Gabby is a qualified Naturopath and Nutritionist with experience in all aspects of general naturopathic practice. She believes the body has an innate ability to heal itself if given the opportunity, which has made her extremely passionate about providing her clients with the necessary tools to feel empowered and in control of their own health and wellbeing.
Gabby brings a unique perspective to clinical practice, as she was diagnosed with an autoimmune condition herself (Ankylosing spondylitis) over a decade ago, which is now in remission as a result of incorporating a variety of natural therapies into her daily routine. This invaluable life experience has given her an immense appreciation for using a gentle, realistic and evidenced-based approach to successfully managing complex health concerns with her clients.
Qualifications and Associations
Gabby holds a Bachelor of Health Science, Naturopathy (Endeavour College of Natural Health, 2016) and is a practicing member of the Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia. She has a deep professional desire to continue developing her knowledge and staying current with industry research for the benefit of her clients and does so by attending industry seminars, conferences, workshops, lectures and writing for industry journals.
Areas of specialty and approach to treatment overview:
Gabby has a special interest in autoimmune disease, digestive health and mental health along with a considerable interest in the use of energetic medicines such as flower essences and aromatherapy, as these remedies are particularly beneficial in the management of emotional, psychological, social, and environmental factors that may be contributing to her client’s health concerns.
Areas of clinical expertise include:
- Autoimmune conditions including, but not limited to, Ankylosing spondylitis, Rheumatoid arthritis and Coeliac disease as well as general immune disorders
- Food intolerance and allergy
- Food chemical sensitivity such as histamine and salicylate intolerance
- Digestive disorders such as bloating, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis)
- Adrenal exhaustion, low energy
- Stress Management
- Mental health concerns such as anxiety and depression
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Weight management
- Hormonal imbalance
- Thyroid disorders
- MTHFR gene mutations
- Pyrrole disorder
- Flower essences
- Education on a food as medicine approach to restore health
Gabby has written for industry journals such as fx Medicine and the NHAA journal along with being the author of the popular blog The Tolerant Table, which features evidence based articles, recipes and product reviews aimed at those on special diets that may result from food allergy, intolerance, IBS or autoimmune conditions. She is available for consultations on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and the first Saturday of every month.