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 Peta Cullis over 10 years ago. We now comprise of four Dietitians with over 20 years combined experiences and share a love of assisting our clients to meet their health and nutrition goals.

We specialise in gastrointestinal conditions, paediatric nutrition, chronic disease management, food allergies and intolerances and eating disorders. Our services extend to aged care facilities as well as medical centres and childcare providers in Wagga and throughout the Riverina.

Peta Cullis

Peta has been practising as a Dietitian for 12 years, born and bred in Wagga Wagga and has worked across a range of different industries in aged care, community home visits, nutrigenomics and private practice starting her own dietetics practice in 2009. Peta has enjoyed a wide variety of roles and particularly loved supporting people suffering with common chronic conditions such as diabetes, high cholesterol and weight management during her early career.

Peta begun building on her skills and experience supporting families and kids with disordered, fussy eating and allergies/intolerances completing additional training as an SOS Expert Dietitian and completed her Graduate Certificate in Paediatrics and Adolescence in 2016. She now supports Dietitians across the country extending her wealth of knowledge to new graduate Dietitians within social media platforms and consultancy.

Peta is a media expert, a published author and guest presenter at universities and in the corporate setting and she prides herself on ensuring she helps every single client improve their 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 help her clients towards the improved health and well-being.

In her spare time Peta loves playing with her 2 miniature goats, 8 chickens and her 5 year old fun loving foodie.

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Owner and Managing Director of Ingrained Nutrition 

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Child and Adolescence allergies & intolerances, Gut Health & Bowel Syndromes and Bariatric Surgeries


  • B. HSc (Nutrition & Dietetics)
  • ASCIA accredited Food Allergy and Intolerance Dietitian
  • ISAAK Level 1 Anthropometrist
  • Grad. Certificate Paediatrics and Adolescence
  • Sports Dietitian
  • Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) trained Dietitian in feeding therapies for children
  • PH360 Epigenetics Health Dietitian

Caitlin Scane

Caitlin has been working as a Dietitian in private practice in Wagga Wagga for the past 8 years where she was born, bred and completed her studies. Caitlin has been the leading force to the Ingrained Nutrition team, bring her experience, support approach and accumulated knowledge in nutrition and the application to real-life situations. Her clients and referring teams, are eagerly waiting for her to return from Maternity Leave Mid-2022.

Her passion lies in gastrointestinal health having completed additional studies in 2017, as a FODMAP Accredited Dietitian. Caitlin has had years of experience working with clients to solve their Irritable Bowels and food intolerances.

As a capable mum and Dietitian, raising 2 young girls, Caitlin can also empathises 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 meal times easier at the same time as optimising their nutritional health and wellbeing.

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Senior Accredited Practising Dietitian

Specialising in Paediatrics, Eating Disorders & Gastro-intestinal Disorders


  • B. Hsc (Nutrition & Dietetics)
  • Monash Accredited FODMAP Dietitian

Joshua Schiller

Josh has an undeniable love of food, having worked for 10 years in hospitality industry before practising dietetics.  He combines his love of food to give practical solutions to nutrition problems.  

He has a passion for improving health across the lifecycle from paediatric and child-family nutrition extending to the elderly living within aged care and independently.  He values the importance of a community and the impact one can have on improving the health and wellbeing of rural and regional areas, embedding himself into the regions he lives and works in.

In his spare time he enjoys an active lifestyle, loves a strong coffee and is a frustrated yet deeply committed supporter of the Cronulla Sharks NRL team. 

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Accredited Practising Dietitian

Specialising in weight management and rural health


  • Master of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Monash Accredited FODMAP Dietitian

Emma Pearson

Emma moved to Wagga Wagga in 2021 to join the Ingrained Nutrition team. Having come from the South Coast, growing up  in Jervis Bay and studying at the University of Wollongong, Emma has been enjoying all the Murrumbidgee region has to offer. 

Emma’s bubbly personality and compassion for her clients is second to none, with a sheer intrigue and willingness to help her clients towards improved health, she loves the impact Dietitians can have on all areas of her clients’ lives. 

Emma enjoys working with all clients, in particular families, children and those suffering with gut troubles. Having completed the SOS feeding therapies course in 2021 and a FODMAP Accredited Practitioner, she loves helping children and adults with feeding and gut problems. 

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Accredited Practising Dietitian


  • B. Nutrition & Dietetics (Honours)
  • Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) trained Dietitian in feeding therapies for children
  • Monash Accredited FODMAP Dietitian

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