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 23 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.

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 Naturopath and Clinical Nutritionist. Her extensive clinical experience of 12 years displays her passion for educating and inspiring people on their health and well-being journey. Carmen enjoys treating all general practice and has vast knowledge relating to gut health, hormonal health, weight loss, allergies and chronic skin conditions. Her passion and speciality within our practice is sleep disorders, mood disorders and adrenal function.

Claire Luckman Naturopath

Claire is a warm, passionate Naturopath + Nutritionist and has been a part of the Darling Health team for over 8 years. Her expertise in clinical practice lies within the areas of pregnancy and postpartum health, thyroid conditions, women’s wellbeing and children’s health. Her treatment approach is holistic, realistic and individualised, with an emphasis on nutrition and using “food as medicine".

Jacqui Manning is a highly experienced psychologist who combines her natural warmth, intuition, extensive background in counselling, and tools such as energy psychology (meridian tapping) to help her clients get past any bump that may come their way. People come to Jacqui to work on their anxiety, grief, relationships, self-worth and more. Jacqui regularly appears in the media (TV, online, print and podcasts), following her passion to educate people to pay attention to their emotional health ad wellbeing

Renee is a highly qualified and experienced acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine 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.
Lily Cook at Darling Health
Lily is currently studying a Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition) and is also a qualified Personal Trainer. She joined the team in 2017 and brings with her a love of coffee, Italian food and ice cream. Lily is our practice manager and administration team rock, who can solve any task. She is a brain and recently with great success passed the GAMSAT. She loves being outdoors, walking her dog Diesel and hanging with friends in her spare time.