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Dr. Colin Charnley, Chiropractor, Acupuncture

Laser Therapy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Naturopathy, Herbal Medicine, Chiropractor, Osteopathy, Biomesotherapy

Dr. Colin Charnley, Chiropractor, Acupuncture, was born in New Zealand and began his career at the North Shore Hospital in Auckland. Feeling that more could be done for patients, he embarked upon a career in natural therapies, gaining qualifications across many modalities of healing, and starting his own clinic in Melbourne in 1973. Dr. Colin Charnley has spent over 35 years gaining education and clinical experience across a wide range of natural therapies. He is passionate about healing and utilises the powerful healing of Laser Therapy along with his extensive knowledge and experience to heal his patients. Dr. Charnley understands that each body is entirely unique, carrying the effects of different lifestyles, experiences, injury and trauma. With this individualised approach, powerful diagnostic tools, Laser Therapy, patient education and supplements, Dr Charnley optimises health for better outcomes.


1973 - Naturopathic Diploma
The New Zealand Association of Naturopath and Osteopaths

1974 - Correspondence Course in Homoeopathy
Health Science Press, Sussex, U.K. through the New Zealand Homoeopathy Society

1975 - Diploma of Remedial Massage
The NSW College of Naturopathic Sciences

1976 - Diploma of Osteopathy
The NSW College of Naturopathic Sciences

1976 - Diploma of Naturopathy
The NSW College of Naturopathic Sciences

1977 - Advanced Diploma Course of Chinese Acupuncture
Hong Kong College of Chinese Acupuncture

1979 - Bachelor of Acupuncture
International College of Oriental Medicine, Netherlands

1982 - Certificate of Registration, Chiropractor, no. 475
Victoria Chiropractic and Osteopathic Registration Board

1983 - Advanced Acupuncture Course
Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing

1984 - Adanced (German) Iridology
Australian College of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine

1984 - Certificate of Chiropractic Clinical Practice
Philip Institute of Technology, Victoria

1985 - Instruction course in Myorthotics
The Preventive Medicine Movement

1985 - Course 1 of Instructional, Opthalmotropic Phenomena
The Institute for Research into Iris Studies Pty Ltd (inc ACT)

1985 - Certificate Nutritional Chemistry
The Preventive Medicine Movement

1986 - Introductory Course in Traditional Herbal Medicine
Australian Acupuncture College & Nanjing Acupuncture & Moxibustion Training College, Melbourne

1988 - Post Grad Diploma of Nutritional Medicine
Blackmores Laboratories

1988 - Post Grad Diploma of Botanic Medicine
The Southern Cross Herbal School

Post Grad Diploma of Chinese Herbal Medicine
Australian College of Oriental Medicine

1989 - Advanced Model of Erickson Hypnosis
Australian Institute of Neuro-Linguistic Programming Inc

1994 - Graduate Diploma Chinese Herbal Medicine, Section 1(&)2, as set down in the guidelines for TCM curriculum at tertiary level 17(&)18

2006 - Hemaview Screening (Live Blood Analysis)
Metagenics, Australia

2010 - Fellowship of Antiaging Medicine
Board Certified American Academy of Antiaging Medicine

2013-2014 Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare
International Association of Healthcare Professionals recognises Colin Charnley as a world leader in healthcare and top Chiropractor Manunda, Queensland.