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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

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.

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.


Bec Cook
Naturopath, Herbalist, Nutritionist, Doula, Reiki Practitioner and Yin Yoga Teacher
Adv Dip Naturopathy, Adv Dip Herbal Medicine

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.

Rebecca enjoys increasing her clients' own health awareness and responsibility and supporting them in achieving their health goals.


Monika Habicht
Toyohari Meridian Therapist, Japanese Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbal Medicine, Doula
BSCBHSc(TCM), 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. 


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.

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.  

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 is also the owner / creator of luxury sleepwear brand Pearl & Silk.  At Saltbush she also utilises the wonderful,  vegan products created  by local Spa-houses.


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. 


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 Psychotherapy 

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. 


A qualified social worker and Counsellor, she has experience working with complex and intergenerational trauma as well as individual and family therapeutic work, grief, 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. 


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

Email -

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

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