Nic is a holistic veterinarian who is passionate about integrating veterinary medicine with alternative therapies. Originally from a cattle property in Central Queensland, Nic graduated from the University of Queensland in 2001. She completed a small animal internship at Queensland Veterinary Specialists in 2004 and obtained her membership of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in Small Animal Emergency Medicine and Critical Care in 2005. Over the past 16 years she has worked in mixed, small animal, emergency and specialist practices. She is now completing her Graduate Diplomas in Western Veterinary Herbal Medicine and Veterinary Acupuncture and has a special interest in holistic nutrition. Nic has been working at Alma Street Veterinary Hospital on a casual basis since 2010 and will now be offering integrative medicine consults where she will create holistic wellness plans for her patients combining a conventional approach to diagnosis and treatment with natural nutrition, supplementation, exercise, environmental and stress management, physical therapies and alternative therapies including western herbs and acupuncture. She is excited to introduce other complementary and alternative modalities in the future. Nic lives in Yeppoon with her three children, their cat Slinky Malinki and some pampered sussex hens.