About Moira



Dr. Moira Bradfield Strydom (PhD) is the founder of Intimate Ecology clinical and education services. She is a Naturopath, educator and researcher with over 20 years clinical experience who has a passion for helping people experience optimal health in sustainable and sensible ways. 

Clinically, she has a niche interest in recurrent vaginal infections, optimal vaginal and genitourinary health, hormones and the genitourinary microbiomes (vagina, bladder, seminal and penile).

Moira recently completed a PhD through Griffith University which focussed on the vaginal microbiome and treatment impacts in recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis (recurrent thrush). 

She also has a Bachelor of Naturopathy and a Masters degree in Acupuncture from Southern Cross University.

In addition to her role as a Naturopath, Moira has lectured extensively at a tertiary level and in the area of holistic genitourinary health, educating her fellow practitioners to offer support in an often-overlooked area. 

She is passionate about focussed ensuring that vaginal and intimate health of all clientele is considered in clinical practice. Discarding taboos and breaking down stigma.


As an experienced educator and presenter Moira:

  • Provides regular professionally recognised Intimate Ecology training on the vaginal and genitourinary microbiomes
  • Mentors individual practitioners on complex cases
  • Facilitates an educational social media group of over 3000 members which provides relevant, recent and research based information to holistic and integrative practitioners. Join Intimate Ecology Group.
  • Presents at independant educational seminars, webinars and events discussing sexual health, vaginal microbes and holistic care strategies
  • Is involved in ongoing research with Griffith University, Gold Coast Australia, on clinical interventions for Recurrent Vulvovaginal Candidiasis (RVVC)/Recurrent thrush and their effect on the vaginal microbiome

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