The Advanced Wellness Team
The Advanced Wellness Team
Jodi Chapman BHSc, Naturopath, Speaker, Author, and Mentor in practice since 2006, founded the Advanced Wellness Centre with a special interest in mental health disorders such as conditions related to depression, anxiety, behaviour and learning disorders, ADHD, Autism, insomnia, adrenal dysfunction, digestive and autoimmune disease.
Jodi has trained in Naturopathy, Nutritional and Herbal Medicine, QEEG and Neurotherapy to assist with both the body and brain within the complexities of biochemistry and the physiology of illness, mood, cognition and behaviour.
Georgina Watson is an advocate for mental health, with a natural approach to healthy living. Incorporating movement into your life, regardless of capabilities, fitness level or age.
Georgina has combined her university studies in Health Science, Psychology, exercise physiology and Nutritional Medicine, with her background in Personal Training to create a unique system for health, wellbeing, and fitness with a focus and emphasis of improving mental health with exercise.
Carissa has a passion for solving problems and finding the underlying causes of your health concerns. Her own health journey with infertility, led her on the path to Naturopathy, which changed her life and enabled her to have her own family.
Carissa also has life experience with chronic disease and understands its complexities and is devoted to helping you find your best life. Carissa’s caring and solution based approach will help you to understand how your body behaves, and empower you to make the changes you need for your body and your life.
With 15 years of naturopathy experience under her belt, Mel is also a qualified nutritionist and can set you on the right path for your wellness journey. Her knowledge in areas of mental health, hormonal, gut health, neurotherapy, pathology testing and diet are simply invaluable.
Mel has a bubbly and friendly personality. Her candour presence allows your appointments to feel like a chat with an old friend. Ensuring superior care and support for her patients is her number one priority.
Melissa has a special interest in improving the metabolic processes of the body, including its connection and impact on your digestive and mental health. Melissa is passionate about helping patients understand their health and why they feel the way they do. With a background in teaching Melissa is motivated to help you, your children and your family with your health journey so that you can feel empowered and in charge of your health allowing you to make the right decisions for you.
Lisa loves to explore the underlying elements that contribute to the myriad of health issues due to her own experience of being exposed to environmental pollutants. She will work with you at a cellular level, to investigate these factors at a fundamental basis rather than just a symptomatic treatment.
Lisa also has a keen interest in mental health, menopause and ageing well. She has spent many years studying, including a Post Graduate Certificate in Nutrition and is continuing her studies towards a Master of Human Nutrition. She qualified from Le Cordon Bleu in London to then work as a Chef, has also studied Sports Nutrition and her commercial background evolved into a passion with Food as Medicine.
Carli’s attention to detail ensures our centre, team and patients are well cared for, playing a vital role in supporting one of the largest Wellness Centres in Queensland. Carli has an amazing knowledge of our products, herbs, and treatments, supporting our patients through their health journey with any pathology instructions or treatment plans they’ve been prescribed. Carli has a caring and patient nature ensuring your needs are her first priority. Carli will take the time to answer and solve any queries or concerns you may have.
Jane has been an amazing part of our team since the beginning of our clinic, 14 years ago. You will find Jane at our reception desk greeting our patients, responding to enquiries, making bookings and fulfilling your orders. Jane’s skills with her calm and witty nature will leave you feeling confident with your health and wellness journey.
Gayle has a calming and nurturing nature, and prides herself in attending to your needs on your health and wellness journey. Gayle is an administration superstar you will find at our reception, finding you the right solutions for you in our clinic. Gayle’s abilities and willingness will assure you, you are in capable hands.
With a passion for natural health, Suzee brings 14 years of experience as a Clinic Administrator in complementary medicine.
Suzee holds qualifications in Homoeopathy, Natural Skincare Formulation, Past Life Regression Hypnotherapy and Zoo Keeping.
Suzee is the most recent addition to our Administration Team, with her caring and compassionate nature, she will be here to support your wellness journey to progress smoothly and efficiently.
Amber has grown up with the Advanced Wellness Centre, raised with a natural therapy approach, understanding food as medicine, herbals, nutrition and so much more. Amber has contributed to the behind the scenes administration and expansion of the clinic, team and business.
Amber supports the Advanced Wellness Centre as our social media manager, creating informative, uplifting and educational posts with our famous recipes, inspirational quotes, and education about the tools we use such as the benefits of our favourite herbs and vitamins, to ensure our patients are supported and inspired every step of the way along their health and wellness journey.
Psychologist – Behavioural Neurotherapy Clinic Melbourne
Microbiologist – Bioscreen Medical Laboratory
Coastal Headache Clinic
Therese Darcy is an experienced physiotherapist passionate about helping others achieve a life less burdened by headache or migraine.Coastal Headache Clinic provides non-drug treatment strategies for those experiencing persistent headache and migraine. She is the Sunshine Coast’s only Certified Watson Headache® Practitioner.
Phone: 07 5412 1541
Bottoms Up Colonics
Lahna is the owner operator of Bottoms Up Colonics Maroochydore. Bottoms up specialises in safe and effective Colonic Hydrotherapy and Gut Health Support. Colonic Hydrotherapy can assist detoxification and cleansing as it relieves stagnation, rehydrates the bowel and promotes function. Through restoring elimination pathways the body is able to process and absorb optimally. The Rojas based closed colonic technique is evidenced based, and looks at a range of biomechanical and lifestyle factors that can affect the digestive system. Bottoms Up has several clinics around Australia which work together to ensure the most up to date practice, and at present Bottoms Up offer the only IICT recognised training course for therapists in Australia. Lahna has a background as a Registered Nurse specialising in Emergency, Paediatrics and Acute Care. She has a passion to support people to be able to look at the many factors that can affect Gut Health and functioning, and joins the team of Advanced Wellness where we have a rich network of supportive practitioners to support this process
Dietitian (APD), Clinical Hypnotherapist & Master Neurolinguistics Pract.
Bonnie comes from a background in biomedical science and went on to become a dietitian and clinical hypnotherapist due to her own lived experience with anorexia nervosa and her appreciation for the central role nutrition and brain health play in preventing and overcoming illness and more importantly fuelling wellbeing and life success.
She has a special interest in mental health and facilitating others to build optimal energy and function at their best including those experiencing eating disorders, anxiety, depression, stress, OCD, PTSD, addictions, compulsions and unwanted habits, ADHD, Asperger’s and other learning challenges.
Counsellor & Psychotherapist, BA(Hons), PACFA Reg. Clinical. Reg. MBACP
Rebeccah offers counselling, psychotherapy and clinical consultation to private clients, professionals and organisations both locally and internationally.
Rebeccah has interest in working with mental health issue such as anxiety, depression, personal or workplace stress and relationship concerns with Children & Adolescents, Families & Parenting, Marriage & Relationships and Individuals.
Phone: +61 (0) 404 811 761
Fab is an experienced chiropractor with over 14 years working in the Sutherland shire, south of Sydney. He has a special interest in Headache, TMD (Jaw pain) and Low Back pain management and was a teacher at Macquarie University for 13 years, during which time he mentored over 1500 students. Fab believes that the key to success in treatment is to take a wholistic approach to healthcare, with that in mind treatment is always coupled with massage to get the best results for the patient. His belief in the use of a multi-disciplinary approach means Fab is willing to collaborate with and consult other practitioners in order to get the best possible results for his patients.