Physical Healing Therapies: Acupuncture-Moxibustion Treatments

I offer acupuncture-moxibustion treatments at Cranbrook Acupuncture Clinic. Visit the Cranbrook Acupuncture Clinic website for bookings.

Chinese medicine schooling in Canada and in many Western countries follows the trajectory of the training of modern China – a well intentioned but limited institutionalisation of a vast medicine that was once interwoven with threads of Buddhism, Daoism and shamanism. Learning an old medicine, in the new world, out of its historical context, has been eye opening. I consider it to be a process of bridging East and West, antiquity and modernity, holism with dualism. The influential 17th century European philosopher Renee Descartes asserted that mind and body are utterly separate. Now, even modern science is catching up to humanity’s great wisdom traditions – coming to see that the mind and body are indeed utterly connected – they cannot in fact be separated.

So it is with this view – that mind and body are one experience – and both intricately connected with the roots of health and dis-ease – that I hope to approach clinical work.

On working together on postural patternings as a mind-body therapy: coming soon.




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Chinese Medicine Background

  • Dr of Traditional Chinese Medicine Diploma: Canadian Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine – 2012-2016.
  • Main practice mentor: Felip Caudet, Japanese style Moxbustionist and Fukaya-kyu lineage holder. 
  • Other trainings and influences: Classical Acupuncture with Brenda Hood PhD, Yuan Qi and scalp acupuncture with Dr. Suzanne Robidoux, Medical Pulse Diagnosis with Michael Peluso, Sa’am Acupuncture Toby Daly, Taichi-Qigong Shibashi with Fabrice Piche, Ontake in the style of Oran Kivity.