Mental Health

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...

Latent Trauma Affecting the Joints, Muscles & Mental Health: Acupuncture Wisdom

Trauma can leave its remnants throughout the body and mind. For example, physical trauma due to injury, if it fails to fully heal can result in periodic rheumatism (joint pain). Emotional trauma that fails to fully heal can also leave remnants. Such remnants can periodically...

Dispelling the Hungry Ghosts: Treatment of Trauma & Obsessive Compulsive Disorders with Acupuncture & Herbs

Chinese medicine has two major approaches: acupuncture, which is a form of direct bodywork and herbal medicine where external plant medicine is consumed, usually in the form of a tea or as pills. Both approaches have their own healing strategies and ways of viewing the...

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...