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Vive Health
Welcome to Vive Health!

Holistic health, Conventional and Natural Medicines all have their place. We strongly advocate the balance of conventional and natural medicines. Individual primary health objectives are assessed from both a traditional and modern medical perspective. VIVE stresses the importance of a strong network of holistic medical Doctors, Naturopaths, Nutritionists, Homeopaths, Acupuncturists and Body Work Therapists.
Clinic location & contacts Vive Health
36 Riding Rd
Hawthorne
Brisbane. 4171

Phone. 07 3399 1002
Email - click on "contact us" above
Our Practitioners Linda Brown, Naturopath
Linda has practiced clinical Nutrition and Naturopathy for over 13 years. Linda combines a biomedical and holistic approach to health, with a special interest in mental health (primarily adult and young adults), in particular depression, anxiety, social anxiety, relationships and adjustment to life change. Linda seeks to treat all relevant aspects of wellness.These include:
-Neurotransmitters (good brain chemistry)
-Hormones (e.g. thyroid, adrenal, male and female)
-Biochemical pathways (such as pyrroluria, histamine levels)
-Food allergy and sensitivity (IgE, IgG and IgA for example)
-Toxicity, such as heavy metals which alter brain function
-Relationships
-Spirituality and philosophy

Megan Crockart, Nutritionist
Megan has always held an interest in food along with health, fitness and exercise. Megan was drawn to natural therapies as they can be used for so many conditions ensuring an enhanced transition to good health via a holistic approach to treatment strategies. She believes that good diet, exercise and lifestyle changes alone can often be enough to combat many illnesses and diseases with prevention always being better than cure. Many conditions can be triggered due to nutritional deficiencies and Megan likes to focus on bringing these nutritional deficiencies into balance within the body using food as medicine, nutritional supplements, exercise and lifestyle prescriptions.


Katina Gleeson, Hypnotherapy
Through clinical hypnotherapy Katina helps people with behavioural, habitual or emotional change through interrupting old patterns of behaviour and limiting beliefs. Clinical hypnotherapy also provides the unique opportunity to work with physical symptoms and conditions through accessing the body's biological processes not normally accessible through conscious awareness. Katina regularly helps people with a wide range of symptoms such as:
-Anxiety
-Self-esteem &confidence
-Fears & phobias
-Weight loss
-Smoking
-Alcohol & substance dependency
-Depression

Mikaela Duffy, Naturopath / Fertility
Mikaela has a background in community health care, and is passionate about providing a holistic treatment that incorporates tools such as Food as Medicine, supplementation, herbal medicine & hands-on energy balancing as part of a consult. Mikaela loves to support women and their families, for reproductive health, fertility, pregnancy and post natal, as well as health for babies and children.
-Fertility (natural and IVF support)
-Pregnancy and post natal health
-Baby & children's health
-Baby weaning advice
-Energy balancing - Reiki, BodyTalk System


Elisa Clara Spagni, Remedial Massage Therapist

Elisa has been working in the health and fitness industry for the past 12 years. She is passionate and has a holistic approach to the body and to health; using a wide range of massage techniques and postural exercises to treat muscular pain, stress and anxiety, sports and work injuries, digestive and circulation complaints, insomnia, headache and migraines, pregnancy discomfort.
Some of the general benefits of Massage Therapy may include:
-Physical relaxation
-Improved circulation, which nourishes cells and improves waste elimination
-Boosts the immune system
-Release of nerve compression (carpel tunnel, sciatica…)
-Greater flexibility and range of motion
-Relief for tight muscle like knots and other aches and pains
-Enhanced energy and vitality
-Help heal scar tissue as well as tendon, ligament and muscle tears
-Decreases the physical effect of stress and reduce the risk associated with it such as hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, anxiety, insomnia, persistent fatigue, sexual dysfunction, digestive disorders…


Matt Steinacher, Naturopath

Matt's health career began in the fitness industry back in the mid 90s where he worked as a fitness instructor both in Australia and England. It was while working with clients in England that Matt recognised a considerable variance in performance, achievement and the recovery of individuals. With a desire to help these people achieve, Matt developed a greater interest in nutrition and discovered the value of herbal medicine. In 2000 Matt graduated in Naturopathy from the Australian College of Natural Medicine followed by a Bachelor of Health Science (Complementary Medicine) from Charles Sturt University

Marilyn Lemaire, Herbalist
For the last 25 years Health Foods and Herbal Medicine have been two of Marilyn's favourite interests. Marilyn's interest in health foods began in Canada and then after immigrating to Australia she completed a Bachelor of Naturopathy. Marilyn has been owner and part owner of health food stores for the last 15 years and now spends the majority of her time working in the store and behind the scenes to help ensure the smooth flow of the administration of the store.

Joanne Smith, Kinesiologist
Kinesiology is a non-invasive natural therapy using bio-feedback through the body's neurology, accessing relevant information relating to the issue and using gentle techniques to balance the stressors. Joanne Smith is a registered Kinesiology Practitioner & ICNEK Instructor she is passionate about helping people to reach their full potential and to be the best they can be in all areas of their life.
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Linda Brown
Megan Crockart
Katina Gleeson
Mikaela Duffy
Jo Smith
Bob Wong
Bella Walton
Therese Hodgkinson
Leia Mulroy
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