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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...

Supporting the Acupuncture Treatment: Chinese Herbal Formulas for Sleep and the Mind

My first exposure to acupuncture and Chinese herbs had layers of experience to it. I started by seeking relief from chronic asthma. Even though this was a lifelong problem for me, the condition disappeared after just a few sessions. The next ailment we worked on...

Long-COVID & Acupuncture: the Mind, Chronic Deficiencies & Deep Change

The mental state has a profound impact on our physical health. It can help or hinder the healing process. Long-standing chronic deficiencies also have an effect. They are usually linked and must be addressed for deep healing to occur. Recently I’ve been treating several people...

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....