariatric Surgery, Eating Disorders and weight-management counselling. 

Peta is a media expert, a published author and Invited speaker at Conferences and Universities across the country and is the Clinical Lead an allied health consultancy company. She prides herself on bringing her years of experience working in the medical field and training dietitians and associated medical professions to ensure she FIXES her clients  symptoms and nutritional challenges, whilst collaborating with the wider medical community. Thinking outside the box and looking at the bigger picture, she is able to collaborate and advise her clients towards long lasting health and well-being.

In her spare time Peta loves playing with her 4 miniature goats, 12 chickens and her 7 year old fun loving foodie.

peta cullis wagga dietician

Owner and Managing Director of                 Ingrained Nutrition 

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Specialising in Bariatric and Complex Gastroenterology/Metabolic conditions
SOS trained Paediatric Clinician / Credentialled Eating Disorder Clinician 


  • B. HSc (Nutrition & Dietetics)
  • Cert IV in Training and Assessment
  • Lv 1 Support Coordinator 
  • Grad. Certificate Paediatrics and Adolescence
  • Credentialed Eating Disorders Dietitian
  • ASCIA accredited Food Allergy and Intolerance Dietitian
  • Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) trained Dietitian in feeding therapies for children
  • CBT-E, DBT, GSH trained in Eating Disorders
  • CBT-AR Trained Dietitian in ARFID
  • ISAAK Level 1 Anthropometrist
  • Sports Dietitian
  • PH360 Epigenetics Health Dietitian

Caitlin Scane

Caitlin is a Wagga local and has been working as a private practice dietitian in Wagga Wagga for over 10 years.

Caitlin has been the leading force in the Ingrained Nutrition team in the last 5 years, bringing her experience, supportive approach and accumulated knowledge of nutrition and applying this to real-life situations.

Her specialised areas of nutrition are eating disorders, paediatrics and gastrointestinal health having completed additional studies in 2017, as a FODMAP Accredited Dietitian, treating IBS and associated gut-disorders and in 2022 as a Credentialed Eating Disorder Dietitian. Caitlin continued to build on her skills in this space with skilled expertise in CBT, DBT & FBT approaches to disordered eating. She has a compassionate and collaborative approach to health, determined to improve the lives of all of her clients and those around them.

As a capable mum and Dietitian, raising 2 young girls, Caitlin can also empathise with the challenges of feeding children, and she enjoys helping both children and parents to confidently tackle fussy eating and problem feeding. She loves to work with families to make mealtimes easier at the same time as optimising their nutritional health and wellbeing.

caitlin scane wagga dietitian

Senior Accredited Practising Dietitian

Specialising in Paediatrics, Eating Disorders & Gastro-intestinal Disorders


  • B. Hsc (Nutrition & Dietetics)
  • Credentialed Eating Disorder Dietitian
  • Monash Accredited FODMAP Dietitian
  • CBT, DBT, FBT Trained Dietitian in Eating Disorders
  • RFT Trained Clinician in ARFID

Tracy Phegan

Tracy was born and raised in Wagga Wagga and joined the team at Ingrained Nutrition in 2023. Tracy completed her dietetics degree at Charles Sturt University in Wagga in 2004, and in her early career enjoyed working in the Riverina as both a community dietitian and in private practice. She took a break from dietetics to raise her 2 beautiful children, but always being drawn to the profession she completed a Graduate Certificate in Human Nutrition in 2019 and returned back to practice in 2023. 

She has a supportive and holistic approach, and this lends itself to supporting people through managing conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and in weight-and body-composition management.

Additionally as a mother, Tracy understands the challenges many families face to prepare nutritious, no-fuss meals with limited time. Tracy enjoys this very rewarding aspect of working with individuals and families to assist them with making realistic changes that can be maintained long term.

Tracy enjoys a sneaky morning gym session, a nice glass of red, and spending time with her family and friends.

joshua schiller wagga dietitian

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Specialising in weight  & body composition management & chronic disease. 


  • B. Hsc (Nutrition & Dietetics)

  • Grad. Certificate in Human Nutrition

Mel Fuller

Mel joined the Ingrained Nutrition team in September 2022. Having originated from Bairnsdale in Victoria, Mel moved to Wagga Wagga in 2012 to study Dietetics at Charles Sturt University, and since then has had a diverse career working across Murrumbidgee area for the past 10 years. She has worked in health promotion, preventative health and childhood nutrition supporting children as part of the Healthy Harold Team for the last 5 years.

Mel learnt a lot during this time seeing the significant impact of dietary and lifestyle changes can have on health and is passionate about supporting the regional community to reach its goals.

Mel is also a qualified fitness instructor and loves to work her muscles on the weekends as she is a keen home renovator. You will often see her at the Osbourne Football and Netball club supporting the tigers.

emma pearson wagga dietitian

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Specialising in weight management and rural health


  • B. Hsc (Nutrition & Dietetics)
  • Certificate 3 and 4 in fitness (personal training)

Breannah Noel

Breannah joined the team at the end of 2023, to start her career as a dietitian in January 2024. As a Melbournite and completing her studies at Deakin University in Burwood, in her Undergrad studying Health and Nutrition Sciences and completing her Masters in 2023. Breannah comes to dietetics from a background in the disability sector NDIS disability support roles and believes that nourishing our bodies with food plays a role in all areas of health, not just physical but also emotional, social, intellectual, and environmental.

Breannah enjoys guiding clients of all age groups towards better health through the promotion of preventive measures. Her passion for health extends to a wide array of interests, including disordered eating, paediatrics, gut health, oncology, and women’s health. She takes pride in delivering evidence-based practice and upholds a compassionate approach in her dietetic care, ensuring her clients receive the best possible support.

 In her spare time, Breannah finds joy in spending quality time with her family and friends, going to the gym, immersing herself in the thrills of a good book, or connecting with nature.

emma pearson wagga dietitian

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Specialising in people with disabilities, oncology and womens health.


  • Masters of Dietetics 
  • B. Nutrition Sciences 
  • Diploma of Health Science

Our amazing administration team will listen to your needs and select the right Dietitian for you and your health needs.