Doctor of Chinese Medicine/Creative Arts Therapist
Daisy takes a holistic and integrative approach to health and wellness, as she believes that this will provide a more effective way of promoting balance, wellbeing and vitality. This includes:
- Taking into account the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of the individual;
- Working with other medical and health professionals if and when appropriate;
- Using a combination of the modalities she is trained and qualified in, if and when appropriate.
Chinese Medicine – includes acupuncture, acupressure, gua sha (spooning), moxibustion, cupping, tui na (Chinese Medicine remedial massage), dietary therapy and lifestyle advice.
Creative Arts Therapy – includes guided meditation, writing, drawing, collage, mindfulness, dream work, sandplay, cards, photos, rituals, symbols.
(Please note: A combined session of Chinese Medicine and Creative Arts Therapy is also available upon request.)
Public Talks – focus is on topics that have an impact on health and wellbeing.
Workshops – emphasis is on personal development.
Special interests include:
- Energy medicine
- Stress management
- Preventative medicine
- Food as medicine
- Creative arts therapy
- Community health and education
Before joining the SWell Centre, Daisy worked in private practice, hospitals, community health, leisure and healing centres. She enjoys learning and the sharing of knowledge and experiences and has taught at the Australian College of Natural Medicine, Melbourne (attached to the Faculty of Chinese Medicine). She has also facilitated at Creative Arts Therapy workshops for various groups, conferences and organisations.
Daisy is registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (APHRA) and Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA). She is also a member of the Australian Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA) and Holistic Therapists Australia (HTA)