Paul’s practice takes on a strong model of patient/client responsibility and self care. We’re all looking for ways to feel our best. Our conscious choice to actively pursue a mindset of wellness lines up with Paul’s philosophy. His theories challenge you to not only open up to realizing changes that need to be made but actively making them and staying accountable in order to put you in the drivers seat of your own health and wellness.
Many believe that Chinese Medicine is a complete medicine system that does not require Western validation. Acupuncture is a key component which facilitates a balance of of our energy systems and assists to manage the ebbs and flows of not just a great life but also life’s challenges.
Acupuncture is an adjunct to wellness but can also be used for every diagnosis we might come across. Patient successes include orthopedic pain, heart rate/blood pressure regulation, infertility, autoimmune conditions, digestion and depression/anxiety.
Paul’s background includes a Bachelors Degree in Molecular Biology and a minor in Bio Chemistry. The initial start to his career began at the Ivy League Cornell University where he spent 9 months in their lab and 3 months in the field of plant genetics. Paul states “this sterile environment didn’t work on my brain.” Paul felt that academia was not his path and the philosophy of “publish or perish” was not going to be fulfilling for him. There was also an awareness that his lab work was directly related to the company Monsanto.
He soon found himself introduced to Natural and Chinese Medicines where he discovered his passion for Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture. He then attended the National College of Natural Medicine in Oregon, is a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine and is nationally certified by the NCCAOM (http://www.nccaom.org/consumers/oriental-medicine-certification
Paul’s practice is inclusive of not just Acupuncture but also Chinese herbs. And finally an imperative component in his evaluation is his T I M E. Time for discussion to get to the root cause of your health issues and goals.
So often Western medicine is prescribing medications to address symptoms. Acupuncture and the process of opening yourself up to its benefits can help to determine exactly why you’re feeling less than optimal and how to remedy that energetically, holistically and naturally.