Medicine (Yi 醫)
Massage • Acupuncture • Herbology
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Joseph's desire to connect the Body (Earth 地), Mind (Human 人) and Spirit (Heaven 天) has led him on a path to professionally study the ancient healing arts with Traditional Chinese Medicine 中醫 (TCM): Massage Therapy, Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine.
He studied Massage Therapy (Swedish Massage, Chinese Massage [Tui Na], Shiatsu, Thai Massage, Reflexology & Aromatherapy) at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM) in New York City. In 2014 he earned his degree of Associates of Occupational Science in Massage Therapies (AOS) and became a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) in New York State.
Joseph also studied Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine at the New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (NYCTCM) in Mineola, New York. In 2018 he earned his combined degree of a Bachelor of Professional Studies & Masters of Science in Health Science/Traditional Chinese Medicine (MSTCM) and became a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) in New York State as well.
In the spring of 2016, Joseph was fortunate enough to study abroad in Shanghai, China at the world-renowned Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SHUTCM) and Shu Guang Hospital and in the spring of 2019, he also had the privilege to study abroad in Tai Chung, Taiwan at the famous China Medical University Hospital (CMUH).
He experienced first-hand accounts from Chinese Medicine doctors on how this ancient medicine is being applied in modern times!
"Whenever a great physician treats disease, he has to be mentally calm and his disposition firm. He should not give way to wishes and desires, but has to develop first a marked attitude of compassion. He should commit himself firmly to the willingness to take the effort to save every living creature"
- Sun Simiao (581 AD - 682 AD)