Insomnia

Having trouble sleeping? Our practitioners are experienced in the treatment of insomnia

Sadly, sleep disorders affect most Australians at some point in their lives, with about one in ten people experiencing at least mild insomnia at any given time. 

Insomnia and its associated symptoms can make it hard to fall asleep, hard to stay asleep, cause you to wake up through the night or cause you to wake up too early and not be able to get back to sleep. 

Initial consultation

$189

No referral required

New patient consultation and personalised assessment.

Consultation is by telehealth only (telephone or video available).

Practitioner applies to TGA for prescription approval if treatment is necessary.

Please confirm that you are 18+ years of age.

Follow-up consultation

$99

Only for existing Patients

You are already a patient in our system.

Practitioner will review your treatment and condition. 

TGA application / submission included for 3 prescriptions if required.

Clinic Transfer

$149

Coming from another Clinic

For new patients who have had previous consultation with a doctor, and who are wishing to transfer from their current clinic or doctor.

TGA application / submission included for 3 prescriptions if required.

What causes insomnia?

Insomnia can be caused by a number of factors (or a combination) including stress and anxiety, PTSD, some medications, lifestyle factors including excessive alcohol intake, high sugar intake, sedentary lifestyle or poor sleeping environment. 

Lack of rejuvenating sleep can have serious consequences on your health, mood, and overall quality of life. From lowered energy levels to compromised work and concentration performance, insomnia can wreak havoc on your well-being. 

Common symptoms and problems with Insomnia can include;

What are the traditional treatments for insomnia?

Traditional treatments for insomnia have included; relaxation methods (meditation, yoga), acupuncture, exercise, hypnosis, aromatherapy, massage, herbal remedies, prescription medication and many others. 

Are there alternative treatment options for insomnia?

If you are experiencing long term insomnia and have tried other medications and pain management strategies that haven’t worked for you, we encourage you to seek medical advice and speak with one of our experienced practitioners. After assessing your specific needs, our practitioners will determine if alternative treatment options are suitable for you.

FAQ

To make an appointment with one of our practitioners, click here to book online or call our friendly patient care team on 1300 508 888, who will work with you to find a suitable time for an appointment. 

We are authentic, affordable and have a highly trained team of doctors and nurse practitioners who put patients’ needs first. Our practitioners only recommend treatment options that are suitable for each patients’ individual situation.

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Our Women's Health Medical Expert

Kathleen Kuntz, MSN/NP

University of Pennsylvania BSN/MSN Nursing 2002 
Australia – AHPRA Registered Nurse with Nurse Practitioner
Specialisation in Obstetrics/Gynaecology/Sexual Health

Kathleen is an experienced Nurse Practitioner with a proven track record of assisting clients in finding relief through alternative plant based medications.

With over 25 years experience in women’s health, Kathleen has extensive experience in looking after female veterans who experience chronic pain, anxiety, PTSD and related insomnia (at unacceptably high rates); women experiencing chronic pain associated with endometriosis or other chronic pelvic pain syndromes; sexual health, vulvovaginal pain, pain with intercourse, and pain related to menopause.

After experiencing the positive effects plant based medicine had on patients in the USA, Kathleen undertook the training/education to become a certified cannabis prescriber. After moving to Canberra from the USA, Kathleen became an authorised prescriber in Australia. 

Kathleen is driven by her passion to help patients on their healthcare journey through alternative medication.