Dr Rachel Murphy
B. App Sc (Comp Med), M. Ost, M. CN, MOA
In addition to being director of the Family Wellness Group in Surrey Hills, Rachel operates her Health Education business, Encore Health both at the Family Wellness Group clinic and externally in the community whereby she conducts Medical Wellness and Lifestyle Education seminar presentations, and interactive workshops in schools. Rachel is a lecturer in Health Sciences at RMIT University and is proud to mentor the associate practitioners at her clinic and tuition groups, being a strong advocate for supporting the development and experience of future health professional to benefit the greater community. In clinical practice, Rachel continues to pursue her passion for treating infants and children as well as assisting pregnancy care with pre and postnatal support for women.
Rachel has a strong belief that family environment and society play a crucial role in health, particularly for children, and therefore treatment management must also include advice on exercise and nutrition, ergonomics, stretching, rehabilitation and lifestyle modifications.
Rachel is a published author in the International Journal of Medical Sciences and American Medical Journal- Science Publications, continuing now to contribute to conference presentations with other health professionals internationally, including teaching roles in different subject areas of healthcare education. With her vast geographical clinical experience, Rachel has observed directly how lifestyle impacts physical health, in both prevention and recovery of illness for all ages, and feels honoured to support children and adults around the globe in the quest for greater health, happiness & fulfillment.
Rachel has been very fortunate to travel to the USA regularly to learn from Dr. James Jealous D.O, founder of the Biodynamic approach to Osteopathy in the Cranial Field, where she has completed the 9-year post-graduate academic program, as well as the 3 year Paediatric focused course. Rachel continues to gain experience and mentoring by Dr. Jealous and his teaching faculty, taking part in continued education, having immense respect and honour for the international senior mentors she is privileged to learn from. For clinic consultations with Dr. Rachel Murphy (Osteopath, Clinical Nutritionist)