Depression is the most common of mood disorders. It is estimated that nearly 30 million Americans suffer from the often-debilitating disease and it is, in fact, one of the 15 leading causes of disability in developed countries. It is widely believed that depression may the body’s response to … [Read more...] about Acupuncture: A New Alternative for Treating Depression
Feeling stressed? A quick ear massage may be just the ticket. Hold your thumb on the back side of the ear and your fingers on the front of your ear. Then pull from the inside to the outside. Do it as strongly as you feel comfortable with. The sensation may feel a little irritable to your ears, … [Read more...] about Need Instant Relaxation? Try Ear Massage!
As I reflect back upon my 10 years of being an acupuncturist, I am in awe of all that I have learned. I have learned from my patients, from my additional training since my graduate school in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and I've learned from my teachers and colleagues. The theories of TCM have … [Read more...] about What have I learned? Celebrating 10 years of insight in alternative medicine
Over the eleven years I've been in clinical practice, I've seen people for a variety of physical medicine issues. The initial intake includes a lengthy review of medical history and at the end, I always check in with how people are doing emotionally. As a holistic practitioner, I’ve learned that … [Read more...] about Emotional Release Sessions
How does our pain and illness relate to life experiences? Life is a constant change of events. From the time we are born through childhood and into adulthood, we go through numerous life experiences that shape us as the individuals we become. Some of these experiences are positive and some are … [Read more...] about Acupuncture to heal the past