Hi I’m Claire Martin
My name is Claire Martin, I hold a Bachelor of Health Science, Naturopathy degree and am professionally registered with the National Herbalists Association of Australia (NHAA). I aim to treat on an individualised basis, as I appreciate we all have different goals and aspirations in this life. I chose the business name of Tao Naturopathic Health as the Tao recognises the universal principle of harmony in nature, and that which is relative to each individual circumstance.
My interest in herbal medicine began when my step-father was diagnosed with lymphatic leukaemia and sought treatment by a well-known Naturopath. His condition improved remarkably, however with the financial limitations on the family, his naturopathic treatment was, unfortunately put on the backburner. Witnessing this as a child I wanted to help others, with the acknowledgement that good health and effective treatment options should not be inhibited by finances.
My curiosity increased after years residing in the Kimberley, living and working with Aboriginal communities. The abundance of knowledge and utilisation of native Australian medicines today is mind-blowing. I use Australian Bush Flower Essences in my clinic, with great success. Especially good for children and helping patients through any major life changes.
I have travelled extensively, living abroad for several years and have had a varying degree of careers before settling down to study my passion. I have worked in the mining and maritime industries as a FIFO worker, and most recently in non-for-profit health services targeting addiction, rehabilitation, mental health and aboriginal & regional health initiatives.
In my drive to offer my patients more, I am currently completing a Master of Applied Science, Acupuncture at RMIT University. Acupuncture services will be available from 2022! I am currently a student member of The Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA)
I currently service Perth and the Margaret River region, with home visits available. Skype consults are available world-wide (outside the USA), and are encouraged.