Naturopathic Services & Consultations
Naturopath, Nutritionist & Herbalist, Home Economist
Naturopathic Services & Consultations
Gaining Health Naturally is dedicated to helping you recover from illness, set the best path for your health and health prevention for your family and friends. Karen Green is the principal Naturopath, Nutritionist, Herbalist and Health Consultant who is passionate about helping others lead happy, healthy lives.
Gaining Health Naturally holds bookings by appointment only on:
- In-person, via Skype and Phone on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays at Deception Bay.
- Saturday by appointment at Deception Bay, Skype & Phone.
Online via Skype or Phone Consultations are also available.
Consultations are based on treating the whole person individually.
Consultations use a range of healing modalities including: food as medicine, identifying nutritional deficiencies and excesses, GAPS Protocol, lifestyle changes, iridology, herbal medicines, nutrigenomics, genetic profiling, flower essences and positive empowerment. In a relaxed atmosphere with total confidentially, Karen’s aim is to get to the underlying causes of your health concerns and create a realistic effective treatment program for you.
Your initial consultation involves collecting detailed information about your health and what your needs are. Working toward prevention and longevity is an integral part of visiting Karen Green – Naturopath, Nutritionist and Herbalist.
Initial In-person Consultation – 1.5 to 2 hours – $185
Your Initial Face to Face Naturopathic health consultation and assessment will go for 1.5 to 2 hours depending on the complexity of your health situation.
This is a personalised consultation with fully qualified Naturopath, Nutritionist, Herbalist, Mentor and Educator Karen Green. Your initial consultation involves a detailed health history of your major health concern. Karen asks a lot of questions delving into your health issues to help you find the underlying cause/s. Please note this can take a few sessions a bit like the layers off an onion, aspects are uncovered as time progresses. Karen likes to find out how things have progressed for you over time and piece things together. Karen also uses an intuitive approach to her consultations.
Karen spends time before and after your consultation reviewing your case to ensure the most beneficial treatment plan is tailored specifically for you. Please note there are times no prescription will be provided in the initial consultation and testing only may be recommended.
Testing may consist of visiting your general practitioner for blood pathology or functional testing to gain further understanding of the current presenting issues within. If you have any recent tests (blood pathology or other diagnoses) please email these or bring them along to your initial consultation.
General testing includes: Overview iridology, tongue & nail analysis, pH and urine analysis which is carried out within this or the next session.
Your personal consultation involves an extensive fact finding mission, with a a detailed and comprehensive case history taken including information about your family medical history, your birth, infant, teenage and young adult health, digestive health, immunity, a review of the most pertinent body systems to your current issues along with a commencement of my analysis of your presenting condition. Iridology (basic), tongue and nail analysis are included in all face-to-face consultations. Any blood pathology is a useful tool and encouraged to bring along. Between this consultation and your next, much time is spent conducting further research into your condition (I become your detective!). Time is also needed for the interpretation of any results you have brought with you and for the others as they come in.
Extended Follow Up In-person Consultations
Your personalised consultation with Karen Green, qualified Naturopath, Nutritionist, Herbalist involves further analysis and research into your condition with a focus on resolving your health issues. Discussing your progress is important to check what has changed and what else requires attention. My aim is to support and guide you through change with further recommendations during this session. We all want change to occur quickly however sometimes if a condition has been forming for many years then peeling back the layers becomes a part of this process. I may recommend some healthy eating guidelines, lifestyle recommendations and relevant nutritional tips and handouts. Herbal tinctures and/or nutritional supplements may be recommended however please note only if completely necessary. Karen spends time before your consultation reviewing your case to ensure the most beneficial treatment plan is tailored specifically for you.
Please note there are times no prescription will be provided if further testing is recommended.
Testing is only recommended if Karen believes it is completely beneficial to what you are wanting to achieve with your health. This may consist of visiting your general practitioner for blood pathology or functional testing to gain further understanding of the current presenting issues within. Testing results are discussed in follow up sessions and checking your progress is important.
Extended Follow up In-person Consultation – 60 minutes – $135.00
Follow up In-person Consultation – 45 mins – $95.00
Short Follow up In-person Consultation – 30 minutes – $75.00
Acute Naturopathic Consultation – 15 mins – Your acute consultation with Karen Green, qualified Naturopath, Nutritionist, is for an acute flair up of a condition, whereby you need to discuss with Karen briefly what is occurring for you and to gain insights. Personally, tailored treatment prescription may be recommended. This is not a full naturopathic consultation and is for an acute situation only ie cold, flu, period pain etc. It is not for complex treatment. Please note there are times no prescription will be provided if further testing is recommended. Karen also uses an intuitive approach to her consultations.
Initial Skype or Phone Consultation – $185
Skype or phone consultation with prescription, interpretation and research conducted after your consultation by Karen.
Your skype or phone consultation involves an extensive fact finding mission, with a a detailed and comprehensive case history taken including information about your family medical history, your birth, infant, teenage and young adult health, digestive health, immunity, a review of the most pertinent body systems to your current issues along with a commencement of my analysis of your presenting condition. Any blood pathology is a useful tool and encouraged to bring along. Between this consultation and your next, much time is spent conducting further research into your condition (I become your detective!). Time is also needed for the interpretation of any results you have brought with you and for the others as they come in.
Health History Form: Once you have made your booking, a Health History Form needs to be completed, emailed or mailed back to Karen as soon as possible. This form details why and what you would like to focus on in your consultations. This questionnaire (Health History Form), details each bodily system, current medications and supplements you are taking. Your consultation is not able to progress without this form being completed.
All Skype and phone consultations whether initial or follow up consultations are carried out in 3 parts.
1. This is the first part of your personalised phone/skype consultation which goes for a set period of time. This is when an in-depth fact finding mission into your health concerns.
2. The second part is when Karen researches and reviews your condition/s, analyses the best treatment approach for you and designs the treatment prescription. Most times this takes more than 1 hour. Please note this can take a few sessions a bit like the layers off an onion, aspects are uncovered as time progresses. Karen likes to find out how things have progressed for you over time and piece things together. If your health issues are complex you may require more than one session to discuss and uncover aspects.
3. The final aspect is when Karen emails the prescription to you and if you have any concerns you need to discuss this with her immediately. Referral testing may be recommended with the testing forms emailed to you. Dietary and lifestyle suggestions may also be made. Herbal remedies and/or nutritional supplements may be recommended and can be purchased and sent to you in the mail. Payment is required prior to sending.
In summary, your total consultation includes a consultation and time for Karen to investigate and write your prescription.
Follow Up Skype or Phone Consultations
Extended Follow up – $135.00 – (includes consultation + research and prescription emailed to you)
Short Follow up – 30 minutes – $75.00 (includes 20 mins consult + prescription emailed to you)
Ensure you are ready for your phone or Skype consultation and that you have provided your Skype address well in advance to ensure your consultation commences on time.
A variety of techniques may be used in your consultations (and conducted over several consultations)
- Blood pressure
- Glucose Testing
- Acid/Alkaline balance (pH Balance)
- Zinc Testing
- Nutritional analysis
- Tongue and nail analysis
- Pathology & functional testing
- Genetic profiling – including MTHFR (Karen has completed practitioner training with: Dr Ben Lynch from Seeking Health
Consultation Health Packages are also available – See Book Now for more information.
Health Fund Rebates
Consultation fees are claimable through most private health funds. Check with your fund provider for medicines that may be claimed. Please check with your individual provider for more details about your eligibility. Karen is a member of the Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia (NHAA). She is clinical supervisor at Ivy College in Natural Medicine.
If you are unsure and this is important to you it is probably best to check with your health fund extras before the consultation. After your consultation, a receipt will be emailed to you so you can claim online or visit from your Health Insurance Extras provider.
When booking online a 50% deposit is collected.
Payment by cash, Visa and Mastercard are accepted in clinic.
Gaining Health Naturally, is committed to providing all of our clients with exceptional care. When a patient cancels without giving enough notice, they prevent another patient from being seen. For this reason, notification must be received within a reasonable time frame to attract no cancellation fees. If prior notification is not given, you will be charged 50% of consultation for the missed appointment with 12 hours of no notification.
Call us at 0400836254 by 9am on the day before your scheduled appointment to notify us of any changes or cancellations.
Thank you for choosing Gaining Health Naturally to regain, revitalise and nourish you! I look forward to seeing you in clinic.
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