About Central Coast Body Mechanics
All therapists at Central Coast Body Mechanics are fully qualified and therefore all treatment is eligible for health fund rebates.
Tim BarrettACUPUNCTURIST FOCUSING ON BACK PAIN
ACUPUNCTURIST, MASSAGE & STRETCH THERAPIST
Tim Barrett is a qualified acupuncturist, massage therapist and Stretch Therapist with more than 30 years experience. His background in sports and the health and fitness industry have given him a exceptional understanding of the body. Tim’s comprehensive treatments combine acupuncture, massage and stretching. His aim is to identify and treat the root cause of your issue and to empower and inspire you to take part in your ongoing health.
Tim also has a diploma in yoga studies and has studied a range of energy healing techniques and brings these wisdoms into his treatments.
REMEDIAL MASSAGE THERAPIST
(Sees female clients only)
Rochelle Jillett has been a remedial massage therapist for more than eight years. She believes in treating the whole of the body, nutritionally, spiritually and physically. As a diploma-certified therapist, Rochelle treats clients using remedial massage, sports massage, myofascial release and trigger point techniques. She also performs pregnancy massage.
Rochelle is a keen runner and has an understanding of the importance of overall health to ensure ongoing, pain-free physical performance. With a background in nutrition and a wealth of experience and training , she performs intuitive remedial treatments to address your individual needs.
Maryanne LosurdoONCOLOGY MASSAGE AND MANUAL LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE SPECIALIST
REMEDIAL MASSAGE THERAPIST
Maryanne Losurdo is a massage therapist with qualifications in a range of massage and natural therapies including therapeutic and remedial massage, sports, trigger point, oncology massage, manual lymphatic drainage, complex decongestive lymphatic therapy, pregnancy massage and lomi lomi. She has also studied Body-Focused counselling, craniosacral therapy, reflexology, reiki, AcuEnergetics and Touch for Health and has a strong sense of the body and mind connection. Maryanne is an accredited member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society, Breast Cancer Network Australia, Australasian Lymphology Association and Oncology Massage Training. Health fund cover rebate is available for Remedial Massage.
Rebecca SheatherWOMEN’S HORMONAL SPECIALIST
ACUPUNCTURIST & CHINESE HERBALIST
Rebecca is trained in both Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture and provides unique, individualised treatments. She strives to know and understand her clients as individuals in order to delivering a wholistic and constitutional treatment specific to their needs.
Rebecca has a particular interest in women’s health, having done numerous post-graduate courses in natural fertility, pregnancy and post-partum care. She treats menstrual irregularities and menopausal symptoms along with a wide range of general health complaints.
Rebecca is passionate about assisting women to live a natural pain-free, happy life. Her treatments may include acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, massage, cupping, moxibustion diet and lifestyle advice.
Most health fund rebates are available
Astrid CattoenMASSAGE THERAPIST AND BEAUTY THERAPIST
LOMI LOMI MASSAGE, MAYAN ABDOMINAL MASSAGE
Astrid Cattoen is an extensively trained healer having worked in the beauty, spa and wellness field for more than 20 years. Her massage and beauty treatments are imbued with the depth from the many philosophies and skills she has gathered from her experience and training in Australia and in Europe. She believes wellness and “beauty” come through simple and holistic care of your body and mind. To this end, her treatments are deeply grounding, nourishing and rejuvenating and her products, creams and oils are certified organic.
Astrid is qualified in Hawaiian Heartworks Lomi Lomi, Mayan Abdominal Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Hot Stones and a range of beauty therapies. Reiki and Cranio Sacral therapies are included in most treatments.
She is also a trained Ki yoga teacher with 10 years’ experience.
To inquire or book in for Astrid’s extensive range of beauty therapies, visit www.templeoasis.com.au
Dave ChandraratnamFOCUSING ON PAIN, MUSCULOSKELETAL ISSUES AND SKIN CONDITIONS
ACUPUNCTURIST AND CHINESE MEDICINE PRACTITIONER
Dave is an AACMA and AHPRA Registered Acupuncturist and Chinese Medical Practitioner with a passion for Traditional Chinese Medicine and the benefits that it brings, especially when incorporated with modern understanding in today's world.
Dave has always had an interest in health and before becoming an acupuncturist by completing a Bachelor of Health Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the University of Technology, Sydney, he worked as a microbiologist and biochemist focusing on food, nutrition and the prevention of disease. With this experience in the field of health, Dave has a deep understanding of Western medicine and its implications on the body. He uses this understanding to enhance his treatments and Traditional Chinese Medicine approach.
With his interest in research, Dave was part of the initial group that started the Acupuncture Cancer Research program, developed between Concord Repatriation General Hospital and the University of Technology, Sydney. Additionally, he has worked in a specialty diabetes ward in China, which focused on the treatment of diabetes and related conditions and complications.
Dave has an interest in treating pain, digestion, musculoskeletal issues, cancer, diabetes and skin conditions as he has seen first-hand the improvement that can come from these being treated with Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Dave has recently moved to the Central Coast from Sydney with his family and is revelling in the Coast life.
Odette HuxleyNATUROPATH, HERBALIST, HOMEOPATH
NATUROPATH, HERBALIST, HOMEOPATH AND NUTRITIONIST
Odette has been a Naturopath since graduating in 1998. During this time she has been practising as a therapist part time whist caring for her children. She was also a regular face at Organic Plus, Erina, giving naturopathic advice for many years.
Odette practises naturopathy, nutritional medicine, herbal medicine, homeopathy and iridology. She sees patients of all ages, working as a holistic general naturopathic practitioner for everyday ailments from colds, coughs, colic, etc, through to chronic conditions such as autoimmune, gut issues, anxiety and depression.
She has a particular interest in treating babies and children. After having four children of her own this interest has become a passion. From supporting the mother throughout her pregnancy, to nurturing the child from early years on and supporting the family through these years, Odette considers her role an absolute privilege.
Odette uses a mixture of lifestyle advice, diet, herbal medicine, medicinal teas, supplements and/or homeopathics to support her patients. Homeopathy is a safe, gentle and effective energetic medicine ideal for pregnancy, babies and children, and is used regularly in these situations.
Odette’s aim is to create a nurturing, safe environment where her patients feel supported in their healing journey, whilst empowering them to understand their body and how it works so they can take control of their own health.