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Holistic Counselling

Naturopathy can be applied to almost any health condition. Not only to treat existing conditions but to maintain health and prevent disease.

Holistic Counselling

What is Holistic Counselling?

Holistic counselling is a unique form of counselling, focused on a person’s mind, body and spirit. Taking into account their physiological and psychological disorders as parts of a greater whole, all interconnected. Holistic counselling is aimed at empowering a client to discover and access their own inner wisdom and healing capability. The client embarks on a remarkable journey of self-discovery and personal growth.

How can Holistic Counselling Support You?

My aim is to guide clients in understanding what the underlying cause really is from an emotional perspective and to identify what their goals are from an internal and external view point i.e. what is it you want for yourself and what is it you would like to have in your home, family, work life or relationship. The most important component is knowing what you need in order to feel better about yourself and your life situation and to use all my expertise and wisdom to support you in getting there.

I incorporate Flower essence therapy and Acupressure with the holistic counselling sessions.

What is Acupressure?

Acupressure is an ancient healing art developed in Asia over 5,000 years ago. It is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) technique, based on the same ideas as acupuncture, using the same points and meridians but with the physical pressure, of touch rather than needles.

In acupressure, key points on the skin’s surface, are pressed, to release muscular tension and promote the circulation of blood and the body’s life force energy (chi / ki) to aid the body’s own healing.

How Can I Help You?

The challenging part for you is making the changes to meet your needs. With my support and guidance you’ll be better able to achieve this. “We all need to make changes at some point in our lives and it’s a lot easier when we have someone we can depend on not to judge us but to encourage us, to reach our goal feeling supported and valued.

Life is a journey and there will be times when we feel we have not moved forward, it all takes just one step at a time and with perseverance and a deeper understanding of ourselves, we can make that shift and finally achieve our goal.

I also offer you daily support tools you can incorporate, to support and empower you on the journey. All you need to do is make a decision to start the process and before long, you will feel empowered with the first brave step you took in asking for help.

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Flower Essence

Flower essences are natural health elixirs derived from flowers. They come from nature and have proven to be health generating in many areas of life including physical, mental and spiritual.

Flower essences work by unlocking the inner wisdom (conscious, subconscious and unconscious) innate within every human being. Faulty attitudes, with the consequent negative reactions to life situations, can cause physical disease, unpleasant mental states and are obstructive in the fulfilment of our desired goals.

Medical science now recognises that stress and negative mind states can alter body chemistry and create physical disease. For instance, recent medical studies prove that depression is a greater cause of heart disease than smoking. Researchers found that in depressed people the blood platelets became stickier, clogging arteries and veins. Depressed people lose hope; they view life from a negative perspective, lacking optimism and positivity.

Flower essences are the proverbial “healing message in a bottle”. Each species of flowering plant has developed unique characteristics to enhance its ability to survive and thrive. The inner wisdom or blueprint for the forming of these characteristics is found in the flower. A flower essence contains there unique life enhancing concepts as messages. These messages have been found to be as beneficial to humans and animals as they are to the parent plant. When a human has a negative or faulty message running through their system, the right flower essence can encourage the healthy message being reinstated and strengthened.

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How It Works

Flower essences are gentle but effective for both physical symptoms and their causes.

They will not overpower the will of a person like drugs do, and do no harm, as the body will only take up messages that are appropriate.

They will work effectively when used correctly and prescribed.

Extract from:

Barnao, McCaffrey, 2002.
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About Kush Vatchha

Kush Vatchha combines her kind and compassionate nature with 8 years of clinical skills to empower you to reach your full health potential.

Working hours

Opening Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:30 AM - 5.30 PM. Tuesdays: 9.30 AM - 7.30 PM. Saturday: By appointment only. Sunday: Closed

Our Location

212 Canterbury road, Blackburn South, 3130 Wantirna South, 3152

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Our Happy Clients

We are grateful to be able to post testimonials from our patients, and below you will find some of those stories.

I have suffered from very itchy hives and sometimes swollen eyes and lips, over most of my body since 2011, and had to take antihistamine tablets every day.

At best I would be able sometimes to go for every 2nd day. After seeing Kush and starting on her remedies in October 2015 I was only needing ½ a tablet every 2-3 days and after 5 weeks have not needed any antihistamine at all. Thanks to Kush I am feeling very well in myself and not worried all the time.Thanks again Kush.
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Patsy

I have had sinus problems for years. It is in the family. The only treatment was antibiotics. That helped relieve the pain and discomfort but did not cure it. .

I was recommended to try a Naturopath by a friend. I had doubts but I was sick of taking antibiotics constantly. The treatment was mainly with herbs. After a few weeks, I noticed some relief. I have been having treatment for some years. Late last year the sinus became quite bad. The new herbs and supplements Kush introduced to me gave me relief in a much shorter time. The herbal incense at night makes sleeping easier. To be able to smell and breathe normally again is wonderful. I believe in the natural way of treating the sinus. It is not harmful to your body like antibiotics is.It has definitely made a difference to the quality of my life.
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Dee

I saw Kush as my husband and I were having trouble with conceiving our second child after trying for six months. I'd remembered one friend saw a naturopath after trying for six months and another went after trying for seven years and, like both of them, we also conceived in the very next cycle..

I'm so grateful to Kush for her expertise with selecting the specific vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements and for treating my adrenal glands and nervous system in order to help my body to be replenished with the necessary nutrients to be ready to house a new developing baby again.
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Amanda

I have been suffering dreadful menopause symptoms for about 18 months. I was having 5 or 6 hot flushes every night, my skin was itchy, my libido was almost non existent, I had put on 10 kg and I looked as though I was 7 months pregnant.

I was emotionally fragile and pretty cranky too. I decided it was time to try to sort my poor body out and, not wanting to go on HRT, I went to see Kush. My first appointment was only 4 weeks ago and I cannot believe the difference!! My hot flushes have almost disappeared, I have only had about three in the last two weeks, my skin is no longer itchy, I have lost 3 kg and my libido is returning. I am not so emotional and cranky any more. The herbs and drops that Kush recommend that I take have changed my body and my outlook. I am so pleased and so grateful to Kush.
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Joy

Not wanting to take prescribed medications for my borderline osteoporosis i consulted with Kush my Naturopath for alternative treatment.

I was also low on Vitamin D,high sugar and was suffering anxiety. Kush consulted with me on all aspects of my lifestyle at my first consultation. With supplements my anxiety was under control within days.Vitamin D normal in a few weeks.Advise on my diet solved my sugar problem.My doctor has been supportive of my choices.I am Aged 80 and feel great. Thanks Kush
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Marg

I was in a desperate situation when I found Kush two and a half months ago. My anxiety levels were so high I couldn't go out into social situations.

Her kind, caring, empathetic approach combined with her naturopathic expertise is helping me to overcome my fears and feel better about myself. Her herbal treatments have helped with my anxiety so much that I am now able to enjoy life and social gatherings without feeling like I'm going to have a breakdown. I've used so many skin care products on the market, including microdermabrasion and DMK facials to reduce the freckles on my face.

I was so disheartened as I had wasted so much money on products that didn't work. I decided to try more of a natural approach and came across Kush's skin care products, I was a sceptical at first but I'm so glad I gave it a try as my freckles have already faded so much and my complexion appears brighter and more rejuvenated, all under three months.

I can't praise Kush's skin care products enough, she has designed a range all from specially formulated plant derived ingredients which is affordable and that really works!

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Leonne

Kush has been fantastic naturopath for me, especially in advising me on the sun damage and freckles on my face. Not only does she use her naturopathic skills to heal you from the inside out (nutrition, herbs and supplements),

she also has the knowledge and products to treat skin topically - namely my sun damage. Her Kush Health products are just divine and made without any nasty chemicals, something I'm paranoid about with most skin care products. I've been using her Kush Health serum & moisturiser for three months and my freckles and sun damage spots have already faded so much, I can't wait until they are no longer visible! I am also eyeing off the body butter for the summer months coming up. Recommended naturopath :).

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Amelia

Thank You Kush, for your care and attention over the last past year. The herbs and supplements for the cramping in my legs and my lack of sleep, have greatly helped in remedying

these problems.

Your grief counselling too, has enabled me to cope with my husband's death and its aftermath.

Being able to embrace change and turn the negatives into positive thinking in many areas has been most helpful.

Thank you once again.

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Lesley

"We were introduced to Kush in June of 2010, at a time when our 14 year old son was down with a severe case of Glandular Fever. Our doctor couldn't prescribe any medication for him

except antibiotics.

The treatment Kush prescribed with the natural remedies enabled our son to recover so much so that after five weeks from initial diagnosis, his blood test returned a negative result to the Fever. A big surprise to us all and our doctor. However, with this illness, ongoing fatigue can be an issue and Kush was able to provide Andrew with remedies to keep it under control.

Thank you again for your help and support."

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Dorothy

"I work in a very high stress job that involves daily deadlines. The herbal mixtures Kush has made up for me have been incredible in reducing my stress levels. I feel as though I can

now get through the day without feeling like I'm about to have a nervous breakdown!"
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Cesira

"I was exhausted when I came to see Kush last winter, 25 weeks pregnant with a heavy cold and sinus infection. She started me on vitamins & supplements which helped my body recover from

the infection and support my baby through the rest of the pregnancy.

I want to thank Kush for her thoroughness and advice. Amazingly I continued on through the remainder of my pregnancy without illness. Pregnant women do no despair! Go and see Kush, she'll sort you out with everything you need to support your body during pregnancy, and help you out when you're exhausted as I was.

Follow up your consults, take what she recommends, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain!"

"I was extremely stressed and not coping, Kush gave me flower essences, and within twenty minutes, I was calm and in control. Ever since that episode, I have been taking and loving flower essences. Thank you saved my life."

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Brooke

“I was extremely stressed and not coping, Kush gave me flower essences, and within twenty minutes, I was calm and in control. Ever since that episode, I have been taking and loving flower essences. Thank you saved my life.”

Pia

I found that Kush's naturopathic treatment at the beginning of my recovery from an eating disorder was a very useful balance to the dietetic treatment and psychotherapy

I was receiving. Kush's treatment involved a whole body and mind approach. The herbal treatment in particular greatly assisted me at the initial stage when coping with the physical challenges of an increased dietary intake. This nutritional support helped to increase my appetite, restore my digestive processes and reduce the anxiety that I had built up around food and eating. I would recommend naturopathy as a complementary therapy to support somebody facing this particular type of challenge.
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Jessica

"I suffered for many years with headaches and migraines with no relief from bought pain relief. I was told about naturopaths but had never tried them, and was referred to Kush, who has

helped me with herbal treatment, and I have been migraine and headache free for about 18 months now, and I will never buy pain relief from chemists anymore."
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Yvonne

I consulted Kush six months ago, about fibromyalgia and arthritis. My energy levels are improving and my general health is much improved. While I am achy at times, I am happy with the treatment I have received.

Liz

"I have come to Kush during two stressful periods in my life, spaced almost 1 year apart. The first time my energy levels where impossibly low, that I couldn't function during the day

and had bad headaches. The second time around, during another stressful phase in my life I was actually sick and again, low on energy, with no vitality. Conventional medicine had no answer for me other than antibiotics which in my case do more damage than good.

Each time Kush has been able to identity and address several issues in my body. The treatment included herbal tonics and powders and always kept illness and symptoms at bay. The results were very good-energy being the first thing coming back.

My health is in a very good shape now, much better than ever before. It is amazing what health conditions we can get use to and accept as our burden forever, where it can really be fixed. I have never received such a thorough and attentive help when it came to my health.

I also gained a lot of knowledge through Kush that will be useful for life. I understand my body a lot better and see it as a whole – where everything is related and problems aren't treated with Band-Aid solutions but eliminated at the root, and a lot of problems can be avoided that way. I look at it as an investment into my quality of life and definitely recommend naturopathic services."

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Marianne

"My kids started seeing Kush three years ago (aged 2 and 4) as they were sick all the time – ear infections, asthma, eczema, food allergy, cold and flu, and chest infections, etc.

and they had been prescribed antibiotics almost every other week by our GP for a long period of time, I was desperate to find an alternative way to help my kids with their health at the time. Since we started seeking Kush's help, she went through all our diets, and started to rebuild my kids' immune system with her customised herbal tonic and supplements, we are all so happy that my kids haven't have any major illnesses since then, and haven't been on antibiotics for about 2 years now!

I was so impressed by her holistic approach, I started seeing Kush for all my health problems – constipation, sinusitis, and stress/emotional issues, Kush has been treating me with herbal tonics, supplements and flower essences. I have also attended her meditation classes and I am a lot calmer now, and able to deal with the overwhelming everyday life of being a single-parent. I am so glad I have made the decision to seek advice from Kush, and I would recommend her to everybody!"

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Pauline

"Kush is genuinely dedicated and interested in her clients, treating them on an individual basis.
Her creams which she has cleverly made up have assisted with the healing of scar

tissue from the radiation I had during my cancer treatment.

I was informed from medical people that the scarring would take a long time to heal, not so when I used the creams and oils which Kush had given me.

I recommend her to anyone."

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Sue

"I would like to say a massive thank you to Kush Vatchha for coming into my life!
I first decided to visit Kush when I experienced peri-menopausal symptoms. There was no way

I wanted to head down the path I saw my mother and older co-workers down.

The day I started stripping off my dressing gown in my kitchen in front of my children whilst having a hot flushes was the day I needed to see change. Night after night of insomnia; extreme fatigue.

10 weeks later, I am a new woman. No more hot flushes, now sleeping and rejuvanised.

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Kaylene

My daughter was suffering extreme anxiety and had great difficulty coping with even simple things in everyday life. My own efforts and those of professionals that I had sought out were

having no positive effect.

She began her Naturopathy treatment with Kush and the turnaround has been remarkable. The combination of herbal medicine, diet change and Kush's counselling has brought about a much improved outlook, a positive response to coping with issues and has enabled her to return to work.

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Martin

“Kush has been such a tremendous help to me over the last 18 month in dealing with anxiety, fear of flying, low energy, headaches and bad food habits. I consider Kush part of my non negotiable Self Care team

.

She has a wealth of information, is very caring and straightforward and has a genuine interest in educating her clients and helping them to reach a better quality of health and healing. Thanks Kush for your dedication and patience in helping me to take better care of myself and improve my food habits.”

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Anna

"I am a 27 year old Female now living a healthylife style thanks to Kush and her treatment with natural medicine. I went through a tough period 2-3 years ago, I was addicted to drugs (ICE) and was struggling with all aspects of my life which caused a lot of stress and mental illness including anxiety and depression.

Kush used a combination of herbal medicine, diet, flower essence and holistic counselling, to treat me and through this I was able to defeat my addiction to drugs. This was the turning point for me and I am so grateful for the treatment and help I recieved if it wasn't for that I don't know if I would be where I am today. I now have a new perspective on life. "

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Belinda

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