Nicki has always been drawn to the Healing Arts, she follows in her mother’s footsteps; who is a Reflexologist and Natural Therapist.
Nicki was inspired to study Herbal Medicine after attending one of Dr Sandi Rogers (Naturopath, Director of National College of Traditional Medicine and past President of Australian Traditional Medicine Society) seminars on ‘Fruits and Vegetables as Medicine.’
After graduating Nicki went on to further her studies in Reflexology and Naturopathy.
Nicki has been in clinical practice for 17 years, 6 of those were at N.C.T.M in Melbourne where she also lectured Herbal Medicine alongside Dr. Sandi Rogers.
Nicki is passionate about working with families; to guide, support and maintain their health and wellbeing.
Nicki, her partner and 3 beautiful children live on a property in Mount Egerton where they grow Organic herbs, fruits and vegetables. She also runs monthly maiden circles.
Areas of Interest
- Digestive and nervous system imbalances
- Men’s health
- Menstrual cycle irregularities
- Children’s health
Recent Continuing Education
- Mediherb: Rising osteoarthritis prevalence.
- A.T.M.S : Ethical Practice.
- OptimalRx: Botanical Medicine for Migraine Headaches. A session with the Masters.
- Optimal Rx: Functional Testing for Mental Health Series.
- Mediherb: Herbal Management of Infection in Chronic Disease.
- BioPractica: Inflamm-Aging. A wholistic approach to Inflammation
Nicki’s Fees for 2019
Initial consultation 60 minutes $140
Return consultation 45 minutes $105.00
Return consultation 30 minutes $70.00
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