Lisa McDonald

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Lisa McDonald

Lisa is a qualified clinical Naturopath with a special interest in nutrigenomics, methylation, MTHFR, chronic fatigue, mental health, gut health and biotoxin/mould illness (Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome - CIRS).

Following her Naturopathic qualification, Lisa completed further study with Seeking Health Institute, MTHFR Support Australia, GAPS and Fitgenes. Lisa also holds a Psychology degree and a Masters of Management. Presently, Lisa is completing Dr Richie Shoemaker’s Physician Certification program in Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) (mold/biotoxin illness) as well as qualifications in Nutritional and Environmental Medicine with ACNEM.

Currently, Lisa holds a position on the board of ARONAH (Australian Register of Naturopaths and Herbalists) whilst also running her clinical practice in Sydney. You can find Lisa at

Aug 06, 2018

Pregnancy complications, infertility issues and the use of assisted reproductive technology is increasing in Australia and therefore there are many who need assistance.

A Functional Approach to Children and Mood
Jul 02, 2018

While often very adaptable, children are just as vulnerable to mood imbalances as adults. Children may have thoughts and feelings that are dificult to articulate, so it is helpful to look for signs of mood issues.

Fertility Management and Nutrigenomics
Dec 18, 2017

When supporting fertility management, from a functional and naturopathic perspective, there are a number of factors that are typically taken into consideration to optimise fertility and birth outcomes. One emerging area is Nutrigenomics. 

Jan 09, 2017

It seems that everywhere we look these days, there is something being written or spoken about MTHFR or methylation. However, should we be relying on this as a single focus for treatment?