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My mission is to have compassion for the suffering of others. Compassion for human suffering is the core of Chinese medical ethics; merely performing treatment is not enough. I work to have deep and abiding compassion for my patients, establishing a meaningful rapport with them and providing a safe place to heal. In an effort to fully understand each patient’s unique needs, I strive to be fully present with my patients, meeting them where they are right now.

My approach is patient-centered. I am a strong believer in working with my patients’ needs in the here and now, with a view towards improved balance and consistent well-being in the future. I see each patient as an individual: no two people or conditions are alike and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to treatment. While I am always happy to offer suggestions and guidance, my approach is one of non-infringement: I seek to walk alongside my patients, guiding whenever possible and appropriate, without judgment or force. The ultimate responsibility and motivation for wellness must come from you; I am merely a companion in the process. Together we will create a partnership, making the positive changes necessary to release blocked energy and move forward in health and life. Healing to me means becoming whole. To that end, it is important to remember that it is the person that must be treated, not the disease or condition. I firmly believe that every person is capable of healing, if he/she truly wants to be well. My goal is to encourage that healing from within.

It is my responsibility to cultivate and care for myself, so I can be the best possible clinician when I am in the room with you. Every new patient is a blessing and an invitation to learn together. Thank you for your interest and I look forward to meeting you!