About Us

Acupuncture Works is a Chinese Medicine Healing Clinic, bordering a nature reserve in Alexandra Hills, Queensland, Australia.

Taryn Collins - BHSc (Acup)


Taryn has been a student of Traditional Chinese Medicine practices for more than twenty years and embodies the philosophy of natural healing and lifestyle.  Taryn’s unique blending of ancient therapies, contemporary research, and extensive postural knowledge through Yoga, Chi Gung and Pilates training, means she has a strong understanding of each patient’s needs, ailments, and situation.  Her skilled professional approach is second to none, which can only be truly understood when you are her latest challenge of healing.  Taryn hones in directly to the trouble spots and is often able to pinpoint the issues, and start working on them immediately.

Expert skills

Most initial appointments commence with a diagnosis, followed by a treatment plan, and often treatment is started immediately.  For ailments ranging from recent injuries to chronic life long issues, Taryn will almost certainly help you and bring back a greater quality of day to day life.


Taryn’s range of qualifications include a Bachelor of Health Science in Acupuncture, as well as over 15 years experience and training in Yoga, Chi Gung and Pilates. Taryn has an insatiable desire to learn more, and continuously improves her skills through further workshops and training.

Taryn is a registered Australian Health Practitioner (#CMR0002193388) , and a fully insured Member of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association. Taryn is registered with HiCaps to help you claim private health insurance rebates.

Health Insurance – on the spot claims

Many of our treatments are covered by private health insurance which you can claim on the spot, so you only have to pay the gap.