Your Visit

Treatments may include acupuncture, cupping, moxa, gua sha and the application of essential oils. Lifestyle, diet and exercise recommendations may also be made as part of the plan of care.

Living in awareness and in accordance with the seasons and the natural rhythms of life will also be encouraged as these are foundational aspects of all natural healing modalities.

Your engagement in the treatment process is a key part of your healing journey. You will be treated as a unique individual and asked to participate. In the treatment room, I offer deep listening and partnership to my patients. In this environment, new awareness and healing insights may emerge.

Your First Visit

Your first visit will last 1 ½ - 2 hours.  This time includes a complete health and personal history; a traditional Chinese physical exam and intake; and a treatment.

Please wear little or no makeup or perfume/cologne for this visit. This will help me to gather valuable diagnostic information.

Treatment tips (to get the most from your treatment)

Please eat within the 3 hours before you are treated.

Within 24 hours before and after your treatment, avoid coffee, alcohol, other intoxicants, and strenuous exercise.

Plan your treatment times so you do not have to rush to get to the office. Get some extra rest the day or evening after your treatment.

Observe and note any changes in your attitude, mood or physical condition in the days following your treatment.  I will follow up with you on these at your next visit.

Continue to receive your regular medical care.

Think positively about the changes you wish to make.  Our thoughts create our reality.