About Jim Chalmers


Jim Chalmers has been practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine and specialising in Acupuncture for the past 25 years.

Following extensive travels throughout Asia in the late 60's and onwards Jim married a Singaporean Lady of Chinese descent. By the early 80's his personal experiences of treatment with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) inspired a career change and after a four-year course of TCM study in Australia he was awarded a Bachelor Of Acupuncture degree.

In 1991 he travelled to China to pursue postgraduate, clinical hands-on training in Hospitals in Nanning, Southern China.

Jim has been practicing in South West Scotland for the past 12 years and has been actively sharing his experience by providing auriculotherapy training seminars in Australia, New Zealand and Europe.


Ward Rounds Nanning Hospital China

Jim Chalmers joined the executive of the Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA) becoming a Director of the Association and Chair of the Standing Committee for Continuing Professional Education.

In 1998 Jim led a delegation from the AACMA to the State Administration of Chinese Medicine China to view training facilities and negotiate Continuing Education exchanges with the Chinese authorities.


Australian Acupuncture Association Delegation welcomed by Professor Li Zheng-Ji Deputy Director-General of State Administration of TCM (right) and Professor Chen Shaowu, President of World Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Societies and Director of China Japan Friendship Hospital


The Who's Who Of Acupuncture In China

Has been approved for registration under Australian Government (Victoria) regulations for the Registration of Chinese Medicine Practitioners (Acupuncture)

Trained in the Nogier system of Auricular Therapy and Auricular Medicine.

Worked in a Holistic Medicine Centre Australia for 3 years as part of a team specialising in environmental medicine, nutrition and diet.

2 Years part time voluntary Acupuncturist at Cancer Palliative Care Centre, Mater Public Hospital Brisbane Australia .

Extensive Clinical experience in Australia , Singapore and China


Jim Chalmers

B.Ac Cert Advanced Ac (China)
Cert Chinese Herbal Medicine
Fellow Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association
Fellow Acupuncture Ethics and Standards Organization (Australia)
Member Complementary Therapist Association UK.

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Australia 2014 Seminars

Jim Chalmers will be hosting seminars in Sydney & Brisbane on the 17th & 24th of May and also in Melbourne on then 7th of June. Additionally an advanced seminar will be held in Brisbane on the 21st of June.

Take advantage of an early-booking offer while you can.