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Dr Therese Thornton

Dr Therese Thornton BHSci, BSc (Hons), PhD

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Special Interests
Therese is an advocate for integrated health and as part of her research has conducted a clinical trial of the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea with acupuncture. Therese has a focus on the management of sleep disorders, such as insomnia and sleep apnoea, and associated mental and physical health conditions such as anxiety, depression and pain. In addition to sleep and mood disorders, in clinical practice Therese has focused on gynaecological disorders, fertility, migraines, acute and chronic pain and injury rehabilitation. Her approach utilises a combination of acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping and Chinese massage to achieve maximal benefit. Therese also employs the use of laser acupuncture in patients who have sensitivities or stress associated with the use of needles.

Dr Therese Thornton is a qualified Chinese Medicine Practitioner, with a background in psychological science, health sciences and a doctorate in sleep physiology.

Therese has more than a decade of experience in clinical practice, and more than five years experience ...

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PhD, Doctor of Philosopohy in the field of sleep physiology 

BSc (Hons), Bachelor of Science with Honours, majoring in Psychology

BHSci, Bachelor of Health Science, majoring in Acupuncture

Registration Numbers and Professional Memberships

AACMA Membership No. 2407

AHPRA no: CMR0001739875

Awards and Publications

Thornton, T., Loetscher, T., Yates, M., Nicholls, M.E. R. (2012). The Highs and Lows of the Interaction Between Word Meaning and Space. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 39(4).

Cori, J. M., Thornton, T., O’Donoghue ...

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