practitioners


Click on any of our Practitioners below to read more information.


NATUROPATHS / HERBALISTS:


Sky Stewart: Naturopath; Nutrition; Herbal Medicine; Australian Bush & Bach Flower Remedies

Sophie Charleston: Naturopath; Nutrition; Herbal Medicine, Australian Bush & Bach Flower Remedies

Elvina Sjoholm: Naturopath; Nutrition; Herbal Medicine, Australian Bush & Bach Flower Remedies



PHYSICAL THERAPISTS: - MASSAGE & ACUPUNCTURE:


Christine Katralis: Massage Therapies- Remedial; Sports; Deep Tissue; Relaxation; Pregnancy

Garth Lawson: Massage Therapies- Remedial; Sports; Pregnancy; Relaxation

Glendon Gardner: Acupuncture & Massage Therapies- Remedial; Sports; Pregnancy; Relaxation

James Raso: Acupuncture

Renee Dawson: Reiki & Massage Therapies- Remedial; Relaxing; Hot Stone; Pregnancy

Sarah Strachan: Acupuncture & Masssage Therapies- Hot Stone; Remedial; Relaxation; Pregnancy

Warren Casey: Reiki & Massage Therapies- Remedial; Trigger Point; Deep Tissue; Sports; Relaxation



OTHER THERAPISTS:


Jasmin Choice: Holistic Kinesiology; Australian Bush Flower Remedies

Delano Strachan: Astrology, Tarot, Numbers and Clairsentience

Pascale Hair: Tarot Reading

Rania Hamod: Tarot, Psychic, Shaman







Detailed information:

NATUROPATHS & HERBALISTS: 

Sky Stewart

Naturopathy, Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Australian Bush & Bach Flower Remedies

B.A., Adv. Dip. Nat., Dip. Nut., D.R.M.

Sky is one of the founders of Pure Botanicals and has been practicing as a Naturopath for over 14 years. She holds qualifications in Naturopathy, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Homeopathy, Iridology and Flower Remedies. She has extensive experience in a large range of conditions including: depression, anxiety, pyroluria, insomnia, adrenal exhaustion & 'burnout', stress management, lowered immunity, chronic fatigue/post-viral syndrome, recurrent infections, auto-immune conditions, allergies and digestive complaints. Sky is skilled in being a health detective and uncovering the various drivers of ill health in complex and chronic cases. She works to empowers her clients by providing them with the tools to improve and manage their own health.

Client testimonals:

"I’ve been seeing Sky for over two years, for a number of different health issues. From the very first visit, she was so calm and knowledgeable that I knew I was in safe hands... She is my first port of call for any health problem, whether it be a sore throat or issues with anxiety, and I feel confident that there is nothing she doesn't have the skills to tackle. I recommend her to friends, family and colleagues all the time and have no hesitation in recommending her to you too!" - S.H. (Newtown)


"I was having a difficult time recovering from a relapse of glandular fever, and wanted support to help me boost my immunity and get my energy back to a normal level. Since I began seeing Sky about six weeks ago, there has been a significant improvement in my energy levels, my immunity and my general wellbeing... Sky's approach is attentive, professional, caring and supportive, and she has the skills and knowledge to untangle and treat many different health issues... Since seeing Sky, I feel like I have moved out of a health rut and am now well on the way to recovery, with a long-tern plan for managing my health and ensuring I have a great quality of life." A.M. (Enmore)


Health Fund rebates available

Available Monday & Wednesday

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Sophie Charleston

Naturopathy, Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Australian Bush & Bach Flower Remedies

B.A., Adv. Dip. Nat., Dip. Nut., D.R.M.

Sophie is one of Pure Botanicals' founders and has been practicing as a Naturopath since 1999. She holds qualifications in Naturopathy, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Homeopathy, Iridology and Flower Remedies. Naturopathy can assist with any health condition and Sophie uses her wide range of experience to tailor a treatment plan to suit the individual's needs.

Sophie is a passionate advocate of using natural therapies in pregnancy including in assisting women with preconception, maintaining health during pregnancy, assistance with labour and recovery, as well as treating infants and young children.

Client testimonals:

" [Sophie] has been a great source of advice and support for myself, my partner and now our two young children. I was immediately drawn to her warm and understanding nature. She has a lovely way of understanding that illness is more complex than the physical symptoms and applies her great knowledge of healing in a practical, personal and considered way. She really looks after her clients and has supported us through some very challenging times. I appreciate her positive approach knowing that although we all strive to be great, sometimes we just need a little extra support to get us through and that's ok! " S.W. (Newtown)


"On behalf of my sister and I, Sophie has changed our lives. She is only a phone call away, putting together tonics and offering advice that is both beneficial to our immune systems and our well being in life. We both believe our immune and hormonal systems over the years have improved greatly from seeing Sophie." B.M. (Manly)


Health Fund rebates available

Available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

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Elvina Sjoholm

Naturopathy, Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Australian Bush & Bach Flower Remedies

Adv. Dip. Nat.

Elvina has had a long interest in natural health, that began in her teens when she began working with a practitioner to support her own health journey. Now as a Naturopath she has qualifications in herbal medicine, nutrition, flower essences, iridology and homeopathy.

Her years working in hospitality have given her a passion for food as medicine and a strong interest in supporting people to create a diet that suits them, meets their nutritional needs and takes advantage of the wonderful food we have access to in this country. She strongly believes that the gut is the starting point for good health and works alongside her clients to help them achieve their goals. She has experience in a wide range of health conditions including digestive complaints, allergies, nervous system disorders and women’s health.

Health Fund rebates available

Available Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST: - MASSAGE & ACUPUNCTURE:

Christine Katralis

Remedial; Sports; Deep Tissue; Relaxation; Pregnancy

D.R.M., D.SIT, Cert. Dorn, Cert. IV Health Admin

Christine works intuitively and compassionately with her clients to locate problem areas and treat the cause of her client's pain. Completing her Diploma of Sports Injury Therapies, Christine has continued her education and achieved further qualifications in Reiki Healing. She intuitively incorporates these techniques into her massage treatments if appropriate as well as providing Reiki as an individual therapy. Christine is passionate about bringing a change into her clients lives whether that's through helping clients to de-stress, through pain relief or management, and will work closely with individuals to develop a tailored treatment approach.

Health fund rebates available

Available Tuesday & Sunday

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Garth Lawson

Remedial; Sports; Deep Tissue; Relaxation; Pregnancy

D.R.M..

Garth is a passionate therapists with a strong focus on sports therapy and postural alignment. Having worked with sports focused chiropractors in the past it has provided him with great knowledge in this area. The techniques preferred by Garth include, trigger point, stretching, hot stones and cupping as well as providing general relaxation and pregnancy. Massage, it's good for you.

Health fund rebates available

Available Wednesday & Saturday

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Glendon Gardner

Acupuncture & Massage Therapies - Remedial; Sports; Pregnancy; Relaxation

BHSC (TCM, DRM, Cert. Acu (Beijing))

Glendon uses a combination of TCM techniques such as acupuncture, Chinese herbs, moxibustion, auriculotherapy and cupping along with Remedial massage to treat a broad range of conditions. He has extensive experience as a Remedial massage therapist and has been practicing in physiotherapy clinics since 1998.

Glendon studied Acupuncture at the University of Technology, Sydney, and completed his clinical internship at the China-Japan Friendship Hospital in Beijing in 2004. He also currently teaches at UTS.

Client testimonials:

"My acupuncture treatment was at midday on the Saturday and straight away afterwards I felt pre-labour commence and the head move down into my pelvis... my husband burned moxa about the acu-pressure points on my toes just as Glendon had instructed. We were in labour that night, and after a quick 2 hour labour our baby boy arrived quickly and easily without any drugs" A.C. (Camperdown)

"The main reason for my acupuncture was ongoing problems with my stomach (IBS), causing my body to be sluggish in processing, and draining me of energy. The acupuncture sessions with GLendon were not only fantastic at resolving the specific problem, but could also deal with other things I had going on at the time. Sometimes I needed more energy, other times I needed help to unwind and switch off. Just an hour session would leave me refreshed, positive and ready to face anything the world threw my way." H.H. (Erskineville)

Health Fund rebates available

Available Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

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James Raso

Acupuncture

More coming soon ...

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Renee Dawson

Reiki & Massage Therapies - Remedial; Relaxing; Pregnancy; Hot Stone

D.R.M.

Renee has a passionate approach to health and how massage and relaxation can assist clients in their daily lives. Renee works intuitively with her clients, using a range of techniques to provide them with a tailored massage experience addressing their individual requirements on the day. Whether you require a deeply relaxing massage experience giving you time to unwind, de-stress and relax, or a firmer massage aiming to get into those niggling tight spots to help relieve pain and increase movement, Renee can tailor a treatment plan to assist you.

Some health fund rebates available

Available Tuesday & Sunday

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Sarah Strachan

Acupuncture & Masssage Therapies - Hot Stone; Remedial; Relaxing; Pregnancy

BHSC (TCM, DRM, Cert. Acu (Beijing))

Sarah has always had a keen interest in health and healing. For the past 8 years she has studied and worked in the health industry, completing her degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine in Beijing as well as her Diploma in Remedial Massage. Sarah has an intuitive approach in her massage treatment. She uses a combination of remedial and hot stone therapy which helps creates a therapeutic state of relaxation. She also feels the combination of acupuncture and massage is an effective method for treating a variety of conditions.

Health Fund rebates available

Available Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

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Warren Casey

Reiki & Massage Therapies- Remedial; Trigger Point; Deep Tissue; Sports; Relaxation

Dip. R.M., Reiki II, Cert. 3 Fitness

With a background in competitive sport and experience working with physiotherapists Warren is knowledgable in treating sporting injuries and pain management. Treatments are tailored to individual needs including an emphasis on postural correction and muscle balance through remedial and stretching techniques.

Health Fund rebates available

Available Monday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

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OTHER THERAPIST:

Jasmin Choice

Holistic Kinesiology

B.A., Dip. Kin.

Jasmin works to empower her clients by helping them identify the subconscious beliefs causing their stress and chronic symptoms. To do this Jasmin uses muscle monitoring, which is a biofeedback mechanism used to access information about a person's emotional, physical and mental wellbeing. Jasmin assists the client in resolving these limiting beliefs using reflexes, acupressure, specific body movements, and Australian Bush Flower remedies.

Jasmin can assist with stress, anxiety, fatigue, sleeping problems, digestive issues, chronic pain, learning difficulties, and problems with immunity. She helps her clients achieve a greater connection with themselves in order to live more authentically.

Health fund rebates available

Available Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday

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Delano Strachan

Astrology, Tarot, Numbers and Clairsentience

Delano was born in the Bronx (New York) and currently works between Melbourne and Sydney. He has been a professional Tarot Reader since 1997 and Astrologer since 2000.

Del has always been interested and drawn to the esoteric; why we’re here, what we’re doing and where we are going. Since 2006, this journey has seen him as a frequent reader at various festivals and new age shops in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Del is a Clairsentient who uses Tarot, Astrology and Numbers to access the Akashic Records of the person asking the question. As an experienced reader, Del believes divination should be used as a tool to assist in decision making and Timing of Events is his specialty.

Available Sunday, Monday & Wednesday

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Pascale Hair

Tarot Reading

Pascale has been reading the Marseille tarot for many years and has incorporated the use of the Rider-Waite, Wild Wood and New Age decks gradually. She recently became a full time professional tarot reader. Pascale is intuitive, claircognizant and an empath. She uses the tarot as a tool to feel and intuit as a means to guide you on your path, help bring clarity and empower you. She strives to look for what can go well.

Available Saturday

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Rania Hamod

Tarot, Psychic, Shaman

Rania has been psychic and open to her spirituality for over twenty years. Continuing to progressively expand on her gifts, Rania holds a lot of honour and integrity with her work. As a well-known and respected psychic and shaman, she has also been teaching and working around Australia where she has helped and transformed the lives of thousands of people.

Rania is a bridge between worlds; she is a psychic, clairvoyant, clairaudient, empath, tarot reader, shaman, teacher and author. She connects with Spirit Guides, Archangels and Ascended Masters, providing you with the best guidance in the most accurate and sensitive way. Her greatest passion is helping and empowering people so that they can master the game of their own life.

During a session with Rania she uses a combination of her gifted modalities; integrating her psychic and shamanic abilities to help you reach your highest potential. She can foresee through all moments in time and space, and remove any blockages, attachments, traumas and fears that are holding you back from manifesting your desires; she clears your entire energy field and re-aligns your mind, body and soul aspects.

Available Tuesday

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