Kristie Folkes -

Kristie is an integrative Naturopath with over 20 years of experience working with children, teens and adults achieve optimal health and wellbeing. Kristie has a passion for working with children, healthy weight management, inflammation and mental wellbeing.

Kristie Folkes Integrative Naturopath

With over 20 years of experience in the naturopathic field, Kristie combines her extensive knowledge of natural remedies, nutrition, and functional testing to help patients develop personalised treatment plans.

Working in the The Health Lodge children’s clinic Kristie specialises in neurological presentations such as ADHD, autism, OCD, tics, PANS and PANDAS and behavioural issues.  With her expertise, empathy, and genuine love for children, Kristie is dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of young ones. She is committed to helping children and their families achieve optimal health, happiness, and overall well-being through the principles of naturopathic medicine.

Working in The Health Lodge weight-loss clinic Kristie uses her training in Metabolic Balance to create lifestyle plans that are easy to follow with lasting changes. With a strong focus on reducing inflammation and stabilising hormones Kristie helps clients get fast results with long term benefits.

With a strong focus on functional medicine, Kristie has trained with Dr William Walsh – Biobalance Nutrient Therapy for mental health and studied Metabolic Balance Nutrition program specialising in anti-inflammatory eating habits.  She has completed Rachel Arthurs Biochemistry Master Course and is currently undertaking training in Emotional Release programming.

When Kristie isn’t busy caring for her young patients, you can find her exploring nature, practicing pilates, or enjoying a good book. Her passion for nature and her belief in the healing power of natural remedies truly shines through in her work.

Kristie Folkes Naturopath Byron Bay

At The Health Lodge, our Integrative Doctors (GPs) in Byron Bay are committed to giving you a level of health care that combines a medical and holistic approach. They practice functional medicine, a discipline focused on treating the underlying causes of disease, rather than on the symptoms alone. With a strong knowledge of how to successfully combine complementary and allied healthcare, our professional team is at the forefront of functional healthcare. 

This collaborative and integrative approach ensures that you receive multiple treatment modalities and the collective knowledge of a dedicated team of professionals.