Consciousness

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...

Acupuncture, Mental Health & the Internal Teacher

The acupuncture channels act like an internal teachers. As an acupuncturist, not only do I work with the channels to adjust and strengthen the body’s physiology. I also stimulate the channels to excite and awaken “the internal teacher” within my patients. I attended a class over...

The Ghost Points: Ancient Acupuncture Treatment for Obsession, Addiction & Destructive Behavior.

An acupuncture protocol that capture the imagination of many acupuncturists are the “Ghost Points,” made famous by the great Tang Dynasty era doctor Sun Si Miao (581-682 CE). Miao worked as a traveling doctor for many years during a very exciting time in Chinese history: when...

Changing Consciousness with Acupuncture: Treatment of PTSD, Fixation & Obsession.

Acupuncture points have intrinsic functions and actions. They can adjust the physiology of the body. They also work on the mind. The names of the acupuncture points give clues as to their nature and function; the names also illuminate what role they play within the...

Making Connection to Dismantle Trauma: the Connecting Vessels. Part 1: the Lungs.

The remnants of trauma take many forms, creating a multitude of seemingly strange physical, mental and emotional symptoms. A particular system of acupuncture channels showcase and treat such traumatic remnants. These channels, called Luo or “Connecting Vessels” help decode where trauma has taken root in...