Essentials for Health is a health practice focusing on women’s health &

natural fertility

Michelle is a naturopath & an acupuncturist with over 15 years experience

helping people achieve good health & wellness

Michelle is also an experienced massage therapist who treats muscle

pain caused by poor posture, repetitive tasks or injury using a unique

combination of massage, cupping & acupuncture


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Michelle is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), is a member of ATMS, and is health fund accredited with HICAPS available so you can claim for your treatments on the spot.

Women’s Health & Natural Fertility

Essentials for Health focuses on women’s health, for the challenges at every stage of a woman’s life – from adolescence and pregnancy, through to menopause and beyond.

Michelle has a special interest in the areas of pre-conception carenatural fertility, IVFpregnancy and preparation for childbirth. She endeavours to help you through every part of the childbirth process, from the moment you decide to start a family – the best time to begin to prepare your body and mind for this amazing journey – to support when your baby is born.


Michelle has been practising acupuncture for over fifteen years and is a strong advocate for the use of acupuncture to prevent disease and maintain health and wellness.

Michelle uses acupuncture in natural fertility treatments, in combination with specific dietary recommendations and herbal and nutritional supplements. For more information about how acupuncture can be used for natural fertility click here.

Michelle has a special interest in treating anxiety, depression, insomnia and adrenal fatigue and digestive issues such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gluten sensitivity, crohn’s disease, indigestion and chronic heartburn or heartburn in pregnancy.


Michelle has been practising Naturopathy for over fifteen years and is passionate about promoting the benefits of natural health care.

Looking after yourself and your health is one of the most important things you can do for yourself, your family and the community at large.

Michelle works with you to pinpoint the factors that may be contributing to your ill health and aims to give you the motivation and resources to return to health & wellness.

She uses herbal medicine, nutrition and dietary mentoring, as well as flower essences, to guide you to make the best lifestyle choices for you.

“The first step in natural healing is responsibility. Natural healing is about taking control of your life and being responsible for everything that goes in and out of your body, mind and spirit” – Richard Schulze.

“Cherish your health: If it is good, preserve it. If is is unstable, improve it. If it is beyond what you can improve, get help.” – George Carlin – ‘How to Stay Young’.