Dr Leonie Aitken

portrait of Leonie Aitken

Currently welcoming new patients, Leonie enjoys seeing people of all ages, dealing with your current problem(s) in the context of the bigger picture of your overall health and lifestyle, including physical, mental and emotional well-being.

Medical problems are approached with a comprehensive assessment, including performing investigations deemed suitable, with referral to specialists for further opinion when necessary. Treament includes a variety of prescription medicines, homoeopathy, dietary and lifestyle advice, or recommendations for modalities such as osteopathy or acupuncture. Leonie strives to develop a management plan to suit your needs and preferences.

Homoeopathy can provide exciting results for many acute and chronic illnesses. Leonie has had extensive experience in the use of this form of treatment, and can advise on the suitablity for each individual.

Counselling (individual and/or group) is a particular passion, as she enjoys working together with people to create desired changes in their lives. Leonie uses a variety of techniques in the sessions, depending on individual need, using the dynamics of the relationship between client and therapist to highlight and work on the client’s issues. Sessions attract Medicare rebates.

Most commonly treated conditions:
The following are just some of the conditions that Leonie has experience with treating:


  • anxiety
  • depression
  • relationship difficulties
  • addictions
  • dissatisfaction with career or other aspects of life
  • lacking purpose
  • Medical
  • gynaecological
  • skin conditions
  • children’s illnesses
  • digestive problems
  • aches and pains
  • cardiovascular/blood pressure
  • Qualification and further education
  • Medical degree, Qld, 1977
  • Diploma in women’s health 1980
  • Homoeopathy diploma 1985
  • Counselling training 1995 – 1998
  • Ongoing training and conferences in all modalities.
  • Regular supervision for counselling work.

For further information on counselling, see www.hereandnow.com.au