Meet the Team

Natural Health Medicine Team - Norwood, South Australia
Without a shadow of doubt Maria Harpas saved my life! I was one messed up cookie before I sought her guidance. And now I couldn’t feel or look better! She is worth her weight in gold! I highly recommend her services to anyone seeking a healthier life. Rachel

Our aim is simple: we want to help you with your health goals, taking you from where your health currently is to where you would like it to be and where it can be.

Our strategic style of assessing your health not only through your symptoms, but through in-house or external testing, allows us to measure exactly your progress and improvement, and allows you to evaluate the effectiveness of our therapies.

In your journey to a better health, you will meet us:


Gabriella Sassi, Naturopath & Clinical Nutritionist

I’m Gabriella I am a clinical nutritionist and naturopathic practitioner.

The importance of lifestyle medicine has been fundamental throughout my life and I like to encourage individuals with the knowledge to live a more balanced life through nutrition advice, lifestyle modification and supplementation where needed.

I’m proactive about health in my own life and I place high value in keeping up to date with scientific research and evidence based practice.

My qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Complementary Medicine)

Whilst I treat all health conditions some of my specialties are in stress management, insomnia and hormones.

Tamie Treloar, Naturopath & Clinical Nutritionist

Hi I’m Tamie and I am a Naturopath & Clinical Nutritionist.

My passion is to assist and guide people to achieve their greatest level of health through dietary interventions, lifestyle modification, herbal and nutritional medicine, and stress management advice.

I treat many ailments, my focus and specialties are fertility management (both female and male aspects) and sports nutrition.

My qualifications include:

Bachelor of Science (Naturopathy)

Maria Harpas, Director, Naturopath & Clinical Nutritionist

I’m the director of Natural Health Medicine and Integrated Health Therapies.

I’m a Clinical Nutritionist and a Naturopathic practitioner, I have been practicing for 10 years and have a passion for autoimmune conditions, allergies and digestive issues.

As a team Gabriella, Tamie and myself work together by pooling together our knowledge and expertise to guide you with your health.


My qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Complementary Medicine)
  • Advanced Diploma in Functional Nutrition
  • Advanced Diploma in Naturopathy
  • Certificate in Metabolic Typing
  • Certificate in Frequency Specific Microcurrent
  • Association Memberships: ATMS & CMA
  • Registered Provider for Private Health Rebates

Anna-Lisa Focareta, Practice Manager

I’m the Practice Manager of Body Energy and Integrated Health Therapies and the primary practitioner of frequency specific microcurrent, a pain management therapy.

My qualifications include:

  • Certificate in Frequency Specific Microcurrent



Mary Nicolas, Practice Coordinator

I’m responsible of ensuring the smooth running of Integrated Health Therapies: if you need to book an appointment with our naturopaths, get supplements, chase test results, I’m here to help you and support you.





We invite you to visit us and see how we can support you through your health journey: check out our services.




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