Our Practitioners

Dr Tseu (Sue) Shaw (TCM)Tseu 1 - Our Practitioners

Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Acupuncturist, Herbalist, Herbal Dispenser

Qualifications and Registrations

  • Chinese Medicine Registration Board of Australia: Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Acupuncturist, Herbalist and Herbal Dispenser
  • Fellow Member of Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS)
  • Post Graduation Qualifications:
    • Certificate of integrative fertility support
    • Certificate of pregnancy, labour and postnatal support using acupuncture
    • Certificate of cosmetic acupuncture
    • Certificate of pain management acupuncture (Master Tung)
    • Certificate of Classical Herbal Medicine (ICEAM)
  • Undergraduate Qualifications:
    • Bachelor of Health Science – Chinese Medicine (SSNT, Melbourne), Awarded Dux of Chinese Medicine
    • Wang Jing Hospital Internship (Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing)

Dr Tseu Shaw (TCM) is a co-founder of Elemental Chinese Medicine, she is passionate about using natural holistic methods to bring about healing and recovery for her patients. Tseu has over 10 years experience in natural medicine, with 10 of those practicing as a Chinese Medicine doctor. She has particular interest in  fertility/IVF, pregnancy, labour and postnatal support, and other women’s health issues. Having supported many clients through this journey, and being a mum herself, Tseu knows first hand how Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture can be used to boost fertility and ease discomfort in pregnancy, labour and post birth problems.

Tseu also has a keen interest in dermatology/cosmetic acupuncture, along with pain management and other chronic health issues. Tseu incorporates knowledge from Chinese Medicine and Western Health Science to understand the root cause of her patients’ conditions. She then formulates a treatment plan drawing from different modalities of Chinese Medicine and other health care therapies to ensure she achieves the best outcome.

Tseu is of Chinese descent but grew up in Australia, Melbourne. She is fluent in both English and Mandarin.

Tseu practices at two lcoations South Yarra (Mondays, Thursdays and Saturday mornings), and Maidstone at Maidstone Chinese Medicine (Tuesdays and Saturday afternoons).

File 20 07 2016 3 08 40 pm e1468991546335 226x300 - Our PractitionersDr Alexander Chen (TCM)

Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Acupuncturist, Herbalist, Herbal Dispenser

Qualifications and Registrations

  • CMRBA: Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Acupuncturist and Herbal Dispenser
  • Member of ATMS
  • Bachelor of Health Science – Chinese Medicine (SSNT), awarded Outstanding Achievement in Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Certificate of Bowen Therapy for Acupuncturists
  • Certificate of Cosmetic Acupuncture and Topical Herbs
  • Certificate of Origin Point Therapies, Trainer of Origin Point Therapies in Melbourne
  • Certificate of Activator Method Acupressure
  • Certificate of Reikei II
  • Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital internship (Taipei, Taiwan)

Dr Alex Chen (TCM) is a co-founder of Elemental Chinese Medicine and has a way of integrating both  modern and ancient medicine knowledge in a holistic way to achieve the best treatment results for his patients. His areas of interest includes pain management, fertility/IVF, pregnancy support, gynecology and general internal diseases. He also has a special interest in providing supportive therapies for cancer patients.

Alex has a long history of practicing Qi Gong, meditation and Tai Chi. He  is known for his warm nature and gentle treatment style which  places a great  emphasis on the comfort of his  patients. Alex is also passionate in volunteering. He has been to the slums of India and also the villages in Tibet to provide free treatments for people without access to proper healthcare. Alex also has been invited to the hospitals in Qing Hai, China to teach his unique/effective acupuncture techniques to local doctors.

Alex is fluent in both English and Mandarin.

Alex is in clinic Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.