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Naturopath

Naturopaths treat internal health problems, metabolic disorders and imbalances through treatment of the whole person using natural therapies.

Overview

Naturopaths treat internal health problems, metabolic disorders and imbalances through treatment of the whole person using natural therapies.

Day-to-day

  • assesses patients to determine the nature of the disorder, illness, problem or need by questioning, examining and observing
  • develops and implements treatment plans
  • evaluates and documents patients' progress through treatment plans
  • seeks to improve and treat disease chiefly by assisting the body's innate capacity to recover from illness and injury
  • naturopathic practice may include a broad array of different modalities, including manual therapy, homeopathy, hydrotherapy, herbalism, acupuncture, counselling and environmental medicine.

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To become a Naturopath

  • You need either an advanced diploma in applied science naturopathy or a bachelor degree in health science (naturopathy) to work as a Naturopath.

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