Story: Alternative health therapies

Consulting a homeopath

Consulting a homeopath

Wellington homeopath Nicki Walker (right) consults with a client. Before prescribing treatment, alternative health practitioners typically elicit and record information on a wide range of topics, including the health complaint, current medication, personal and family medical history, and the client's personality and life experiences.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Alternative health therapies - What are alternative health therapies?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 April 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 6 Apr 2018