Adv.Dip (T.C.M); Dip.App.Sci (Chinese Herbal Medicine)
M.A.A.C.M.A; AHPRA; CMBA
Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner
Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine
Qualifications and memberships
Geoff is a highly qualified and skilled Traditional Chinese Medicine 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 a registered practitioner of Chinese medicine.
Geoff also 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 Chinese medicine students 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 for the past 15 years, including establishing two successful clinics in Perth, before joining Remède in 2010 to contribute his expertise to the comprehensive team of wellness practitioners.
Geoff is a full member of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA), is registered with the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia, and is a registered provider with all major health funds, enabling his patients to claim private insurance rebates on consultations.
Areas of specialty and approach to treatment
Geoff is passionate about Chinese Medicine and takes a thorough approach to practice. He integrates and blends the philosophies of traditional 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 is experienced in treating a wide range of disorders, including:
- Hormonal and menstrual disorders including menopause, PCOS, endometriosis and PMS
- Infertility (female and male) and IVF Support
- Problems in pregnancy, labour preparation and post-natal care
- Cancer support and preventative medicine
- Musculoskeletal disorders
- Addictions including smoking, alcohol, drugs and food
- Digestive problems including ulcerative colitis, IBS, constipation and reflux
- Immune and respiratory problems
- Chronic pain and neurological problems
- Headaches and migraine
- Emotional and mood disorders
- Insomnia and fatigue problems, including chronic fatigue syndrome
Geoff has a special interest in women’s health and he specialises in infertility and IVF support. Geoff is passionate about helping couples achieve a successful pregnancy and takes a holistic approach by addressing the underlying causes for fertility problems, using acupuncture & 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, as required. His caring, effective and professional approach makes him a valued member of the Remède practitioner team.