Meet Our Team

We have friendly staff, a clean facility and excellent customer service.

Kelvin Huang

NZ Registered Acupuncturist & ACC Treatment Provider
(Bachelor of Health Science: Acupuncture)

Chinese Registered Herbalist
(Bachelor of Chinese Medicine in Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine)

Kelvin’s has followed in his father’s footsteps in practicing Chinese traditional herbal medicine. In 1996, Kelvin graduated with a bachelor degree from Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. While at University, he not only studied Chinese medicine and acupuncture, but also Western medicine. After 5 years studying Chinese traditional medicine and Acupuncture, he worked as a practitioner over seven years at the inpatient department at Guangzhou’s Liwan District hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Kelvin combines Eastern and Western medicine to help his patients.

Kelvin decided it was time for a life adventure and immigrated to New Zealand in 2003. He completed his qualification to meet New Zealand standards for Chinese medicine. After more than three years’ preparation he took over an existing Chinese medicine clinic called Healthaid in 2006 and built his own practice, Modern Health Chinese Medical Centre, in Lower Hutt.

Chelsea Van Heerden

NZ Registered Acupuncturist & ACC Treatment Provider
(Bachelor of Health Science: Acupuncture)

Massage therapist
(Diploma of Tuina: Chinese Medical Massage)

With a passion for alternative medicine and as a student of traditional Chinese medicine,Chelsea has learned and developed a useful skill set to help address some of the issues her patients might be having.

Chelsea is qualified with a Diploma in the practice of Tui Na - a form of deep tissue Chinese massage, along with other techniques like Cupping, Gua Sha, and Moxibustion, all of which she uses in her practice to bring about great healing outcomes in her patients.

She has a passion for treating women’s health conditions such as menstrual issues, menopause and offering fertility support. Building a good rapport with Chelsea’s patients is at the heart of her practice, as this coupled with the above techniques can contribute to better healing outcomes for you.

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Waverly Tan

Manager

Waverly’s kind, easy-going attitude is key to her great customer service and team management.

Having lived abroad in Japan for 2 years and a fluent speaker of multiple languages, she is able to communicate well with people from various cultures. Applying her studies in Psychology and language, she aims to bridge the cultural gap between western and asian medicine: aiming to provide an alternate perspective to managing your holistic health and well-being through Traditional Chinese Medicine.

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Tracy Chen

Reception

Tracy’s bright, positive personality makes her a wonderful staff member to ask for assistance. Her background in business helped her form an extensive network with people of varying cultures and careers, making her sociable and easy to communicate with. Her friendliness and eagerness to share her interest and knowledge in T.C.M is the essence of her superb customer service.

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Yvonne Yang

Reception

Yvonne has an extensive understanding of traditional Chinese medicine, having enjoyed working at our centre for over five years. She is known to be extremely friendly, helpful and understanding amongst our customers, helping them with any of their needs.

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