Chinese Medicine sees the body as a delicate intricate multifaceted intelligent part of the human experience. Physical symptoms have an effect on our thinking and mental state. There is no separation between the mind and physicality. There are completely connected. So to treat the mind we can treat the body.

At The Acupuncture Sanctuary, you will be heard, treated with respect and be provided with a space to work through your challenges. As we are working directly with the body, you don’t actually have to talk. That is totally up to you.

 

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