Jennifer has been practicing in the alternative healthcare field for nearly twenty years. Prior to moving to the West Coast, Jennifer was an RMT in Alberta treating muscular-skeletal pain and repetitive strain injuries in the Heli-ski industry. She furthered her studies in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine graduating from MacEwan University in 2005 and interned at the Heze Medical College in Shandong, China.
Jennifer has been a Registered Acupuncturist in Vancouver since 2009 and holds certification in: sport injury and physical pain treatment/management; meridian therapy for chronic pain; obstetric acupuncture, and Auricular therapy (ear acupuncture). Jennifer also specializes in the treatment of; hormone regulation, stress reduction, and mental-emotional issues.
Jennifer takes a holistic approach with treatment using multiple techniques along with acupuncture; massage, cupping and lifestyle/dietary changes to facilitate change and achieve a sense of wellbeing. She treats the symptoms and also the root of the problem for optimum health and is open to working in conjunction with other health care providers.
She is a member in good standing of the CTCMA, ATCMA, NADA, NHPC, and is a MSP Acupuncture Provider.
Jennifer finds her own personal balance by maintaining an active lifestyle outdoors; x-country skiing, snowboarding, road cycling, and hiking with her small children. Volunteer experience includes: course marshall for the BC Bike Race and P’ayak X-Country Loppet as well as volunteer acupuncture treatments for individuals with terminal illness thru the Friends for Life Society.
Did You Know?:
She is a CASI level 1 snowboard instructor and tries to get to the mountains as much as possible.