Heather Pitman BHSc.Naturopath and Allergy AdvisorHere to help you

Naturopathy – the meeting point of Science and Human nature

Naturopathy is more than just a practice—it’s a harmonious blend of science and the intricacies of human nature. It was this unique intersection that drew me to the field after embarking on my studies in chemistry at UWA (University of Western Australia). In my journey, I discovered the profound connection between scientific principles and holistic care, leading me to pursue a path where I could merge my passion for science with a deep commitment to providing comprehensive care to my clients.

With a background in chemistry, I bring a rigorous scientific approach to my practice, grounded in evidence-based principles. However, what sets naturopathy apart is its holistic perspective, which recognises the interconnectedness of mind, body, and spirit. As a naturopathic practitioner, I am dedicated to addressing the root causes of illness and supporting the body’s innate ability to heal itself, utilising a range of natural therapies and lifestyle interventions.

My journey into naturopathy has been guided by a profound belief in the healing potential of each individual. I am deeply committed to empowering my clients to take an active role in their health and well-being, providing them with the knowledge, tools, and support they need to embark on their own healing journey.

I believe that healing is a deeply personal and transformative process—one that looks different for each individual. My role as a practitioner is not only to provide guidance and support but also to serve as a source of inspiration and encouragement. I hope to instill in all my clients a sense of belief in their own innate healing abilities and to inspire them to embrace their journey with courage, resilience, and hope.

At the heart of my practice is a deep-seated passion for helping others and a genuine desire to make a positive difference in their lives. I am committed to providing compassionate, personalized care to each and every client, and I am dedicated to walking alongside them every step of the way.

Together, we can embark on a journey of healing, growth, and transformation, unlocking the full potential of your health and well-being. I am honored to be a part of your healing journey, and I look forward to supporting you in achieving your health goals and living your best life.

My story and training

I am a dedicated Naturopath based in Perth, graduating with honors (BHSc) in 2020. As a registered member of the Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia (NHAA), I am committed to delivering evidence-based and client-centered care.

My approach to naturopathy is rooted in a deep passion for staying abreast of the latest research and learning from leaders in the field. However, my commitment to understanding each individual I treat remains unwavering. I believe that effective healthcare is not about a one-size-fits-all approach but rather about tailoring treatment to the unique needs and circumstances of each client.

Central to my practice are the core principles of naturopathy, which emphasize the holistic treatment of the whole person. Every formula and approach I use is carefully crafted to address the specific needs and concerns of the individual I am working with. Additionally, I place great importance on nurturing a strong therapeutic relationship with my clients, built on trust, empathy, and mutual respect.

While I have a broad range of interests within the field of naturopathy, my areas of expertise lie in several key areas. These include thyroid health, with a focus on thyroid autoimmunity, as well as mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression. I have a strong background in managing gastrointestinal disturbances such as IBS, SIBO, and GERD.

At the heart of my practice is a genuine commitment to helping my clients achieve optimal health and well-being. I am dedicated to providing compassionate, personalised care that empowers individuals to take control of their health and live their best lives.

Other health areas of Interest for me.

Nervous system repair holds a special place in my heart. I firmly believe that achieving optimal health and longevity requires us to cultivate a sense of safety and ease within our bodies, which is essential for healing and sustainable change. Embracing this philosophy, I eagerly embrace the challenge of integrating practices that promote this sense of ease into our fast-paced modern lifestyle.

Recently, I embarked on a journey to deepen my understanding of bottom-up approaches to nervous system healing and management. This led me to complete my yin yoga teacher training, where I gained valuable insights into techniques that foster relaxation and resilience from the ground up. I am passionate about incorporating these practices into my work, helping my clients tap into their body’s innate capacity for healing and restoration.

Creating a welcoming and inclusive space for everyone I consult with is paramount. As a member of the LGBTQI+ community myself, I am deeply inspired to ensure that all my patients feel seen, heard, and valued. My personal experiences drive me to find innovative ways to cultivate safety and ease for individuals from all walks of life, regardless of their background or identity.

While my interests in naturopathy are diverse, my expertise lies in several key areas. I have a strong interest in thyroid health, particularly thyroid autoimmunity, and I am deeply committed to supporting individuals with mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression. Additionally, I have a wealth of experience in addressing conditions like ADHD, PMDD, and providing comprehensive prenatal and postnatal care.

With a compassionate and holistic approach, I am dedicated to empowering my patients to reclaim their health and well-being.

When I am not at work

When I’m not immersed in my work, I find immense joy and fulfillment in exploring the world around me. Traveling is one of my greatest passions, as I believe it serves as a powerful tool for broadening perspectives and fostering humility. Recently, I had the incredible opportunity to visit stunning destinations like New Zealand and Myanmar, each journey leaving a lasting impression on my heart and mind.

Community, friendship, and fun are essential pillars of my downtime. Whether it’s gathering with loved ones over a shared meal or enjoying the vibrant energy of live music, I cherish moments spent connecting with others and creating lasting memories. Growing up in the hills has instilled in me a deep appreciation for nature, and I make it a priority to immerse myself in the great outdoors whenever possible. Nature prescriptions, as I like to call them, offer a sense of tranquility and renewal that rejuvenates my spirit.

Recently, I found inspiration in the remarkable story of Gina Chick, the winner of “Alone Australia.” Listening to a podcast featuring her journey, I was captivated by her resilience and profound acceptance of self. Her perspective serves as a reminder of the power of resilience and the importance of embracing our true selves, even in the face of adversity.

In all aspects of my life, whether professional or personal, I am driven by a passion for growth, connection, and authenticity. I am grateful for the opportunities to explore, learn, and be inspired by the world around me, and I look forward to continuing this journey of discovery with an open heart and curious mind.

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