Siegrid Delaney, BHSc.TCM.

Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine.

Siegrid is West Street Wellbeing’s founder and Director.

She holds an Australian Bachelor degree in Health Science and is a registered Doctor of Traditional Chinese medicine.

A Unique Approach
Siegrid is unique in her approach of blending the ancient hands on methods of Chinese medicine with the cutting edge field of nutritional science. She uses these two distinct yet harmonious forms of medicine to work through the layers of complicated symptoms most patients have and get to the true core of the problem. Sessions are a time in which patients can relax and recuperate, within the special haven that is her custom designed practice on West Street.

Tools and Skills
Siegrid uses a painless style of acupuncture studied and practiced while living in Japan, along with massage, gentle corrective movements, heat therapy (moxibustion), herbal medicine, food advice and nutritional medicine to understand and improve patients health and wellbeing.

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Expertise
Siegrid works with a wide variety of people, cases and symptoms. She has particular experience and passion for fertility (including IVF support), hormonal regulation and resolving adrenal fatigue. Other areas of expertise include balancing the immune system, alleviating allergies, relieving aches and pains, reducing inflammation, improving energy levels, calming stress and anxiety, improving sleep, improving digestive function and gut health, achieving healthy weight, and paediatric treatment for a wide range of problems.
Sessions with Siegrid can be booked online now. All initial appointments are 1 hour with follow ups ranging from 30 minutes to 1 hour depending on the individual treatment plan.

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Dr Luke McPherson, (TCM)

Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine

Luke has extensive clinical experience in acupuncture and TCM.

He has worked with a wide range of health professionals and medical specialists, including travelling to Beijing, China with a team of oncologists to examine ways to integrate Chinese medicine into standard biomedical care. He has published research on women’s health, in particular examining the role of Chinese medicine in breast cancer, and is currently designing a study in collaboration with Beijing University Cancer Hospital on Chinese herbal medicine to support breast cancer patients undergoing endocrine therapy.

Through his experience, Luke is very knowledgeable in adjunctive cancer management. He has a special interest in helping patients with cancer treatment related side-effects such as nausea, pain, hot flashes, peripheral neuropathy, low immunity, loose stools, insomnia, and fatigue.

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Luke has become a TCM expert in women’s health. He has lectured in women’s health in the post-graduate Masters program at the University of Western Sydney. In addition to this Luke has been treating women in all situations ranging from cycle balancing and fertility, to birth preparation, pregnancy pain, and post-natal recovery.

Luke has experience in developing treatment plans for acute and chronic pain, neuromuscular pain, pain associated with disease such as side effects from cancer and cancer treatment, and rheumatoid arthritis.

With a passion for helping people, Luke sees a long-term career in healthcare. Coupled with a hunger for learning and knowledge, his patients will always receive cutting edge treatment to ensure their health will receive best care.

Luke’s areas of expertise:

  • Cancer and treatment related side-effects
  • Fertility and cycle balancing
  • Pregnancy care and support
  • Pain and pain management
  • Auto-immune and rare diseases

 Luke’s accolades

  • Scientific research internationally published in breast cancer, 1 released and 2 awaiting publication as lead researcher; 1 as contributing researcher
  • 3 Nationally published scientific articles
  • Editorial board member for the Austin Journal of Oncology
  • Lecturer at Western Sydney University for 5 years
  • Lectured in breast cancer in the Masters Program at Western Sydney University

Publications where Luke McPherson is lead researcher 

McPherson, L., Cochrane, S. C., & Zhu, X. (2015). Current usage of Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for breast cancer: a practitioner’s perspective. Journal of Integrated Cancer Therapies. doi: 10.1177/1534735415607656

McPherson, L., & Cochrane S. (2013) Case report: A rash in pregnancy resolved by Chinese medicine. Australian Journal of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. 8 (22) 21-24

McPherson, L., & Cochrane S. (2016) Case report: Jelly fish sting resolved by Chinese herbs. Australian Journal of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.

Under peer review where Luke McPherson is 1st author

McPherson, L., Cochrane, S. C., & Zhu, X. (2016) An observational study of oncologists to see where Complementary and Alternative Medicine fits into the biomedical paradigm. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine

McPherson, L., Cochrane, S. C., & Zhu, X. (2016) An examination of the viability of integrating Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) into biomedical oncology from the perspectives of oncologists and TCM practitioners.  Journal of Complemetary Therapies in Clinical Practice

Contributing author

There are two articles where Luke McPherson is a contributing author that are in press

The role of Chnese herbal medicine in reducing hot flushes in breastcancer patients undergoing endocrine therapy –  Lead author is Dr. Lily Li; Journal of Evidenced-Based Complementary Medicine

A report on the Beijing Think Tank Symposium – Lead author Dr. Xiaoshu Zhu; Chinese Journal of Cancer

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Chantelle van der Weyden

Nutritional and Naturopathic Medicine Ad.Dip (Naturopathy) Ad.Dip (Nutritional Medicine).

 

Chantelle is a qualified Naturopath and Nutritionist. With a background in psychology she has a fascination with the inner workings and interconnectedness of the mind and body, and is passionate about supporting optimal living through natural therapies.

 

Her goal as your health care practitioner is to use both evidence-based and traditional treatment methods in a gentle and realistic manner to provide you with the tools to achieve vibrant and long lasting health. She seeks to provide a nurturing and compassionate environment that allows you to feel empowered in taking control of your wellbeing.

 

She has a particular passion for reconnecting women with their bodies and is especially interested in hormone health, mental health, fertility and preconception care, thyroid function, stress, fatigue and burnout; as well as supporting optimal digestion and detoxification.

 

An initial 90 minute session with Chantelle allows you to delve deeply into your presenting health concern, review your overall health picture, as well as your current dietary and lifestyle habits. Following this Chantelle will tailor an individual health plan to meet your individual needs. This may inclue herbal medicine, nutiritonal medicine and diet, movement, relaxation and lifestyle advice to support and nourish the body’s natural healing capacity,’

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy
  • Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine.
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)
  • Member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society,

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Rochelle K Hammond

Classical Japanese Acupuncture, Moxibustion & Herbs. BHSc. (TCM), Cert. TJM (Japan), Grad. Dip. Ed., BSc..

Rochelle is a Japanese style acupuncturist who enjoys helping her clients resolve complex health problems. She finds many patients who come for acupuncture have lived with debilitating and complicated health problems for many years.

Using traditional methods of diagnosis, Rochelle works with you to identify the body, mind and lifestyle patterns that form your unique health puzzle and in so doing point the way to a lasting solution to your symptoms.

Rochelle’s approach is founded on listening, analysis, regular monitoring and feedback as methods to consider the impact of all the important elements in your life and enable her to tailor a personalised treatment plan that restores balance and vitality.  When your unique puzzle is solved you will be amazed at the newfound balance and vitality in your body you may not have believed possible.

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Rochelle’s treatments combine gentle Japanese acupuncture techniques, moxibustion (heat therapy), manual therapies (massage with acupuncture when required, and cupping) and traditional herbal medicine.  She treats a broad variety of conditions from women’s hormonal imbalance to autoimmune disease and chronic pain. Her patients span all age categories from young children to seniors.  

Her educational background includes bachelor qualifications as a registered Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and degrees in Science and Education. Post-graduate studies have included extensive and regular study with traditional master practitioners in Australia, Japan and overseas and the therapeutic and educational principles of Rudolf Steiner.

Rochelle looks forward to welcoming you at the Clinic and to resolving your health puzzle!

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Glenda Gow

Body Psychotherapy and Mindfulness

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Glenda has over twenty years experience in health and wellbeing and a nationally accredited Advanced Graduate Diploma in Body Psychotherapy (Adv.Grad.Dip.BPsych, MNFH).

Glenda supports her clients (male and female) in a unique, practical and enjoyable way. This enables them to make the changes they desire to live a contented, healthy and conscious life.

“Your body is your best friend and is the only place you have to live”.

Glenda teaches the mindfulness class every Monday and shares a wealth of invaluable techniques in living the best life you can live in a warm and welcoming environment.

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With over 20 years experience in psychotherapy, counselling, kinesiology, NLP, and psychosomatics, Glenda’s class is rich with excerpts from her modalities to better help you connect with your own highest self and find a sense of peace in everyday living.

A wonderful class if you suffer from any kind of anxiety or heightened stress, or if you just want to be reminded of living in the present and appreciating the small things in life while learning tools to manage the things outside of your control with a lovely sense of calm.

Glenda also teaches workshops in eating well for mind and body and brings snippets from these workshops to her mindfulness classes.

There is always something we can change in our perspective or unconscious actions to improve our relationships, our experience of life and our sense of personal satisfaction with our choices, but we often need to learn some new techniques, or maybe just be reminded.

Glenda is a warm and caring facilitator with an incredible wealth of knowledge to share.

We hope to see you in her mindfulness classes soon! (And keep an eye out for her whole food cooking and mindful eating workshops)

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Julia Smith

Transformational Energy Healing

Julia is a Transformational Energy Healer. She has experienced first hand the profound transformations that can occur through energetic healing and is now passionate about using her own energetic healing modalities to enable her clients to experience major transformations too.

Julia’s background is in the corporate sector and she brings a grounded intelligence to her relationship with clients while blending practical wisdom with an array of energetic healing modalities to best meet each clients individual needs and processes.

IF you want to find passion, purpose and clarity in your life, transformational energy healing could be exactly what you need.

Find out more about Transformational Energy Healing in the ‘Treatments’ section of this website.

Julia’s Energy Healing Methods

Julia also has a background in music and trained at the prestigious Sydney Conservatorium of Music. She now incorporates her passion for music into her energy work via Music healing. She also uses crystals, light and colour as well as hands on healing to allow the best transfer of higher vibrational energy to her clients.

As a practitioner of Energy healing for the last 10 years, Julia understands how important it is to be as clear as possible herself and practices consistant energy channelling on herself through meditation and prayer work as well as following a (mostly) clean diet of whole food eating to ensure her body is clear enough to be able to receive and embody high frequency energy.

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Julia’s training and credentials

Pranic Healing Certificates for levels 1 to 4

Online training in VAT sound frequency healing and music therapy.

AMEB Certification via Conservatorium of Music – Piano Grades 1 – 6

AMEB Certification via Conservatorium of Music Theory – Grades 1 – 3

Selenite Swords AcuEnergetics training level 1

10 years of energetic healing training via various modalities workshops

For more information on Transformational Energy Healing please visit the “Treatments” page of this website or contact us with any questions.

You can also visit Julia’s personal website: www.innertranquility.com.au

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