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Our Approach

Our Story

Our Story

We're a family practice made up of a Mother, Father and Daughter team.

Warwick has been practicing Chinese Medicine for nover 30 years offering Acupuncture and Qigong in Wantirna, Ringwood, Glen Waverley, Mulgrave and currently Lysterfield South. He also, once a week, offers acupuncture in Melbourne at his daughters clinic Balance Point Acupuncture, St Kilda Rd, Melbourne.

Therese, our daughter has returned from living in the UK (Scotland) and has been studying/practicing Chinese Medicine since she was 17 years old. She was in fact, raised on its concepts and was famous at school if she scuffed her knees, she would refuse the nurse's Dettol and instead pull out a vial of cuttlefish powder to soothe the wound! Graduating in 2005 with a bachelor of Chinese medicine, Therese has been offering acupuncture, Qigong and yang sheng lifestyle advice for over 15 years.

Aine is an Holistic Counsellor and Mindfulness/Meditation teacher who hails originally from Dublin, Ireland.  She has also studied Theology, Cultural Anthropology and Buddhism, having spent a year at Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia in her forties. Resigning from a Corporate career in her mid-thirties, she worked at The Gawler Foundation and sought a psycho-spiritual/holistic approach to the healing of a major health condition more than twenty years ago.

Meet the Family

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Therese Poon

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Thérèse Poon is an Australian born, Australian trained acupuncturist (Victoria University, 2005) who has also studied in China and completed a full Medical Qigong apprenticeship with the renowned Dr Bisong Guo, author of Listen to Your Body - The Wisdom of the Dao.

In addition to a general practice of acupuncture, her interests include Medical Qigong (Daoist Yoga), Meridian Massage, Lifestyle & Well-being coaching and the practice of Chinese Tea ceremony. Therese has taught a variety of retreats and workshops and hosts an annual retreat at the world renowned Findhorn Foundation in Scotland, where she lived and worked for nearly 12 years.

At the start of 2019 she did a Postgraduate Oncology Acupuncture Training Program at Mater Hospital, North Sydney with Associate Prof Byeong Oh, learning about integrative oncology research and how to support patients during their ongoing cancer care.

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Warwick Poon

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Warwick Poon has been practicing Chinese Medicine for nearly 30 years having qualified here in Melbourne, as an acupuncturist in 1989, and achieving a Masters degree in 2005. Born in NSW, he came to Melbourne to study Hapkido and was encouraged by his master to balance the ability to hurt someone in self-defence, with learning to heal them.

His style is traditional and minimalist in that he rarely uses more than 3 or 4 needles per treatment and he prefers to use foot/leg, hand/arm and head points, thus undressing is seldom required. He is the author of Understanding Your Life - A Patients's Guide to Chinese Medicine.  Nowadays most people realise the broad application of acupuncture to help with a wide spectrum of conditions, too numerous to list here. The best way to find out if Warwick can help your condition, is to call or text him on the number below.

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Aine Marron

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Áine Marron is a Transpersonal Counsellor & Psychotherapist who works with adults dealing with Trauma, Stress, Anxiety, Depression, and lack of acceptance for both Self and other.

She also supports people dealing with a wide variety of challenges from time management and work politics, (including scapegoating) to rights-of passage, e.g., marriage, mid-life or spiritual crisis.

She has special interests in a modality known as Internal Family Systems (IFS), neuroscience and energy psychology as well as being a qualified Mindfulness/Meditation teacher offering support for the mental and emotional challenges of having chronic autoimmune diseases such as MS, Lupus, or also any condition made worse by stress.

Áine accepts interstate and international clients via Skype and Zoom.

Get to know us...

If you'd like to know more about what we do visit our services page or if you'd like to book in for an appointment you can go to our contact page

Or just simply call us on the number below.