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Natural Health Clinic


Welcome to Saltbush Clinic, 55 Moore St Austinmer, Dharawal country.


We would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of this land who lived, worked and played whilst maintaining the pristine beauty of the area for thousands of years before white settlement. We would also like to acknowledge the traditional healers that have worked in the area, treating and protecting their people. 


Saltbush clinic houses a small, autonomous collective of practitioners, specialising in holistic healthcare. Our aims are to deliver the best possible outcomes for every individual. We practice Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Body work, Naturopathy, Nutrition and Psychology. 


Saltbush also houses non-medical practitioners who work in holistic self-care. This includes massage, facials, life coaching and energetic work. 


All our practitioners are fully qualified, registered and highly skilled in their modalities. 


For all appointments and enquires please contact each individual practitioners through the booking link.

Our Practitioners

Our Practitioners


Kaylene Minett

East Asian Medicine,  Acupuncturist, Cupping, Moxabustion and Herbal Medicine

A dedicated yoga practitioner for 20 years, Kaylene draws inspiration from ancient Eastern philosophies for balanced living. In 2014 Kaylene re-trained as a practitioner of East Asian Medicine. ​With a previous career in the corporate world and busy family life, Kaylene appreciates the stresses and demands of modern day living and her treatments offer the opportunity to retreat from the chaos and reconnect with one’s self. 


Trained in Japanese superficial, Chinese Traditional, electro-acupuncture and auricular (ear) acupuncture, Kaylene interned at Nanjing Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China and regularly undertakes professional development courses in both acupuncture and herbal medicine in order to deliver the best quality care to her clients. 


In addition to her private clinic, Re-Zen Oriental Medicine, Kaylene is part of a multi-disciplinary team at Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centre, Campbelltown delivering allied health services to assist people affected by cancer.


Georgie Igoe

Counselling and



Georgie comes to her work with creativity and an open heart; she is passionate about the relational experience and the healing that occurs within connection. Her practice as a visual artist, belief in our interdependence with the natural world and awareness of the embodied experience are central to her therapeutic approach. Her ancestral background is Celtic and she grew up on unceded Cammeraygal land, on the coastline of Sydney. 


Georgie is a qualified social worker and is currently undertaking her post-graduate studies in Relational Gestalt Therapy and becoming an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker. 

She has seven years experience working with complex and intergenerational trauma in social work, counselling, individual and family therapeutic work alongside people in Mparntwe/ Alice Springs and Naarm/ Melbourne. Her areas of interest are: grief and loss, intergenerational healing, eco-therapy, creative expression and social justice."


In addition to private practice, Georgie works as a group facilitator and psychotherapist with adolescents, and also continues to work with First Nations organizations co-facilitating trauma-informed workshops. 


Samila Blow

Remedial Massage, Pregnancy and Postpartum Massage, Craniosacral Therapy, Neuromuscular Taping
Lvl 1-4 Craniosacral Work @ Milne Institute, NMT Italy, BA (Physio) 

Samila combines comprehensive anatomical, physiological knowledge, intuition with a focused, deep touch. Her practice is a blend of myofascial release, manual therapy, therapeutic touch, craniosacral therapy and self-care exercises. Her holistic view of the body and injury patterns is supported by an ongoing education with osteopaths, craniosacral specialists and fascia experts.

After moving from Italy and working as a Pediatric physiotherapist, she joined the Visionary Craniosacral Work® Institute with her teacher and mentor Hugh Milne. Ongoing training has meant a  comprehensive study of the cranial-nervous system with insights into the  mental-emotional-physical connection.


Samila is also passionate about womens' health providing a nurturing space for healing. Her offerings include  Pregnancy Massage - throughout each trimester to increase relaxation and help to alleviate the physical changes of the body, Post-natal massage - supporting the recovery process and relieving tension from breastfeeding and C-section massage - to enhance the healing process and reduce adhesions, associated body pain and improve scar appearance.  


Her experience in physiotherapy brings a rehabilitative aspect to the massage session. Samila also offers Abdominal and pelvic massage - external myofascial release to rebalance the pelvic muscle and support abdominal organs as well as Jaw, neck and cranial treatments, to help with tension type headaches, migraine, neck and jaw pain.


Leanne Bridger

Facial Massage

Diploma in Swedish Body Massage, Certificates in Skincare, Brow-Shaping   and  Beauty Services

Leanne’s facials are different from all others as her hands work their therapeutic magic to soft music, lightly applying Tsubo pressure point release to the face and massaging all areas of the face, neck, ears and scalp. Her clients’ skin is left feeling radiant, glowing, hydrated, silky smooth and delicately scented from local organic and vegan skincare products. Your body will feel completely relaxed and nurtured after this truly unique experience.

Leanne started working 30 years ago for Shiseido Skincare learning Tsubo pressure points and the Japanese facial massage technique. Treating clients in her own beauty salon ‘Pamper Perfection’ in the ACT for 6 years gave her the ability to custom design facial massages to suit any client. During those years she gained specific experience working with women struggling with cancer, cancer remission, migraines and Parkinson’s Disease. 

After relocating to Sydney, Leanne developed new skills within the beauty industry with a focus on sales, B2B relations, recruiting, training and business development for well-known brands. She later became a volunteer for Look Good Feel Better, a project focussed on helping women deal with appearance-related side-effects caused by their cancer treatments.


Leanne is also the owner / creator of luxury sleepwear brand Pearl & Silk. 

Since her move to Austinmer in 2015 Leanne has enjoyed her work at a local Spa meeting wonderful people and gaining more skills in the beauty and health industry. Here she utilises the wonderful, locally made and vegan products they create.


Sigrid Boyle


Hawaiian Ka Huna Massage, Lomi Lomi Massage, Energetic Healing, Cacao and Women's Circle Facilitator 

Ka Huna Massage Lvls 1-4, Certificate IV Massage Therapy, Traditional study of Lomi Lomi Massage (Maui), extensive and ongoing qualifications in Energy Healing, Mediation and Shamanic studies.

Sigrid's story has been an intuitive dance in learning to listen to her deepest calling: to serve others through sharing medicines of healing and light and to unlock the power within others to heal themselves. 

Sigrid studied Ka Huna Massage at Mette’s Institute, Queensland in 2015 as well as Massage Therapy at NSW School of Massage, Sydney. She witnessed how our bodies hold memories and how letting go of these memories can trigger a physical/emotional release which leads to wholeness and deep healing.

In Maui in 2017, Sigrid learned Traditional Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Massage in a mastership program with a native Hawaiian teacher (Kumu) Jeana Naluai. Upon returning to Australia she worked at the Sydney Ka Huna Centre. With every client there was a dance, a connection, transformation and healing. 

The massage table is an altar where we bring our troubles, worries, fears, aches and pains. We ask the body what it is saying. We clear blockages. With aloha and care you are guided back home to your true nature.


"In this sacred space I honour your journey, your stories, and your connection to your Ancestors and the earth, the forests, the sea and stars. 

I dance to live in the light and serve you so you can live in yours. "


Kate E Tracey

Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncturist


BHlthSc (TCM), Registered Acupuncturist (AHPRA), ATMS

Kate is the founder of Saltbush Clinic and a nationally registered Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist.


She completed her qualifications at the University of Victoria, Melbourne as well as in training at Shandong Chinese Medicine Hospital. She continues her education in various annual advanced national and international courses.

Treatments with Kate include establishing causative factors through a combination of verbal inquiry and touch using traditional pulse and palpation. She then applies any combination of the Chinese Modalities including Massage, Cupping, Gua sha, Acupuncture, Moxabustion. This is accompanied with dietary and lifestyle advice as well as herbal prescriptions.


In some cases medical testing by a GP such as blood tests, or further physical work by a chiropractor, physiotherapist or osteopath may be recommended.


Bec Cook

Naturopath, Herbalist, Nutritionist, Doula,

Reiki Practitioner and Yin Yoga Teacher

Adv Dip Naturopathy, Adv Dip Herbal Medicine

Bec has worked and had a passion for the health and wellness industry for over 15 years. She is a fully qualified Naturopath, Herbalist, Nutritionist, Doula, Reiki Practitioner and Yin Yoga Teacher as well as having worked extensively as a Remedial Massage Therapist.

Bec believes in a gentle individualised approach to her treatment plans. With a combination of herbal medicine and an assessment of individual nutritional needs, she works with and meets her clients where they are at, helping them to make realistic, simple and easy changes to their diet and lifestyle.

Along the way Rebecca enjoys enhancing her clients knowledge, awareness and responsibility for their health, which in turn supports them in achieving their health goals and sustaining long lasting results.


Monika Habicht

Toyohari Meridian Therapist, Japanese Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbal Medicine


 Registered Acupuncturist (AHPRA),

 Registered Toyohari Japanese Acupuncture Practitioner (ABTA)

Monika is dedicated to the practice of Japanese style acupuncture specialising in Toyohari East Asian needle therapy and is the founder / coordinator of the Genki Centre in Glebe, Sydney.


Toyohari is generally known as a more gentle style of acupuncture and yet has profound results on clients. 

Monika has trained with Paul Movsessian as well as having completed a Bachelor of Health Science  in Traditional Chinese Medicine at UTS. Her dedication to learning in the traditional way of close contact with masters and the community of practitioners has placed Monika in a unique position of being a very advanced practitioner of this Japanese art. Monika has also spent time in Beijing with an internship at the China Japan Friendship hospital with a focus on Chinese herbal medicine and is qualified as a doula

Weekly Service Schedule


Remedial massage with Samila Blow

Reiki with Christine Hutchin

Counselling with Georgie Igoe


Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine with Kate Tracey 

Naturopathy with Bec Cook 

Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine with Kaylene Minett 


Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine with Kate Tracey

Traditional Japanese Acupuncture with Monika Habicht 

Remedial massage with Samilla Blow


Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine with Kate Tracey

Naturopathy with Bec Cook 


Facials with Leanne Bridger 

Traditional Japanese Acupuncture with Monika Habicht 


Acupuncture with Kate Tracey


Traditional Hawaiian Massage with Sigrid Boyle 

Service Schedule
Contact Saltbush

Contact Saltbush Clinic

Saltbush Clinic is managed by its founder Kate Tracey. You can get in touch with Kate directly using the details below for more information on any of the aspects of Saltbush and its practitioners or if you are a licensed practitioner looking for a wonderful local space from which to practise. If you are interested in making a direct booking with any one of our practitioners please follow the link on their profile to find their direct contact details.

Kate E Tracey

Mobile - 0425 784 620

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Saltbush Clinic is located at 55 Moore Street, Austinmer, 2515.

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