Dr Kylie O’Brien

Chinese Medicine Practitioner

BSc(Optom) BAppSc(ChinMed) MPH PhD(ChinMed) Grad.Cert.Tert.Ed. Cert.Toyohari Meridian Therapy Dip.Rem.Massage


Originally trained as an Optometrist, Kylie later completed a Master of Public Health and a degree in Chinese medicine following an internship in a Chinese medicine hospital in Nanjing, China. She developed three of Australia’s Master degree courses in Chinese medicine; completed her PhD in Chinese medicine; completed training in Australia and Tokyo in Japanese Toyohari Meridian Therapy; is a trained remedial massage therapist and a practitioner of tai chi for over 20 years. Kylie has a strong belief in integrating the best of orthodox medicine, Chinese medicine and western Integrative Medicine to assist people take control of their own health using a holistic approach.


  • Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Chinese Acupuncture
  • Japanese Acupuncture (Toyohari Meridian Therapy)
  • Chinese Diet Therapy
  • Remedial Massage

Special Interests

  • Anxiety, Depression, Stress Reduction, Insomnia
  • Digestive Problems
  • General Fatigue, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chinese Medicine Oncology
  • Prostate Hyperplasia
  • Eye Conditions including Dry Eye


  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Chinese Medicine)
  • Bachelor Science (Optometry)
  • Master of Public Health
  • PhD (Chinese Medicine)
  • Cert Japanese Toyohari Meridian Therapy
  • Diploma Remedial Massage


  • Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner AHPRA
  • Federation of Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture Societies of Australia
  • World Federation of Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture
  • Societies Standardisation Committee


Consultation times, fees and bookings
For bookings, details on appointment availability and the schedule of fees please contact the NIIM Clinic Reception on (03) 9804 0646 or: