Five Element Acupuncture

Trauma and the Spirit of the Points

A friend asked me recently to write about acupuncture and emotional trauma. I’m happy to take on the subject because it’s something that acupuncture, especially Five Element acupuncture, treats very effectively. What is Trauma? Consider trauma as an experience that harms (or threatens to harm) a person’s health or wellbeing. The traumatic event could range… Read More Trauma and the Spirit of the Points

Five Element Acupuncture

Working the Withins

When I was in school learning Five Element acupuncture, there was occasional talk about this mysterious thing called the “Withins.” Each person has one element that is his or her Constitutional Factor (CF), which is the basis for Five Element treatments. And then there is a secondary one called the Within. Some people describe the… Read More Working the Withins