Dr. Cherie Attard (TCM)

Dr. Attard is a Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner trained in Australia from the University of Technology Sydney and from Yunnan Normal University in China. She graduated from university receiving the highest Academic Award which is the Deans Merit for Outstanding Academic Excellence.

Her post graduate experience includes working in General Healthcare, particularly musculoskeletal pain and injury conditions, cessation of smoking addictions, psychological stress and anxiety, along with extensive mentoring and training in reproductive fertility healthcare.  

Following the success of her post graduate experience, Dr Attard was headhunted to be the Founder of the Westmead IVF Acupuncture Support Clinic. In which she was involved in clinical trials and provided training to junior practitioners in fertility support treatments.

Furthermore, Dr Attard then went on to become the New South Wales State Clinic Manager of Endeavour College of Natural Health, where she had the privilege of mentoring the next generation of natural health care practitioners, whilst concurrently continuing to see private practice clients in her Glebe Point Acupuncture clinic. 

​Dr. Attard has now permanently relocated to Gozo, Malta and brings with her a wealth of qualifications, experience, and expertise in natural medicine to the Maltese islands.

Degree Qualifications
Bachelor of Health Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine

University of Technology Sydney 2004-2009

Awarded Deans Merit for Outstanding Academic


Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (China Major)

University of Technology Sydney, Yunnan Normal University China 2004-2009

Awarded Deans Merit for Outstanding Academic Excellence

Professional Accrediation
Post Graduate Qualifications
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency Registration

Chinese Medicine Board of Australia CMR#0001708413

Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association

Professional Member AACMA#2636

Malta Council for Professions Complementary to Medicine

Professional Acupuncture Board Registered

Editor of Publications
Editor of Clinical Handbook of Chinese Herbs Desk Reference

By William Maclean, Published by Pangolin Press 2010

Editor of Tai Acupuncture

By David Tai, 2007

Post Graduate Experience

Laser Quit, Bondi Junction 2010-2011

Sydney Pregnancy Centre Concord 2010-2011


Rozelle Fertility Health 2011-2012

Rebalance Your Centre of Health 2011-2012


IVF Acupuncture Support Clinic Maroubra,

Sydney CBD, Westmead 2012-2013

Glebe Point Acupuncture 2009-2018

Gozo Acupuncture 2019- Current

Continual Professional Development  Courses


Nurturing the Fetus - the 10 Months of Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum Certificate 2019 - 

Debra Betts and Sabine Wilms, Pro D Seminars.

Brain Chemistry and Brain Circulation - the Treatment of Cognitive Dysfunction with Chinese Herbs Certificate 2018,

Heiner Fruehauf, Pro D Seminars.

5 Elements 5 Emotions Certificate 2018,

Gye Bennetts, 5 Elements Acupuncture Seminars Australia.

Maternity Acupuncture Certificate 2017,

Debra Betts, Sydney Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Rhythms of Change Certificate 2016,

Mary Saunders, University of Technology Sydney.


Pulse Taking Workshop - Putting it all Together Certificate 2016, Andrew Koh, Endeavour College of Natural Health Sydney.

How Li Dongyuan used Zhang Zhongjings Formulas in the Treatment of the Spleen-Stomach Certificate  2016, Stephen Boyanton, Endeavour College of Natural Health Sydney. 

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace Certificate 2016, Continuing Education Course, University of Sydney. 

Hunyuan (Fertility) Medicine- Finding the True Essence Certificate 2013, Yaron Seidman,

University of Sydney. 

Bridging the Gap between Western Medical

Investigations and TCM Certificate 2012, Dr Tony Goh, Sydney Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine.


Neijing Pulse Certificate 2012, David White,

Sydney Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine.


Chinese Medicine & IVF Support Certificate 2011,

Kathryn Taylor, University of Technology Sydney.


Treatment of the Head and Neck Pain with Acupuncture Certificate 2011, David Legge,

Sydney Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine.


Treatment of the Low Back, Thoracic Spine and Ribcage with Acupuncture Certificate 2010, David Legge,

Sydney Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Unknotting Difficult Cases-Blood Stasis Certificate 2010, Dr Gunter Neeb, St John's College, University of Sydney. 
Acupuncture Diagnosis and Treatment- Needle Techniques Certificate 2010, David Tai,

Sydney Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine.


Gua Sha Masterclass Certificate 2010, Kyle Powderly,

Sydney Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Fiona Farrugia

Fiona Farrugia is a Clinical Aromatherapist and Reflexologist.  She is qualified with VTCT  - UK -  on Complementary Therapies (Aromatherapy & Reflexology) Diploma Level 3 and Level 4 (which covers Maternity, Fertility, IVF, Cancer Care).


Fiona is also qualified in Ear Reflexology with The Canadian Reflexology School in 2019 and trained in ‘The Children’s Reflexology Programme’ created by  Susan Quayle in the UK in September 2019. She can provide lessons teaching mothers how to work on their babies and children. (She use storytelling and singing in this beautiful programme).

Fiona works in Malta with Prof. Mark Brincat in the gynaecology ward, especially with patients experiencing fertility issues, IVF therapy and supporting anti/postnatal patients.


She joins the Gozo Acupuncture team on Saturdays bringing her wealth of skills and experience in General and Women's Health to the Island of Gozo, Malta.  

© 2020 by Dr. Cherie Attard (TCM)

Telephone: +356 7908 4257        

Email: gozoacupuncture@gmail.com