Dr. Jo Carpenter



Chinese Herbal Medicine

Cupping Therapy

Acupressure & Shiatsu Massage



B.App.Sc (Chinese Medicine)



Dr Jo is a registered Chinese Medicine Doctor with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA) and a member of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (ACCMA).


With previous experience in Shiatsu Massage (Acupressure) Jo integrates Shiatsu with her Acupuncture Treatments along with Cupping Therapy, Gua-Sha, Dietary & lifestyle Advice aiming to bring the body back to its natural state of health and vitality. Completing her degree in Chinese Medicine at Torrens University in Melbourne, Jo continued her training with mentored in the Five Arts of Chinese Medicine and continues to draw on the influence of this ancient wisdom.


Jo treats a wide range of health issues regarding our busy lifestyles, such as: Mental Health (Anxiety, Stress, Depression), Pain & Injury, Sleeping Issues, Women’s Health (Menstrual Issues, Fertility, Pregnancy Related), Digestion & Gut Health and more.


Dr Jo’s Consults & Treatments @ Balanced Life Health Care are covered by all major health funds.

Clinical Focus: 


  • Pain & Injury
  • Headaches & Migraines
  • Mental Heath Support (Including Anxiety, Stress, Depression)
  • Women’s Health & Gynaecology
  • Pregnancy Support
  • Digestion & Gut Health
  • Insomnia & Sleeping issues



  • Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine)
  • Shiatsu & Acupressure Massage
  • Five Arts of Chinese Medicine




  • Registered Acupuncturist with AHPRA
  • Registered Chinese Herbal Medicine Practitioner with the AHPRA
  • Member of AACMA