WHY CHOOSE US
THIS IS WHO WE ARE
AND WHAT WE DO
A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO WOMEN’S HEALTH
At Holistic Acupuncture Gold Coast, the focus is to provide a personalised, pleasant and relaxing treatment for couples to help improve their reproductive system. The clinic offers modern, comfortable and serene treatment rooms. We only use individually packaged, pre-sterilized and disposable needles of the finest quality, offering a gentle and stress-free acupuncture treatment.
Livia Garcia is a registered acupuncturist with AHPRA and a member of the Australian Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA). Livia completed a Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture) in Australia in 2009, which included an internship at a Hospital in Nanning, China. Having an interest in Japanese Acupuncture, Livia also completed a Post Graduate course in Toyohari style of Japanese Acupuncture.
Since graduating and becoming a mother, Livia’s passion for assisting couples to have a family has only grown. She is dedicated to supporting couples to achieve their dream. Livia is highly experienced and skilled. She is constantly undergoing extensive fertility training allowing her to incorporate comprehensive and tailored treatments using the latest evidence based treatment protocols for natural fertility, pregnancy and IVF.
Livia combines acupuncture treatments with herbal medicine, massage, cupping, supplements and nutritional advice. She strongly believes that preconception care is essential to improve fertility as well as to affect the health of mother, baby and birth.
“Livia Garcia is passionate about helping couples to have a family.”
Phoebe is currently completing her Honours year in Psychology with Griffith University, in the pursuit of her Clinical Registration following a Masters Degree. At the clinic, she also assists in the rooms with patients and runs the front reception.
Phoebe’s passion for mental health takes a holistic approach, with a strong belief that health encompasses the body, mind and soul. She hence has an empathetic nature towards the challenges faced throughout life. She is originally from the Northern Rivers, however she has more recently lived in Melbourne where she has spent additional time studying at La Trobe University.
Natasha worked as a massage therapist for 9 years and then became deeply interested in Chinese Medicine through her own search for effective and natural treatments to support her health. She came to understand the importance of holistic care (treating body, mind and spirit) and quickly grew passionate to share this healing modality with the wider community. Natasha uses acupuncture, massage, lifestyle advice, cupping, moxibustion and herbal therapies to support fertility, IVF outcomes, pregnancy and postpartum care, as well as psycho-emotional health. Natasha always aspires to provide you with a safe space and deliver the highest level of care.
Natasha is a health fund registered Chinese Medicine practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Authority (AHPRA), the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia and is a member of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA).
Dani is a holistic practitioner specialising in women’s health. She is certified in Integrated Womb Hara/Fertility Massage, Reiki, Pregnancy Massage, Herbalism and is a Birthkeeper/Postpartum Doula. She is also trained in Yoni Steaming, Australian Bush Flower Essences and Rebozo.
Dani is passionate about connecting women with their bodies and womb space, opening them up to healing the imbalances in their body that manifest as infertility, PCOS, endometriosis and more. She tailors each session, guided by her intuition to ensure each person is truly honoured with where they are at in their journey.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is acupuncture safe?
At Holistic, we only use individually packed, pre-sterilised and disposable needles.
We solely dedicate our practice to treat pregnancy, fertility and IVF support. We are registered with AACMA and AHPRA.
Does acupuncture hurt? I am afraid of needles.
Surprisingly acupuncture is a exceptionally relaxing therapy. If you are afraid of needles, that’s ok. At holistic we only use the finest quality of needles. We carefully select what size, type of needles will be best for a patient. We are highly skilled and our focus to provide a pleasant experience for our patients.
Will I receive health fund rebates for acupuncture?
Yes, most health funds will cover acupuncture. If you are unsure, you can ask your health fund.
We have HICAPS at the practice, which allows you to get instant rebates for your treatment.