Cottesloe Naturopathic Clinic
Naturopathic & Homeopathy Clinic Perth WA
Cottesloe Naturopathic Clinic was established in 1991 by Michael Blanch, one of Perth WA's most experienced naturopaths and homeopaths. As
a natural health practitioner has has been assisting people and
with a wide range of medical conditions for more than twenty-five years. He has also lectured in
natural therapy colleges for most of this time and
has helped train many of
the younger generation of Perth practitioners.
Having practised full time since 1984, he moved from Sydney to
Perth WA in 1990. You may read more about Michael Blanch and his
philosophy of treatment, including the integration of naturopathy with traditional and modern
homeopathy, on the Profile page.
This clinic is a general practice. While this means that most health problems are dealt
with, there are some areas
expertise. You will understand these if you explore the page Conditions Treated, which has links to many other pages on specific conditions.
In the philosophy of this clinic, we cannot treat a problem as if it is
separate from the person as a whole. It is people who are treated; and as a result, their complaints are improved. In
every case, the focus is always on
the individual, regardless of the
diagnosis or the name of the disease. This is the most basic difference between our approach and that of orthodox medicine.
is the word used to describe any therapy that treats the person as a
whole, and homeopathy is the most holistic of all therapies. It is also the most natural and the most free of side effects. It
is aimed at balancing the individual on all levels: mentally,
emotionally and physically; and because homeopathy is applicable and safe for
all age groups, family treatment is our forte. If you wish to understand more about homeopathy, please visit the page Homeopathy Explained.
a naturopath and homeopath with more than twenty-five years'
experience, Michael Blanch
"knows what works". He applies naturopathic principles of health,
lifestyle, diet and stress management alongside homeopathic
medicine accurately prescribed to the individual as a whole.This
treatment stimulates the innate healing
mechanisms of the body, and more than 90% of people report very
positive changes from the first to the second visit, in a matter of
weeks. Our experience shows that in most cases a
permanently improved situation of
health can be achieved.
The page Naturopathy Explained describes the approach, and fees and charges are explained on Programs and Offers.
If you wish to explore the approach further, read down; and please visit the page Patient Information, if you are ready to make a booking or if you have already been to this clinic.
The body needs to be given space to heal. In conjunction with
naturopathic principles, homeopathy assists these natural
integrated approach of naturopathy with homeopathic treatment offers a
genuine alternative to drug treatment, which mostly attempts to counter
what the body is trying to do.
The focus may be said to
be either alternative or complementary,
depending on the circumstance and the individual case. Where patients
need to continue with orthodox drugs, the treatment offered through
this clinic will not interfere and doses of medication can often be
reduced. In the process, the wellbeing of the patient will likely be improved.
drug treatment can be reduced, in most cases the patient will be
referred back to their GP for that reduction and for monitoring. Also,
please note that we do not treat life threatening situations.
clinic sees itself as part of a responsible network of health solutions
for today's educated consumer. We receive referrals from a range of therapists, including medical
doctors, chiropractors, osteopaths, yoga and meditation teachers,
psychologists, counsellors and psychotherapists throughout Perth, and
in turn refers to these practitioners where necessary.
Even though our
philosophy is so different to orthodox medicine, we
understand the importance of medical investigations to diagnose serious conditions, as a
safety net for our clients, and in surgical emergencies. We are
pragmatists and will never let our philosophy compromise our judgement,
where the safety or health of our patients is concerned!
Treatment with homeopathy at this Perth naturopathic clinic can be effective for most conditions, both acute and
chronic. Acute (self-limiting) conditions such as coughs, colds, ear
infections and glue ear, tonsillitis, sinusitis and bladder infections (cystitis) may be
promptly relieved, often quicker than with drugs and with no side
effects. Chronic (long-lasting) conditions such as allergies,
hay fever, asthma, fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS),
eczema and dermatitis, acne, psoriasis, migraines and headaches, back pain, sciatica, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS),
menstrual problems, including period pains, PMS, fertility and
infertility issues, including natural fertility management, fibroids and PCOS, menopausal hot flushes,
prostatitis, interstitial cystitis, sleep
problems, insomnia, anxiety, phobias, obsessions and compulsions (OCD),
etc., will usually be quickly improved and after a time may even be free of
symptoms. Click here for a fuller list of conditions
As treatment consists of low dose medicines that are palatable and entirely safe, all age groups are catered for, including
babies, pregnant women, children and the elderly. In fact children are
the largest single age group seen - and they all love taking
homeopathic medicine! It is a family practice and often whole family
groups are treated, where substantial discounts are offered.