When I first moved home from acupuncture school in California, I worked at a well known hospital in Michigan. At this time, very few staff were familiar with acupuncture. As a way of education, I provided A LOT of treatments to doctors, nurses, and front desk personnel. After receiving their … [Read more...] about Get Your Daily DOSE of Well Being!
Traditional Chinese Medicine offers a whole-body approach to health and wellness. In TCM, our physical health and our emotional health are interwoven. We often see a correlation between how a person is feeling physically and how they are feeling emotionally. When we work with our patients, we work … [Read more...] about Emotional Balance with Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine
When a client comes to our office for an emotional condition, I ask a lot of questions. For all new patients, we always do a thorough intake. But as far as emotions, I find there is a wide range of experiences and feelings that go into any diagnosis – including depression. For example, some … [Read more...] about Acupuncture & Depression; Diagnosis is paramount to success
I am so excited to share a PODCAST with you! I was invited by Stephanie Lopez Gillmore, hormonal health and weight loss expert. We found each other through mutual health related interests and ended up being passionate about so many similar things, namely women's health. I wanted to talk on this … [Read more...] about Misconceptions of healthcare: What people don’t know and have to find out the hard way
Here in Michigan we are awaiting a winter storm. It will be cold, with a dark sky & a blanket of ivory over everything. In Chinese Medicine, this time of year reflects the Kidney energy, which is the body's deepest and most vital energy source. The Kidney energy is literally in our DNA and … [Read more...] about Honoring the season of winter in body, mind, and spirit
This is a question I get ALL THE TIME. So here's what happened: I was young, 18 or 19 at the time, and I started having asthma attacks that were seemingly out of the blue. Because I didn’t know what they were or how to cope, I ended up in the ER one night. Thankfully, they gave me a shot and … [Read more...] about “So…..how did YOU get into acupuncture?”