"I am so excited to present The Dispensary Plan to Australian & NZ Naturopaths & Nutritionists.

I have always loved the charm of a Herbal Dispensary & Apothecaries. In this 2 day event my dear friend & colleague Kimberley Taylor & I, will show you how this almost forgotten health care service can revolutionise your business & innovate your healthcare offerings in 2019 and beyond..." - Carla Wrenn

The Dispensary - Our Plan, Your Way training event will teach you how, with our plan, you can build an Acute Care Dispensary to broaden your patient reach and create a new highly profitable offering in your Naturopathic or Nutritional business. 


Be inspired by Carla Wrenn and Kimberley Taylor of The Peninsula Herbal Dispensary to learn how your own Dispensary can provide a unique offering to engage current patients and your broader community to provide a highly profitable service for your naturopathic or nutritional practice. 

 Are you: 

  • A Practitioner who is interested in options to expand or diversify your current business offering?

  • A Practitioner looking to enhance your current practice with an additional stream of income and increased profitability?

  • A Practitioner looking for more satisfaction in your current business?

  • A Practitioner of Graduate wanting to service a more diverse socioeconomic range in your community?

  • A Graduate or Practitioner wanting to help bring back the art of the Dispensary & Apothecary?​​​​

  • A Graduate or final year Student, preparing to start up your own business?

  • A Graduate or new Practitioner interested in building your Naturopathic and Nutritional skills outside what was taught at college?  

In this 2 day interactive online training seminar Kimberley & Carla will give you a solid, tried & tested plan to do all this and more, 'your way' in your business.

"Hello - Kimberley & I can't wait to share our 34 years of combined Naturopathic experience with you. With our plan you will learn how a Dispensary and Acute Care Consults will revolutionise your patients health, your business and your profitability." - Carla Wrenn 

Meet Carla

Carla began studying at Endeavour College in 1997, working at Rosebud Health Food Store to gain knowledge and experience.  After completing a Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) she practiced from her home based clinic and in a busy day spa based clinic on the  Mornington Peninsula.

Carla has a passion for complex cases, Chronic Disease, Autoimmune Diseases & Integrative Oncology. She began consulting at Peninsula Herbal Dispensary in 2009 where she quickly built a large client base.  Her patients value her extensive knowledge, extreme care & commitment that she puts into everything that she does. You can learn more about Carla Here.

In 2015, Carla became the owner of Peninsula Herbal Dispensary, which is now a growing team of 12.  It is a well known & extremely busy Clinic & Dispensary offering Naturopathic, Nutritional and Homeopathic, appointments & an Acute Care Dispensary 6 days a week. You can read more about Peninsula Herbal Dispensary Here

Meet Kimberley

Kimberley began studying alongside Carla at Endeavour College at age 17. Whilst studying she worked in two health food stores & later managed Healthy Life Southland & on graduating opened her own practice, a multi-modality clinic in Hampton & later at Melbourne Weight Loss and Holistic Healthcare Centre where she gained much experience at this busy clinic.  

Kimberley was integral in the launch of Macro Wholefoods - Black Rock, as the Dispensary Manager. Macro Wholefoods allowed Kimberley the opportunity to see the benefits of acute care to improve the everyday health of the community. 

In 2013 Kimberly joined Peninsula Herbal Dispensary, building a strong client base & applying her acute care experience in the thriving Dispensary.

Kimberley has a special interest in paediatric health, supporting both child & parent, treating conditions such as ADHD, ASD, respiratory health, food intolerance & allergy. You can read more about Kimberley Here

Her passion for supporting patients has lead her to become a Bioconcepts ´Cherish the Future’ Practitioner, providing pro bono treatment to underprivileged children who would otherwise not have access to care.

“I can’t wait to meet you & share our knowledge & experience of the acute care dispensary.  Having used this format successfully for so long, I don’t know how I would practise without it!” - Kimberley Taylor

Why would you attend this seminar? 

The Dispensary course is a 2 day online training event that will give you a plan & the tools you need to begin your own naturopathic or nutritional dispensary acute care business separately, or in addition to your current practice. You will learn a clear strategy of where to start, what you will need & what we know works from our own experience at the Peninsula Herbal Dispensary. This plan will no doubt give you the confidence you need to provide a unique service to your current patients, attract new patients, better engage & support your local community & dramatically increase your current revenue.

  • Learn why a Dispensary & Acute Care is a great addition to your Naturopathic or Nutritional clinic business

  • Gain a practical understanding & experience of what Acute Care is & how it can work for your practice

  • Learn where to start to begin your Dispensary

  • Discover why this is a unique way to market yourself & your business, while showcasing your expertise

  • Find out how your community will benefit from an Acute Care Dispensary

  • To build stronger connections as an 'expert' with all new patients

  • Learn tips and tricks to retain & 'wow' your current clients

  • Broaden your scope of treatment, accessing a whole new clientele & different health complaints 

  • Utilise Acute Care to drive more patients and consults in your existing clinic

  • Access practitioner support materials including recipes from the Peninsula Herbal Dispensary

Peninsula Herbal Dispensary Clinic & Acute Care Internship Testimonies:

"I have had the privilege of seeing Peninsula Herbal Dispensary acute care and dispensary in full action. It is inspiring, comprehensive, unique and a great element for a naturopathic business, it enables more clients to be able to access natural healthCARE - I would highly recommend this course!" - Karly Raven (Naturopath)

"A note to thank you so much for a wonderful internship with You & Kimberley. You were so generous in answering all my questions no matter how basic. The time with you topped off my knowledge in showing me how to run an efficient, effective & knowledgeable consult along with making me realise that i have the potential & increased confidence to do the same.  I am also excited to work towards having an acute care dispensary one day & am putting the word out in finding the right retail/office space scenario. A wonderful experience." - Cassandra (Naturopath & Herbalist)

Event Details:

Date: Sunday 19th May 2019 10am-3pm & Sunday 26th May 2019 10am-3pm


  • 2 Day Online Interactive Seminar

  • Digital Notes & Workbook

  • A post event 1 on 1 Mentoring Session

  • Ongoing 'The Dispensary' Graduate Only Facebook Group Support

  • Access to Carla & Kimberlery's combined 36 years Clinical Experience, ask us anything...

  • A whole new focus for your practice .... A way to take your business to the next level!


Early Bird Special $395 +GST limited number of tickets available until sold out or 10th March 2019 



Live & Interactive Online, with 48 hours after event replay.


  • Cancellations made 3 weeks prior to event are non-refundable.

  • Cancellations made before the above mentioned deadline are refundable, less transaction fees and a 15% administration fee.

  • Cancellations made within 1 week of initial booking, greater than 30 days prior to event are entitled to a full refund, less transaction fees.

  • In the event of non-attendance for a course paid partially or in full, no refund will be given.

  • Custom part payment orders are non-refundable.

Carla Wrenn - Integrative Naturopath
Peninsula Herbal Dispensary & Naturopathic Clinic

03 5977 0117

84 Main Street Mornington VIC Australia 3931

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