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Experience & Training

I have been practising acupuncture full-time for more than 11 years and I have had the pleasure of helping hundreds of patients.

  • Acupuncture Nancy Mongrain, private clinic in downtown Montreal since 2008.
  • Centre Médical Intégré, Saint-Laurent in 2010-11. Team work with doctors, occupational therapy and physical therapists. More than 1800 treatments delivered to those injured while at work or on the road (CSST, SAAQ).
  • Replacement in private clinic of acupuncturists and College Rosemont’s teachers, Mrs. Alice Granger and Mrs. Monique Comtois, 2008.
  • Clinical assistant to Karin Robinette, Ac., 2008.

Professionnal education

  • 3-year technique in acupuncture program at Collège de Rosemont (certified by the Ordre des Acupuncteurs du Québec). Includes occidental pathology, first aid and CPR, third year at school clinic, 2005-2008.

Continuing education

  • "Dr. Mussat's Energetics of the Living Systems Applied to Acupuncture" by Lise Tousignant Ac.  Accredited by OAQ. 2016-17

  • Safely Treating Conditions in Early Pregnancy, by Sarah Budd, (Acupuncture Professionnals), accredited by OAQ. 2015-16

  • Safely Treating Conditions In Later Stages of Pregnancy, by Sarah Budd, (Acupuncture Professionnals), accredited by OAQ. 2015-16

  • Safely Using Acupuncture In The Final Stages of Pregnancy, by Sarah Budd, (Acupuncture Professionnals) accredited by OAQ. 2015-16

  • Using Acupressure in Pregnancy, by Sarah Budd, (Acupuncture Professionnals), accredited by OAQ. 2015-16
  • Obstetric Complications in Pregnancy The Red Flags for Acupuncturists, by Sarah Budd, (ProD seminars), accredited by OAQ. 2015-16
  • Obstetric "Acupuncture: from pregnancy test to post-partum" by Jean Levesque Ac.,  accredited by OAQ.  2014.

  • "Quand les produits naturels et les médicaments ne font pas bon ménage" by pharmacologist Jean-Louis-Brazier http://pilule.telequebec.tv/rubrique.aspx?id=20 , accredited by OAQ. 2013.

  • "Master Tung's  Extraordinary Acupuncture System " by Michael Chung,  Accredited by OAQ. 2012.
  • « 70 Essentials Formulas » by Dr. Jake Paul Fratkin, OMD, L.Ac http://drjakefratkin.com/ Accredited by OAQ. 2012.
  • « Herb Toxicity and Drug-Herb Interactions with Chinese Medicine » by Bob Flaws. Accredited by OAQ. 2012.
  • Seminar: The Shén and pain, our patients’ and ours. Association des Acupuncteurs du Québec, 2010.
  • Neurophysiology of pain, musculoskeletal pain, myofascial problems and trigger points. 96 hrs. Accredited by OAQ. Sylvain Cardinal, Ac., 2009.
  • “Introduction to problems related to ethic, rules of professional conduct and record keeping”, OAQ, May 2009.
  • Face-lift acupuncture / Cosmetic acupuncture, by Monique Maranda, Ac., 2009.
  • Seminar: Allergic rhinitis, Association des Acupuncteurs du Québec, 2008.
  • Introduction and LASER protocols, E. Francoeur, Collège de Rosemont, 2008.
  • Seminar: Depression, Association des Acupuncteurs du Québec, 2007.
  • Seminar: Japanese acupuncture with Kiiko Matsumoto, 2006.

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Acupuncture Downtown Montreal, 666 Sherbrooke Street West, suite 1003. Mtl. Qc. H3A 1E7