Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy (Australian College of Natural Medicine);
Diploma of Homoeopathy: Diploma of Herbal Medicine and Nutrition (Australian College of Natural Medicine)

Member of the Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA)

Katie Forster

Natural Therapeutics founder, Katie is a highly qualified naturopath and herbalist. Katie has been a Melbourne naturopath for over 20 years and has extensive experience treating a range of health concerns, from stress management to gut health, autoimmune disorders, weight loss and detox programs.

Katie specialises in:

  • – Immune Support
  • – Gut health – microbiome recovery
  • – Autoimmune conditions – MS, psoriasis, alopecia, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, etc.
  • – Food intolerances and sensitivities
  • – Stress management & Adrenal health
  • – Mood disorders
  • – Weight management & body composition
  • – Pre-conception Care, Fertility & Post-natal Support
  • – Hormonal imbalances – PCOS, PMS, menstrual disorders
  • – Detoxification


Passionate about nutrition and the gut microbiome, Katie knows that a balanced diet is an integral part of good health. Katie works with clients to implement realistic dietary changes for lasting effect, using evidence-based herbal medicine and nutritional supplements, as required, to help clients overcome health issues. Katie also specialises in effective weight loss and detoxification programs which can be designed to suit individual needs.


Katie specialises in women’s health, pre-conception care, pregnancy, and fertility. As a mother herself, she has a special interest in infant and children’s health, treating various immune, digestive, skin, and other health issues.


Katie uses functional pathology testing where necessary to identify the underlying cause of illness as well as provide tools for the prevention of disease and premature ageing.

Iridology and analysis of blood samples are also insightful tools that Katie uses which provide further understanding to the drivers of disease.

The most common functional pathology tests Katie uses:

  • – Complete Digestive Stool Analysis
  • – Adrenal Hormone Profiles
  • – Food, Chemical & Mould Sensitivity tests (ALCAT)
  • – Female & Male Hormone Profiles
  • – Liver Detoxification Profiles


Katie is a positive and passionate person who loves her work in natural therapies. She is very easy to talk to and will work with you on any areas of concern.

Katie founded Natural Therapeutics in 2003 with a mission to gather Melbourne’s best natural health practitioners together under one roof. The success of our Brunswick clinic is due to Katie’s commitment to providing Melbourne’s best naturopathy and natural health therapies.


Katie undertakes continual professional development education to ensure she is up-to-date with the latest research and maintains the highest standard of care in practice.


Talk to Katie about your health concerns and get on the path to optimal wellness – go to BOOK NOW to make an appointment.

Health Fund rebates available for Private Health Insurance with Extras.

Clinic sessions and Skype sessions are available.