Respect and honour to the syilx and smelqmix land and people, upon whose territories I am an uninvited guest.
Thank you to all my teachers in life, work, and school along this lifelong journey.
And to all of our patients past, present and future: being entrusted with your care is the deepest honour.
Thank you to the following communities and agencies for the opportunity to work with you (sorry for any missed):
AIDS Vancouver, Alley Health Fair, Beauty Night Society, BC Compassion Club Society, Boys R Us, Burnaby Hospital Mental Health Unit, Carnegie Community Centre, Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre, Cheam First Nation, The Crossing at Ashnola, Desert Sun Counselling, Esk'etemc First Nation, First Nations Health Authority, FNHDA, Gathering Wisdom, Genderpuncture, Grist Mill and Gardens Keremeos, Hedley Farm Market, Lower Similkameen Indian Band, Ntamtqen snma?maya?tn, Okanagan Nation Alliance, Osoyoos Farm Market, PACE, Pacific Coastal Resource Society, PEERS, Positive Loving BC, Qmunity, Raincity, Stride With Purpose, Tsalh'alh First Nation, Unist'ot'en Camp, Upper Similkameen Indian Band, Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver Detox and Daytox, WISH Drop-In Centre Society, YouthCo
Proud to be a member in good standing with the following bodies:
College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncturists of British Columbia
British Columbia Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Practitioners
People's Organization of Community Acupuncture
National Acupuncture Detoxification Association
Acupuncturists Without Borders
Similkameen Country Chamber of Commerce (Director, 2018 - 2021)
Certificates and Awards
Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine Diploma - International College of TCM Vancouver and Shang Hai TCM College
Registered Acupuncturist - College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncturists of British Columbia
Certified Balance Method Acupuncture Practitioner - Tan Academy of Balance
Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist - National Acupuncture Detoxification Association
San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training - Provincial Health Services Authority
Intermediate Herbalism, Clinical Case Studies - Wild Seed School of Herbal Studies
Small Business Management - College of New Caledonia