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Acupuncture & Classical Chinese Medicine

‘The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past,
nor to worry about the future but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.’ Buddha

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*Our process is 100% flexible, and you can fit this around your own schedule

Acupuncture & Classical Chinese Medicine - an ancient holistic system to regain balance.

Despite rapidly evolving technology, ample choices and opportunities and good economic conditions, keeping up our health and wellbeing can be a challenge. We aim at balancing family, work, interests and life in general. Finding our place among our communities and resisting pressures that wear us out. Once acknowledged that we have to do something about our health and wellbeing, the first port of call is the family doctor or general practitioner (GP). They might order a range of tests and investigations that could return a diagnosis but treatment options such as drugs, physiotherapy or counseling, although helpful, may not always suit or suffice.

If you find yourself in a situation where you or one of your family members requires more support and a diverse approach, Acupuncture and Classical Chinese Medicine could offer a view that takes all aspects (physical, mental, emotional and spiritual) into consideration.

Traditional East Asian Medicine (TEAM) is an ancient, holistic medical system, and one of the most popular complementary medicine modalities in Australia. Acupuncture are Chinese herbal medicine are best known disciplines. Other treatments include cupping, Gua Sha (‘Scraping’), Tui Na (‘Kneading’-massage) as well as lifestyle advice. TEAM not only uses a distinctive framework of diagnosis and treatment but most importantly applies tailored care for the individual person or child.

How does it work?

Once you book your consultation, we will establish a timeline and full history of all important events in your life. Based on the presentation of your symptoms (physical, emotional and otherwise), we will determine a pattern of imbalance. Based on this, a treatment strategy that involves acupuncture (and maybe cupping, Gua Sha and massage), tailored Chinese herbal medicine as well as diet and lifestyle advice will be discussed. Once we agree on the treatment plan, you will be on your way, fully supported and empowered.


About me

I was born and raised in Switzerland and discovered Australia in 1995. I completed my undergraduate education in Melbourne which I completed in 2001. I have been a practitioner ever since. When permanently migrating to Australia in 2008, I established a professional herbal dispensary for Chinese medicine practitioners which I still operate and up until 2019, I managed a successful Chinese medicine and integrative health clinic in regional Victoria.

At heart, I am an enthusiastic practitioner eager to support you in finding a balance. I am focused on providing individualised care using acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for a broad range of conditions. I am particularly well equipped to consult with children at all ages (from 6 months).

Qualifications, Registrations and Insurance

I am a registered practitioner with the Chinese medicine registration board (Acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine & Dispensing) and a member of AACMA.

  • 2021 - MRes (Master of Research) NICM (National Institute of Complementary Institute/Western Sydney University)
  • 2014 – Diplomate in Canonical Chinese Medicine (Institute of Classics in East Asian Medicine)
  • 2014 – Certificate 5 Element Acupuncture (Guy Bennetts 5 Element Acupuncture Canberra)
  • 2001 – Advanced Diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine (College of TCM now Southern School of Natural Therapies)

We continue to develop our professional skills yearly as condition of our registration status with APHRA. I am a health provider for the following health funds. They partially reimburse you for treatments of acupuncture only. No refunds for Chinese herbal medicine consultations or herbs.

“Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open.”

B.K.S. Iyengar

Every negative belief weakens the partnership between mind and body.”

Deepak Chopra


Face-to-Face consultations take place at my room in Tenby Point (15 minutes from Newhaven). Telehealth consultations are also available.

To book your appointment with me, you may choose between:

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    First Appointment Acupuncture & Herbs (if you haven’t seen me before)

    During the follow up appointment, we will check on your progress. You will receive an acupuncture treatment and I will make sure that the herbal formula is still suitable for you.

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    Follow up appointment Acupuncture & Herbs

    During the follow up appointment, we will check on your progress. You will receive an acupuncture treatment and I will make sure that the herbal formula is still suitable for you.

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