2a Akuna Drive Williamstown North

Welcome to The Self Centre, Hobsons Bay Complementary Therapies

Welcome to The Self Centre, Hobsons Bay Complementary TherapiesWelcome to The Self Centre, Hobsons Bay Complementary Therapies


0412 292 171


Marisa is a graduate of the Southern School of Natural Therapies, the oldest and most reputable naturopathic college in Australia, where she qualified with a B. Health – Sc / Naturopathy.

During this intense degree training the major disciplines of naturopathy, herbal medicine, homoeopathy, nutrition and lifestyle management were enthusiastically learnt by Marisa who today is an expert Naturopath & Nutritionist.”

Current Achievements

“Marisa has established herself as a Melbourne CBD and Newport based naturopath & nutritionist over the past 17 years and has helped thousands of people regain their quality of life through their health. She specialises in fat loss, women’s and children’s natural health care.

Marisa as a nutritionist has contributed to public health wareness by being a part of the “Healthy Comparisons” review panel helping to educate the general public by giving reviews of vitamins, minerals and herbs on the retail market.

Marisa also regularly contributes to corporate health education and to the fortnightly publication of “Organic Empire” and “Travel with Tots” as well as providing information for an eye health article for the Herald Sun.

Marisa is a fellow member (the highest level of membership available) of the Australian Natural Therapists Association which ensures their practitioners undertake Continuing Practitioner Education (CPE). You can therefore be assured that you receive the best and the latest in naturopathic wellness care from Marisa – Expert Naturopath & Nutritionist.”

Conditions Treated

Cardiovascular System

Atherosclerosis, low and high blood pressure, varicose veins, Raynaud’s disease

Respiratory System

Asthma, bronchiectasis, emphysema, bronchitis, influenza, pneumonia, lung cancer, giving up smoking

NOSE: sinusitis & congestion, hayfever, sore throat, tonsilitis, laryngitis

EARS: Otitis media, tympanic membrane perforation, dizziness, Meniere’s, tinnitus

Digestive System

Reflux oesophagitis, hiatus hernia, peptic ulcers, gastritis, stomach cancer

Crohns’, diverticulitis, irritable bowel, bowel cancer, ulcerative colitis, constipation & diarrhoea, flatulence, coeliac

Hepatitis & cirrhosis, gall stones & infections, pancreatitis and diabetes

Urinary System

Urinary tract infections & urinary stones

Reproductive System

MALE: prostate cancer & prostatic enlargement

FEMALE: PMS, menstrual irregularities, endometriosis, fibroids, polycystic ovaries, menopause, breast cancer, reproductive cancers & inflammations, Pre-conception care, infertility

STD’s: gonorrhoea, chlamydia, syphillis, candida, herpes

Nervous System

Strokes, MS, Alzheimers, Parkinsons’, shock & trauma, brain tumours, epilepsy, headaches & migraines

Sleep disorders, depression, anxiety, stress,

EYES: conjunctivitis, glaucoma, cataracts, chalzion, ptosis, keratitis

Musculoskeletal System

SLE, MG, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, Rheumatoid & osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, osteomalacia, bone tumours, sciatica, bruising, general aches, pains, stiffness & spasms


Acne, eczema/dermatitis, dandruff, hives, psoriasis, herpes zoster, skin cancers, warts, boils, itchiness

Haematological System

Anaemia, leukaemia, Hodgkins & Non-Hodgkins disease

Lymphatic System

Glandular fever, allergies, HIV, CFS

Endocrine System

Hypo/hyperthyroidism, jetlag


Balantis, bronchiolitis, chicken pox, colic, croup, febrility, impetigo, gastroenteritis, measles, mumps, whooping cough, reflux, ADHD


Detoxification and weight loss packages, dietary & lifestyle advice, even peculiar things such as a burning tongue!

Therapies Offered

• Naturopathy

• Herbal Medicine

• Homoeopathy

• Nutritional & dietary advice

• Iridology

• Ketogenic Weight loss management

• Detoxification Programs

• Ear Candling

• Wellness technology applications

• Low Carb and Gluten Free Foods

• Corporate Services