WELCOME TO

Family Wellness Centre.

How can we help you today?

At our clinic in Brookvale, you’ll find a peaceful and calm environment where you can feel at home and talk openly.

We listen and ask questions to identify the real issues. The answers you provide allow us to create a plan back to good health using natural medicine & bodywork specifically designed for your needs. 

Come and talk to us today at our Natural Therapies Clinic on the Northern Beaches and discover a true quality of life.

Natural Solutions for Your Health.

Acupuncture

People often ask “How does Acupuncture work?” & “What do the needles do?” A simple answer is we insert pins to stimulate and quicken the body’s natural recovery processes anywhere that you experience tension, stagnation or sluggishness...

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese herbal medicine is one of the oldest forms of holistic medicine on the planet. With records dating back thousands of years, Chinese herbal medicine uses Chinese herbsto naturally repair the body and promote health and longevity without the use of chemicals and other manmade pharmaceuticals...

Cosmetic Acupuncture

Does Cosmetic Acupuncture work?

There is no claim that Cosmetic Acupuncture can reverse ageing, make you look half your age or achieve the same thing as Botox injections. Actually, it claims to do the complete opposite...

Meet our Practitioners.

Katika Funnell

Acupuncturist & Chinese Herbalist

Our experienced and qualified Acupuncturist will help you get closer to recovery, right here on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

After beginning her practice in 2003 at the age of 22, Katika still thoroughly enjoys Chinese Medicine and is fascinated by its potential to help people recover, faster...

Our Clinic Locations.

Brookvale

Shop 2, 13 Dale St, Brookvale

NSW 2100, Australia

(Inside The Lotus Centre)

Warriewood

Suite 46/90 Mona Vale Rd, Warriewood

NSW 2102, Australia

(Inside NB Integrative Practitioners)

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While Western medicine offers effective treatments, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) provides a natural, drug-free approach to address the underlying imbalances that contribute to acne. This article explores the principles of TCM, its perspective on acne, and the herbal remedies and techniques it employs.


June 2024 marked an incredible learning journey as Katika attended Dr. Vivian Tam's Facial Acupuncture Level 2 course in Sydney. Find out more about her latest Cosmetic Acupuncture skills.


This checklist is designed to give you ideas about where to begin understanding what your Fertility is like as a couple. You may need a team of professionals to support you including medical practitioners and adjunct therapy practitioners. I do support clients with Fertility Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, whether they're trying to conceive naturally […]


What are the nutritional benefits of bone broth? Chicken bone broth has several potential health advantages. It is a nutrient-rich stock made from simmering chicken bones and connective tissues, often with added vegetables and herbs1. Some benefits of chicken bone broth include: Nutrient content: Chicken bone broth is rich in nutrients such as collagen, gelatin, […]


Postpartum Acupuncture is a support and treatment option for new mothers post-birth. It has a broad scope for helping women adjust to the new chapter of their lives which really pushes them to their limits in lack of sleep, energy and emotional resilience. Let's break down some of the ways Acupuncture could help a mother […]


Broth has been revered for centuries in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for its nourishing and healing properties. I enjoy drinking bone broth when I'm unwell or feeling particularly tired and run down. What is the difference between Chicken and beef bone broth, according to TCM?