Naturopathy

Naturopathic diet
$120.00 (Initial)

Naturopathy

What to expect from your appointment

Your Naturopathic consultation will take between 1 hour and 1.5 hours, depending on how many questions you have and complexity of issue. Follow up appointments are generally 30 minutes. Acute consultations for existing patients only are typically 15 minutes and are appropriate when addressing minor issues

Please fill in the Health Screening Questionaire before you arrive.   If you are unable to do so,  please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time to complete the paper work.

  • Please bring any supplements or current medications with you to appointment – It is important that you physically bring these. Exact ingredients and dosages are important for my knowledge.  This is in order avoid any potential contraindications with any medications both over the counter and prescribed by your doctor.
  • Please complete a diet diary over a 2-day period, record everything you eat and drink – including how much water, alcohol, coffee etc. you consume (please prepare this prior to your appointment)
  • Please prepare a list of questions you wish to cover to ensure nothing is overlooked
  • If you have had recent blood tests at your GP please obtain a copy and bring to appointment

Special Interests Include

  • Food Sensitivities
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Womens Health
  • Metabolism Disorders
  • Immune Disorders
  • Ayurveda
  • and more…
Initial Consultation

Health fund rebates apply

$120.00

1hour to 90 minutes

Follow Up

Health fund rebates apply

$80.00

Approx 30-45minutes

Acute Consultation

Health fund rebates apply

$30.00

Approx 15minutes

Prior to your Appointment

Naturopathy ingredients
Health Fund Rebates May Apply

The reason you are consulting me is important, this allows to completion any necessary research in order to ensure up to date advice on your condition.

This information to assist in identifying underlying causative factors, and will apply other appropriate examinations and/or request further testing as indicated by each patients presentation. Appropriate dietary changes, supplements and or herbals to suit your individual needs. I will best, to work with your health needs and individual preferences in both her dietary advice and prescriptions. I may request that you complete a symptom observation diary after your appointment in order to assess progress.

 

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Herbal Medicine and Nutrition

Practising predominately in the areas of herbal medicine and nutrition with an holistic Ayurvedic approach.  I may also incorporate massage into my Naturopathy practice where appropriate.  I hold a Diploma in Naturopathy and a Bachelor of Health Science as well as a Diploma in Remedial Massage. Post graduate studies have been completed in Ayurvedic medicine.  I have been running my current practice since 2018, prior to 8 years of practice at Burleigh Heads Physiotherapy Clinic and 11 years of practice at Energised Health at Miami.  Natural Medicine Clinic was the clinic I ran from 1999-2010.

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Up to Date Knowledge

I regularly attend professional educational events to build on my professional skill set. I strive to maintain the most up to date knowledge in this constantly evolving field. I put a high emphasis on the importance of correct diet, and the tailoring of diet to suit individual needs.With my extensive knowledge of  herbs, I am able to professionally tailor blended herbs together for individual patient’s needs.  For those who don’t like to take liquid herbs tablet/capsule forms of high quality, professional supplements may be provided or recommended.

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A Thorough History

Physical examination of skin hair and nails as well as iridology.  Your Ayurvedic Prakriti (constitution) will be assessed- which will help me tailor your diet, supplements, medications, and lifestyle advice to suit your individual needs, this is a truly holistic approach. Analysis of both conventional blood tests you may already have from your G.P. or specialized functional tests such as salivary, blood, or hair analysis may be ordered. A thorough history is taken and patients are required to complete a health screening questionnaire.

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Leesa Can Help With

Hormonal imbalances, digestive problems, irritable bowel, food sensitivities, autoimmune conditions, blood sugar imbalances, fatigue, weight loss and much more. I can provide you with professional detox programs to to support your health needs.

What does a Naturopath do?

“A naturopathic practitioner deals with internal health problems, metabolic disorders and imbalances, through treatment of the whole person. In general, a wide range of assessment techniques are employed to uncover the causative factors, and treatment may involve nutritional advice, dietary changes, herbal medicines, homoeopathy, bodywork or nutritional supplements. Naturopaths will not necessarily utilise all of these therapies, but will have a range of therapies they specialise in. Naturopaths believe that when we restore or maintain the equilibrium of the body, our immune system is better placed to defend itself against infection and disease.
 Naturopaths are trained in a variety of modalities and therefore able to treat a broad spectrum of illness or disease states that are either acute or chronic.” – Source – www.atms.com.au/page.php?id=75

They use conventional health sciences along with a range of natural therapies in order to treat a person’s mental, emotional and physical states for a lasting effect.

Naturopaths believe that every person has their own healing ability, and naturopathic treatment simply allows the body to repair itself and recover from illnesses.  Naturopaths encourage a person to take responsibility for their own health.  The goal is to create a lifestyle that supports health and well-being.  Naturopaths use therapies such as herbal medicine, nutrition, diet and lifestyle changes as well as massage to assist in health management and the healing process.

Cancellation Policy

As a sole provider, I require 24 hours notice of changes or cancellations to your appointment. You can contact me via phone or email if you wish to do so.

Cancellations within 24 hours and appointments that are completely missed without any warning or rescheduling will incur the consultation fee. I understand that emergencies happen and will be understanding in these circumstances.

If you are feeling unwell at any point prior to your appointment or you have come in contact with someone who has tested positive to COVID-19, I request that you cancel your appointment immediately. Please do call or text to cancel your appointment. I will be accommodating for these circumstances as I put the safety of my clients at the forefront.

If you are late for your appointment, I request that you call or text me immediately to let me know of your delays. Due to my other clients’ bookings, I will try to best accommodate you to give you the full treatment time you were booked in for. However, if I am completely booked for that day, the time missed will not be added to the end of the appointment due to the lost time in the beginning.

Health Fund Rebates Apply

Call or text Leesa now on 0412 215484 to book
(Please check with your health fund, HICAPS on the spot claiming is available – see available funds here).