B. App. Sc (Nat St), Grad Dip (Nat), Dip RMT, MATMS
Rebekah always envisioned a place where her clients could come together in one central hub for all their health and wellness needs – hence the birth of Yes2Health & The Happy Gut Clinic in 2009.
Qualified in Naturopathy, Dry Needling, Remedial Massage & Nutrition, Rebekah is able to tailor your consultation to accommodate your specific needs whether it be for nutritional advice, cleansing, a health condition or treatment for a sports injury. Yes2Health’s approach is holistic and takes into consideration the mind, body and spirit with key importance placed upon prevention of injury and disease.
Fast forward to 2016… Yes2Health has now expanded and includes a fitness studio and sauna with access to Personal Trainers Beth & James, Hypnotherapist Christina who is on hand to help with your emotional and mental health & Massage Therapist Andrea to take care of your mind/body and spirit with body works.
Our team approach is to work together to help you achieve your individual health & fitness goals in an environment which is friendly and encouraging.
Inspired by my dad who is a doctor and my mum who is a nurse, I decided in my early 30’s that I wanted to become a nurse. I enjoyed nursing and working in the surgical ward/maternity ward and the special care nursery with babies. However my passion for natural health and nutrition got the better of me so I enrolled in University to become a Naturopath and Remedial Massage therapist. It always seemed quite clear to me that in order to help people, I had to work on both the physical and mental/emotional side of things which is why I loved learning about Naturopathy and the healing power of nature. I then had the opportunity to work at Hopewood Health Retreat. It was such an incredible place to work and help clients to cleanse and fast (juices or water only) overcoming many health obstacles. My time as a Naturopath at Hopewood taught me to improve health conditions with the use of Nutrition and Fasting alone. Supplements and Herbal Medicine were not used during stays at Hopewood and it was actually very rewarding to assist people to return to health with healthy nutritious food on it’s own.
With my Bachelor Degree in Applied Science (Naturopathic Studies), my Graduate Diploma (Naturopathy) and my Diploma of Remedial Massage I was able to open Yes2Health. Although I had intentions to specialise in female reproduction I ended up with a special interest in Athletes and Sporting Injuries. I therefore went onto study Dry Needling in New Zealand to enhance patient outcomes with the use of needling for their injuries. This then led me to return to University and I undertook 4 years of a Masters Degree (Masters In Chinese Medicine so that I could perform Acupuncture in clinic). Unfortunately until I find the time to go to China to finish my 3 months of practical acupuncture, this degree will remain unfinished! For now I enjoy dry needling and the results it achieves with my clients so I am most content Dry Needling in clinical practice.