Karen is a qualified Clinical Naturopath, Nutritionist and Herbalist who is passionate about helping others lead, happy healthy lives. She owns Gaining Health Naturally, an integrative health clinic in Victoria, Australia with consultations available face to face, online and via the phone. Since qualifying, Karen has worked for several health clinics, taught, mentored and taught students within this field and is currently completing her Masters in Speech Pathology (2020).
Apart from digestive concerns, histamine intolerance, autoimmunity, mood disorders and menopause, Karen has a special interest in ‘MTHFR’, genetics, and your gut microbiome. She is passionate about helping clients with stress management including insomnia, skin concerns, autoimmune conditions, anxiety and depression.
As a Home Economist, Karen shows you how to use ‘food as medicine’ in your daily life, along with seasonal and lifestyle approaches to health. She is a full member of the National Herbalist Association of Australia (NHAA) in which she also worked as an Executive Director.
Karen enjoys making her own beauty and herbal based medicinal creams and sprays. She enjoys motivating others through creative workshops to inspire and create change. Her mission is to inspire clients to take a preventative approach to health, as everything flows from self. There are many ways to bring the body back into balance and for each it is an individual path.
- ANTA Bursary Award
- Naturopathic Student of the Year (Integria)
- Excellence in the Academic Understanding & Clinical Application of Naturopathy (NHAA)