Our Health Practitioners work on the basis that it is both sensible and more effective to address the underlying cause of illness rather than simply treating the symptoms of ill health.
NEMQ is privileged to have Jessie, Samantha, Kristyn, Jessica and Nicola undertaking Reception duties. Jessie and Jessica both have formal qualifications in Nutrition and Samantha and Nicola are completing their Nutrition studies. This training enhances the quality of NEMQ clinical and support services.
Dr Michael Woodbridge
FACNEM FRACGP MB ChB Dip MSM Dip Obs B SC
Founder and Director of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine Qld (NEMQ) which was established in 2008.
Specialist GP (FRACGP) with 33 years of extensive clinical experience.
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Ali Hardie is a registered Dietitian and Nutritionist having completed a Bachelor degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. Ali has a wealth of experience in nutrition counselling across a wide range of areas including food intolerances, sports nutrition, digestive issues, chronic disease and weight management. Ali is currently on Maternity Leave.
Jessica Ruiz is learning and enjoying her role as a Medical Receptionist in a highly regarded clinic, and has recently graduated from a Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) degree. Jessica describes herself as a food enthusiast, herb nerd and globe trotter.
Dr Cecilia Oliver
Specialist Medical Practitioner - Family Medicine
Cecilia has a specific interest in Nutritional and Environmental Medicine and is passionate about helping her patients identify and address the underlying causes of their symptoms.
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Jacqui Turner has been a part of the NEMQ team since 2013 in an administrative capacity, and has since completed a Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional Medicine). Jacqui now joins the Clinical Services team as Clinical Nutritionist
Nicola Dimasi is currently studying a Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy). She is enjoying working and gaining experience in a nutritional medicine environment. She enjoys good nutritious food and exploring outdoors when she can.
Dr Matthew Worthington
DPsych (Clinical), MSc (Psych)
Matt has a flexible, down to earth, warm, easy going, value-based and compassionate approach to best accommodate his clients. He often says, 'being a psychologist is just about being human'. He strongly believes that the therapist's personality, ability to build rapport and relate to a client's world-view are of utmost importance in therapy.
Jessie King joined the NEMQ team in 2015, and is enjoying working and learning in the busy, vibrant clinic environment. Jessie has completed a Bachelor degree in Health Science (Nutritional Medicine).
Receptionist & Dental Assistant
Kristyn Prout has been a valuable member of our dental team in partnership with Dr Leigh Woodbridge for the past five years as our senior dental assistant. Kristyn is a welcome, versatile addition to the reception team with her extensive dental experience and enjoys the integrative approach to health care offered by our combined clinics.
Dr Leigh Woodbridge
NDDQ's Dr Leigh Woodbridge
Dr Leigh Woodbridge, BDS Otago NZ (Dentist) practises General Dentistry with a Holistic (Biocompatible) Approach applying IAOMT (International Academy Oral Medicine and Toxicology) principles to achieve optimal and environmentally safe results for her patients.
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Samantha Wilson is part of the Medical Reception team. She thrives on the busyness of the clinic and enjoys working in such a colourful and diverse environment. Samantha is currently studying a Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional Medicine).