Emotional Health

Healing Trauma, Mental-Emotional & Personality Disorders with Acupuncture

As a Westerner practicing Chinese medicine it is interesting to compare and contrast how the ancient Chinese saw mental, emotional and behavioral issues. In terms of addiction, compulsion, obsessions and other personality disorders (modern Western terms mostly), the ancient Chinese provide a rich understanding for...

Taking Time to Heal: Acupuncture Strategies for Treating Chronic & Degenerative Conditions.

Healing often requires a period of austerity and conservation within the body. In Chinese medical terms this is called “nourishing the Yin.” It can be likened to the season of winter, where the environment goes inward to rebuild and restore vitality, readying itself for a...