Essentials for Health is a natural 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 may be able to help treat muscle pain caused by poor posture, repetitive tasks or injury using a unique combination of massage, cupping & acupuncture

Women’s Health

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 would like to help you through every part of the childbirth process, from the moment you decide to start a family – which is the best time to begin to prepare your body and mind for this amazing journey – to support when your baby is born.


Acupuncture has been used for over 2000 years and is thought to be one of the oldest systems of medicine. Michelle has been practising acupuncture for over ten years and is a strong advocate for the use of acupuncture to prevent disease and maintain wellness.

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

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

Michelle often combines acupuncture with massage and cupping which may help to relieve muscle aches & pain, headaches/migraines, sciatica and leg pain. For more information about how massage/cupping can help you, click here.


Michelle has been practising Naturopathy for over fifteen years and is passionate about the benefits of natural health care. Looking after your health is one of the most important things you can do for yourself, for your family and for the community at large. Michelle can help you pinpoint factors which may be contributing to your ill health and give you the motivation and resources to return to health & wellness.

Michelle uses herbal medicine, nutrition and dietary mentoring, as well as flower essences, to guide you to make the best lifestyle choices to support good health. Michelle can look at your nutritional status and show you what tests and/or supplements can help you in order to achieve optimum health and vitality.

Michelle combines her naturopathic knowledge with acupuncture and massage to provide a holistic treatment experience.

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.

“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’.

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