Our Doctors 

Our doctors are well educated, highly qualified, and passionate about your optimal health. Together they have over 15 years of practice experience treating families and helping people to strive for and achieve their optimum health. 
Details of our doctors and their respective practices can be found below.

Dr Arnuld Engelbrecht

Dr Katy Withers

Optimum Care Faerie Glen
The Rivonia Practice
After graduating from the University of Johannesburg with a degree in homoeopathy, Dr Arnuld Engelbrecht started working as a homoeopath in Pretoria. He eventually took over the practice and expanded it to the Optimum Care Holistic Healing Centre.

Dr Engelbrecht has a special interest in conditions related to the digestive system, chronic fatigue and fertility. He also treats general family and childhood illnesses very successfully with natural and homoeopathic medicine and uses natural methods to enhance the performance of professional athletes.

The Bio Energetic Stress Testing ( BEST Test ) is used extensively to assess imbalances in patients and to test for food sensitivities. Patients from the age of three years can be assessed on this system.
Dr Katherine Withers is a Homoeopathic practitioner, fully registered with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa, Board of HealthCare Funders and a member of Homeopathy South Africa. She has completed her Masters Degree in Homoeopathy (cum laude), writing her masters dissertation on The Efficacy of Herbal Supplementation on Weight Loss, BMI, Body Fat Percentage and Abdominal Weight. 

She has since gone on the complete her Complimentary and Alternative Medical Approaches to Reproductive Health and Fertility qualification (cum laude) as well as a qualification in Meridian Therapy and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Dr Withers is also a Pilates instructor, nutrition enthusiast and health food and juicing specialist.

Her area of special interest include: child and family nutrition and digestive wellness; fertility and reproductive health; allergies; sports performance; weight management; and family care.

Dr Katherine Withers 
M.Tech Hom (UJ), Pilates (ETA)
AHPCSA: A11180
Pr No: 0471518
HSA: 07111
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