Acupuncture Works Rocky River, Ohio

My Certifications

Diplomate of Acupuncture

NCCAOM Certified

A Diplomate of Acupuncture is an acupuncturist who is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM®). It is a considerable professional achievement to earn the designation Diplomate of Acupuncture (NCCAOM). NCCAOM certification indicates to employers, patients, and peers that one has met national standards for the safe and competent practice of acupuncture as defined by the acupuncture and Oriental medicine (AOM) profession. For additional information, about the Diplomate of Acupuncture, please visit the NCCAOM Website.

Master of Science in Oriental Medicine

Florida College of Integrative Medicine, Orlando, FL. Completed Master of Science in Oriental Medicine mastering Traditional Chinese Medicine Techniques including acupuncture, Chinese Tui Na, cupping, Chinese Herbal Medicine, and electrical stimulation with needles.

Advanced Facial Constitutional Rejuvination

July 2016. Completed 18 hours of "Advanced Consitutional Facial Acupuncture" training with international teacher, author and pratitioner Mary Elizabeth Wakefield, M.S., M.M. Boulder, Colorado.

February 2017. Certification completed in "Advanced Constitutional Facial Acupuncture". Completed the training with international author, teacher and practitioner, Mary Elizabeth Wakefield, M.S., M.M. New York, New York.

 

Master of Science in Health Planning and Administration

University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning. Christine also completed a practicum in Empathethic Listening Skills under the direction of Mark Pruden, LPCC. 

Master of Arts in Anthropology

University of Cincinnati, College of Arts and Sciences. Performed an ethnographic population study researching how women decide to use herbal medicine/alternative medicine.

Tactical Medicine Training

April 2016. Completed 16 hrs. Tactical Medicine Training (Non-Invasive). Learned to vent/bandage gunshot, knife and other traumatic wounds; properly utilize blood coagulant product, NPA (nasopharyngeal airway), and other stabilizing techniques used in a trauma situation. Tactical Weapons Training Group (TWTG), Apple Creek, Ohio. 

Florida State Oriental Medicine Association

August 2015. Completed 18 hours in Continuing Education Training in Acupuncture. Florida State Oriental Medicine Association (FSOMA), Tampa, Florida. 

Florida State Oriental Medicine Association.

August 2016. Completed 18 hours Continuing Education Units in Dermatology, Five-Element Acupuncture, and "Dit Da" (treating trauma with Oriental Medicine). Florida State Oriental Medical Association (FSOMA) Orlando Florida.

ETMT, Certified Equine Therapeutic Massage Therapist

Rocky Mountain School of Animal Acupuressure and Massage. In her spare time, Christine offers acupressure and massage for her equine friends. 

Other interesting info....

MMAP-Maya Mountains Archaeological Project, sponsored by the National Geographic Society. Participated in archaeological and biological research on the intial MMAP research team in the Maya Mountains of Belize, Central America in 1992. Returned in 1994 and 1996 for additional research opportunities.

Enjoys riding motorcycles and LOVES animals. 

Practiced Shotokan Karate under her father's tutelage-an accomplished Sensei.

Enjoys traveling the world with her husband, experiencing different cultures, foods and ways of being.

Studied full-immersion Spanish in Antigua, Guatemala.

Reiki Master