A Holistic Approach To Health
Discover the healing powers of nature
- Initial consultation 60min $130
- Follow up 45 min $90
Online Naturopathy Consultations
Naturopathy consultations are available both in person and online. If you would prefer an online consultation, please call to make a booking. Prepayment is required at the time of booking. Payment is non-refundable, but your appointment may be rescheduled at no extra charge, providing at last 24 hours notice is given for any changes. Once your booking is made, you will be emailed a link and instructions for your online appointment.
What Is Naturopathy
Naturopathy is a complementary medicine that takes a holistic approach to wellness and uses natural remedies and therapies to promote healing and prevent disease. Naturopathy is based on the principle that the body has an innate ability to heal itself.
Naturopathy aims to address both the symptoms and the underlying cause of illness by using Western herbal medicine, nutritional supplements, flower essences, and dietary and lifestyle modifications to restore balance, health and wellness to the body.
Principles of Naturopathy
First Do No Harm
Naturopaths have a duty of care to look after their clients’ health, first and foremost. This means using the most natural, least invasive, and least toxic treatments available to suit an individual’s unique needs. Potential interactions with existing medications or treatments are considered, ensuring a safe and effective approach.
The Healing Power of Nature
Nature provides what we need to live healthily and happily. Naturopaths use substances derived from nature, recognising that a healthy diet and natural environment are foundational to health. Tapping into the healing power of nature enhances the body’s inherent wisdom to heal itself.
Identify and Treat the Cause(s)
The goal of the naturopath is to identify and address the underlying causes or drivers of illness, thereby removing obstacles to healing. In our modern day, there are usually several drivers to consider.
Doctor as Teacher
Naturopaths are educators and facilitators. Sharing reputable information and providing access to helpful tools, naturopaths empower their clients by increasing understanding of what’s going on, and with that knowledge, encouraging clients to take the driver’s seat for their own health and wellness journey.
Treat the Whole Person
Naturopaths acknowledge the interconnectedness of many aspects of our lives that contribute to wellbeing. Using a whole-person-based (or holistic) approach is key to restoring balance and optimising health.
Prevention is always better than cure. Naturopaths encourage proactivity, not reactivity, where possible. They encourage putting steps into place as early as possible, to maintain wellness, better manage chronic conditions, and prevent longer-term, undue suffering. There’s no time like the present to take control of your own health!
Common Health Conditions That Naturopathy Can Help
Mental Health Conditions
What Happens During A Naturopathy Consultation?
If you are a new naturopathy client, please arrive at least 10 minutes before your appointment to complete our client information form. During the consultation, our experienced naturopath will review your health history and discuss any symptoms, concerns or questions you may have.
Physical Observations & Testing
Before starting the treatment, your naturopath will conduct a physical examination that may involve assessing your tongue and nails, as well as performing iridology. For a comprehensive understanding of your overall health, they will also discuss your diet, lifestyle, and emotional wellbeing and may recommend further testing or pathology if required.
Based on the information gathered, they will create a personalised treatment plan that may include adjustments to diet and lifestyle, as well as recommendations for herbal medicines, nutritional supplements, and flower essences if required.
The naturopath will discuss the timing and frequency of any follow-up appointments required. Follow-up appointments will focus on reviewing test results, checking your progress and tweaking or adjusting your treatment program if needed.
Benefits of Naturopathy
Naturopathy considers the individual as a whole and evaluates all aspects (physical, emotional and spiritual) in addressing the underlying issues contributing to health problems.
Naturopaths work on the principle that nature provides all we need for a happy and healthy life. Naturopaths harness nature’s bounty and use non-invasive remedies such as herbs, supplements and lifestyle changes to promote health, healing and wellbeing.
Our naturopaths take a personalised approach to care and tailor treatments to suit the client’s unique needs and preferences.
Naturopaths encourage proactive healthcare and work on the principle that prevention is better than cure. Our naturopaths work with clients to help and empower them to understand and manage their health conditions and provide the tools and information to maintain wellness and help prevent future illnesses.
How much does naturopathy cost?
What types of treatments do naturopathic practitioners use?
Is naturopathy safe?
Yes, naturopathy is considered safe when practised by a qualified practitioner. It is essential to choose a degree-qualified naturopath, as not all practitioners have the same training and qualifications. Our naturopaths, are degree qualified and have undergone a rigorous four-year Health Science degree program. This program includes an in-depth study of human biology, biochemistry, pathology, and pharmacology and a 12-month supervised placement, so you can be assured that you are in safe and capable hands.
How is naturopathy different from conventional medicine?
Naturopathy takes a holistic approach to health, focusing on treating the whole person and addressing the underlying causes of health problems rather than just treating symptoms. It uses natural, low-toxicity, non-invasive remedies and therapies rather than prescription medications.
Can naturopathy be used alongside conventional medicine?
Yes, naturopathy can be used alongside conventional medicine. Our naturopaths work collaboratively with medical doctors and allied healthcare professionals to provide integrated care that addresses all aspects of a patient’s health.
Will my health insurance cover naturopathy?
This varies from policy to policy; however, most Australian health insurance policies no longer provide extra’s coverage for naturopathy.