Jessica Underwood, 33
Holistic Natural Health Practitioner
Registered Nurse and Medical Herbalist
Qualifications ~ BNsg, AdvDipWHMed
Professional Association ~ Registered Full Practicing Member of The National Herbalist Association of Australia (NHAA)
With nearly 15 years of experience in the medical industry studying and working as a Registered Nurse, Jessica is now dedicated to providing primary healthcare through holistic principles of natural medicine based on a model of health promotion and illness prevention.
In providing a holistic and natural approach to healthcare, a supportive environment is created to assist the body’s own ability to return to balance; to restore and maintain health, to cleanse and nourish the body, mind and spirit to function at their optimum capacity.
After taking a thorough case history and body systems assessment, Jessica will facilitate to improve your understanding and connection to your own physical, mental and emotional health. She will work in partnership with you to create a realistic care plan that suits and improves your lifestyle to optimise your health and wellbeing.
As a Herbalist Jessica prepares and prescribes natural remedies derived from plant products that are individually tailored to each client’s health profile. A consultation may involve dietary and lifestyle education and modification suggestions, a prescription of tablet or liquid herbal medicines, flower remedies, herbal teas, nutritional supplementation (if necessary), and referrals to other healthcare practitioners to build our team of support.
In addition to supporting general health and common ailments, Jessica has special interest in paediatric and adolescent health; women’s health; sexual and reproductive health including couples for preconception care, antenatal and postnatal support, natural fertility and contraception awareness.
Wholistic Health Group ~ 165 Darby Street, Cooks Hill, 2300
alternate Saturdays 1000-1500
or Mobile practice for home visits (Newcastle area) or online consultation (Australia wide)
by appointment Tuesday / Wednesday
Reduced consultation fees offered for low income households.
Private Health Fund Rebates Available (contact your provider).