Further Reading

I recommend these books all the time in clinic. If you're on the path of learning, then read on young grasshopper!

Book Recommendations

"Braving the Void"

Dr. Michael Greenwood

Dr. Greenwood is the creator of Dynamic Interactive Acupuncture (DIA), and a wealth of knowledge bridging Eastern and Western Medicine. This and his other books are great resources for stories of deep healing

"Healing with Whole Foods"

Paul Pitchford

This is an in-depth read for Chinese Medicine food therapeutics.

"Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine"

This is a great user-friendly intro to Chinese Medicine, complete with questionnaires to guide the reader on where they fit in to it all

Harriet Beinfield & Efrem Korngold

"Waking the Tiger"

Dr. Peter Levine

An excellent breakdown of how the body stores traumatic injury experience, and how to work through this to fully heal

"Chronic Pain: Your Key to Recovery"

For the science-based mindfulness approach to healing from chronic pain.

Georgie Oldfield

"The Web That Has No Weaver"

"The Web That Has No Weaver is the classic, comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of Chinese alternative medicine. This accessible and invaluable resource has earned its place as the foremost authority in synthesizing Western and Eastern healing practices"  --Goodreads.com

Ted Kaptchuk

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