Acupuncturist are a very special breed of healer working with a very special style of medicine. We treat each patient as an individual with a unique history and story.
Although acupuncture has been an integral part of Traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years, the idea of using acupuncture to help people overcome certain addictions is relatively new. In fact, the idea of acupuncture as a form of addiction treatment happened almost by chance in the early 1970s
Western Medicine has a lot of great qualities, that is why I am a hybrid type practitioner who uses both modern and classic techniques in my practice. One aspect of Western Medicine that is not a strength, is what we call “supporting the righteous” treatments are designed to block, reduce, counteract, and suppress.
For some, this is the main reason for treatment, for others, it is a welcomed side effect. Acupuncture is very unique is its ability to calm the mind and anchor and settle the