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Break the cycle of illness through comprehensive pathology and scientifically validated, individualized natural treatments for the whole family.

Advanced Wellness About Us

Sunshine Coast Naturopath

WHO WE ARE

Advanced Wellness & Behavioural Centre was established to provide a complete approach for the treatment of mental health and complex conditions for adults, adolescents, and children, through integrative and natural medicine. The first and largest Wellness Centre on the Sunshine Coast, established in 2006 by Jodi Chapman, Naturopath, Nutritionist and Neurotherapist, to provide nutrition and naturopathic healthcare alongside Medical and Psychology support networks.

Jodi is a leader in her field educating medical and naturopathic practitioners alike nationally and internationally on behalf of Melbourne’s Nutripath Functional Pathology laboratory in the use of and interpretation of functional pathology and assessment of causative factors for complex disease states. Through seminars, conferences and coaching, Jodi offers education associated with gut dysfunction, food intolerance, genetic mutations, hormonal and biochemical imbalance.

Watch Nutripath Seminar “Food Allergies & Food Intolerance” presented by Jodi Chapman

Considered an industry expert internationally by US documentary film makers and channel Food Matters TV, Jodi’s program for the treatment of Anxiety and Depression has gained recognition for it’s elegant yet comprehensive approach to unravelling the complexity of mental health disorders.

Watch FMTV Expert Interview Free Yourself from Anxiety, Depression & ADHD with Jodi Chapman

Now with a team of specially trained practitioners in Jodi’s experienced and researched treatment methods, Advanced Wellness & Behavioural Centre offers national and international support via face to face, phone or skype consultations for the treatment and care of individuals worldwide.

Read more about Jodi

Read her Story: JODI CHAPMAN: A Naturally Guided Life

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Stress / Anxiety / Depression

Being mentally healthy is a very important part of your health. Imbalances in brain neurotransmitters can cause symptoms such as depression, anxiety, insomnia, irritability, tiredness, sadness, loss of motivation, anger, addictive behaviour, aggression, sugar or alcohol cravings, and many more.

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Hormonal Health

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OUR APPROACH

Whether your health concerns are simple or complex, short term or long, the skill and expertise in reaching your health goals are found at Advanced Wellness & Behavioural Centre.

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Step 1 – Remove the irritants

Discover through comprehensive assessment, with skilled and accurate interpretation of pathology by experienced practitioners what your causative factors are that may then be removed. The second phase of your health care may then begin with more rapid results due to removing ongoing triggers first, ending the cycle of ill health once repair is complete, leading to shorter treatment times.

Step 2 – Repair and Restore

Precise and effective treatment is designed by your practitioner following thorough investigation for an effortless health care program, with easy to follow guidelines, designed to suit your lifestyle. Your treatment plan at this time is aimed at repairing and restoring healthy function to your organs and brain, based on years of experience and scientifically validated research to educate and guide you toward overcoming your health concerns for the long term.

Step 3 – Protect and maintain

Once you’ve reach your health goals, a plan is designed to protect from future health risks and guidance is given for long term health support with education and understanding of future health goals whether that be fertility, athletic performance in sport, optimal brain clarity and function, or optimal physical and mental health. Your lifestyle, nutritional and dietary needs are considered for the long-term maintenance of your results so what you’ve achieved with the team at Advanced Wellness & Behavioural Centre, is sustainable for life.

OUR EXPERIENCE

Our practitioners have collectively 33 years of experience in naturopathy, nutritional and herbal medicine plus 20 years in nursing with comprehensive experience in interpreting medical and functional pathology, providing the perfect balance between a medical and natural medicine approach. Our experience in health care includes many simple conditions related to digestive, adrenal, hormonal, genetic and brain function plus the more complex disease states such as autoimmune, digestive disease, and mental health disorders restoring nutrition and biochemistry of the brain and the body.

QEEG testing and Neurotherapy training was introduced into the centre in 2008, restoring normal brainwave patterns following the correction of nutritional and biochemical imbalances of the brain. The purpose of introducing Neurotherapy is to complete the mental health cycle of treatment options for long term sustainable resolution or improvement of ADHD, ADD, ASD, depression, anxiety, learning and behavioural disorders, and has led to outstanding results.

There is little the team at Advanced Wellness & Behavioural Centre cannot support for you on your road to recovery, optimal energy, health and happiness.

OUR EXPERTISE

With a strong focus on mental health for adults, adolescents and children’s behaviour, digestive, adrenal, hormonal and brain function, many other complex disease states such as autoimmune, digestive disease and food intolerance are also treated as are often an integral part of an individual’s overall health and cannot be separated from the mind.

What to Expect

  • Free assessment consultation
  • Breaking the cycle of anxiety / depression
  • Support and guidance along your journey
  • Comprehensive functional testing
  • Investigation of the underlying causes
  • Education and empowerment of your health
  • Encouragement of feedback
  • Expert nutritional advice
  • Clinically proven natural medicines
  • Experienced and qualified practitioners
  • Empathy and compassion
  • Thoughtful and nurturing approach

Advanced Wellness Centre


The Advanced Wellness Centre is also home to an alternative health food store providing healthy grocery choices for vegan, vegetarian, paleo and high allergy type diets for all of your dietary needs. Alongside Advanced Wellness & Behavioural Centre, the gourmet and organic Cafe Thrive, Coastal Headache Clinic Physiotherapy, Bottoms Up Colonic Hydrotherapy and Boutique Beauty by Heidi organic beautician are our partners in providing many of your health needs all in one convenient centre to help you achieve your goals.

Joining the Advanced Wellness Centre to offer the benefits of colonic irrigation, is Sue Wilson of Bottoms Up Colonic Hydrotherapy, whose custom made hydrotherapy room offers comfort, discretion and a qualified practitioner to conduct highly therapeutic treatments designed to remove toxins, improve digestion, aid weight loss and restore energy and vitality. For more information please visit Bottoms Up Colonics

Therese Darcy with Coastal Headache Clinic, provides the opportunity to receive a fully comprehensive, safe, effective, drug free therapy using the Watson Headache Approach, with relation to headaches and migraines, allowing you relief from chronic pain using her specific and non invasive sustained pressure techniques. For more information please visit Coastal Headache Clinic

Meet your beautician, Heidi Shaw. Fully trained and qualified in Beauty Therapy, she has years of experience in top class salons, including Day Dream Island Resort and Spa, Noosa Springs, Spa Vitality and Eco Organic @ Cotton Tree. She polished her skills at the Demi International Training Academy. For more information please visit Boutique Beauty by Heidi

What We Treat

  • Depression
  • ADHD, autism and other childhood behavioural problems
  • Menopause
  • Digestive complaints
  • Memory and mood concerns
  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Hormonal conditions
  • Poor concentration / brain fog
  • Regular colds and flus
  • Age related cognitive decline
  • Gout
  • Recurring urinary tract infections
  • Fatigue / chronic fatigue
  • Infertility
  • Auto-immune conditions
  • Food cravings and weight gain
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Chronic skin conditions

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