Self Care Officer
Fiona Maunder is a qualified, insured and a registered member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society as a Naturopathic practitioner. Fiona studied Diploma’s of Naturopathy, Homoeopathy, Nutrition, Herbalism, and Massage at Nature Care College Artarmon (Sydney) in the late 1980’s early 1990’s, and went onto complete a Bachelor of Health Science at UNE in 2001. Within her practice Fiona observed over the years a steady rise in individual and community stress, mental health related dis-eases affecting community integrity; leading her to expanding her knowledge to a Masters in Indigenous Studies (Wellbeing) SCU in 2012, encompassing, community recovery, trauma and healing. In 2017 Fiona also completed a Cert IV in Training and assessment.
Fiona also has an interest in Anthroposophy as a holistic system of health and well-being and has undertaken the EduCareDo training and Anthroposophical Prescriber’s training.
Tamworth born and raised, Fiona moved to Sydney to study and then travelled nationally and internationally, settling in the Northern Rivers of NSW in the mid 1990’s to raise a family. Working as an employed Naturopath in local apothecaries, herbal dispensaries, chemist’s, and private practice. Fiona has volunteered as a crisis support worker at Lismore Life Line, and has worked as a Women Health Mentor for the Indigenous Women of the Githabul Working on Country Program . Currently, Fiona works in private practice at Stony Chute, (specializing in mental health), at Mullum Herbals (Mullumbimby) as a part of the Naturopathic prescriber’s team, and is the facilitators’ practitioner for We Al Li Pty Ltd.
Fiona believes in individual self-responsibility for health and well-being that positively contributes in the greater service to the health and well-being of communities. Sharing her knowledge and experience Fiona can mindfully deliver practical, informative information that can be applied to everyday health and well – being, benefiting the individual, the workplace and their communities.