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Advanced Acupuncture for Anxiety, Insomnia & Depression

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Susie Hayes LAc is a deeply knowledgeable and gifted instructor, with a passion for connecting her scholarly knowledge with clinical wisdom and expertise. Many of the special points and needling techniques offered are not available in common acupuncture texts. I will take any course she teaches, because I know that I will come away with a deeper understanding than I have been able to achieve, even through my 28+ years of experience in practicing and studying acupuncture. ~Rachel

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As a conscientious Acupuncturist, it is imperative to consider the mental and emotional well-being of a patient to arrive at an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment plan. Ancient medical texts from thousands of years ago insist upon an inextricable link between mental and physical health, giving tremendous importance to the Mental (Jing Shen) in physiology and all considerations of pathological prognoses.

This 6-hour lecture translates the deep wealth of ancient medical wisdom fused with perspectives from advances in conventional medicine into practical approaches for the psychological conditions seen too commonly in the clinic today of anxiety, insomnia, and depression. You will receive a unique synthesis from the ancient medical texts, as clinically practiced, researched, and taught by Tran Viet Dzung, MD over the past several decades, a clinical approach that continues to be practiced by thousands of acupuncturists and doctors throughout the world. Reflecting his view of the integral nature of Jing Shen in health and illness, Dr. Tran is often heard noting that "the Mental is everything!"

This course invites you to revisit the information you learned in your original training from a deeper theoretical and clinical perspective. It will generously provide comprehensive, synthesized, practical information from the ancient texts to lead to significantly improved clinical results for all patient conditions, particularly in the common cases of anxiety, insomnia and depression.

Objectives

By the end of this course, students will be better able to:

  • Provide thorough explanations of the formation of Acquired Jing and Jing Shen —the Mental aspect of each organ system—Hun, Shen, Yi, Po, and Zhi—that allows the organ to function and promote homeostasis
  • Review how the Mental (Jing Shen) is susceptible to be at risk from its potential enemies of anger and frustrations, anxiety and excess joy, worry and preoccupation, sadness and grief, and fear and stress, and the pathways these enemies can take to harm the Jing Shen, leading to illness
  • Review symptomatology and pathology that can present from the Jing Shen having been harmed by stress, overwork, and the above negative psychological elements
  • Detail acupuncture techniques to maximize, preserve, and protect the Jing Shen of each organ system to promote internal homeostasis
  • Cover effective acupuncture techniques to inhibit the negative psychological enemies of the Jing Shen, to prevent and treat illness due to Jing Shen that’s been harmed
  • Explain etiology, symptomatology, and energetic diagnosis and treatment, including curious points (extra points), for the common psychiatric complaints of anxiety, insomnia, and depression

Section 1

  1. The Importance of the Mental in the Ancient Medical Texts and Clinically in Modern Times
  2. The Role of the Mental in Physiology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience
  3. Review of the Formation and Circulation of Ying Qi, Acquired Jing, and Jing Shen
  4. The Formation and Physiological Interrelations of the 5 Jing Shen Hun, Shen, Yi, Po and Zhi

Section 2

  1. Emotions and the manifestations of the 5 negative psychological enemies
  2. The Destabilization Pathways of the Enemies on the Physiological Jing Shen and Organs
  3. Etiological Implications of the Emotions causing Illness
  4. Symptomatology, Etiology and Treatment Protocols for the 5 Jing Shen Pathologies from the Ling Shu

Section 3

  1. The Importance of Preserving the Kidneys and the Will
  2. Practical Clinical Applications Applied to Daily Practice and Treatments for Common Conditions
  3. Conventional and Energetic Diagnoses and Treatment of Anxiety

Section 4

  1. Conventional and Energetic Diagnoses and Treatment of Insomnia
  2. Conventional and Energetic Diagnoses and Treatment of Depression
  3. Q & A

Section 5

  1. Curious Points specific for Treating Anxiety, Insomnia, and Depression
  2. Techniques for Preserving the Jing Shen/Mental and Preventing Pathology
  3. Treatments for Creating Psychological Protection from Mental Pathologies for all Patients
  4. Q & A
Catalog: 
NCCAOM AOM-AC: 
6.00
Texas General Acupuncture: 
6.00
Massachusetts Core Knowledge: 
6.00
Florida General: 
6.00
California Category : 
Category 1

Since earning her Masters of Science in Acupuncture from Bastyr University in 1998, Susie has been a dedicated clinician, teacher, and educator in the field of Acupuncture. She serves as Adjunct Faculty at Bastyr and has taught acupuncture to professionals nationally on topics including mental and emotional health, pain, women’s health and medical qi gong. She has practiced acupuncture in Washington state since 1998, including founding Energetic Medicine PLLC, where she has enjoyed treating numerous individuals and families with a variety of acute and chronic health concerns.
Since 2000, Susie has studied with Tran Viet Dzung, MD, from whom she has gained valuable knowledge fusing the ancient medical texts with the understanding of scientific advances in modern medicine; her thousands of hours of continued training with him in several countries have spanned numerous specialties including psychology, neurology, cardiology, gynecology, immunology, rheumatology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, nephrology, afflux pathologies, internal branches of the principle channels, divergent meridians, curious meridians, advanced diagnosis, and chronopuncture. She has organized and assisted Dr. Tran with his teachings throughout the country for over a decade, including founding Advanced Acupuncture Intensives offering DVDs and CEUs from intensive 5-day courses for professional acupuncturists and physicians in a remote NW setting.



$150.00 USD

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Susie Hayes LAc is a deeply knowledgeable and gifted instructor, with a passion for connecting her scholarly knowledge with clinical wisdom and expertise. Many of the special points and needling techniques offered are not available in common acupuncture texts. I will take any course she teaches, because I know that I will come away with a deeper understanding than I have been able to achieve, even through my 28+ years of experience in practicing and studying acupuncture. ~Rachel

“Susie was a teacher of mine and a clinic shift supervisor when I was an acupuncture student. Her knowledge and passion for acupuncture is so infectious and so inspiring. Learning from Susie is an instant source of motivation to constantly learn from the old texts and re-listen and re-read the Dr. Tran notes that I have from her. This webinar was everything that I was looking for in school — a succinct description and reasoning on how to treat emotions that can become pathological in a patient, as well as prevention of pathological emotions in a patient. She is the best teacher that I have ever had, and am so grateful to have been able to see this webinar live. I would highly recommend this course to both students and practitioners alike, as her teachings can be applied to all patients — from young children to the elderly, and everyone in between.”
~Krystal

I really enjoyed the course content and would love to take another course with Susie. Susie's knowledge and years of study with Dr Tran Viet is really apparent. She's enthusiastic, well-prepared, explains things clearly, and was willing to answer questions as we went along. ~Jody

Excellent course, and Susie is a fantastic teacher. I look forward to taking more courses from her. I am excited to be able to put the knowledge I learned today into immediate use! ~Lainey

Excellent course! It showed me a whole new way to think about treating anxiety and depression in my fertility clients. ~Tanya

Very informative and organized. I will be able to easily utilize this information into my practice. Thanks!!