Archives: Team Members

Carmen Lizasoain

Carmen is a practicing naturopath and massage therapist who values the importance of educating patients to empower themselves to enable the body to do what it is naturally equipped for, and that is, to heal itself. She holds an Advanced Diploma Naturopathy and a Bachelor of Complementary Medicine. She is passionate about natural health and creativity, and is an avid…

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Rhianna Smith

Rhianna has always loved science, choosing first to study a Bachelor of Environmental Science but not finding her niche, she then moved overseas, working in education for two years while she discovered that her passions of health and wellness could be integrated with her love of plants and the natural environment in Naturopathy. With a Bachelor of Nutritional Medicine and…

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Cara Willingham

Since my early twenties, I have been deeply intrigued by complementary medicine and sought this natural style of treatment for my own as well as my family’s health experiences. Seeing and feeling the amazing results compelled me to finally take the leap to follow my dream and thus began my journey with Switch on Health as both a student of…

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Martin Stone

Martin graduated as a Naturopath in 2001.  As well as years of experience as a practitioner, he has extensive experience in education.  He began this path in the classroom and within two years, was described by the Faculty Head as "the best anatomy teacher I have had, ever."  As well as face-to-face teaching and presentation, Martin became increasingly interested and…

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Christine Sinclair

Christine graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) from the University of New England, and an Advanced Diploma in Naturopathy from the Australasian College of Natural Therapies, along with subsequent diplomas in Botanical Medicine, Nutritional Medicine, Homoeopathy, Counselling and Remedial massage. She then went on to complete a Master of Health Science (Sexual Health) from the University…

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Deanne Apostolou

Deanne is a Medical Herbalist, Iridologist, educator and speaker, with over 23 years of clinical experience. Deanne studied a Diploma of Medical Herbalism with Nancy Evelyn (one of Dorothy Hall’s first graduates) at the Newcastle College of Herbal Medicine and recently completed a Bachelor of Medicines Management with Professional Honours in Complementary Medicine through the University of Tasmania. Deanne has…

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Sally Maizey

Sally is passionate about Nutrition and Homoeopathy, having graduated in 2009.  Her history shows a good example of the various different roles open to complementary medicine health professionals.  Her experience includes working in a retail health food store, practising within a health resort, and she currently operates a cyber clinic while travelling around Australia.  She has been teaching since 2011…

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Carol Hannington

Carol’s journey into natural health began in 1996 after being inspired by Jean M Auel’s novel ‘The Clan of the Cave Bear’ about a Neanderthal woman who picked wild herbs and used them to heal her tribe.  She studied Herbal Medicine at Cardiff University and Aromatherapy and Regents University in London, before graduating in Naturopathy in Brisbane in Australia. She…

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