Essentia Health provides a range of mental health services including assessment, therapy/counselling, education and groups to support the mental health and wellbeing needs of our clients.
Essentia Health clinicians specialise in Depression & Anxiety, Borderline Personality Disorder, Perinatal Mental Health, Addiction, Youth Mental Health, Psychosis and more!
Essentia Health provides a range of educational programs including mental health literacy (MHFA), antenatal classes, postnatal education, calm birthing, early parenting classes, first aid, and general health & wellbeing sessions.
We also provide a range of education programs for health professionals with the Australian DBT Institute and the Centre for Mental Health Education providing their Melbourne based education programs from Essentia Health.
Complementary health consists of a wide range of health care practices, products and therapies.
Examples include new and traditional medicine practices such as Naturopathy, Osteopathy, various forms of Massage, Yoga, Mindfulness, Reiki, Bowen Therapy, Lifeline Technique (similar to Kinesiology), Nutrition and Health Coaching.
Dr. Bridie McNulty is Essentia Health & Wellbeing Centre’s Osteopath and works on Tuesdays and Thursdays from our Highett Rd. Centre! Osteopathy is a hands on approach to healthcare recognising the important link between the structures of your body & the way it works. Osteopaths focus on how your skeleton, joints, muscles, nerves and circulation work together to improve your health & well-being.
Vicki Todd-Urbinder is Essentia’s Naturopath, ANTA Accredited Therapist and is in her 15th year as lecturer at Endeavour College of Natural Health. Vicki works at Essentia Health & Wellbeing Centre in Highett on Saturdays between 9am and 2pm.
Naturopathy is a holistic approach to wellness based on the principle that the body has the inherent ability to heal itself. Using the healing power of nature and gentle therapeutic techniques, the body, mind and emotions are supported during the healing process.
As a holistic service, Essentia Health & Wellbeing integrates massage, mindfulness, yoga and reiki to reduce the impact of daily stresses, create awareness of the present moment and improve our customer’s overall wellbeing. Essentia’s services can be used separately or as a whole package!
Essentials focus is on the emotional well-being of individuals, couples, youth and families.