Trauma

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...

You are What You See: Treatment of Personality Disorders & Trauma with Acupuncture

Honoring who we are and developing comfort with ourselves is a Taoist ideal. Life is seen as the unfolding of the “Jing-Essence” (the original nature) within a person. At birth, we are given a “Ming” (destiny) as energies from the cosmos merge with those of...