Hi, I’m Dr. Amy
A speaker, writer, and (most importantly) a medical doctor who is driven by a commitment to helping you discover your special gifts as you elevate yourself by leveraging your strengths!
“You’re a unique soul! An individual with the power to change the world as we know it. But before you do that, you need to rise up in your own health so you can unlock your potential and bring a positive change from inside out”
– Amy Carmichael
IT IS ABOUT KNOWING YOU UNIQUE EPIGENETIC BLUEPRINT,
OPTIMISING IT AND NEVER LOOKING BACK.
Personalised Medicinal Plant Based therapy
You are unique and #Unnumbered.
Your health should be treated the same. Holistic, Collaborative, Centered around YOU! With our lifestyles and nutrition leading the way to your most vibrant YOU!
Dr Amy offers a boutique personalised telehealth service for Medicinal Cannabis.
Have you had trouble finding relief of your pain, anxiety, depression or Insomnia? Dr Amy works as a holistic doctor who can explore your options in lifestyle changes as well as a specialized plant based treatment for you. As an independent Practitioner Dr Amy does not have any medical bias in products or companies thus will only prescribe the highest quality products which meet the GMP standards. The TGA guidelines are very clear and Dr Amy’s prescribing follows this with only working with eligible patients, Given the constant evolution of the industry, Dr Amy remains up to date with new guidelines, policies and is actively involved in research studies in this area.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is the regulatory authority in Australia responsible for overseeing the regulation of therapeutic goods, including medicinal cannabis.
Eligible patients for accessing medicinal cannabis in Australia, MUST
Have a medical condition that has not responded to conventional treatments
Conventional treatments have unacceptable side effects.
Conditions include Chronic Pain, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, ADD/ADHD, Autism, Multiple Sclerosis, Insomnia, Autoimmune Conditions, Fibromyalgia, Endometriosis and Cancer related symptoms.
If medical justification cannot be found. There are also some medical conditions which are contra-indicated with Medicinal Cannabis such as liver failure, kidney failure, heart failure, pregnancy, breast feeding, and psychosis. Caution is taken with children and elderly.
Dr Amy is able to assist with
OPTIMAL / PREVENTITIVE HEALTH
- Authorised Medicinal Cannabis Prescriber (TGA approved)
- Honours in Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor in Surgery
– Cardiff University
- MRCP Part 1, 2 and PACES
- Nutritional Diploma Torrens University
- Institute of Functional Medicine
– Applying functional medicine in Practice
- ACNEM – Adrenal and thyroid disorders
- ACNEM – Neuroinflammatory brain disease
- ACNEM – Environmental Health
- Biological Therapies – IV Nutrition Training
- Bio-Balance Practitioner
- Certification 3 and 4 Personal Training
- 200 Hour Yoga teacher training Rishikesh
All appointments are conducted by telephone, video available by request
Eligible patients must reside in Australia
Please note that these fees are not Medicare rebatable
Follow up appointments – usually 1-2 months after first appointment, then 3-6 monthly if stable
Initial Medicinal Cannabis Consultation-$180
New patients consult up to 30 minutes
Follow up Medicinal Cannabis Consultation- $89
Review after initial consult , consult up to 15 mins
Repeat Prescriptions (No changes) – $55
only for REPEAT prescriptions with no changes.
Functional Medicine -$350
A comprehensive 1 hour consult looking at all the factors lifestyle, nutritional and environmental that are affecting you and how we can use these strategies to improve your health
Are you a medical doctor?
Yes. Dr Amy graduated from Cardiff University, UK with a Honours degree in Medicine. MbBCH. Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, or in Latin: Medicinae Baccalaureus Baccalaureus Chirurgiae
What training have you received?
Dr Amy has a thirst for knowledge and so her Curriculum Vitae reflects this. As well as her medical degree and training in Acute medicine with post graduate Member of the Royal College of Physicians, MRCP UK, DR Amy first became a Life Coach and Neuro Linguistic Practitioner to help her understand the mind and how to be motivated, she then became a Personal Trainer
( Certification 3 and 4) to ensure she recovered well after a major accident. This led to further study in yogic philosophy and 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India.
Her passion for lifestyle medicine began 5 years ago and she has completed several trainings through the Australisian College of NUtritional and Environmental Medicine (ACNEM), Australiasian Academy of Anti-aging Medicine and the Institute of functional medicine (IFM).
Dr Amy completed her Nutritional Diploma via Torrens university in 2019 and her Lifestyle Medical Certification with ASLM.
Dr Amy has been prescribing Medicinal Cannabis for 18 months and is a TGA approved prescriber. She remains up to date with the evolving industry by educating peers and patients and also attending and speaking at Cannabis conferences.
Dr Amy is doing her MIND medicine training in 2023 for Medicinal psilocybin mushrooms and MDMA.
What is lifestyle/ functional medicine?
Functional medicine addresses the root cause. It is the future of healthcare. It looks in detail at all contributing factors and addresses them as a whole system. An extensive health history is taken from prenatal to now, all previous lab tests are reviewed and a discussion on your health goals and commitment to your health. After the initial consultation Dr Amy will be able to give you an indication of what tests and treatment plan you may need.
If you continue to work with Dr Amy, comprehensive testing may occur if needed and these tests then explained in a follow up consultation. An individualised plan is made regarding nutrition, supplements, exercise, stress and lifestyle measures. Your case will then be clinically monitored with ongoing accountability, education and motivation to stay on track. The aim is to empower you so you don’t need to keep coming back.
Can Dr Amy be my regular GP?
NO. Dr Amy works via Telehealth across Australia. Telehealth is non rebatable.
Her services are not a substitute or replacement of your regular General Practitioner or specialist, but to be worked in conjunction with them.
How long does it take to get my prescription?
After your consult with Dr Amy, your script is sent the same day to a designated pharmacy. This pharmacy will contact you within 24-48 hrs usually via text or a phone call, you then pay for your products and then they are shipped within 2-5 working days straight to your door.
Can i get a Medicinal Cannabis Prescription?
Please check your eligibility above before booking a consultation. Dr Amy will discuss the best treatment plan for you in the consultation.
Do you accept insurance/ Medicare ?
No. Dr Amy’s Lifestyle practice is private and is aimed at working in conjunction with your General practitioner. We aim to make it affordable and many clients are normal working class people.
How much will it cost?
Please refer to the services list above for Medicinal Cannabis and Functional Medicine.
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