Mr Paul Burns

Qualifications: BHSc Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine)

Paul graduated 2010 from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Health Science and First Class Honours. He completed his internship at Shanghai Shuguang Hospital, China. Paul provided acupuncture treatments in drug and alcohol recovery settings including the Community Residential Withdrawal Unit (CRWU) at the Western Hospital, Footscray, and Windana drug and alcohol recovery community centre, St Kilda. For the past 10 years prior to starting  Pinpoint Acupuncture Geelong  Paul worked exclusively for Geelong Chinese Medicine Clinic (GCMC).

Growing up in Geelong, Paul has a special interest in promoting the health benefits of Chinese Medicine to the local community. Paul has worked as a disability instructor and disability respite worker for many local community service organisations. He is also a board member (current Chairperson) and a volunteer acupuncturist for the not-for-profit Hands on Health Australia (HOHA) Norlane Healing Hands clinic. Paul was named the 2013 Healthcare Volunteer of the Year for his dedication to ‘Norlane Helping Hands’ – providing low-cost healthcare to people who can’t otherwise afford it.

In his spare time, Paul is a keen Gong Fu (Kung Fu) and Qi Gong student and also instructs Qi Gong and Tai Chi through the Geelong West Neighbourhood House.