Tao Meets Now

Tao Meets Now : A Clinical Manual Integrating 5 Element Acupuncture with Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Abbye Silverstein, L.Ac, an esteemed practitioner and teacher of acupuncturehas written a modern, user-friendly guide teaching students and practitioners how to integrate 5 Elements and TCM in their practice. TAO meets Now is a clear, articulate and easy to follow instruction manual on the theory, diagnosis, and practice of 5 Element Acupuncture in relationship to TCM. The manual is divided into five clearly delineated sections: Theory, Diagnosis, Practicing the 5 Elements, Integrating the 5 Elements with TCM and an Appendix. Upon completing section 4, Integrating the 5 Elements with TCM, you will be able to effectively diagnose and administer a treatment based on your patient's 5 Element Constitutional Factor in relationship to their 8 Principle symptoms. You will learn how to integrate 5 Elements with TCM through case studies, charts, illustrations, and diagrams. This holistic approach will both enhance and improve patient treatment and care, while expanding practitioner knowledge and practice of the 5 Elements and TCM."show more

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  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508723362
  • 9781508723363

About Abbye Silverstein L Ac

Abbye Silverstein, L.Ac is a practitioner, educator, writer, and advocate of acupuncture. A graduate of the Traditional Acupuncture Institute (renamed Maryland University of Integrated Health), Abbye earned a Masters of Acupuncture and has been practicing since 1999. She holds a Colorado State Acupuncture license and National Acupuncture Certification. While caring for her elderly mother in South Florida, Abbye began her career as an educator and clinic supervisor at the Academy for Five Element Acupuncture. For the next 8 years, Abbye served as an Associate Professor and Clinical Supervisor at Southwest Acupuncture College in Boulder, CO. During a 2-year period, she was the Clinic Director of the student intern clinic, providing thousands of treatments to the public. Through her career, Abbye has worked in programs treating seniors, AIDS patients, recovering addicts, physically disabled adults, and veterans. A published contributor for Acupuncture Today, her works include "Treating Our Veterans with PTSD," "Five Element Acupuncture Can Enhance Your Practice," and "A Well-Kept Secret: 5 Element Acupuncture, Part II." Most recently she has published her first book, TAO meets Now, serving as a modern, user-friendly manual aimed at providing acupuncture students and practitioners with a concise manual on the 5 Elements and TCM. For over 25 years as a patient, she has witnessed first hand the positive effects of relieving and maintaining her own chronic back pain with acupuncture. When Abbye is not lecturing, educating, or writing she enjoys spending time in nature, exploring new hiking trails with her loving and loyal companion Bernie, a Wheaten Terrier.show more

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