About Tabitha - Awaken Your Health
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Meet Tabitha

Tabitha is the founder of Awaken Your Health, and is a qualified and experienced Naturopath, Clinical Nutritionist, and educator, having run her own private clinical practice for over 10 years. As director and principal Naturopath at Awaken Your Health, Tabitha takes great pride in providing her clients and their families with high quality naturopathic clinical care, in a supportive and nurturing environment.

After completing her Medical Science degree in 2001, Tabitha went on to pursue her passion for Natural Integrative Healthcare with post-graduate studies in Naturopathy, Western Herbal Medicine, Nutritional Medicine & Environmental Medicine. She now elegantly combines the above approaches to health: integrating Naturopathic healing principles with the latest scientific research, to educate and further the health & wellbeing of her clients.

Qualifications & associations

Tabitha holds a Bachelor of Medical Science (UNSW, 2000), Advanced Diploma Naturopathy & Diploma Nutrition (Nature Care, 2005), and Post Grad Dip in Nutritional & Environmental Medicine (SWIN, 2006).

Being committed to continued education; she regularly attends professional seminars in Australia and Internationally to stay abreast of the latest integrative healthcare research. Tabitha is a member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society, and registered with all major health funds, and her clients are eligible for private health insurance rebates on consultations.

Being committed to continued education; she regularly attends professional seminars in Australia and Internationally to stay abreast of the latest integrative healthcare research. Tabitha is a member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society, and registered with all major health funds, and her clients are eligible for private health insurance rebates on consultations.

Areas of specialty & approach to treatment

Specialising in nutritional medicine, digestive health, and reproductive health – encompassing preconception, pregnancy care, natural fertility management, miscarriage prevention, post-natal care and breastfeeding, her care and focus then follows through to infants & children’s health.

Tabitha is passionate about the wellbeing of her clients, and she works collaboratively with each client and their unique health care team including GP’s, Specialists, Obstetricians, Oncologists, and other allied health professionals to ensure optimal health outcomes.

Areas of clinical expertise

Tabitha works with couples to improve fertility and pregnancy outcomes, and is regularly referred clients undergoing Artificial Reproductive Techniques (ART) and InVitro Fertilisation (IVF) processes.

Her integrative work with cancer patients facilitates reduction of side effects of conventional treatment and empowers her clients through better nutrition to improve their outcomes.

With specialist training in Environmental Medicine, Tabitha has a particular interest in  the hidden dangers of common chemicals and their impact on health recognising that  the long-term health effects of daily chemical exposures are yet to be fully realised.

A particular focus of her practice is educating on chemical minimization, and helping clients to build resilience against inevitable exposures.  Tabitha feels privileged to be able to inspire her clients on how to best support their individual needs as well as privileged to have the opportunity to help the health of future generations.

  • Reproductive disorders, encompassing Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Endometriosis, Fibroids, Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS), Sub fertility pictures for both men & women,  Pre-Menopause
  • Pre-conception, general fertility, and Pregnancy care
  • Post-natal care, Breastfeeding support
  • Post Natal Depression, prevention and care
  • General endocrine conditions such as Thyroid disorders, Adrenal exhaustion
  • Immune disorders, Infections, and Auto-immune conditions
  • Atopic conditions

  • Digestive conditions such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Coeliac disease, IBS, & parasitic infection
  • Stress, Anxiety, Depression
  • Fatigue and Low Energy
  • Insulin resistance, Diabetes type I & II, Cardiovascular disease, High cholesterol
  • Baby, Toddler, Child health
  • Teen nutrition, specialising in eating disorders
  • General Naturopathic Care for the whole family
  • Implementing Therapeutic Diets & the use of Food as Medicine
  • Education around Chemical MinimiSation, Low-Tox living, & Detoxification

Professional speaking engagements & corporate talks

Tabitha is also an accomplished speaker. She has enjoyed lecturing in Nutrition at Nature Care College, and is a current contract academic at Endeavour College of Natural Therapies, lecturing in Nutrition and supervising final year Naturopathy students in the Student Clinic.

She is a sought after speaker who has appeared multiple times on Channel 9 on the Keri-Anne Morning Show, and has lectured to various Corporate groups. She also tailors topics according to your organisation’s needs. Should you wish to contact Tabitha for a Seminar, Media or Corporate speaking engagement, please email her here.

Tabitha is available for consultations on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and every second Saturday.

Brands we’ve worked with

Tabitha has worked with some of Australia’s leading and most well known brands and media.