Nicholas’ Blog

Answering your questions about healing and
acupuncture to inspire, inform and transcend.

Healing Depression & Anxiety via Digestion: the Acupuncture Approach

I honestly became an acupuncturist to help myself. Chinese medicine arrived as a type of “godsend” during my mid-20’s. I’d always suffered from depression and anxiety, which would negatively impact my sleep, breathing and digestion. Acupuncture was really the only thing that reliably helped me...

Virtual Healing Sessions for Challenging Times: the Effectiveness of Online Acupressure

I have been doing healing sessions with several people remotely during the pandemic, to help stabilize the mood, alleviate fear and anxiety, restore motivation and enthusiasm, and improve sleep and general energy levels. I’ve also been working with patients dealing with serious autoimmune conditions that...

Completion: Acupuncture “Rebirthing” Techniques to Release Emotional Stagnation

“The personal is political!” This is a famous quote from the feminist Carol Hanish. I recall hearing this when I was a college student at Brandeis University: in my Women’s Studies course! I was struck by its power, as I know many others have been....

Evolving Through Change: Acupuncture as Spirit Medicine

The process of change or “evolution” requires several steps. It’s common to feel “stuck” or “lost” within this process. To change or evolve asks us to let go of the past, including relationships, behaviors, thought patterns, as well as aspects of ourselves we’ve become used...