Dr Elen Apthomas is the founding doctor of The Medical Sanctuary and a leading General Practitioner with over twenty years of private clinical experience practicing integrative nutritional medicine. Nearly a decade ago her vision was to create a multi-disciplined integrative medical practice which would provide a sanctuary for health and wellbeing.
Jolanta is a G.P with over 30 years experience. For the past 15 years she has worked as an integrative holistic medical practitioner in Melbourne, incorporating both orthodox and complementary medicines in the management of her patients.
As an expert in nutritional medicine Dr Cris specialises not just in the prevention and treatment of illnesses, but in the attaining of optimum health. She believes that this state is achievable for anyone and passionately shares this message as a media personality.
Cassi is a graduate of the Australian College of Natural Medicine, and has also studied in London at The College of Nutritional Medicine. A caring practitioner who addresses your health issues based on a holistic philosophy and encourages a preventative approach to empower individuals to achieve and maintain wellness.
John Burchell is a highly regarded Naturopath, Homoeopath and integrative medicine practitioner. John brings to the Medical Sanctuary 25 years extensive clinical experience.
Peter Carter has been successfully treating patients for over twenty five years and has gained extensive hands on clinical experience. His Osteopathic approach is centered on promoting a strong structural base and restoring normal mobility and function to all areas of the body.
Karen Hall initially completed a Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Osteopathy at the University of Western Sydney and then had the opportunity to finish her studies with a Masters in Chiropractic at Macquarie University. This combination gives Karen a unique understanding and skill set to help optimize structure and function.
Lynne is a licensed psychologist in Queensland with over 17 years of counselling experience in the U.S.A. and Australia. Whilst being skilled in using traditional evidenced- based intra-personal therapies in counselling , Lynne also integrates family-based Systemic Approach ( which is a more holistic approach) to maximise therapeutic results.
Gus MacAnally has a B. Health SC (Acupuncture) and over ten years clinical experience in his own practice on the Gold Coast. He completed a three year apprenticeship under a 4th generation physician of Chinese medicine, encompassing all branches of chinese medicine, acupuncture, herbs, moxabustion, massage, feng shui, dietetics, cupping Chinese exercise therapy and Qi Gong.
Jennifer’s training as a massage therapist coupled with her background as a professional athlete provides her with a comprehensive understanding of the human body and the effects that physical training exerts upon it.
Anthea is a passionate and focused health professional dedicated to supporting families in the challenges they face. She is a qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist who offers quit smoking sessions, stress reduction and weight loss programs. Her own experiences have created a special interest in supporting families through conception, birth and parenting. She is a HypnoBirthing Fertility Specialist and Childbirth Educator certified with the HypnoBirthing Institute, and director and founding member of the Australian Birth and Parenting Network.