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Welcome to Journey to Health
We, all of us, stand at a threshold of health. With each step we start on a lifelong journey. Naturopath Patricia Vandenberg-Smith has the ability to illuminate your personal health issues and to serve as your knowledgeable guide every step of the way. Put her skill in finding the best path to health to work for you. We invite you to begin your journey to wellness today.
At Journey to Health we utilize the very best of evidence-based medicine and traditional wisdom then combine over 10 years of clinical practice to provide the most complete and comprehensive care available in Sydney.
Extensive, well-documented evidence informs our unique treatment protocols. We rely on a balance between the intuitive and the rationalist scientific, and understand the need for integrating both within the healing process. The result is a solution set of highly effective approaches that treat underlying causes, not merely symptoms. Thousands of patients have seen what evidence-based natural medicine can do to deliver life-changing health transformations for our patients. Consultation with Patricia Vandenberg-Smith can yield dramatic outcomes, especially for those dealing with chronic conditions that have frustrated traditional medicine. Her experience delivers results.
Patricia is a renowned for her expertise in women’s health including PMS, endometriosis, menopause, PCOS and other hormonal imbalances, as well as a high success rate with infertility.
She has comprehensive training and clinical experience in understanding the complexities of MTHFR (MethyleneTetraHydroFolate Reductase) especially as this relates to her areas of focus in women’s & mental health as well as autism and children on the spectrum.
When overwhelmed by life’s stresses and challenges, it’s easy to feel isolated. You are not alone!.
Optimal health and well-being encompasses not only physical health but mental and emotional health. Mental Health disorders are not limited to a special subset of the population; they can affect anyone, at any time.
In fact 45% of the population will suffer a mental health disorder at some point in their life. At Journey to Health we can help.
Traditionally, individuals suffering such imbalances have been treated through psychological and pharmaceutical methods, however, due to a growing awareness of biochemical individuality a better understanding of the role that nutrition plays in mental health has been developed. The program utilised by Patricia produces treatment priorities tailor made for individual patients by assessing a range of neurotransmitters and chemical messengers including serotonin, dopamine, acetycholine, opioids, GABA, histamine, adrenaline, phenylethylamine and melatonin as well as genetic factors such as kryptopyrolles and MTHFR.
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Patricia is also a passionate homoeopath – acute and classical prescribing, employing disease prophylaxis, birth kits and first aid kits.
She also treats a wide variety of common health problems such as SINUS, STOMACH DISORDERS, INSOMNIA, STRESS & ANXIETY, SKIN problems, HEADACHES, ALLERGIES, FOOD INTOLERANCE, CHOLESTEROL problems, HEARTBURN/REFLUX, as well as treating chronic and less common disorders.
Due to circumstances, Patricia will not be able to return to her clinic, but will still be available through phone and skype consults until further notice.
Patricia is a professional member of the Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA), the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS) and the National Herbalist’s Association of Australia (NHAA). Continuing Professional Education Policys together with Patricia’s passion for natural therapies ensures ongoing professional development, accessing the latest in scientific approaches to naturopathic therapies, and keeping abreast of new and exciting complementary medicines as they become available.
Vaccination is a complex and controversial issue and at Journey to Health we aim to support parent's choice for the safety of their children. Vaccine Facts Vaccine manufacturers demand, and receive, Government protection against legal action arising from damage caused...