Acupuncture for fertility

A Nest Egg

Enhancing your fertility begins with a change of perspective toward yourself, your body, and your health. Consider your fertility as a journey toward optimal health and wellness, and an opportunity to treat your body in the best way possible. Shifting your perception in this way helps you feel better and allows conception to become a reality. If you are struggling to get pregnant, you are not alone.  It’s disheartening not to know the cause of your infertility, however, there are specific ways that acupuncture can enhance your fertility.   Continue reading

Alchemical acupuncture for healing and transformation

Alchemical acupuncture treats illness on a deeper level, offering an alternative to feeling emotionally, physically, and spiritually unsatisfied.

Image taken in Chengdu, China

photo taken in Chengdu, China

Rooted in Chinese medicine, alchemical acupuncture focuses on treating psycho-emotional issues.  The process involves the transformation of illness into a new way of being in the world, rather than a restoration of our old patterns.  Alchemical acupuncture can be very effective for treating common disorders such as anxiety, stress, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, pain, hormonal disturbances, insomnia, and long-standing chronic issues that aren’t alleviated by modern Western medical practices alone.  Continue reading

A new prescription for wellness

pathWhat I find so inspiring about acupuncture and Chinese medicine is their ability to offer an alternative to the mainstream, Western model for health and healing.  The model pushed by our current health care system and pharmaceutical companies encourages us to get rid of symptoms as fast as possible either by taking a pill, removing a body part, or using some other means of suppressing symptoms.

What if we had the opportunity to work through our illnesses, figure out the deeper meaning behind them, and actually get to the root causes?

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Welcome!

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I wanted to start a blog to share my knowledge and also to describe how I practice acupuncture and Chinese medicine. All acupuncturists have a style that is uniquely their own, and the blog provides a forum where I can express my individual style, beliefs, and values. I’m passionate about health and wellness, and I thoroughly enjoy getting to know people and establishing healing relationships with them! But even more than that I love working with women’s health issues, mental and emotional issues, and wellness. So, yes, that means that I love to treat anxiety, stress, fertility, hormonal imbalances, pregnancy care, pain, allergies, and other psycho-emotional issues.

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