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Jessica Sherwood
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My name is Jessica and I am a qualified Naturopath with a Degree in Naturopathic and Herbal Medicine, I am registered with New Zealand’s largest Naturopathic Association (NMHNZ), and love being a part of the committee to support the naturopathic profession. I decided to study naturopathy and herbal medicine, as I wanted to learn more about how the body heals, how herbal medicine/naturopathy can be and is used every day, and to help with acute and chronic conditions.

The Backstory for the clinic:

I was at a party with friends, the music was playing loudly in the background with a few people on the dance floor, and several more sitting around a table. We were discussing our lives and what was going on in them. The topics were deep and meaningful, discussing health and business goals. With a glass in our hands, we were able to talk about anything. It also helped that because of my training I could connect with the health journeys my friends were going through and really dig deep into how it was affecting them.

One of my friends was talking about her debilitating period pain and how it ruined her life for up to a week each month. It clicked. I have had that same conversation with so many women! My training had placed me in a unique place to understand what was normal and what isn’t normal, to understand how the female body works, and to know what it is doing each day throughout the month.

After I finished my Bachelor of Naturopathic and Herbal Medicine in 2019 I decided on the direction I wanted to take in my life:

  • I want to make a difference to the people I support and the wider community as a whole! I want to educate and promote femininity and push myself to be the best practitioner I can be.
  • I want to be able to travel the world and work at the same time! I want to be able to see new places and experience new ideologies and deepen my understanding of the world.

When I thought about my friend’s struggles, I thought who’s better qualified than me to help? I have done the extra training in that area and can actually make a change in women’s lives.

I am good at what I do. And that is supporting the whole body through nutritional, herbal, and lifestyle changes.

I remembered that my purpose of wanting to make a difference in other’s lives was to help support ladies to learn how their bodies work and gain more autonomy over their bodies. By having deep and meaningful’s with my friends I was awoken to an opportunity to fulfill my purpose. It was a mindset shift from “I want to help everyone”, to “I have the education and I can make a difference”.

So I made the decision to help support 1000 women regain autonomy over their bodies and to lead a pain-free period life!

I made a plan! I offer 1:1 consultations and a three-month program to ensure my clients get the support they need. I started growing my community of empowered women and teaching them about hormonal health and body autonomy.

  • I committed to doing the work, to help you grow, to learn, to master hormones and female autonomy.
  • I became a person who shares her knowledge without fear.
  • I studied my textbooks.
  • I did extra research on recent papers.

My inner conflict between wanting to help everyone was overcome by committing to extra training and going over what I already knew. I achieved increased body autonomy for both me and my clients, I learned that each woman has a unique story and deep desire to understand her body. It is the memory of my friends telling me about their painful periods or just not knowing where they were in their cycle that keeps me going, to help support more women to learn about their bodies.

And I remember … Like it was yesterday… That moment around the table…

Now … Months later…

I am making a difference in women’s lives and the wider community through them. I am educating and promoting femininity and pushing myself to be the best practitioner I can be. I’m deepening my understanding of the world and have a solid plan to help more women live a better quality of life and the plan to travel the world. I’m supporting women to achieve pain-free periods and reclaim their bodies. Educating 3 generations of women in hormonal health and their unique bodies.

If you’ve made it to the end of my story, I would like to say thank you <3 Thank you for reading, and know that the journey of having body autonomy and embracing your feminine side, and learning from everyone around you to be the best you, you can be.

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Be sure to check out my blog page for an inspirational read, and my hand-made flower essences where you can find more details about what they are, and how they work.

Under consultations, you will find an outline of the consultation packages I have available and how to book in to get your own consultation with me.