There is lack of planning and goal setting and a lack of confidence to achieve a sustainable income, especially in the first two to three years of practice among new graduates. One of the reasons for this is, that there isn’t enough postgraduate support available. Compared to other allied health practitioners, Chinese medicine stands out due to it’s particular system and language least known to the general public and patient.
Building a successful and blossoming practice in regional Victoria has provided her with the confidence to write a book about it. Her book will come out later in 2019.
Based on her findings, she has developed a program to launch in the second part of 2019 to address some of the challenges that new graduate face when transition into practice. Her approach is based on collaboration within our industry to not only help practitioners to thrive but also to re-unite the profession in Australia.
Brigitte was compelled to address the need for change based on the way she felt as a member of our industry.