MEET THE TEAM
Our team is a collaboration of passionate practitioners who have extensive academic qualifications and practical clinical experience. We continue to undertake professional development to ensure we are at the forefront with research, knowledge and specialist care. Our practitioners are registered with all professional industry associations and are members of all major health fund providers.
NATUROPATH / DIRECTOR
Amanda Haberecht is the director of Darling Health and has practised as a Naturopath for over 23 years with a special interest in all aspects of women’s health from puberty to menopause. Amanda previously worked as a Naturopath at The Jocelyn Centre with Francesca Naish for 10 years before she established Darling Street Health in Balmain, Sydney.
(ADV DIP NUT MED, ADV DIP NAT) (MATMS)
Carmen is a passionate Naturopath and Clinical Nutritionist. Her extensive clinical experience of 12 years displays her passion for educating and inspiring people on their health and well-being journey.
Carmen holds an Advanced Diploma in Nutritional Medicine and an Advanced Diploma in Naturopathy and is registered with Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS).
Amanda Schembri is a qualified Kinesiologist and is passionate about helping people to live the life they dream.
Often today, women are over-worked, stressed and never have enough time for self. They are left asking the question why their bodies cannot sustain the environment of natural health?
BHSC (NAT) MNHAA
Claire is a warm, passionate Naturopath and Nutritionist and has been part of the Darling Health team for over 8 years. Her expertise in clinical practice lies within the areas of pregnancy and postpartum health, thyroid conditions, women's wellbeing and children's health. Her treatment approach is holistic, realistic and individualised, with an emphasis on nutrition and using 'food as medicine'.
B.A (PSYCH) M.A. (PSYCH)
Jacqui Manning is a highly experienced psychologist who combines her natural warmth, intuition, extensive background in counselling, and tools such as energy psychology (meridian tapping) to help her clients get past any bump that may come their way.
She has been working since 1999 and believes seeing a psychologist is a proactive way to take care of your emotional health.
BHSC (TCM), AACMA, AHPRA
Renee is a highly qualified and experienced acupuncturist and Chinese Medicinal herbalist, with a particular interest in women’s health, natural fertility and pregnancy support. A dedicated and empathetic practitioner, Renee’s personalised treatments aim to achieve optimal health through acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, moxibustion, cupping, diet and lifestyle supports.
Sophie is one of our friendly faces behind the front desk, and a qualified nutritionist accredited with the Australian Traditional Medicine Society. Sophie is passionate about finding balance when it comes to good health. She's a lover of fitness, cooking, and time in nature.
Kate is our practice manager and a qualified nutritionist accredited by the Australian Traditional Medicine Society. Kate also runs her own business; Nourishing Club - an inspired
catering and meal-delivery company offering a range of seasonal, vegan and gluten-free meals,
pantry staples and snacks that are nutritious, balanced, and based on whole food principles.