Acupuncture Canberra
5 McKay Gardens, Suite 4 Professional Centre Turner, ACT, 2612 | Phone: (02) 6162 0089

Our Team

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The Chinese Treatment Centre has been helping patients in Canberra since 1999. At the Chinese Treatment Centre, you can expect honest, accurate and professional medical treatment and advice to help you solve your medical issues.

Team Members

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Dr Charles Y Cai

The director, Dr Charles Y Cai, is a highly qualified Chinese Medicine practitioner with over twenty years clinical experience and a sound knowledge of Chinese medicine that was passed to him from his father and grandfather.

By taking the time to properly diagnose ailments and prepare an effective treatment, Charles has helped many people to recover from a wide variety of painful and distressing conditions. Dr Cai has carried out successful research on the treatment of depression, insomnia, menopause and MS. The findings have been published in over 10 different journal and books.

Charles is a registered doctor in China and a full practicing member of Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA).


  • Master of Acupuncture (RMIT, Melbourne)
  • Bachelor of Medicine (Shanghai, China)
  • Diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Beijing, China)

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Dr. Linda (Shuyun) Liang

Dr. Linda Liang graduated from Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine, China in 1978. She had worked at Harbin Chinese Medicine hospital as a Doctor and professor for 38 years. I have 5 Chinese herbal formulas been successfully approved by Heilongjiang food and drug authority in 1998, also I published articles and one book on Medical Science in China.

Specialized in TCM acupuncture technique with unique touching pulse diagnosis method to determinate the application of acupuncture points and Chinese Herbs in all kind of ailments. I do Special painless acupuncture technique to quickly get the best result while treating chronic conditions, and effectively for pain relief, as well for depression and anxiety of stress, assist with Infertility and IVF program.


  • Registered Doctor in China, as well Professor of Chinese Medicine in China.
  • AHPRA: CMR0001781767 registered as Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbal Medicine, and Herbal dispenser.
  • Member of FCMA: 5020
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    Dr Ming M. Chen

    Dr Ming Chen was awarded the bachelor degree of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) at Liaoning University of TCM in China in 1999. Then she went on to further study on Acupuncture and Chinese medicine, and graduated with Master and Ph.D degree in 2002 and 2006 from Shanghai Traditional Chinese Medical University, China.

    She had been practicing as a registered Chinese medical doctor in China. She continued practice after coming to Australia, at the meantime she had also been involved in some research projects at the John Curtin School of Medical Research in ANU.

    Ming acquires a wide range of knowledge and excellent practicing skills in Chinese medicine. She integrated Chinese herbal medicine, acupuncture, Chinese massage, cupping, guasha techniques with diet, exercises and life style consultation in a holistic approach for helping many chronic and complex conditions in internal medicine, muscular skeleton system and pain management.


  • Master of Chinese medicine and Acupuncture (Liaoning, China)
  • Ph.D of acupuncture (Shanghai, China)
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    Dr Andy Q Chen

    Dr Andy Q Chen is an excellent Chinese Medicine practitioner and acupuncturist since 1996. He practiced Chinese Medicine in China, United Arab Emirates before relocated in Australia. He helped thousands of patients to overcome pain, improve their energy and develop their emotional balance. He used to work for an Olympic gold medalist in Dubai in 2008 and a world champion cyclist for their musculoskeletal issues in 2015.

    Andy has published two Chinese Medicine books. He is passionate about empowering others to optimise their body’s self-healing mechanism by writing books and delivering Chinese medicine presentations.

    Andy taught Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Chinese Medicine to diverse audiences since 1997 and developed simple explanations that makes sense to TCM practiotners. He gave presentations at international conferences, health seminars, medical colleges, hospitals and also at social and supporting groups.


  • B. of Traditional Chinese Medicine, University of New England, Australia 2006
  • Diploma of Acup. Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, China 1996
  • AHPRA: CMR0001728983 registered as Acupuncturist
  • Member of ANTA: 10948 ”
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    Dr Sali Tesseyman

    Dr Sali Tesseyman returned to Australia after five years of living, working and training in Japan. She does Japanese acupuncture, which use smaller and thinner needles, and very relaxing and cause minimal discomfort treatment. This form of acupuncture can be used to resolve complex or long standing conditions, by addressing the cause of the problem. After acupuncture, the bodies self healing abilities become activated helping the body to heal itself.

    Her massage style is called Shiatsu, providing a therapeutic and intensified treatment, is very helpful for stress mind and tight whole body muscle treatment.


  • Adv.Dip Med (Japanese Acu)
  • Diploma of Shiatsu
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    Dr Hongxin WEI

    Mr Hongxin Wei is a TCM Therapist with a Diploma of Acupuncture and Massage (China) and a Diploma of Remedial Massage(ACT College of Natural Therapies, Canberra). He is a member of the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia, AHPRA (The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency)and also member of ATMS (The Australian Traditional-Medicine Society).

    Mr Wei has acquired a wide range of skills in Chinese massage, acupuncture, remedial massage, Cupping and Guasha techniques. He has more than ten years work experience as a Acupuncturist and Massage therapist in the centre of the city, providing massage service to office workers and surrounding residents. He has unique insights into the pain relief for customers, especially in the treatment of muscular pain. With his great personality and hospitality, he made very good relationship with all his customers.


  • Diploma of Acupuncture and Massage (China)
  • Diploma of Remedial Massage(ACT College of Natural Therapies, Canberra)
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    Ms Aina Craig

    Ms Aina Craig started training in Professional Lymphatic Massage in Malaysia and Beauty Health Courses in Singapore which continued for over 9 years. Aina has also extended her skills to include Traditional Thai Massage and several other styles of massage therapy in Bangkok, Jakarta & Australia.

    Now in Australia she is enjoying working as a massages therapist at Chinese Treatment Centre and having the pleasure of meeting all of our clients, as well as assisting in improving our client’s health through Lymphatic Drainage, Aromatherapy and Remedial Massage.


  • Professional Certificate in Lymphatic Drainage Massage
  • Certificate in Aromatherapy Massage
  • Certificate in Remedial Massage
  • Member of Massage Association Australia (MAA)