Our Team

All practitioners at Acupuncture Collective are registered with AHPRA and are ATMS accredited practitioners.

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Martine Aharonson

Martine Aharonson

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Comp. Med)
  • Advanced Diploma Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Diploma Remedial Massage

Martine set up Acupuncture Collective in 2012. She has more than 20 years of experience as an acupuncturist, herbalist, and massage therapist.

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Selina Spanswick

Selina Spanswick

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture)

Selina is a registered acupuncturist and teacher at the University of Technology Sydney, with over 10 years of experience as a private practitioner. Selina’s interest in acupuncture began while studying science and spirituality. Her desire to learn led her to Chinese Medicine, and she was soon inspired by its unique and remarkably practical teachings. Selina found knowledge and discipline in TCM, and believes it has helped her find her own personal balance in life.

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Melissa Chivers

Melissa Chivers

Melissa found TCM after her own healing experience with Acupuncture and herbs. Studying a bachelor of Applied science and Chiropractic she transferred into TCM in 2014. Working and studying continuously in Pilates and movement while undertaking and completing a Bachelor degree in TCM has helped Melissa find a unique perspective and understanding of the human body. She integrates her movement knowledge to help her clients regain strength and functional movement after pain has been managed.

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Kate Tracey

Kate Tracey

Kate’s love affair with Chinese medicine started back in 1998 when she was 19. She has studied shiatsu, Chinese herbal medicine and Acupuncture and has been a registered practitioner since she completed an internship in china in 2006. ‘ Studying in china made me realise the medicine is used for everything, my time in the oncology ward was very profound’

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Grace King

Grace King

  •  bachelor of clinical science majored in complementary medicine and naturopathy 
  •  Bachelor of traditional Chinese medicine 
  • Growing up close to Byron Bay I was constantly surrounded by many different types of complementary medicine.  (more…)
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Yonit Belnick

Yonit Belnick

  • Bachelor of Health Science in TCM (UTS)

    Yonit has been interested in health since her days as a young pupa. Yonit believes acupuncture combines two influential and important mechanisms, the mind and the body. And it is her mission to prove they are not separate but integral. Yonit combines evidence based research as well as the enigmatic and poetic teachings of Chinese medicine, because like our mind and body, neither can be ignored.

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