About Michael Finn
I have devoted my entire working life to natural healing.
My practice involves treating the whole person: mind, body and emotions, so as to truly address the entirety of any condition a client presents with. My special area of interest is the mind-body connection, so I focus on depression, anxiety, grief and loss and any long-term emotional states that are usually generically referred to as ‘stress’.
I have a forensic style in my approach to dis-ease and leave no stone unturned when assessing all symptoms, medical history and the personal story of each client. This is how I ‘contextualise ‘ each person’s presenting situation, which is the key to successful outcomes. Assessing where, how and when problems arise, uncovers patterns of disharmony and gives clues as to how pathological processes persist.
The ancient Chinese physicians referred to a disease process having a root and branch. Effective therapy takes away the major discomfort (branch) and then goes after the deeper (root) cause. I listen to each person’s unique story and respond with a fusion of acupuncture, herbal and naturopathic medicines, counselling and lifestyle advice, to create a new narrative of health, balance and vitality.
Bachelor of Acupuncture (BCTA 1986)
Master of Counselling (QUT 2013)
Graduate Diploma of Traditional Chinese Herbalism
Member of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA)
Registered by the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia supported by AHPRA .
For your peace of mind
Chinese medicine is now a registered health profession. A registered practitioner now requires a 5-year degree to be accepted under the national scheme. Registration requires that the use of the terms Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine Practitioner be restricted specifically to those with recognised training.