Complementary Therapies

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The Central Coast Community Women’s Health Centre is committed to providing a low cost quality holistic care service. We have therefore leased rooms at our centres to qualified Complementary Therapist’s at a minimal charge so that they can provide a low cost service to you.

The therapists are contractors and are responsible for their own bookings, cancellations and collection and receipting of fees. Appointments must be made with the therapist. Fees charged will be kept at a low cost of $45 per session for health care card holders and $50 for others. A session is one hour duration.

Acupuncture costs $30 a visit. Please check with your health fund to see if you are eligible for a rebate.
VOUCHERS are available to CCCWHC clients to a subsidised session. Please speak to the Centre Coordinators at any of the three centres to see if you are eligible.

Mei Lan Yu Acupuncture

AcupunctureMei Lan has practiced acupuncture in Australia since 1980. Mei Lan is an accredited member of the Australian Traditional Chinese Medicine Association having obtained her qualification at the Yung Ding Hospital, Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Beijing with further training at the Chinese Acupuncture Research Centre in Hong Kong and at the World Health Organization Traditional Chinese Medicine Research Institute in Beijing.

Acupuncture has been practised in China and East Asia for at least 5000 years.

Fine sterile needles are used on specific “acu-points along the body’s energy/meridian lines”. This clears energy blockages and stimulates the normal flow of “chi” throughout the body. It is well respected as a complement to Western medicine and as a stand-alone primary therapy. It treats the body as an integral whole. The goal of the treatment is to restore the body’s balance, allowing natural healing and repair to take place.

Acupuncture can help a wide range of health problems such as pain; musclo-skeletal, neurological, gynaecological conditions; fertility and pregnancy, and gastrointestinal, ear nose and throat, urogenital and cardio vascular disorders; common colds and flu, allergies, anxiety, stress, insomnia, fatigue and smoking cessation. Information sheets are available at the Women’s Health Centre.

Mei Lan holds clinics at PWHC on Friday, Saturday and Tuesday.
Each sessions costs $40 and lasts approximately 30 minutes.
Please ring Mei Lan on 0414 899 386 for an appointment

Massage Therapy with Debbie Schalk

massage-486700_1280Debbie is a qualified Massage Therapist and is at the Peninsula WHC on Tuesdays and Fridays.

In December 2000 she completed a Diploma in Health Science (Massage Therapy) at Loftus TAFE. The practical subjects covered were Swedish Massage, Remedial Massage and Sports Massage.

Debbie understands the pressures and demands on women in society and has a great passion for women’s health. She deeply acknowledges and believes in the benefits of massage for women and making time to nurture themselves in their busy, demanding lifestyles.

Women have a right to expect to be treated in a holistic way in the area of health and Debbie feels massage is an important approach. Ongoing massage therapy has a cumulative effect, which can improve energy levels, circulation, body posturing, general health, stress management and overall confidence.

Debbie is excited about working from the WHC in order to provide the attention and healing to women necessary to their well-being.

She will continue her studies in order to offer varying techniques according to needs.
Debbie looks forward to meeting with you, please phone direct for all appointments.

Contact Details:
Phone: 4369 1213 or 0407 522 369

Massage with Angela

massage-272823_640Angela is a qualified massage therapist and understands the pressures of daily life. Angela acknowledges and believes in the benefit of massage for women in all walks of life.

Massage may have many positive effects on you and can change your out look on life. It improves your health, energy levels and confidence.

Angela will be practising from our Wyoming Centre only on a Tuesday afternoon and Saturday morning.

Please call Angela direct to make an appointment on 43231156  or 0407231155.