Meet the Team

We are professional consultants with multiple skills which we blend to tailor unique treatments for every individual.  We are committed to helping you to move forward and make the most of your life.

Decades of clinical experience and a broad range of skills gives us an extensive perspective on healing.  Our clinical practice is grounded in a deep familiarity with the landscape of the human body and in the philosophical foundations and practical skills of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Our practice is further informed by Buddhist Meditation,  contemporary Psychotherapy and plain common sense.

Damian Carey

Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbal Medicine Practitioner

Diploma of Sports Massage (1981)
Associate Diploma of Remedial Massage (1986)

Diploma of Acupuncture (1990)
Master of Acupuncture (2007)
Certificate of Traditional Chinese Herbal Science (2011)
Diploma Canonical Chinese Medicine (2014)
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA)      #CMR0001717147
Member of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association  #2626

Damian is a Doctor of Chinese Medicine practicing Acupuncture,  Acupressure and Chinese Herbal Medicine along with a variety of Oriental Medicine techniques to optimise the health and vitality of his patients.  His areas of special interest include women’s health (pregnancy support,  menstrual disharmonies & fertility),  pain relief,  digestive disorders and psychological integration.  Damian has been practicing professionally since the late 1970’s and has an estimated 40,000 hours of clinical experience.

Deborah Burrows

Psychotherapist and Remedial Therapist

Diploma of Remedial Massage (1988)
Advanced Diploma of Remedial Therapy (1990)
IYTA Diploma of Yoga Teaching (1999)
Certified Radix Psychotherapy Practitioner (2014)
Member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society
Member of the Australian Radix Body Centred Psychotherapy Association

Drawing on 30 years experience with Remedial and Oriental Therapy,  Deborah utilises a broad range of skills including Acupressure,  Massage Therapy,  Buddhist Meditation practice,  Sound Therapy,  Polarity Therapy,  Reflexology,  Shiatsu and Yoga.  However,  Deborah uses all of these skills to practices exclusively as a psychotherapist,  her focus is on resolving the underlying emotional patterns that inhibit the healing process. Debbie’s clinical approach is highly individual and the results she gets are exceptional. Her treatments are crafted to give a deep transformation and emotional integration.

Athira Lukaszewicz


Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture)
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA)  #CMR0002596381
Member of the Australian Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Association  #4073

Athira Lukaszewicz is a registered practitioner of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture with a special interest in women’s health,  autoimmune integrity and musculoskeletal conditions.  Athira has a background in Hatha Yoga,  Ayurveda and Psychology studies.  She is passionate about patient-centered Remedial Dietary Therapy,  based on East-Asian dietetic theory,  and Chinese Herbal Medicine.  Along with acupuncture,  Athira uses a variety of techniques such as Tui Na (Chinese medical massage) and Chi Nei Tsang (working the energy of the vital organs).

Kelly Saunders

Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture) 
Diploma of Remedial Massage
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA)  #CMR0002465611  
Member of the Australian Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Association  #3938

Kelly Saunders is a fully qualified and registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner with a background in sport,  dance,  yoga and Indigenous health education.  Her approach to treatment aims at restoring internal balance to increase natural energy and vitality for optimal mental and physical health.  The basis for a holistic treatment is achieved utilising Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) philosophies that draw upon the universal framework of balance and harmony together with her understanding of human body mechanics and physiology.  Peak performance and optimal liveliness is important for us all and Kelly is dedicated to working with you to achieve and maintain your goals.