Dr Gemma Newman has worked in medicine for 16 years and specialised as a doctor in many fields including elderly care, endocrinology, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, general surgery, urology, vascular surgery, rehabilitation medicine and General Practice.
Dr Newman has a specialist interest in holistic health, plant based nutrition and lifestyle medicine. In her practice she has come to understand that body, mind and soul are not separate, and that it is only in addressing the root causes of stress and disconnection that we can truly heal, from the inside out. She believes a holistic approach treats the root of the problem; focussing on overall health and wellbeing, and preventing disease by eating well, sleeping well, stressing less and moving more.
Dr Newman is an advisory board member of Plant Based Health Professionals UK and has contributed content on the topic of Diabetes for the Winchester University Plant Based Nutrition Course. She is passionate about the study of psychology and meditation, and uses techniques she has learned to help her patients change their mindset to facilitate healing. She is also interested in the field of energetic healing, and is a qualified Jikiden Reiki practitioner having studied this as well as Western style Reiki for the purposes of pain relief. As a broadcaster and writer she has been featured on ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Sky News Sunrise. She has contributed to articles for magazines including Glamour, Zest and Health magazine. She has spoken on many podcasts including The Rich Roll Podcast and the Deliciously Ella podcast, and is passionate about healing of mind, body and planet.