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Patient resting peacefully after receiving sliding fire cupping therapy

Patient resting peacefully after receiving sliding fire cupping therapy

Healing Toolbox

Friespirit Healing promotes wellness using:

Traditional East Asian Medicine | Acupuncture | Customized Herbal Formulas | Nutrition

Cupping | Moxabustion | Gua Sha | Heat therapy | Tui-Na Medical Massage

Facial Rejuvenation | Cosmetic Acupuncture

Integrative Body Psychotherapy | Psychospiritual Embodiment | Meditation & Breathwork | Lifestyle Counseling



Common conditions treated in my practice:

  • Psycho-emotional disorders: stress, anxiety/depression, trauma, heartbreak & grief, overwhelm/burn-out, emotional dysregulation/instability, addiction, trouble sleeping

  • Women’s health: hormonal imbalances such as irregular menstruation, PMS, PCOS & PBCS (Post Birth Control Syndrome), infertility/pregnancy prep & maintenance, and menopausal symptoms

  • Pain: sports injuries, arthritis, post-op pain, whip-lash & other traumatic injuries, etc.

  • Digestive disorders: IBS, heartburn/GERD, gas & bloating, weight & appetite management

  • Immune system dysfunction: allergies, asthma, recurrent colds, etc.

  • Skin conditions: acne, eczema, scarring, etc.

According to the World Health Organization, Acupuncture can effectively treat:

  • Cardiovascular Disorders: hypertension, hypotension, fluid retention, chest pain, angina, poor circulation, cold limbs, and muscle cramps.

  • Digestive Disorders: toothache, mouth ulcers, hiccough, gastric and duodenal ulcers, gastritis, heartburn, flatulence, colitis, diarrhea, constipation, hemorrhoids, weight control, nausea, vomiting.

  • Eye Conditions: visual disorders, red, sore, itchy or watery eyes, conjunctivitis

  • Gynecological Conditions: premenstrual tension, painful, heavy, irregular, or the absence of periods, abnormal uterine bleeding or discharge, hormonal disturbances, disorders associated with menopause, prolapse of the uterus or bladder, difficulty with conception, malposition of fetus, morning sickness.

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders: sciatica, knee pain, low back pain, tennis elbow, post operative pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, tenosynovitis, shoulder and neck pain, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow.

  • Neurological Conditions: headaches, migraines, difficulty sleeping, nervous tension stroke, facial and inter-costal neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia, some forms of paralysis, peripheral neuropathy, tinnitus, dizziness.

  • Psychological Conditions: depression, emotional disturbances, anxiety, nervousness, and addictions such as smoking. 

  • Respiratory Conditions: bronchial asthma, acute and chronic bronchitis, acute tonsillitis, rhinitis, sinusitis, hay fever, chronic cough, laryngitis, sore throat, influenza, common cold.

  • Skin Conditions: eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, herpes zoster, and scar tissue.

  • Sports Injuries: sprained ankles and knees, cartilage problems, torn ligaments, bruises.

  • Urogenital Disorders: cystitis, prostatitis, low sexual vitality, urinary retention, kidney disorders, nocturnal enuresis.

  • And more...

Contact me or schedule an appointment to see how acupuncture and holistic care can benefit your specific concerns.


Herbal Medicine and Nutrition

  • I craft custom herbal blends, supplements, & dietary recommendations based on your unique constitution, condition, & health goals.

  • Herbs can come in many forms, including, but not limited to: tinctures, capsules, powders, raw herbs, decoctions, foods, teas & elixirs. They may even come wrapped in chocolate!

  • Good health begins in the gut. When it comes to nutrition (or anything for that matter), Chinese Medicine does not prescribe a one-sized fits all approach (we are all unique snowflakes and what works for one does not always work for another). In general, we will all feel our best when we consume foods that are grown locally in any given season, and shift our diets according to changes in our environment and our bodies. I can help you create & implement a personalized diet that promotes health & happiness from season to season!

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Embodied psychospiritual transformation

Integrative Body Psychotherapy (IBP):

IBP is “a non-invasive somatic psychotherapy that treats the whole person, integrating body, mind, emotions, and spirit, that can facilitate deeper more meaningful work in less time with lasting results. IBP integrates the best approaches from Eastern and Western psychological, physiological and spiritual body-mind theories and practices into a highly efficient and effective somatic implementation model for psychotherapy.

IBP experiential practices help to break through old, somatically-maintained dysfunctional behavior patterns by reawakening and establishing fully integrated states of well-being, constancy and sense of self in the body that can lead to a transformation of consciousness at the core of one’s being.”

Meditation, Visualization, & Breathwork PRactices

Incorporated into our sessions & taken into your daily routine, these practices can help to attune mind-body-spirit, and calm, clear, and enliven your true essence.