I’m a licensed acupuncturist and Chinese manual therapist. I have fourteen years of clinical experience of which four was spent in residency in a Chinese hospital.
I went to China when I was 17 and was totally captivated. After doing a Chinese Language degree at Leeds and living in China for five years, I found my way into Chinese medicine. I did a four year undergraduate degree in the UK at the International College of Oriental Medicine, specialising in acupuncture and then returned to Shanghai, China, where I did a four year internship at Shuguang Hospital with my mentor Dr Li Guo’an; a lineage doctor who pioneered acupuncture anaesthesiology.
I came to Geneva in 2012 to work for three years on the WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy and the Traditional Medicine chapter of ICD-11. Concurrently, my clinical practice in Geneva grew and I now divide my energies between BODDHI CLINIC and a charity clinic in Nepal run by our association, Nepal Pain Relief (www.nepalpainrelief.org).
In addition to the practice of acupuncture, I include in my treatments Chinese manual therapies (Tuina massage, cupping and moxabustion), Thai massage, meditation and breathing exercises. I have a background in meditation and martial arts so I also offer advice and exercises to help the patient train their own body for long-term healing and health maintenance.
Having studied classical acupuncture, I treat all conditions by firstly correcting the internal imbalance. My clinical practice addresses such issues as:
- muscular-skeletal problems
- neurological, conditions
- weight gain
- spinal problems
- back pain and postural correction
- sinuses and respiratory tract conditions
- headaches and migraines
- fertility, obstetrics, pregnancy and labour.
I am happy to treat pro-bono in the fields of addiction, epilepsy and psychiatric medication dependency.