Hello! My name is Catherine Bredemeyer. I am a qualified Naturopath and Herbalist, in practice since 2012.
I am passionate about empowering and educating my clients about how to improve their health by using Mother Nature’s own medicine cabinet. We are blessed to have a very wide variety of medicinal herbs and foods that can be used to modify and manage many illnesses and complaints. I take Hippocrates’ charge to heart: “Let food be your medicine, and medicine be your food”. Many of the whole unprocessed foods possess an array of curative properties. It’s simply a matter of becoming aware of them, and weaving these foods into your diet. Medicinal herbs likewise are beneficial agents in optimising health.
Many health problems respond very well to naturopathic treatments. One of the jewels of this approach is the intent to understand and address disease at it’s core, not just employing symptom management, but also striving to understand and resolve the underlying drivers of illness. Diet and lifestyle choices can go a long way in effectively managing and even resolving many short and long term complaints and illnesses. Naturopathy is a modality that can work complimentary to mainstream medicine, and as such can accommodate the use of pharmaceuticals, and may help reduce side effects or improve the efficacy of a drug.
Conditions that can benefit from a naturopathic approach are many and varied, including: acne, ADHD, anxiety, arthritis, bacterial infection, difficulties with concentrating and mental effort, colic, constipation, coughs and colds, cystitis, depression, dysmenorrhoea/painful periods, low energy levels, female hormone issues, fertility, fractures, gall bladder complaints, gingivitis, gout, heartburn/GORD, herpes, inflammation, insomnia, intestinal parasites, liver detox, mastitis, memory loss, PMS, menopause symptoms, metabolic syndrome/poor blood sugar balance, shingles, stress complaints, viral infection.
Naturopathy supports and improves the body’s functions generally, encouraging the immune system, toning and balancing organs, glands and hormonal systems, and as such can also help many conditions.
Naturopathy offers quality contact time between the client and clinician, with an emphasis on education and insight into the disease process. Learn how our diet and lifestyle can help or hinder health and healing! The herbal remedies and supplements I offer are of excellent quality, and I can offer something to suit everybody’s budget. I also offer the therapeutics of homoeopathy, flower essences, transpersonal counselling and Reiki.
I have an Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy and Advanced Diploma of Western Herbal Medicine from the Australian Institute of Holistic Medicine, graduating in 2011. I have worked at Owen Homoeopathics in Redcliffe since that time and have a robust understanding of applying homoeopathic remedies. I run a naturopathic consultancy business from my home and currently offer telephone and Skype/Hangout consults. To make a booking with me, please fill out the form on the ‘Contact Me’ page and I’ll get in touch with you. To your good health!