As owner and practitioner of the Jacaranda Therapies Fiona is a very experienced Acupuncturist and Herbalist with a keen interest in Nutrition, she has worked and studied in the health and disease field for more than thirty five years. Prior to graduating with a Bachelor in Acupuncture she worked as a Registered Nurse/Midwife in both Australia and the UK. Following this Fiona studied Naturopathy for two years then transferred to a Traditional Chinese Medicine College and studied Chinese Medicine – Acupuncture and has since also completed a Diploma in Medical Herbalism.
Begining her career in Natural Medicine working in a rural community as a locum, Fiona followed this by working in an inner city practice whilst teaching acupuncture at Acupuncture Colleges Australia (now called Endeavor college of Natural Health). After working for another 4 years in Asia, she has been practicing at Jacaranda Therapies for the last 22 years.
Fiona’s wealth of experience in health care practice means she has treated a whole range of different conditions whilst utilising a broad base of wholistic disciplines. Continuously attending seminars in Acupuncture, Herbalism and Nutrition her knowledge is drawn from both traditional and modern research in the natural medicine field.
The combination of therapies enables Fiona to have a useful base from which to aid you in both “dis-ease” prevention and treatment whilst achieving better health and wellbeing.
Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner – Bachelor of Acupuncture,
Diploma of Medical Herbalism.
Registered Member of Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (AHPRA)
Fellow of Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA).
Full Practitioner Member of National Herbalists Association (NHAA)
Full Member of Australian Naturopathic Association (ANPA).