Naturopathic Medicine Physician / Herbalist
Bonnie is a caring practitioner with a passion for natural medicine and helping others.
She began her career in health in 2005, studying Nutrition at the Queensland University of Technology. However, she found this education didn't align with her beliefs and philosophies and felt there was something missing. Bonnie found the answer was Naturopathic Medicine and undertook studies that cemented her passion for nature, the therapeutics of plants, food as medicine and spiritual and emotional wellbeing. Bonnie extensively studied herbal and nutritional medicine, completing a Bachelor of Health Science at Endeavour College of Natural Health on the Gold Coast.
She is also a qualified pilates instructor with a Certificate III & IV in Fitness. Bonnie loves teaching pilates and keeping fit and healthy. She also enjoys cooking, gardening and the outdoors.
Bonnie is a firm believer that a naturopath is a catalyst for positive change, empowering and motivating her clients to assume responsibility for their health. Bonnie looks forward to helping you foster a healthy, more vital life.
Bonnie's areas of interest are digestive issues/disorders, mental health, addictive disorders, stress management, adrenal fatigue, women’s health, fertility and preconception care. Since graduating she have been most engaged in the consultation and treatment of hormone imbalances and skin conditions.
Bonnie is fully trained in all testing at Darwin Naturopathics, including food intolerance testing and body compisition testing.
Kate Murray BHSc
Naturopathic Medicine Physician / Herbalist
Kate is a qualified and experienced Naturopathic Medicine Practitioner, she graduated in 2011 in a Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy). Kate has also completed post graduate studies, including Bio-Impeadence testing and a Certificate III in Fitness. Kate moved to Darwin in early 2013 from the country town of Shepparton, Victoria. Kate loves all things health, with a passion for fitness, babies, gardening and developing healthy recipes for her website.
Kate is the founder of Darwin Naturopathics and is a member of the National Herbalist Association of Australia (NHAA) and is registered with all major health funds, which enables patients to claim health fund rebates on consultations.
Kate is passionate about professional complementary medicine care and enjoys working with a multi-disciplinary team of health professionals. She regularly attends professional seminars and conferences to keep up to date with the latest research. In addition to her work with patients, she writes articles on health and wellness and presents public seminars on complementary medicine, health issues and wellness.
Areas of specialty and approach to treatment
Kate is an experienced general naturopathic medicine practitioner who provides a high standard of natural health care and enjoys treating complex acute and chronic conditions in men, women, children and babies.
Since experiencing her own journey into Motherhood, Kate has developed a passion for all things preconception, pregnancy and babies! and believes that Naturopathy can do such amazing things at the stage in a couples lives.
With her additional specialist training in fitness, Kate is experienced in working with individuals to successfully loss weight.
Kate's experience in practice makes her well equipped to help patients with challenging health conditions including digestive disorders, gynecological/hormonal problems, fertility, nervous system problems, cardiovascular disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, immune problems, inflammatory disorders, allergies, skin problems, toxicity issues and children/babies health and developmental issues. She is passionate about preventative medicine and addressing the underlying cause of a patient’s health problems and inspires and supports her patients to achieve and then maintain optimal balance and life-long wellness.
Kate is uniquely qualified to provide a multifaceted approach to treatment, utilising science-based natural medicine. She incorporates Naturopathic and Chinese medicine principles, herbal and nutritional medicine, homeopathy, acupuncture, dietary advice and lifestyle counseling to promote vitality through sustainable and supportive treatment programs designed specifically for individual patient needs. She will refer to, and work with, a patient’s other health professionals as required, to ensure the best care.
With her depth of clinical experience, commitment to optimal patient care and passion for helping and inspiring patients to achieve optimal wellness with complementary medicine, Kate is eminently qualified to help you reach your health goals.