Kurrajong Natural Medicine Centre

We Take Care of Your Health Naturally, Using Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture and Western Herbal Medicine, Diet and Body Therapies.

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Our Practitioners

Our Practitioners - Dr Danny T. Siegenthaler

Dr Danny T. Siegenthaler

MSc. (TCM), BSc. (hons), Dip. Ac., Dip. TCM (Aust/China)

Danny is a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) with over three decades of clinical experience.

Danny is registered with the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (Registration No.: CMR0001712202) and is a Fellow Member of ATMS (Australian Traditional Medicine Society).

He graduated following completion of his internship at the No.1 TCM Hospital in Hangzhou, China, in 1985.

Danny has taught at several Australian Universities and private colleges in Biology, Ecology and Health related sciences.

Together with his wife, Susan, they have authored several books on health, healthy living as well as text books on Advanced Remedial Massage and Medical Aromatherapy.

Our Practitioners - Susan L. O'Neill-Siegenthaler

Susan L. O'Neill-Siegenthaler

BSc. (Hons.), DMR., DRM. DMA.

Susan is a Medical herbalist, Remedial Massage and Medical Aromatherapy therapist with over 4 decades of experience in private practice and is a Fellow Member of ATMS (Australian Traditional Medicine Society).

Susan has trained with both Denis Stewart and Dorothy Hall as a medical herbalist and naturopath. Over the years, Susan gained additional qualifications as a medical aromatherapist and has developed a unique and very effective method to treating musculoskeletal disorders (problems associated with muscles, joints and/or soft tissues).

Susan has also taught many students in herbal medicine and medical aromatherapy. Apart from co-owning  the Northern School of Traditional Medicine with her husband, Danny, Susan has also taught at Nature Care, TAFE and several Australian Universities where she has lectured in biology, and health sciences. Over the years Susan has trained many student, many of whom are still in practice today.

Practitioners, Authors and Academics

Both Susan and Danny, our senior practitioners, are also research biologist and have undertaken PhDs at ANU. They use this experience in their respective fields of traditional medicine and combine their own experience with evidence-based scientific information and research. 

In addition, Danny and Susan are the authors of “It’s Your Life: a simple guide on the journey to better health, happiness and peace of mind“. Danny is also the author of “Lecture Notes on Acupuncture” and co-authored several other books together with Susan in the area of health and wellness. 

Together Danny and Susan have been helping their local community of Kurrajong and surround since 2009, when they setup Kurrajong Natural Medicine Centre, and they plan to continue for many more.

Our Practitioners & Their Specialties

Although our practitioners, Susan and Danny, are considered generalists, they possess unique areas of specialisation that intrigue them. Nevertheless, what truly ignites their passion is tackling the complex and demanding cases that frequently emerge. These challenging situations often involve patients who have been left feeling utterly desperate after receiving disheartening diagnoses like “sorry, there’s nothing more we can do” or “you’ll have to learn to live with this” from the medical community.

Susan’s and Danny’s shared interest in these difficult cases stems from their unwavering commitment to improving the lives of their patients. They firmly believe that there is always room for exploration and a chance to make a positive impact, even in seemingly hopeless scenarios.

Susan, with her profound knowledge in internal medicine, excels at identifying rare and intricate conditions. Her meticulous approach and willingness to dig deeper have earned her the reputation of being a tenacious problem-solver among her peers and patients alike.

On the other hand, Danny enjoys helping women overcome issues with infertility and other gynaecological issues. He is known for his innovative thinking when it comes to devising treatment plans for complex issues. His dedication to staying up-to-date with the latest research and techniques ensures that he can offer cutting-edge solutions to patients who have exhausted other avenues of treatment.

Susan and Danny share an unwavering belief in the importance of a holistic approach to patient care. They understand that sometimes healing goes beyond addressing physical symptoms and requires delving into the emotional and psychological aspects of a patient’s well-being.

Furthermore, both our practitioners are active proponents of open communication with their patients. They take the time to truly listen to each person’s unique story and concerns, allowing them to build strong, trusting relationships. This empathetic approach empowers patients to actively participate in their own healing journey, fostering a sense of hope and optimism even in the face of daunting medical challenges.

Together, Susan and Danny form a formidable team, supporting each other’s endeavours and regularly collaborating on complex cases. Their passion for finding solutions where others may have given up is not only a testament to their skills but also a testament to the resilience of the human spirit in the face of adversity. Through their unwavering commitment and boundless compassion, Susan and Danny continue to make a profound difference in the lives of their patients.