This week Martin asks:
Why aren’t naturopaths registered in Australia?
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Naturopaths (along with all AHPRA and non-AHPRA health professionals are forbidden to share testimonials on websites, social media and other forms of advertising.
Chinese medicine has been registered Australia-wide since 2012.
Diploma of Applied Science (Naturopathy) – graduated from Southern School of Natural Therapies (SSNT) 1991 after completing the most comprehensive, science-based training available at the time (4 years full time, including physiology, anatomy, chemistry, biochemistry and clinical diagnosis).
Senior lecturer SSNT (herbal medicine, naturopathic clinical medicine) 7 years.
Guest speaker: at major Australian universities, teaching hospitals and the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine.
Naturopathic practitioner and clinic owner since February 1992.
Fellow of the National Herbalists Association of Australia (NHAA).