Emotional Health & Natural Pain Relief
Have you been putting up with depression or anxiety because taking a pharmaceutical doesn’t feel like the right option for you?
Perhaps being able to function effectively and dynamically at work are primary concerns for you. You work hard, expect much of yourself, catch up on rest when you can, but you could use support to keep energy and focus up and feelings of stress down in your busy career.
For some, having the courage to be yourself and the strength to take care of yourself in all of your relationships is your ultimate goal. You’re looking for the experience of feeling grounded and clear-headed in your life.
Whether you are feeling irritable about being overworked, you are overwhelmed by a life event; or you are dealing with severe depression, anxiety or panic attacks, acupuncture and herbal medicine can help you.
A.F. – Teacher, Yogi, Amazing Mother
Dealing with body pain can further tax emotions when it keeps you from doing the things you love to do. Whether it’s using your hands to knit or make jewelry, commuting to work on your bicycle or going hiking at Mt. Tam on the weekend, these are things we rely on to stay fit, get around, reduce stress and keep emotions balanced. Whether you are dealing with an acute or chronic situation I can help you find relief and get back to the activities that feed your soul and keep you sane.
The techniques that I use to treat pain are gentle and effective. In fact, I find great success implementing the Tan Balance Method. This approach to acupuncture allows me to treat pain far away from the area of injury. Other techniques that I use to treat pain include: local acupuncture (when applicable), auricular acupuncture, herbal formulas targeted at pain in specific body areas, lifestyle and nutrition therapy and supplementation therapy.
E.H. – Attorney, Cool Mom, Artist
In addition to acupuncture, I prescribe individualized herbal formulas to decrease symptoms, improve body function, treat the underlying issues and lessen the impact of emotional complaints. I also incorporate qigong prescriptive exercises and individualized lifestyle and nutrition plans to further support the acupuncture and herbs and bring you greater ease an joy in your life. Find out whether doing a 21-day cleanse might be the right solution to your chronic pain, depression or anxiety.
When applicable, I also work collaboratively with other professionals, including therapists, psychiatrists, physical therapists, orthopedic doctors, chiropractors and naturopathic doctors to make sure you are fully supported in managing your musculoskeletal and emotional health.
Symptoms that may be related to Emotional Health Include:
C.D. – Chef, Home Remedy & Holistic Living Expert, Rad Mom
Crying easily or frequently
Fear and indecision
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Pain (in some cases)
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
V.S., Healer, Rad Mom, Nature Goddess
D.D. – Graphic Designer, Artist, Amazing Father