About - Philip Watkins
BSc Naturopathy, Adv. Dip. Homeopathy
IMI Location: Central, Discovery Bay
Philip Watkins has over 10 years of clinical practice in the field of Naturopathy, Homeopathy and Functional Medicine from Australia. He has experience with both children and adults presenting with a wide range of health issues. His areas of expertise include digestive conditions, weight loss, hormonal irregularities, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, auto-immune conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, skin conditions and Hashimoto’s disease along with extensive experience in sports nutrition. His passion lies in with working with mental and emotional conditions, from depression and anxiety to panic attacks and sleep issues.
Philip uses functional laboratory tests to identify the root cause of a health problem, and addresses the issue with a mix of herbal medicine, homeopathy, nutritional supplements, diet together with lifestyle counselling. His focus highlights the delicate interplay between all systems of the body and treatment often looks for the smallest change to elicit the biggest effect, putting less pressure on the patient with higher chance for success.
“True holistic natural medicine practice means that anything can mean everything when it comes to health,” says Philip. “The interaction between the systems of the body helps paint the mosaic of who we are as individuals.”
Philip graduated from the Australian College of Natural Medicine. Prior to joining IMI, he ran a successful and busy clinical practice in Melbourne.
As a writer, Philip has been published extensively including contributions for GNC Livewell, Mens Health and 9MSN Coach, considered to be Australia’s number one health and wellness website.
He is truly passionate about educating people on nutrition and natural medicine and has extensive experience in public speaking and lecturing. With a flair for bring simplicity to complexity, he is able to tailor his speaking to the listener in a way that is accessible, engaging and often inspiring.