Tim Howden is Healesville's degree qualified naturopath ND BHSc MNHAA with over 10 years clinical experience in Paediatric and family care. He studied his degree at The Southern School of Natural Therapies in Fitzroy and has worked in busy clinics on Collins St. Melbourne, alongside GPs in Camberwell and The Yarra Valley and been mentored by the best Integrative practitioners in Australia.
For a period he was Senior Naturopath and advisor to a large pharmacy group advocating integrative care. He has attended advanced training in Mind-Body Medicine, Functional Medicine, specific protocols for ASD, as well as the most cutting edge information presented by the pioneers of The Human Microbiome Project.
Tim has had training in Clinical examination and with the "National Institute of Integrative Medicine"as well as advanced sessions in Alf Jacka's Mineral Therapy and Phytotherapy Medicine protocols with Simon Mills and professor Kerry Bone. In his clinic Tim employs a range of functional testings tools to deliver the most accurate information about your health needs, including the use of the Bioresonance Test pioneered by German physician Dr Rheinhart Voll.
To say Tim is thorough in his evaluations is an understatement, he will leave no stone unturned in helping people regain their health and draws around him a remarkable team of allied health professionals to deliver you the absolute best in Natural Medicine. He gives captivating presentations to school groups and writes a health column for the Mail newspaper group. He has three vibrant children all raised on organic food and natural medicine. In his spare time Tim grows Biodynamic herbs and food medicine. He enjoys helping people untangle the complex array of health information that exists so that they can make the best choices to match their individual needs.
Naturopathic Medicine (NM) is a holistic system that supports the body's innate capacity to self heal. It recognises an individuals needs as opposed to a "one size fits all" model. Only therapeutic grade, evidence-based natural medicines are used (far different to over the counter supplements) to restore balance to your body and correct the underlying cause. Your Clear Path to Health
Book your appointment - This is your first step on a clear path to recovery. Your initial appointment is a detailed work up including many tests to identify the cause of your illness.
Schedule follow up appointments - And track your progress of recovery. We meet usually once a fortnight in the beginning to track progress and adjust medications and treat each level of imbalance systematically. We aim to get you well as fast as is realistically possible.
Enhance your recovery and repair- In some cases this requires additional testing or refer to other health practitioners to be part of "your team"
Maintenance - We set you up with lifestyle home maintenance strategies and embed the changes you want to make.
Our clinic is focused on getting you better and keeping you and your family well. Natural medicine will give you great results by restoring balance to your physical, mental and energetic body. Only a holistic approach to health and wellness will improve acute and chronic health conditions.
What can Naturopathic Medicine help with? We can help you understand and identify the underlying cause(s) of your illness. Only by treating the cause can you be truly well. We can help enhance your body's capacity to self heal and can help you restore balance to your health in a holistic manner. If you are felling unwell and your body is struggling to fight off illness it's because your cellular / organ / system / body are out of balance. let us help you understand why this is and how to effectively resolve it.
Perhaps you're interested in a comprehensive health check because you want to remain well We offer a complete health appraisal looking at an array of biomarkers, nutrient assessment and environmental drivers so you can establish your individual needs.
Want to get your kids thriving? We suggest children have a check up at the start of the school year & booster appointments at the end of each term. The development of your child is a rapid and highly dynamic process. Children need a high number of bioavailable nutrients to ensure their body's will grow in a robust and vital manner,
Chronic Illness means your body is stuck in a pattern of Dis-ease and is failing to restore balance..this is our area of speciality. It is a sign that you need help.
Specialised treatments Child Eczema, Bloating, Tummy pain, IBS, Parasitic infection, Food allergy / sensitivity, Inflammatory bowle disease, Diabetes, Immune problems, allergies and many more. We are unique at Eluvi by offering you shared care options. When you choose to work with us you get the very best of both Eastern Body Therapies AND Naturopathic Medicine. Each week we co-ordinate treatment goals for our shared clients so you get better quicker, at all levels of your body.
Again and again we find that healing is accelerated by working both internally and externally, using the best of both Eastern and Western natural treatments. We observe the shiatsu opens the body to uptake nutrients better and the nutritional support provides the building blocks for repair. We are one of the very few clinics in Australia that offers this level of support and quality of treatment.
Naturopathic Medicine will support your whole family's vitality
Therapeutic Diet changes
We only use the most up to date treatments in natural medicine so you can be sure that the treatment you receive is reliable, safe and effective.
Fee Schedule $105 - Initial consultation : 1 hour to fully examine your health needs and what your body needs to heal. $65 - Return up to 30 minutes $35 - Bioresonance Testing & Treatment (Allergy profiles, food intolerance, nutrient deficiencies, toxicity, hormone balance and more)
Please note that any prescribed remedies are not included in above prices and other tests may be necessary for additional fee Health rebates available
How we get you well Identify Why You Are Sick - Why isn't your body healing During your consultation we are thinking of what has happened to prevent you from recovering. Below is a list of some things which can prevent full recovery.
What to expect in your consultation. Your consultation with Tim will be thorough and detailed. A full health history will be taking including and Bio-Energetic scan to test for imbalances, toxicity and nutrient deficiency is used. We need to establish why you or your child has become sick and what is needed to recover fully. A clinical examination and nutritional check is also completed along with Iris analysis.
Repairing the Damage Treatments that match your needs Successfully recovery involves accurate diagnosis and therapeutic treatments. Eluvi natural medicine provides this level of professonal care. All our herbal, nutritional and homoeopathic medicines are of the highest therapeutic quality. Here are some of our strategies we employ using herbal, nutritional and homoeopathic medicines as well as the body-work therapies offered by Rowena Charnley and accompanied by diet and lifestyle choices.
Interation and alignment of your physical body and nervous system
Treatment of "Root Cause" of illness, eg. chronic infection, altered gut microbiota, leaky gut...
Age Appropriate Exercise
Home Health Audit
Pure Drinking Water
Why Natural Medicine Natural Medicine offers you something Dr Google cannot, an individulal and qualified assessment, diagnosis and treatment of your health complaint accompanied by therapies and therapeutic supplements to help you recover.
All chronic illness are sustained by multiple drivers and in order for you to fully recover one must identify each one of these and correct the damage.
There are excellent outcomes when consulting a qualified health practitioner that has the skills and knowledge to achieve lasting results.
Our team at Eluvi offers ongoing care and support to our patients because we value the inherent worth of a healthy community.
What is Naturopthic Medicine? Naturopathic medicine (NM) is a system of medicine that treats the symptoms of a disease and concurrently address the underlying or root causes. Any ongoing healthy complaint will involve multiple body systems that are out of balance. Resolution of illness can only occur by bringing balance back to the "whole" body.
NM checks for nutrient deficiency and ensures you are absorbing the nutrients from your diet. NM will ensure your cellular function is effective at sending and recieving chemical, neurological, hormonal messages. This is important step in maintaining physiological balance. A naturopathic doctor will also check that detoxification pathways are well supported - waste is no good left in your body.
Herbal Medicine Western herbal medicine has been in use for thousands of years and is a wonderful modalitiy to effectively treat a wide range of health conditions. Herbal formulations are individually made from a qualified professional who is trained in the correct use and application of herbal medicine.
Nutrient and Mineral Therapy Nutrient repletion is often needed to kick start the process of healing. The body's diverse range of metabolic processes requires a multitute of vitamins, minerals and trace emelents to work well. At least 30% of our patients present with conditions related to nutrient deficiency. Are you one? Our clinic uses only the best therapeutic nutritional medicines that are scienticifally validated and tripple-tested for safety and efficacy.
Homoepathy Can provide excellent results when used in the correct way and for receptive individuals. We only use the highest quality remedies as formulated by Dr H.H Reckeweg to help shift the body back into a state of physiological wellness.
Diet A good diet is the corner stone to keeping your body well. Ensuring your nutritional needs are being met and that your diet is appropriate for your current state of health is of great importance. We can help guide you in modulating your diet to suit your health needs.