Acupuncture In Seattle

Michele Halfhill, L.ac.

Are you looking for a path to healing?  Acupuncture is one of the most respected alternative medicine therapies in the United States.  Throughout history, more people have likely been treated by Oriental Medicine than by any other form of health care.  With either specific health complaints or desiring greater balance of body and mind, Americans are discovering that acupuncture is effective and free of the side-effects common to modern medicine.

Please explore this website to learn more about acupuncture and my practice.  Arrange your appointment by contacting me at my office, over the phone, or via email.  Start on your path to health!

Mental/Emotional Aspects of The Heart

The major responsibility of the heart in TCM is housing the mind and controlling the shen. “Shen” can be seen as the overall healthiness of the mind. When you look at a healthy person in good spirits, you know how you can see that in their eyes? There is a certain bright clarity and sense of health that shines

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Physical Aspects of The Heart

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the heart is the organ most closely linked to emotion. Think about all the terms we use every day to describe our state of mind: “heartsick,” “heartbroken,” “heartache” The heart is not the director of subtlety; the emotions it encompasses seem to always be on the far end of the spectrum, either extreme sadness or extreme

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Auricular Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese Medicine is a medical system that dates back nearly 4,000 years. Auricular acupuncture was first mentioned around 500 B.C. in the Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, which is the equivalent of the Bible for TCM practitioners. However, the method in which auricular acupuncture is practiced today is actually based upon discoveries that occurred in France in

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