We are a natural medicine and homeopathy clinic based in Brookvale, on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. Our clinic team are all experienced, fully qualified homeopaths and members of professional associations. We keep up to date with new developments in our field and contribute articles to professional journals. Each year we complete an extensive continuing education program and we mentor new graduates. Some of the practitioners are also fully qualified naturopaths as well as being homeopaths. Each of our team has experience in the general care of adults and children as well as their special areas of interest. Consequently they are happy to consult with all family members.
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Elaine offers a warm, friendly and open consultation space where clients feel comfortable. With a previous career as a designer for a global fashion brand, Elaine understands the need for a restorative healthy life/work balance. With experience in yoga, meditation, reiki, massage, herbs, and nutrition Elaine uses a holistic approach to balance your health needs.
Elaine became interested in herbal medicine and nutrition after suffering many years from post traumatic stress. This led her to sunny Australia to study a course in Naturopathy. However it was Homeopathy that became the biggest surprise and fascination for Elaine, as it completely healed her chronic menstrual pain and shifted her anxiety. In a realisation that life could be lived with more energy and vibrancy Elaine went on to feel the best she had in years. Thanks to Homeopathy this feeling still continues to this day.
Now a proud Mother of a beautiful healthy boy who was born premature with heart and lung complications. Elaine has witnessed the impressive life saving capabilities of modern medicine, combined with the amazing healing potential of homeopathic remedies. Raising a young child with the support of homeopathy is really something to be thankful for and always provides opportunities for more learning.
Elaine believes that homeopathy can treat anyone with the curiosity to experience this powerful healing force and welcomes all the family.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (Hons) – Textile Design (Glasgow School of Art), Advanced Diploma – Homeopathy (Nature Care College), Cert 4 Massage (Nature Care College), Thai Massage (Wat Po, Bangkok), Reiki levels I,II & III.
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Jacqui discovered Homeopathy after struggling to resolve the constant problem of her toddler’s runny nose. Having no success with conventional treatment, she discovered a local GP practicing Homeopathy and after a few doses of homeopathic Calc-carb, the chronic problem was solved and a life long journey of discovery begun.
Some thirty years later, Jacqui herself is a practicing Homeopath, Naturopath, Medical Herbalist and Nutritionist and follows an integrated approach of Natural Medicine complimented by conventional medicine when necessary. The best of both worlds.
Jacqui’s clinical interests include general family health care (including pets), women’s health, stress related issues including anxiety & depression, and therapeutic support for immune related issues.
Jacqui understands the pressures of juggling a busy life and making well informed healthy food choices for the family. As a naturopathic nutritionist, she can help remove the guess work with simple suggestions that won’t break the bank or cause mutiny at the table. Often, all it takes is a little tweaking of food and lifestyle to achieve weight goals or improve the family’s health.
Jacqui views Homeopathy as the medicine for the 21st century. Homeopathy is able to re-balance the mind & body, improve vitality while stimulating the immune system and resolving both chronic health issues and short term acute symptoms. Dare to be Brave and take your health care to the next level.
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Of Italian/Austrian heritage, Susie comes from generations who have used nature for medicine. This might be a warm tea made from chamomile and fennel for a baby with colic. If someone had bronchitis they would be taken to the nearest pine forest in the Italian Alps at dawn. There they would take deep breaths when the pine leaves are the most open and their therapeutic properties are strongest.
It felt like a natural progression to formalise her knowledge. She soon found that if anyone at home was in need of treatment, Homeopathy was the modality she would first reach for but also using herbal medicine and nutrition to support the treatment. She is a mother of two and has parents in their mid 80s and 90s who are on no medications, except homeopathy and natural therapies.
Susie treats every patient as a whole by taking a thorough case history and she looks at removing the root cause of the disease state to find a balance between mind, body and spirit so as to bring stability to general health and increase vitality.
What Susie loves about homeopathy is that it not only can help with acute conditions but also long-term, chronic problems which often do not respond to conventional medicine. Most importantly, it is a way of caring for the whole person in such a way that there is no harm done.
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Mel has recently been welcomed to the HHC, after running a busy Homeopathic clinic in the UK for 15 years. Her background in human biology and psychology lead her naturally into homeopathy and she has been treating individuals and families successfully for a large range of health problems as well as mentoring students of homeopathy for many years.
Mel uses both traditional methods of homeopathic treatment in combination with the Asyra machine. The Asyra Bio Resonance Health Screening System is a highly sophisticated computer based system for detecting energetic imbalances in the body. Two brass handles are held and thousands of frequencies are passed through the body (a little like high speed kinesiology) measuring the body’s resistance to certain frequencies. The resistance gives clues as to the body organ systems that are out of balance and will detect underlying causes to the problems, including nutritional deficiency, toxic overload, emotional stress, hormonal imbalance (thyroid, adrenal, reproductive), and allergy sensitivity (environmental and foods). One of the Asyra’s primary uses is to discover which foods are causing issues for an individual. Once we know what we are reacting to, we can take positive steps to modify our eating habits. Whether the symptoms you are experiencing are pain, bloating, lack of energy, headaches, moodiness, heartburn, constipation or diarrhoea, the Asyra will be able to detect the possible underlying causes. The Asyra will give us clues as to whether the food in question is causing an immediate inflammatory response or whether the effects are more lingering and chronic. However, please note that the Asyra is NOT a diagnostic machine but it will measure your body’s response to energetic frequencies to determine underlying imbalances.
Mel uses homeopathy, energetic balancing drops made by the Asyra and nutritional advice to restore health. She says “My sole aim is to help people with their total well-being, mentally, emotionally and physically. My motto is freedom – freedom from unwanted symptoms, freedom from toxic chemicals and freedom for people to make natural choices for themselves and their family.”
A full assessment will look at all areas of imbalance and the programme of treatment will gently and subtly bring the body back to balance, restore health and desensitize the body to key allergens.
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Bernadette has a particular interest in helping parents realise the opportunities that parenting offers for their own personal growth and development. She is a Homeopath, Licensed Heartmath® Practitioner, Registered Nurse and Midwife with a Graduate Diploma in Women’s Health from Sydney University. Part of her psychiatric nursing background involved working with mothers with postnatal depression. This work has given her a deep understanding about the problems and anxieties that new mothers experience. As a midwife she is interested in helping with the management of antenatal, postnatal and fertility issues. Bernadette currently lectures at Nature Care College on the use of Homeopathy during pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and infancy. Bernadette’s website Natural Therapy page
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Question: “What’s the best part of being a homeopath?” Answer: “Helping parents keep their kids healthy and happy and then working with the parents to help maintain their own health”. Linlee uses a pragmatic approach to health care. She includes a practical amount of nutritional support alongside homeopathy, which proves to be an especially effective combination for kids with glue ear, recurrent ear infections, conjunctivitis, large tonsils and coughs. Over the last 20 years in practice, Linlee has found that a major role of homeopathy is to help get kids off the antibiotic treadmill. This is where Linlee’s rich background in nursing and natural health is very helpful. She is happy to work with your local Doctor, if necessary, in order for you to get the best health care solution possible. “For children, where compliance to a treatment regime is often difficult, homeopathy shows the best results out of all the complementary health methods available. It tastes good – say no more!” Linlee has published many articles about the treatment of teething, post-traumatic birth problems, post partum depression, early behaviour problems, and developmental disorders. Her book “Challenging Children: Success with Homeopathy” contains a collection of stories from homeopaths around Australia who are treating these problems and each of the practitioners at the Harbord Homeopathic Clinic has contributed a case. The stories shows the breadth of what can be achieved even in difficult cases and what will happen long-term, so that parents know what to expect from homeopathic treatment. It was written after careful reflection on the priorities and needs of families who are seeking an alternative style of treatment. Natural Therapy page Join Linlee on Facebook
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Penny studied Homeopathy and Remedial Massage at Nature Care College in St Leonards after completing a Science degree majoring in Anatomy at Sydney University. Penny has a special interest in family issues, and she has experience in the following areas of childhood: behavioural issues, sleep, nightmares, ear problems and digestive disorders. For the mothers, Penny focuses on assisting female hormonal issues, anxiety, mood swings, fertility management and stress. Penny has three children and her life experience in combination with her studies have given her an in-depth understanding of many of the issues that come with raising a family, from both a child and parent centred view. Penny’s sensible attitude to health as well as her ability to often find the lighter side to difficult times allow her to assist in finding perspective in the midst of family stress. Her experience in nutritional health issues complements the homeopathic medicine. At the 2012 Australian Homeopathic Medicine National Conference, Penny presented a paper on the treatment of glue ear for which she received much positive feedback. Basically her research found that treatment programmes using ear mix, plus a carefully chosen constitutional remedy, and some dietary advice had a high success rate. This is a finding of great importance since otitis media is such a common reason for children to be taken to the doctor for treatment. Natural Therapy page
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Penny is a Herbalist, Naturopath and Homeopath. She is a member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS), Australian Register of Homeopaths (AROH), and Australian Homeopathic Association (AHA). Penny undertook extensive study in Complementary Medicine with an emphasis on Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Naturopathy and Homeopathy. She has an in-depth understanding of the poor health which may follow repeated antibiotic use. She sees how valuable nutrition and a healthy digestive system is to overall health. Digestive issues can have a strong impact on many areas of health such as respiratory disorders, allergies, musculoskeletal pain, hormonal imbalances, anxiety, mood swings and energy levels. Penny enjoys working with people to evaluate their digestive issues and help incorporate changes that fit into their individual lifestyle. She uses a careful selection of individually chosen methods to help with weight loss and finds that a combination of nutritional changes and naturopathic or homeopathic medicine is often the key to restoring optimal health. Homeopathic drops are an important part of the management plan. Natural Therapy Page
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Louise Ross-Campbell is a fully qualified naturopath and mother of two who lends her warm, friendly and professional nature to the clinic reception on Thursday and Friday. Her welcoming presence and extensive experience in the areas of nutrition and health, allow her to provide you with compassionate and knowledgable healthcare support. Please feel free to come into the clinic and ask Louise if you require assistance with a decision about which nutritional supplement to use, or if you require assistance with taking a hair sample for your Hair Analysis testing. She will be glad to help with your enquiry. Louise says “I am dedicated to supporting and teaching people how to feel as well as they can.”
Angela stumbled across homoeopathy in her early twenties while styling photography shoots in London. After using homoeopathy as her primary healthcare choice for over a decade, she decided a career change was in order. Seven years, and three children later, a Homoeopath was made. Her training mentors were Australia’s Kenneth D’Aran and Linlee Jordan. Then later on, the Indian trained Shilpa Bhourasker.
Angela has a compassionate and sensitive style of consultation that allows her to understand and treat her clients in a professional manner, whilst at the same time, allowing her clients to feel at ease. Her passion lies in the use of natural therapies and counselling to benefit one’s progression through the many stages of life. Having witnessed the many transformations of her clients, friends, and her own personal journey, through the use of Homoeopathy and other modalities, Angela has become a strong advocate for the use of natural therapies, meditation and reiki to aid a healthy mind and body.