Intro & vision/mission

Our vision is to encourage and support our patients and staff to experience the vitality of life and to realise optimum health as a natural state.

Bellingen Healing Centre is a Family Medical Practice with a holistic approach to health and well being. Our doctors use a comprehensive integrated approach to the prevention of disease, working with each patient to design individual treatment or management plans for their health.
We have a strong focus on empowering our patients with knowledge, education and practical skills so they may be fully engaged in their healing process.


Our Vision is for Everyone to experience the Best of Health

Our Mission is to support, educate and empower our patients to realise optimum health as a natural state.


 

A Family Medical Practice

Bellingen Healing Centre is a fully accredited Family Medical Practice with a holistic and preventative approach to healthcare.

The practice of holistic medicine is uniquely individual. It is a journey with your practitioner to the the well-being and vitality of your life, asking the question “why is this illness, or dis-ease state present in this person?”  The Practitioner integrates orthodox medicine and complimentary therapies to treat the disease, prevent further illness and most importantly to promote optimal health and lifestyle.

Our practice consultations include all areas of general health including womens’, mens’ and adolescent health, immunisations, travel medicine advice and vaccinations, skin checks, wound care, aged care, mental health plans, as well as naturopathic consultations, nutritional advice, vitamin and mineral supplementation, Chelation and intravenous vitamin therapies, herbal medicine and homeopathic treatments, counselling and Bio Balance.  Our doctors work with each patient to design individual treatment or management plans for most medical conditions.

At Bellingen Healing Centre our Medical Practitioners are trained to the Royal Australian College of GP standards and are committed to ongoing education to enrich their practice for the well being of patients, their families and the wider community.  A number of our doctors have specific post graduate training in Nutritional and Environmental Medicine.  Each of our doctors has been awarded Vocational Registration (VR) by the Department of Health, which recognises their significant post graduate training and expertise in General Practice.

 

 

Recent Articles from  Wellbeing News…

Integrative medicine

If you have a health problem, there are numerous ways to address it.

If you know what’s wrong, you may just get the treatment without asking for any advice by ordering some vitamins online or nervously buying some cream from the chemist.

But perhaps you are unsure what the matter is and you’d like some help.

Everyone has an opinion. And a cure: “My aunt had exactly the same rash. She changed her detergent and it disappeared!!”.  “My son’s hairdresser stopped drinking milk and she’s never been better”.

If the trouble persists despite the amateur help, you might consider a consulting a health professional: A doctor who practices Conventional Medicine. Or a naturopath who practices Complementary Medicine. A psychologist, a homeopath, a pharmacist, a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner… → Read more


The 8 Baby Steps – Small steps to a healthier change

Week 1

If it is not packaged by nature, do not eat it.  Stop eating take away foods, frozen pre made dinners and anything that is not packaged by nature – that is a way to reduce chemical intake

Go for a brisk walk ( as if you are trying to catch the bus that is about to leave) every day – for up to 30 minutes if possible – this helps to activate your repair and healing systems. → Read more


My aches and pains

My aches and pains!

How many times a week do I hear that cry?

Well there are some simple things that you can do to get some relief, and the good thing is that with these strategies there are no side effects or complications.

But first, what are some of the factors that cause aches and pains?

It can be mechanical causes such as continued poor posture, lack of exercise and being overweight that lead to the wrong muscles being used to support our skeletal one structure. → Read more