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Meet The Team

Meet the Advanced Functional Medicine team of Australian Functional Medicine Practitioners. The growing team has a diverse range of skills and training. Our practitioners provide advanced medical testing and consult with patients Australia wide.

Jarrod Cooper - ND

Jarrod is a Degree qualified Naturopathic Doctor & Functional Medicine Practitioner.

He has a special interest in a number of key areas including Gut Health, MTHFR & Genetic Testing, Mental Health, Thyroid Disorders, Autoimmune Disease, Fatigue & Chronic Disease in general.

He has been mentored by some of the best minds in functional medicine in the world and is passionate about natural medicine and helping others.

Jessica Welsford - ND

Jessica Welsford is a qualified Clinical Naturopath and Integrative and Functional Medicine Practitioner.

She has a special interest in Gut Health, Hormonal & Reproductive Medicine, Fertility/IVF, Children & Family Health, Thyroid Conditions, Autoimmune Disorders, Mental Health, Longevity/Anti-aging Medicine, Genetics and Methylation, Detoxification, Fatigue & Chronic Disease in General.

Jessica is a highly respected practitioner with over 20 years of experience in the field of natural and functional medicine.

Renae Trivic
- ND

Renae is a Degree qualified Naturopathic Doctor & Functional Medicine Practitioner.

She has a special interest in a number of key areas including Gut Health, Women’s health & Hormones, Children’s Health, Fertility/IVF, Mental Health, Skin Conditions, Thyroid Disorders, Autoimmune Disease, Fatigue & Chronic Disease in general.

She has been mentored by some of the best Naturopathic and Functional Medicine Clinicians in Australia and the USA.  She empowers and inspires patients wherever they are on their personal health journey to live healthier and happier lives.

Monica Carroll – ND

Monica is a Degree qualified Naturopath & Functional Medicine Practitioner.

She has a special interest in a number of key areas including Gut Health, Skin conditions, Detoxification, Sleep Issues, Fatigue, Preconception Care including MTHFR & Genetic Testing, Mental Health, Thyroid Disorders, Autoimmune Diseases, Fatigue & Chronic Disease in general.

Monica is passionate about a natural approach to health and helping others to succeed in their health journey.

Cherie Carter – NP

Cherie is a Nurse Practitioner & Functional Medicine Practitioner.

She has a special interest in a number of key areas including Women's Health, Gut Health, Thyroid disorders and Children & Community Health.

Cherie has extensive knowledge, qualifications, education and experience from working over 38 years throughout the public health system in Australia - across the whole life spectrum and more recently in integrative and functional medicine.

Celeste Jones-
ND

Celeste is a degree qualified Clinical Naturopath,  Integrative & Functional Medicine Practitioner.

She has a special interest in a number of key areas including mental health, anxiety and mood, acne and skin conditions, women’s health and hormones, gut-health, thyroid, autoimmunity, energy and sleep, plant-based diets, longevity and health optimisation.

Celeste offers personalised meal plans and recipes catering to most dietary requirements and is studying in a Masters in Food Biochemistry at UWA.

Rachel Balm - ND

Rachel is a degree qualified Naturopath & Functional Medicine Practitioner.

She has a special interest in a number of key areas including Gut Health, Detoxification, Mental Health, Sleep issues, Fatigue, Thyroid conditions, and General Wellbeing.

Rachel has further training from Monash University and Dr Nirala Jacobi in FODMAPs, and SIBO and IBS management. She has also been mentored by some of Australia’s top functional medicine practitioners.

Joolz Nasir – CPN

Joolz is a degree qualified Clinical Nutritionist & Functional and Integrative Medicine Practitioner

Joolz holds a special interest in treating a range of illnesses including; Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, CIRS, Systemic Toxicities, Gut Health, Thyroid & Autoimmune Dysfunction, Women’s Health & Hormones, Menopause, Weight Gain and Food Addictions

Joolz academic achievements cover Psychology, Nutrition & Functional Medicine with a keen interest in the practices of Dr Andrew Heyman (USA), Dr Shoemaker (USA) &  Dr Sanjeep Gupta (Australia)

Milva Pervan

Milva is a degree qualified Clinical Naturopath and Functional & Nutritional Medicine Practitioner.

She has a special interest in a number of key areas including Autoimmune Disorders, Heavy Metal Toxicity, Parasites, Gut Health,  Healthy Aging, Fatigue, Inflammation and Chronic Disease in general .

Milva has been trained by some of the best Integrative GP's and Functional Medicine professionals in both Australia and the the USA.

Dr William Barnes

Dr William Barnes in an Integrative and Functional Medicine Doctor.

He has a special interest in a number of key areas including Inflammatory Diseases, Gut Health, Autoimmune Disease, Parasites and fungal infections, Allergies, Mental Health, Chronic Fatigue, Cardiovascular Disease, Heavy Metal Toxicity and Chronic Disease in general.

Dr Barnes in a pioneer of integrative and functional medicine with nearly 40 years experience in nutritional, integrative and functional medicine practice.