Low Tox Practitioner Recommendations

Need an Aussie practitioner? My inbox is always filled with questions about which integrative doctor, naturopath, dentist, building biologist… I would recommend and I truly feel humbled by the esteem with which you hold my opinion on such things. It is critical to find great support if you’re navigating something complex with your health, or simply want a big-picture thinking partner in helping you navigate a low tox life.

So, I decided it was time to put together a list of practitioners that I have worked with or who have come recommended within the Go Low Tox Alumni group and Low Tox Club Facebook group with resounding ‘yes, that person is awesome’ verifications from the community in an effort to make your life easier and help you find high quality, trustworthy people to turn to. Remember, it’s super important to feel like you’ve found a ‘partner’ in your efforts to lead a low tox life. You never want to feel railroaded, belittled or overwhelmed. You also don’t want to feel like you’re backed into a corner and unable to get a second opinion. My last piece of advice here for seeing the red flags is when you’ve worked with someone for more than 3-4 sessions and absolutely nothing is improving. Sure, sometimes that is because we’re not doing the work so we have to be honest with ourselves, too, but if the protocols, supplements, detoxification etc is showing zero signs of improvement, then doing the same thing over and over again expecting or hoping for a different result, is a big red flag. Switch it up! Interview/audition someone else. Ask if they’d be open to a 15-minute discovery call and then move forward in a different way. 

I am a big fan of an annual check-up whether medical or dental. It’s all too easy to put everyone before ourselves and skip that annual visit to your integrative health professional. Hopefully, this resource is a prompt for you to put your health and wellbeing at the top of the list.

Why do we need annual checkups?

While instinctively many of us know when we’re not feeling 100%, it’s always helpful to have a full blood count done to identify any underlying illnesses or deficiencies that may lead to something more tricky to deal with down the track. It’s not about fear, but rather to empower you to be on the front foot.

This list is designed to be a starting point for you. There are many practitioners out there and it is important that you work with someone that you trust, can build rapport with, and who makes you feel heard. These are the types of medical professionals you want in your corner. 

Oh wait – always remember to incorporate relaxation techniques, nervous system support into your healing. If you haven’t explored Ashok Gupta’s work, it’s honestly I believe one of the most important healing protocols you can do if you’re trying to come out of chronic illness or past traumas resulting in symptoms ongoing. I’ve had him on the show a couple of times and we have a community discount of $50USD off his program “The Gupta Program” which honestly if you’re in the ‘things just aren’t getting better despite doing all the right things” bucket of people, which can be incredibly frustrating, I know, it truly is an amazing tool in the kit!

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Doctors

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Dr Kate Norris – NSW

Integrative doctor 

http://drkatenorris.com.au/ 

Interests include gut disorders (SIBO/ parasites/ IBS etc.), women’s health and fertility, autoimmune disorders, endocrine problems (mainly thyroid and adrenal), and methylation.


Janet Kim – NSW

http://nplus.com.au/site/ 

Mould/CIRS


Dr Sandeep Gupta – QLD /  Telehealth

https://www.lotusholisticmedicine.com.au/ 

Mould/CIRS/Inflammation/Nervous System 


Dr Christabelle Yeoh – NSW

https://nextpracticehealth.com/locations/nsw-edgecliff 

Gut health, Brain health, Fatigue and chronic conditions


Dr Mark Donohue

http://www.mimpractice.com/drmark/

Specialising in ME/CFS and complex environmental illness


Doctor Gull Herzberg – Northern Rivers NSW 

http://www.bellingenhealingcentre.com.au/ 

Chronic pain, fatigue, cognitive dysfunction, mood disturbance, mould illness/CIRS


Remede Wellness Medicine – multidisciplinary clinic

Doctor, Naturopathy, Acupuncture, Psychology

https://remede.com.au/ 


Doctor Gull Herzberg

Chronic pain, fatigue, cognitive dysfunction, mood disturbance

http://www.bellingenhealingcentre.com.au/


Dr Anjana Arunachalam – VIC

Dr Anjana cross refers to qualified and experienced naturopaths, nutritionists, Chinese medical doctors, acupuncturists, herbalists, psychologists and encourages the incorporation of meditation, yoga and exercise into one’s lifestyle.

https://www.dranjana.com/ 


Dr Anne Small – VIC

Very experienced in diagnosing physical and emotional illnesses.

https://www.mindbodyhealth.com.au/ 


Dr Penny Caldicott  – Wyoming NSW

Integrative doctor

https://invitationtohealth.com.au

President of the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA)

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Naturopaths 

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Anthia Kallourous NSW / Phone / Zoom

Naturopath / Generalist – 20+ years of experience

https://apothecabyanthia.com/pages/about 


Amie Skilton – Northern NSW / Online

Naturopath / Building biologist

https://whatthenaturopathsaid.com/


Carmelle Pietsch – WA / Online

Mould illness

https://www.cpnaturopath.com.au/ 


Chloe Adam – WA / Online

Mould Technician + Mould/CIRS specialised naturopath

www.healthyhomebiologist.com


Dan Sipple – South Coast NSW / Online

Generalist / Specialise in the areas of Immune / Gastrointestinal / Hormonal health and utilise functional diagnostic labs such as uBiome, Nutripath, Laverty and Clinipath Pathology

https://thefunctionalnaturopath.com/ 


Jules Galloway – Northern NSW / Online

Naturopath / Special interest in adrenal fatigue (aka “HPA Axis dysfunction”), chronic fatigue, pyrrole disorder, anxiety, autoimmune conditions, and gut issues.

Microbiome Hacker, Gut + Immune Health, Adrenal Fatigue, Hormone Health

https://www.julesgalloway.com/


Kate Holm – Newcastle / Online 

Women’s Health, Fertility, Pregnancy. Babies & Children’s Health

https://www.facebook.com/KoreWellBeing/services/


Lisa Costa Bir – NSW / Online

Lisa’s passion lies within all things thyroid, auto-immune and PMDD.

https://www.lisacostabirnaturopath.com/


Naomi Judge – NSW / Online

Naomi supports women with endocrine system/hormonal balance, PMS & PMDD

https://www.naomijudge.com/ 


Renee Lynch – NSW / Online globally

https://www.reneelynchnaturopath.com.au/about

Renee is highly specialised in reproductive health – from preconception/fertility through to pregnancy and postpartum


Hannah Boyd  – NSW / Online

https://www. new-leaf.com.au/


Kate Powe – NSW /Online

PMS, endometriosis, PCOS, hormone imbalance and the mental and emotional adjuncts of anxiety and depression.

https://www.katepowe.com


Natalie K. Douglas – NSW / Online

Thyroid, Gut, & Hormone problems.

https://nataliekdouglas.com/


Louise Sheelings – VIC / Online 

https://www.louisescheelings.com.au/


Lynda Griparic – Northern NSW / Online

Constipation, SIBO and gut problems are her speciality.

http://www.lyndagriparic.com/

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Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine

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Kieren Ko – Health Space Kings Cross NSW

Pain, Water metabolism, nervous system and generalist.

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Dentists

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Sydney Holistic Dental Centre

https://drronehrlich.com/sydney-holistic-dental-centre/


Anokhi Dental

https://anokhidental.com.au/ 


Steven Lin – Central Coast NSW

https://luminousdentistry.com.au/ 


Dr John Sotis, Dr Tony Simeone, Dr Shehab – Gold Coast QLD

https://gcholisticdentalcare.com.au/dr-john-sotis.html 

 


Dr Mark Westaway

https://www.enhancedentistry.com.au/ 


Wholistic Dentistry – NSW

http://www.wholisticdentistry.com.au/


Dr Louis Chan – NSW

https://www.mydentalcare.net.au/ 


Lotus Dental – NSW

https://www.lotusdental.com.au/ 


Vitality Dental Tuggerah – Central Coast NSW

https://vitalitydentaltuggerah.com.au


Dentistry For Your Health – NSW

https://www.dentistryforyourhealth.com.au/

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Building Biologists

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Jo Lia – NSW

https://www.notoxrox.com/ 


Bryan Jepsen – QLD

https://keystoneenviron.com/contact/ 


Nicole Berringer – VIC

https://holistichome.org/ 


Deanne Hislop – WA

https://www.buildingbiologywa.com.au/deanne-hislop 


ASBB – Australiasian Society of Building Biologists (Directory of certified building biologists)

https://www.asbb.org.au/certified-building-biologist

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Do you have a practitioner that you recommend? Let us know at [email protected]

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  1. These integrative doctors are insanely expensive. Mark Donohue is $800+ for the initial appointment, thats before any testing.
    Very hard to get treatment unless you are rich.

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      Hey Ali – I hear you which is why we must also campaign for greater awareness of chronic environmental toxin illnesses that fly under the radar. Mark’s initial is a half day, so if you consider a ‘long’ GP visit for an hour is 270 at a regular surgery it’s actually about the same price it’s just that it takes so long to investigate root causes – and that’s not even the tests, right? Anyhoo, they are great doctors nevertheless. An experienced naturopath might be the go – that’s what I mostly use for cost reasons too. All the best x

  2. Hey there, for those of us ‘low tox junkies’ that live in New Zealand, Dr Steve Joe Integrative Medicine in Hamilton are absolutely amazing!!

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