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About James Oriental Medicine Training

Acupuncture and herbal medicine since 1996
Therapeutic massage since 1992

More commonly known as Maddie, I lived in Whitefish from 1989 to 1991, doing construction and grooming the ski slopes on the Big Mountain. In 1991 I moved to San Diego to study massage and traditional Chinese Medicine. Now I'm thrilled to returned home and build my practice in the healing arts.

CAREER OBJECTIVES


To provide the best healthcare possible while treating the whole being. To provide leadership and education, help clients help themselves, and to provide hope. To work with health care professionals in all fields, providing integrated medicine, with the best interest of the client in mind.

EDUCATION & LICENSING

* Master of Traditional Oriental Medicine (M.T.O.M.)
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Dec. 1996
Summa cum Laude

* Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.)
Medical Board of California Acupuncture Committee
Examination and Licensure

* Certified Acupuncturist (C.A.)
Licensure in the State of Montana

* Diplomate of Acupuncture (Dipl.Ac.)
National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists(NCCA)
Examination and Certification

* Diplomate of Chinese Herbology (Dipl.C.H.)
National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists(NCCA)
Examination and Certification

* Holistic Health Practitioner (H.H.P.)
Special Licensure in San Diego for massage therapists with over 1000 hours of training.

CERTIFICATIONS

* Gynecology Seminar Series of Traditional Chinese Medicine by Dr. Yitian Ni (L.Ac, MD in China) from 1996 through 1999.

* Training in massage with a specialty in Tui-Na (Chinese medical massage). Additional training in: Swedish/circulatory, setai shiatsu, zen shiatsu, deep tissue, hands on healing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

* Therapeutic Massage: beginning 1991. Twelve years of experience and over 1300 hours of training at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.

* Enrolled in the Crucible program of the Universal Life Church (energetic healing training) for one year.

* Self employed in massage therapy since 1991.

* Employed by East/West Center For Health: massage therapist and acupuncture assistant, three years.

* Employed by Bodywork Emporium: massage therapist, three years.

* Teaching assistant with Robert Leak, HHP at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and School of Healing Arts. Teaching circulatory and Chinese tui-na massage.

* Teaching Anatomy and Physiology to massage students at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego Winter 2004.

* Weekly volunteer at The San Diego Cancer Research Institute providing massage therapy to cancer patients in 2003.

* Presently practicing acupuncturist licensed in 1996. Managing, operating and marketing the business as well as treating patients.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

* Fifteen CEU (continuing education units) required per year to maintain acupuncture license. These have been fulfilled and exceeded since 1995 with a variety of topics.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

* Weekly volunteer at The San Diego Cancer Research Institute providing massage therapy to cancer patients in 2003.

* Active member of the Poway Chamber of Commerce for eight years.

* Supporting elderly and handicapped family members.

 

 

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Acupuncture and Herbal Rx
 202 6th Street West * Whitefish, MT * USA * 59937
Phone: (406) 270-7467 * james@acupunctureandherbalrx.com
Near Columbia Falls and Kalispell in the Flathead Valley

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