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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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