Our Team

About Us

Genevieve Hunt, ND BHSc (Nat)

CEO, Founder and Principal Advanced Scientific Naturopath

Genevieve has worked in the health industry for nearly two decades. With a background in Nursing, her passion for preventative health and natural medicine began before expanding to become the leading Advanced Scientific Naturopath in Australia.

As a nurse Genevieve witnessed firsthand some of the areas of orthodox treatments that were unable to address chronic illnesses. These shortcomings became the springboard that inspired her to find her life purpose – to enable disheartened and chronically ill patients to return to their optimal health through her Naturopathic Clinic, The Tonic Tree.

Genevieve’s goal is to help instil hope in the hearts of her patients. She has seen countless times the transformative powers of empathy and hope that lead to true healing with outstanding results.

Genevieve’s mission is to help people access Advanced Scientific Naturopathy, wherever they are in Australia. Whilst Genevieve addresses all conditions successfully, she specialises in Natural Therapy for chronic immune and gastrointestinal conditions, offering hope to those who feel hopeless.

Genevieve is often labelled the ‘Naturopath’s Naturopath’, with her reputation in the industry long established over decades of successful healing work. It is not uncommon for colleagues to refer both themselves and their most difficult patients to her for profound Naturopathy treatment.

Genevieve is also known internationally in the industry as one of the leading biological medicine experts. Always keeping her knowledge cutting edge, she enjoys traveling both nationally and internationally to liaise with other natural medicine and biological medicine experts.

Genevieve is warm, empathetic and caring and will always do her utmost to help you reach your optimal health potential goals.

Sarah Bradshaw

Advanced Scientific Naturopath

Since completing her Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) degree, Sarah has gained invaluable clinical experience treating a diverse range of conditions with specific expertise in digestive conditions and food intolerances, stress management, immune system regulation, adrenal fatigue, anxiety, depression and low mood, sleep disturbances and weight loss. As well as being a member of the National Herbalists Association of Australia (NHAA), Sarah completed further training with the global renowned Biochemist, CEO and principal Advanced Scientific Naturopath, Genevieve Hunt.

Sarah has a warm and nurturing care for others and offers an empathic approach to health care. She is dedicated to understanding each client’s individual health picture with a holistic approach to ensuring the underlying cause of their condition is addressed. Sarah has a firm belief that balance in life is crucial to a healthy body and a happy mind and is inspired by nature to gently guide and advise her clients back to balance.

Sarah’s approach to Naturopathic treatment combines the latest scientific evidence based research with a thorough understanding of Traditional Western Herbalism, Nutrition and a firm belief in respecting the individual’s right and role in their healing. Sarah is intuitive as well as practical and will support and guide you on your journey towards healing and repair.

Lucinda Kempton

Advanced Scientific Naturopath

Lucinda is a young and enthusiastic Naturopath who offers a professional and caring service to help assist you alongside your healing journey. Lucinda listens and carefully examines each client to gain a holistic understanding to ensure the treatment plan addresses the root cause of your primary health complaints. Lucinda believes that each individual has the ability to heal and make positive changes when the body is provided the right environment to do so. Lucinda’s aim is to provide you with the best care and to draw on her knowledge from her extensive training during a four-year Bachelor Degree in Health Science (Naturopathy).

Lucinda would like to work with you to empower you and to set you up with skills and knowledge to ensure you can live out a long, happy and healthy life. Lucinda has a passion for whole foods and cooking, believing that nutrition is key to helping you thrive and achieve your goals. In Lucinda’s holistic approach to treatment she enjoys incorporating attention to the mind body connection as it often plays a vital role in our road to healing. Over the years Lucinda has experienced firsthand with clients how an individualised treatment plan including herbal, dietary and lifestyle changes can positively and successfully impact one’s health outcomes.

Through Lucinda’s training and experience, she is most passionate about woman’s health and can assist in treating you with a wide range of health conditions or concerns. In practice, Lucinda aims to educate, empower and encourage you while your health is compromised. Lucinda is open and determined to treat any health implications you may have and would be thrilled to help you reach your health goals.

Kim Carolan

Advanced Scientific Naturopath

Kim has been working in the health and wellness industry since 2004. She holds a Bachelor of Health Science and Naturopathy, as well as an Advanced Diploma in Holistic Counselling and is an Imago Couples therapist. She is also a qualified Metabolic balance Practitioner who guides clients through their own individualised nutritional plan which is devised from 30 of the client’s own blood test values to lose and maintain weight and to regain health. She is also trained in Live and Coagulated Blood Microscopy, German biological medicine (Sanum Therapy), Biomesotherapy and has attended many other masterclasses.

A passion for integrative medicine and a holistic approach to health drives Kim’s consultation style. She also understands and respects that her clients want results as quickly as possible with the least amount of cost possible and is dedicated to delivering that. Kim uses functional and pathology testing as well as experience to find and address the root cause of health concerns because she firmly believes that addressing this gives the body the best chance to heal.

Kim’s treatment plans are always tailored to the individual. Kim places a high emphasis on diet and believes “food is medicine” for long term health. She also believes that our body recognises food better than tablets and works on building nutrients and then using food to maintain nutrients where possible. There is a lot of confusion about “which diet is right” and Kim believes through this confusion balance has been lost and aims to restore balance and confidence for her clients. During the initial treatment phase clients may be prescribed supplements, herbal medicine or sanum biological medicines depending on their needs.

Kim has a passion for treating chronic health conditions, anxiety and or depression, autoimmune conditions, digestive and gut complaints, fatigue, eczema, skin rashes (hives), acne, food intolerance’s and allergies, sinusitis, recurrent urinary tract infection and osteoarthritis.

Kim is also very passionate and experienced at helping people lose weight and maintain a healthy weight.

Kim’s Philosophy
“Disease prevention is better than cure” and when people are healthy, well and joyful, it gives rise to a better world for all to live in.
True wellness must incorporate physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being and Kim’s training allows her to address all of these areas thoroughly.
Kim has spent the last 3 ½ years working with integrative doctors and is happy to work along with your GP.

Simon Gregory

Simon Gregory, DRM
Remedial Massage Therapist

Simon studied remedial massage therapy at the Australian College of Massage (ACM), graduating with a Diploma of Remedial Massage. He formerly worked with Tennis Australia alongside the physiotherapy and remedial therapist teams. With this Tennis Australia role, Simon specialised in treating lower back, shoulder and forearm injuries on the Juniors Tournament and Australian Open.

Simon is also a former masseuse at Melbourne’s premier spa, Isika Day Spas, where he specialised in deep tissue massage treatments and developed the natural massage therapy . Whether you need regular treatment to keep your joints and muscles mobile, or a tailored massage treatment plan to address a specific problem, Simon has the experience and skill to deliver the tranquility and relaxation you need and deserve.

We are exceptionally proud to have Simon on board, with his experienced and gentle natural massage therapy treatments, part of our desire to deliver the high calibre of care and healing The Tonic Tree is renowned for.

Book A Consultation With The Tonic Tree

If you feel your condition has been ignored or overlooked it may be beneficial for you to book in a Naturopathic consultation to assess all areas of your lifestyle and habits.Your health is our priority. Contact us today at 03 9796 2745

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