Mount Shasta Holistic
Mount Shasta Holistic has the healing objective of providing high quality education and therapeutic modalities using the mind and body’s own rejuvenative powers. Through diet, detoxification, therapeutic herbology, acupuncture, essential oils, yoga and lymphatic exercises, and bodywork with stress reduction through meditation and lifestyle amendments…..the body can repair and rejuvenate. The primary aim is to move towards greater understanding and experience of perfect health, rejuvenation, and transformation. A spectrum of ancient knowledge and current research are primary sources for understanding what basic tenets are required for the healthy maintenance of body, emotions, psyche and spirit.
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PATRICE THIESSEN, OMD, LAC, CMT of Mount Shasta Holistic has over 30 years experience in Holistic Medicine, with having qualified for California and National licenses in Acupuncture, Herbology, Acupressure/Shiatsu and Therapeutic Bodywork. She received the degree of Doctor of Oriental Medicine from Samra University of Oriental Medicine in Los Angeles, California in 1988, specializing in Medical Qi Gong. In addition to the study of Asian medicine Patrice studied an intensive program in Ayurveda for health professionals from the Maharishi Ayurvedic Institute in Palo Alto, CA in in 1999. In 2015 the healing perception expanded to the earth and natural living with a Certificate in Permaculture Design from Geoff Lawton and the Permaculture Institute in Australia.
California has high rigorous educational standards in the U.S. for acupuncture training. Following college prerequisites, practitioners are trained for a minimum of three years in Oriental and Western medicine. A full year of clinical internship is required to complete the diploma program. The state written and oral/practical exam is administered by the Board of Medical Quality Assurance, which oversees all medical licensing. Continuing education units are required each year for a re-licensure.