Meet the team

Our team is a collaboration of passionate practitioners who have extensive academic qualifications and practical clinical experience. We continue to undertake professional development to ensure we are at the forefront with research, knowledge and specialist care. Our practitioners are registered with all professional industry associations and are members of all major health fund providers.

Amanda Haberecht has practised as a Naturopath for over 21 years with a special interest in all aspects of women’s health from puberty to menopause. Amanda worked as a Naturopath at The Jocelyn Centre with Francesca Naish for 10 years before she established Darling Health in Balmain, Sydney.

Amanda Schembri is a qualified Kinesiologist and is passionate about helping people to live the life they dream.

Often today, women are over-worked, stressed and never have enough time for self and are left asking the question why their bodies cannot sustain the environment of natural health?

Carmen is a passionate Naturopathic Nutritionist. Her extensive clinical experience working at Darling St Health alongside Amanda Haberecht and also as a Colon Hydrotherapist for 8 years, displays her passion for educating and inspiring people on their health and well-being journey.

Kate’s experience is extensive, having worked at the Royal Hospital for Women (Randwick), Genea (formerly Sydney IVF) and Your Health Manly. Kate has a special interest in managing nervous system disorders such as anxiety, insomnia and stress and treats a variety of gastrointestinal disorders.

Claire holds a Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) and is a warm, nurturing and enthusiastic practitioner. As a new mother she is passionate about pregnancy health, babies and children's health and also has a keen interest in female reproductive health, skin conditions and stress support. Claire has been a member of the Darling St Health team for over 5 years and has gained invaluable wisdom from working alongside highly experienced Naturopaths.

Jacqui Manning is a highly experienced psychologist who combines her natural warmth, extensive background in counselling, and tools such as energy psychology (meridian tapping) and NLP to help her clients get past any bump that may come their way.

Renee is a highly qualified and experienced acupuncturist and Chinese Medicinal herbalist, with a particular interest in women’s health, natural fertility and pregnancy support. A dedicated and empathetic practitioner, Renee’s personalised treatments aim to achieve optimal health through acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, moxibustion, cupping, diet and lifestyle supports.
Tamara is currently studying a Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) and is also a qualified yoga teacher, earning certification in India in 2015. She joined the team in 2016 and brings a positive and warm presence to the clinic.