What can I expect in a consultation?

Every session begins with a chat. Cath provides a safe place for you to discuss your health concerns. We identify your unique health goals and then begin to work on your body physically, emotionally, energetically and spiritually. Clients always comment that they feel calm, centered and balanced after a consultation. They understand more about their health and know what they need to do to achieve wellness.

Holistic Health Advice Services:

Aromatherapy

Essential oils have been used for thousands of years to heal the body. Essential Oils are the parts of plants (extracted by distillation) that deter bugs and attract pollinating insects, the oil is said to be heart and soul of the plant.

You can use essential oils for First Aid to treat infections, heal wounds, for headache, digestive complaints and all kinds of aliments. They can also be used alter mood; enhancing energy and vitality or to calm and sedate. You could choose to use them for cleaning purposes in the home, to deter insects and even in cooking.

To learn more about how to safely use essential oils on your body and in your home, please register to attend one of the upcoming Wellness Workshops.

AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE
If you’ve never experienced the therapeutic power of essential oils before, you should try an aromatherapy massage. Give yourself an hour of pure indulgence that will leave you feeling calm, balanced and reinvigorated.

If you already know the value of essential oils and would like to share your love of this powerful natural healing tool, become part of Cath’s team: join DoTERRA as a Wellness Advocate.

Gut health, Food sensitivity testing, Nutrition

GUT HEALTH: Gut health is the most crucial aspect of wellness. 70% of our immune system relates to the gut. If your gut isn’t healthy, you can’t access adequate nutrition from your food, fight off disease or sustain a comfortable homoeostasis. Cath can give you advice about steps you can take to improve your gut health and thus your overall vitality and well being.

FOOD SENSITIVITY TESTING: a simple blood test can reveal which foods you should consume more of and which foods are causing an inflammatory response in your body and need to be avoided. Sufferers of inflammatory diseases such as asthma, eczema, arthritis, irritable bowel syndrome, ADHD and more can experience relief of symptoms simply by changing their diet to exclude inflammatory-causing foods.

WEIGHT LOSS is not as simple as calories in / calories out. There are numerous other factors that can determine how your body holds onto or metabolises fat. Poor digestion, hormonal imbalance, inappropriate food choices, sleep patterns, infections and toxicity can all affect your metabolism and hence your weight. Ask Cath about how some of these issues may be hijacking your efforts to lose weight and get help to fix the problem.

Poor gut function accompanied by nutrient deficient food can lead to mineral deficiency. Today’s soils are depleted of many essential nutrients and often toxic in other elements. Nutritional supplements are sometimes necessary to achieve wellness. Cath uses scientific testing, Oligoscan, to determine if you need any additional nutritional support to help you be your best.

Wellness Workshops

Cath runs educational workshops about how to bring holistic healing principles and tools into your life and your home. Workshop topics include: essential oils, natural birthing aids, homeopathy, diet & lifestyle, drug-free eczema and asthma management, releasing emotional stress, improving academic focus & performance and more…

Cath is a qualified teacher (Masters of Education) and taught for 8 years at Wollongong University College. She draws on her years of teaching experience to create engaging and informative workshops all about natural and holistic ways to treat illness and to enhance health and increase vitality and longevity.

To register for the next Wellness Workshop click here.

Pregnancy and Childcare

Cath is a mother and understands what it is like to be pregnant and can offer you advice about holistic approaches to pregnancy and birth. Often health issues arise when you’re pregnant. Cath can tell you about safe treatments to gently bring your body back into balance so you feel well and enjoy your pregnancy.

Cath has experience treating pregnancy symptoms like: morning sickness, fluid retention, reflux, skin conditions, restless legs, sleeplessness and more …

Labour is the most intense, challenging and rewarding day of your life. Cath can educate you about natural birth tools like; homeopathics, essential oils and acupressure points to help with the progression of labour, pain management and mental focus.

Cath has experience in naturally treating common childhood illnesses like: asthma, eczema, allergies, digestive complains, cold and flu and other problems.

Look after and heal your family with natural products and remedies.

Kinesiology, Mind Body Medicine and Counselling

Every session involves holistic kinesiology as it is one of the primary tools Cath uses to help find stress in the body. Kinesiology uses muscle testing as a tool to find information about your body, mind and spirit. Kinesiology opens doors to healing through guiding us to what your body needs to experience in order heal.

Cath is trained to study your physical structure and assess the movement and function of muscles. By testing certain muscles we get bio-feedback about the associated Qi flow and the ability of the muscle to do its job correctly. Once identified, these muscles can then be brought into balance. Cath is trained in basic massage and offers aromatherapy massages to release stress from aching muscles and restore energetic balance.

Cath’s Chinese Medicine training has taught her to read the body’s subtle energies through pulse diagnosis and through testing each meridian; she then is able to select specific acupressure points that will bring your body’s energy back into balance.

Mind Body Medicine teaches us that the mind has incredible power to influence physical health. Being a holistic practitioner who values the beliefs of Mind Body Medicine theology, Cath explores how our psychology can physiologically affect our body.

Counselling: Talking about what is troubling you; physically and emotionally, is the first step towards feeling well. Relationship-stress, marriage breakdown, over thinking, worrying, playing scenarios over in your mind, holding onto things, angry outbursts, feeling rejected or hurt all contribute to causing illness and disease. Emotional and mental health has a huge influence on our physical health. For this reason, Cath believes that counselling is crucial to guiding you towards improved health. Cath has experience working with people suffering from depression, anxiety and other mental illness. One of the benefits of seeing Cath for counselling is that she is able to help you release this emotional stress so that you end a session feeling calm, centred and balanced. Cath will give you practical tools and strategies you can implement yourself to continue your healing journey once you leave the clinic.

Cath listens closely to everything you say and endeavours to identify limiting or negative beliefs that may be holding you back from achieving your potential. Our thoughts are infinitely powerful and greatly affect our health and well being. Cath can help you to connect to what you need to let go of and what you need to bring into your life in order for you to confidently move forward.

Oligoscan

Supplements are only beneficial if you actually need them. Find out your levels of essential minerals like: calcium, magnesium, iron and zinc. This test also reveals heavy metal toxicity.

Mineral imbalance or deficiency can be the reason for numerous health complaints. Get yourself tested today and find out if you could be healthier simply by balancing your mineral levels.

The cutting edge Oligoscan makes, in real time, a precise analysis of the minerals in the skin and peripheral blood vessels. No biopsy, blood or hair sample is needed. Make a small investment of $95 to gain valuable information about 20 essential minerals and 15 heavy metals in your body.

Oligoscan uses Spectrophotometry to measure the optical density of the trace elements, minerals and heavy metals, currently present in the tissues.

Energetic Medicine

CHAKRAS: Cath specialises in energy balancing. Every session involves assessment and treatment of your 7 primary chakras as well as the 12 meridians / Qi channels. Chakras are brought into balance through using vibrational resonance tools like: positive affirmations, essential oils, crystals, touch and magnetic acu-needles.

HOMEOPATHY:Homeopathy is holistic medicine that has been used for over 200 years to treat all kinds of illness. Over 550 million people worldwide use homeopathy. These gentle and effective medicines are made from a variety of sources, such as plants, animals and minerals and work to bring your body into balance naturally. Homeopathy can be used to treat anything; from sickness like cold and flu, through to mental illness. Cath has already completed training in homeopathy in her Diploma of Health Science. Knowing the value this modality, Cath decided to further her education and is currently studying the Advanced Diploma in Homeopathy.Cath’s

TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE: holistic kinesiology training has a foundation of Chinese Medicine. For thousands of years Chinese doctors devised a method for understanding, diagnosing and treating illness. Skills like; tongue and pulse diagnosis and psychological mapping within the 5 elements are used by Cath to help understand your body and mind. Adequate Qi flow is the foundation to health. Qi is the flow of energy which is our life-force; that which animates all living forms of the world. When there is a blockage or stagnation of Qi, illness results. Cath is trained to assess your Qi flow and bring your body back into balance.

AUSTRALIAN BUSH FLOWER ESSENCES: Used primarily to treat emotional stress, flower essences bring about gentle healing changes in your body. Children respond particularly well to treatment with flower essences. As the name suggests, this medicine is made from flowers. Plants and flowers have been used for thousands of years to treat illness and this healing remedy brings positive gentle change.

CRYSTALS: crystals are condensed minerals of the earth that act as vibrational resonance healing tools. When placed on the body the help to realign chakras and alleviate emotional stress.

Goal setting and exam success

Every holistic kinesiology consultation includes talking about your goals. Setting realistic goals is a very important part of helping you live a passionate and productive life. Sometimes we hold limiting or negative beliefs that create barriers to us achieving our true potential. Cath can help you to identify these limitations and to overcome them.

Exams and pressure to succeed can send stress levels sky-rocketing and produce all kinds of health problems. Cath has experience helping high school, university students and professionals achieve their potential by helping them to:

Release stress
Increase concentration, memory and performance
Raise confidence
Better quality sleep
Stress management techniques

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Cath’s fundamental goal is to bring balance and harmony into your body so that you can be as healthy as possible.
Cath helps you to understand your health so that you can heal. Understanding the cause of your symptoms empowers you to take control of your life and make positive changes. Cath provides a safe environment for you to discuss your health concerns. Cath’s high quality treatment, advice and education empowers you to improve your health and balance your body, mind and spirit.
Through the use of numerous healing tools, Cath facilitates change within your body. Depending on what your body needs in order to find balance, Cath uses a combination of the following services:

Cath completely changed my health when others couldn’t help me. I was suffering from chronic headache and had seen G.Ps and neurologists. I had scans and so many different test; still no diagnosis. Cath opened my eyes to what could be the underlying causes of my headache and she began to figure out what could be wrong. She helped me realise that I was really stressed because of some issues in my family and helped me to let go of some of this stress. She also told me I needed to see a chiropractor, which really helped. After some testing she also uncovered some food sensitivities and nutritional deficiencies. A few weeks after I first saw Cath and began her treatment plan, my headaches (that had been troubling me for over 6 months!) were gone.  Because of her care and guidance, I’m now happy and healthy again. I can’t express how thankful I am to have my life back and not be tortured by headache every day.

M. Stuart