Contagious Enthusiasm offers two highly experienced naturopaths who share a common philosophy that combines a holistic approach with biochemistry and evidence-based natural medicine to correct health imbalances.
While both are very strong and passionate at treating chronic gut conditions, Alessandra is the methylation and nutrigenomic specialist, whilst Susan has a large interest and proven success at tackling mood disorders. Between the two, they provide extensive gut – mind expertise.
As part of their integrative approach, a tailored range of specialised pathology tests is usually conducted after the initial appointment to ensure a full picture of the client’s current medical status to plan a personalised treatment program.
Treatment is often focused on balancing the gut first and then moving on to address other health issues that are going on. Susan and Alessandra work as a team discussing in depth how to treat clients and integrating the nutrigenomic approach into practice.
Meet your Naturopaths
Susan Hunter - BhSc BA/ Clinical Naturopath
I am a clinical naturopath that is driven by one goal – helping my clients be as healthy as possible. I get results by tackling the underlying causes of health conditions. Some cases are straight forward while others are very complex, but in every situation I am rigorous in my application of evidence-based treatments. I work with each client to develop a unique care plan which takes into account their circumstances and the particulars of their case. When I’m not at work I’m a busy mum who balances a passion for natural medicine with two demanding young children, a husband and a household. With a hectic life of my own, I understand the value and importance of keeping naturopathic advice as practical and accessible as possible.
My special interest areas are:
I strive to educate each client by explaining all aspects of treatment, offering a complete picture of the underlying causes of your imbalance. Clients get options, where possible, for treatment, which I strive to fit into budget and lifestyle. Each and every client is treated as an individual, by taking into consideration their signs and symptoms along with general and/or functional pathology test results, a tailored plan with realistic health goals is prepared and implemented.
Alessandra Edwards – BhSc BA /Clinical Naturopath/ Medical Herbalist/FitGenes Practitioner
I am a clinical Naturopath and Nutrigenomic specialist with a clinical focus on gastrointestinal and mental health.
I offer nutritional, herbal medicine and diet/lifestyle guidance as well as genetic report interpretation to optimise each client’s health.
I have a special interest in analysing a client’s genetic make-up as this tells me so much about their inherent tendencies. These are some of the things I can find out through a genetic report:
All appointments and enquires to be made during reception hours
Monday – Friday : 9:15am – 3:15pm
Saturday : 9:15am – 1:15pm
Susan Hunter Fee Schedule
Initial consultation* (60-90minutes depending on your case, please see below) : $250
Extended return visit (60minutes) : $185
Return visit (30minutes) : $125
Skype consultations are available. Consults conducted this way are pre-paid and no private health rebates apply
Private health rebates available
Please note bookings with Susan will need to be made via phone or email during our reception hours.
Due to their high demand no online bookings can be made at this stage
Alessandra Edwards Fee Schedule
Program based fees- Contact the clinic for information regarding making an appointment with Alessandra.
When making your initial consultation with Susan & Alessandra we will ask you for:
Once this information is taken and an appointment is created for you, you will receive an email inviting you to log into a client portal. Please take the time to fill in the intake form and questionnaire at least 48 hours prior to your consultation to allow us more time to take a look at your history and plan your treatment. If you have had any pathology tests of a recent nature (last years only) please bring them to your initial consultation or upload them to the client portal in the Documents section.
Susan Hunter & Alessandra Edwards
Contagious Enthusiasm & Wellness Centre
362 Hampton Street Hampton Victoria 3188
TEL: 03 9502 0650Contact Me