Crane Clinic Therapists

Our therapists are some of the most experienced practitioners in their fields. As a team, we pride ourselves in providing a professional and caring service, continuously upskilling with the latest research, training and professional development, and have many years experience working in conjunction with western medicine.

Aine Delaney, SRN – Acupuncturist, Midwife, Registered Nurse

Aine is a registered acupuncturist with qualifications in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Acupuncture Foundation of Ireland, and post graduate training from Nanjing University in China.

Prior to this, Aine practised nursing and midwifery in Ireland and South Africa. While living in the United States, she graduated in Acupuncture from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, Chicago and successfully passed the American State Board Examinations.

Aine has over 30 years of experience in the field of acupuncture and has gained extensive clinical experience with many medical and pain conditions. She has worked as an Acupuncturist in the Sims Fertility Clinic in Dublin, supporting couples undergoing fertility treatment and now helps couples with fertility issues in her clinic in Galway City. She is a professional member of the Acupuncture Council of Ireland and holds the position of Treasurer of the ACI.

Bernie Doyle – Acupuncturist & Naturopath

Bernie qualified as an Acupuncturist and Naturopath from the College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2010. She subsequently travelled to China and completed a clinical internship programme with the Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hangzhou, China. Here she studied in a very busy outpatient department in the hospital, where they treated people for a variety of conditions with acupuncture.

Bernie believes that ill health can be as a result of an imbalance in the body and acupuncture together with lifestyle changes can restore the body back to wellbeing.

Women’s health is of particular interest to Bernie, she has completed post graduate training in this area including attending Zita West training in London. She also completed a Diploma in TCM Gynaecology and Obstetrics – Acupuncture, awarded by Dr Trevor Wing of the Woman’s Natural Health Practice in the UK.

Astrid Borgman – Amatsu Orthopath

Astrid is a qualified and experienced Amatsu Orthopath (Master Practitioner) having completed four years of training with Daghda Synergy Amatsu Therapy Academy and a further two years in England with Dennis Bartram, the western father of modern Amatsu.

She is a registered member of the Amatsu Therapy Association (ATA), Orthopaedic and Soft Tissue Therapists of Ireland (ROSTI) and  the GRCCT (General Regulatory Council for Complementary Therapies). Amatsu treatments are covered by private health insurance.

Astrid is focused on empowering her clients to positively engage in their own health and healing with a specific emphasis on the importance of healthy movement and correct alignment.

She regularly participates in postgraduate CPDs in Ireland and the UK and also holds a higher diploma in Orthopaedic and Soft Tissue Therapy, is a qualified yoga teacher, Reiki Master, NLP practitioner and holds an undergraduate Sports degree from the University of Hamburg.

Niamh Burke – Nutritionist

Niamh is a Nutritional Therapist living in Galway city.  She specialises in the area of female health and hormones including supporting women with PCOS, endometriosis and perimenopause.  

She has done additional training in the area of the reproductive microbiome and it’s link to successful birth outcomes.  She is currently working with individuals and couples to support them through their fertility journey, whether that’s natural or assisted.  It takes 3 to make a baby – balanced hormones, a healthy egg + sperm quality and a healthy environment for the baby to grow in.  When working with clients Niamh takes all these areas into consideration. As part of the Preparing for Pregnancy program offered at the Crane Clinic, Niamh provides a nutrition and lifestyle plan to ensure the best nutrition for maternal and foetal health is achieved.

Niamh is currently taking appointment at the The Crane Clinic on Saturdays, to book contact (086) 3938773. 

Joanne Burke – Acupuncturist and Women’s Transformation & Self Leadership Coach

Joanne is a licensed acupuncturist and women’s transformation and self leadership coach.

She qualified from the College of Natural Medicine (CNM) as an Acupuncturist in 2015 and completed further study in Vietnam, working in hospitals fully immersed in the magic and potency of Traditional Eastern Medicine.

At the end of 2015 Joanne opened her own clinic in the heart of Dublin City where she worked predominantly with female clients. The main concerns her clients came with were anxiety, stress, digestive issues, pms and other menstrual cycle issues/irregularities, sleep issues, headaches to wanting to maintain general health and wellbeing

In her years serving her clients deeply with acupuncture she continued to develop and study her own love of how the mind, emotions and beliefs can have such a profound impact on a person and the trajectory that their healing / wellness journey goes. As well as the ability to bring desires, dreams and goals to life (especially in the case of women)

She is a qualified PSYCH-K facilitator, an EFT practitioner, a certified life-coach and women-centred transformation coach.

Joanne also runs her own online coaching business leading women back to who they truly are and the power that lies within them. When a woman is empowered to break through inner glass ceilings resulting in lasting transformation, she is connected back to authentic self trust and belief, giving her the power to create her deepest yearnings and desires.

Joanne runs 1:1 and group coaching programmes, which includes identity work, emotional intelligence growth and discovering and creating the deepest yearning within.

Joanne is currently taking acupuncture appointments at the Crane Clinic on Saturdays from 3pm, Sundays from 12pm – 5pm. There will be some availability on Monday and Tuesday evenings. To book call 0860313253

Dr. Suraya Diaz – Certified Naturopath, Nutritionist and Herbalist Consultant

Dr. Diaz, with a lifelong commitment to health and science, has worked to combine her scientific research with complementary medicine.

She received her doctorate in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from one of the world’s leading universities (University College London). While excelling in medical scientific research, Dr. Diaz also went on to follow her passion for complementary medicine by establishing herself as a certified Naturopath, Nutritionist and Herbalist consultant.

Following her years of scientific research and studies in the various medical sciences, Dr. Diaz has become a leader in the field of consultancy and product formulation using an integrated Functional Medicine approach.