Geoff is a highly skilled and qualified Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Practitioner, who practices acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. His qualifications include an Advanced Diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Diploma of Applied Science (Chinese Herbal Medicine). Geoff is also a registered practitioner of Chinese medicine.
Geoff has also recently completed a 4-year training program in Classical Chinese Medicine with Dr Arnaud Versluys, the founder of the Institute of Classics in East Asian Medicine, graduating in 2019. Geoff continues regular advanced trainings in the Tian-Lineage of Canonical Chinese Medicine.
After graduating in TCM in 2000, Geoff completed a medical internship at the Hangzhou Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital in Zhejiang, China, including rotations in the departments of acupuncture, internal medicine, infertility, gynaecology, paediatrics, orthopaedics, traumatology, dermatology, cardiology, nephrology and tuina (Chinese massage). During his internship, he had the opportunity to work with several nationally renowned doctors and masters of Chinese medicine, which helped to shape his career. Geoff is currently undertaking further training in Canonical Chinese Medicine with ICEAM.
Geoff was a lecturer at the Perth Academy of Natural Therapies and taught acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and differential diagnosis. He continues to enrich his knowledge, and frequently attends seminars and conferences on Chinese medicine, acupuncture, herbal medicine and health.
Geoff has been in private practice since 2001, and during this time he established two successful Perth clinics.
He is a full member of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA), is registered with the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia, and AHPRA, and is a registered provider with all major health funds, enabling his patients to claim private insurance rebates on consultations.
Geoff is passionate about Chinese Medicine and takes a thorough approach to practice. He integrates and blends the philosophies of Classical Chinese Medicine with the research and modern advancements of Western Medicine. His acupuncture technique is effective, gentle and may incorporate cupping and moxibustion (heat therapy). Chinese herbal medicine and dietary therapy are often used in conjunction with acupuncture.
Many health issues that are unresponsive to conventional medical treatment can be naturally and effectively treated with Traditional Chinese Medicine. Assessing the patient holistically, based on the principles of Chinese Medicine, Geoff has had experience in treating a wide range of disorders, including:
Insomnia and fatigue problems, including chronic fatigue syndrome
Geoff has a special interest in women’s health, fertility and IVF support. He is passionate about helping couples achieve a successful pregnancy and takes a holistic approach by addressing the underlying causes for fertility problems, using acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. For couples undergoing IVF or other reproductive technologies, research shows that acupuncture can improve the success of IVF by 65%.
Geoff works closely with his patients’ other health care practitioners and medical specialists, as required. His caring, effective and professional approach will ensure you feel in the very best hands at all times.