Our holistic wellness team

The BCM team have all been there!  We understand your concerns and want to help you to get on top of your health.  We have all worked hard on our own health, so we are passionate about getting you there.  Juanita and the Balance team understand life’s challenges but believe we can help you achieve your health goals.  If you have a health condition or simply want to feel your best come and see us today.


Dr Juanita Jolly

Acupuncturist/Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Naturopath

Juanita is the principal practitioner and clinical director.  A highly qualified doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and a Naturopath, Juanita has undertaken extensive studies in both Naturopathic and Traditional Chinese Medicine / Acupuncture.  Juanita has completed further post-graduate studies in Japanese acupuncture, TCM obstetrics, fertility support, cosmetic acupuncture, cellular health testing and specialised comprehensive health status screening.


Special interests:  Complex health conditions, hormonal health, fertility (men and women), IVF support, children’s health, digestive issues/allergies, and cosmetic acupuncture.

Dr Lachlan McDonald

Acupuncturist/Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Lachlan is a highly qualified & experienced doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and is also a social worker with a Bachelor in Psychology. Lachlan treats a wide range of general health conditions, and has a special interest in treating emotional disorders such as stress, anxiety, sleep & mood disorders, fertility and preconception, general health along with muscular pain and inflammation. Lachlan takes a gentle & caring approach to his treatments, and may use a combination of Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Nutritional medicine to get results.


Special interests: General health, musculoskeletal pain, emotional well being, preconception care, hormonal health.

Dr Roy Hughson


Roy is a highly qualified doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine who has extensive experience treating a variety of health conditions. Roy is a sensitive practitioner who works hard to attune to the unique needs of each and every client. Roy has particular aptitude in IVF support, preconception care, fertility challenges, migraines and period pain, digestive discomfort, musculoskeletal and general pain issues – and he is also skilled in Mai Zen cosmetic acupuncture facial techniques. Roy combines traditional Chinese medicine practice with Chinese herbal medicine for effective results.


Special interests: Support for chronic health / autoimmune conditions, pain management, hormonal health, acupuncture facial renewal, and support for mental health & wellbeing.

Dr Alicia Grinter


Alicia is an Acupuncturist and a Nutritionist. She completed her degree in Health Science and Nutrition and later found her passion for Chinese Medicine so returned to study her postgraduate Masters in Acupuncture. Alicia has a warm approach, she takes the time to explain and educate while working together with her patients, often using acupuncture, nutritional medicine and nutritional supplementation as part of her treatments.

Special Interests: Helping women of all ages: hormonal balance, preconception, IVF support, pregnancy and postpartum health. Alicia also enjoys working with digestive health and wellbeing.

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Sallie Roberts


Sallie is a highly qualified Naturopath with a degree in Health Science. Sallie has experience in a variety of health conditions including hormonal complaints, digestive and immune conditions, mood and skin disorders and has undertaken further studies in corneotherapy and the gut microbiome. Sallie works holistically – ensuring your physical, emotional, spiritual, and social aspects of life are all considered. Working with nutrition, herbs, lifestyle and education, in conjunction with functional pathology testing, Sallie aims to empower you to take charge of your own health and wellbeing.


Special interests: Acne, eczema, digestive issues, support for mental health and wellbeing, irregular/painful periods, PCOS, allergies, children’s health and immune health.

Elenor Tweedie

Bowen / Craniosacral Therapist, Massage

Elenor is an experienced and highly qualified remedial massage therapist, NST / Bowen therapist and cranio-sacral therapist.  Elenor is a leader in her field and has been in the natural medicine industry for over 30 years.


Special interests:  Muscular aches & pains, migraines, headaches, dizziness/vertigo, children’s health and behavioural problems, birth traumas, chronic fatigue, hormonal issues, stress and anxiety.

Sophie Nikolic

Office Manager, TCM Student

Sophie is studying to become a Chinese Medicine practitioner, and has plenty of tips & tricks to keep you on track with your treatment programs.  Sophie is also available to answer any questions or queries you may have outside of your scheduled appointment time.