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About Yvonne

My Story

YVONNE GATTUNG B.Soc.Sci, ND, Dip Herb Med, Dip HP, Dip Massage, MANT, MNZAMH

After having studied psychology at Waikato University, by 1995 Yvonne had Diplomas in Holistic Pulsing, Therapeutic Massage, Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine. Following commencement of private practice as a Medical Herbalist and Naturopath, decided to specialize in improving fertility outcomes for couples and promoting preconception health care. She received further training from Francesca Naish and her practice grew quickly.

From 2000 – 2010, she was the Director of the Waikato Centre for Herbal Medicine where many confident and competent Medical Herbalists graduated. During this time she also continued her practice, seeing clients on a regular basis and started training other practitioners in the art of Natural Fertility Management.

Also, from 2001 – 2009, she ran the Herbal Shop and Clinic, a retail herbal dispensary and clinic.

Yvonne is well known nationwide for her work in the fields of natural medicines & therapies, fertility management, massage and holistic pulsing. As a fully qualified Naturopath & Medical Herbalist, Yvonne has successfully treated hundreds of people for stress, many modern day ailments, headaches, circulation problems, etc and has worked extensively in the area of reproductive health for women including menstrual problems, endometriosis, fibroids, ovarian cysts, PMS and menopausal symptoms, as well as male & female fertility issues.

Yvonne gives regular seminars to the public, speaks at professional conferences and featured in a TV 3 documentary on Male Fertility called Sperm Wars.

Yvonne’s qualifications and areas of expertise include:

  • Batchelor Social Science
  • Member of NZ Natural Health Council
  • Member of NZ Association of Medical Herbalists
  • Member of NZ Society of Naturopaths
  • Registered Medical Herbalist and Naturopath
  • Natural Fertility Specialist

NZ Society of Naturopaths