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Northern College of Acupuncture

Northern College Of Acupuncture

Herbal Medicine Practitioner in York

Established in 1988 the Northern College of Acupuncture is a private College and educational charity. It is an internationally recognised centre of excellence offering degree and post graduate degree courses in acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and nutrition science and practice as well as totally online Masters courses for practitioners from all over the world. We have 4 clinics open to the general public:-

* Acupuncture * Nutrition * Chinese Herbal Medicine * Tuina Chinese Massage

In our acupuncture, nutrition and Chinese herbal medicine teaching clinics our students practice under the supervision of highly qualified practitioners. Our fees are lower than most private clinics.

We also offer tuina Chinese massage, out of hours acupuncture with our graduates and Chinese herbal medicine with practitioner Cheng Hao Zhou.

Background & Qualifications

Our Acupuncture supervisors are all highly experienced and qualified acupuncture practitioners as well as being members of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC). Our students are studying for either a BSc or an MSc in Acupuncture and it takes three years of training to qualify as an acupuncturist. Alongside their study of acupuncture and Chinese medicine students also study Western medicine. Treatments are led by a third year senior student under supervision and assisted by students from the first and second year.

Our Nutrition clinic supervisors are all highly experienced and qualified nutrition practitioners and are members of the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT). Our students are studying for an MSc in Nutrition Science and Practice, and some are already practitioners in other fields.

Our Chinese Herbal Medicine clinical supervisors are all highly experienced and qualified practitioners and are members of the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine. Our students are all acupuncturists who are studying for an MSc in Chinese Herbal Medicine.

My Specialisms

ACUPUNCTURE is suitable for people of all ages and for a wide variety of conditions. The treatment is widely considered to be beneficial for a range of symptoms resulting from illness or from clearly defined complaints, or to improve general feelings of well-being and help with relaxation. Conditions that respond to treatment with acupuncture are: nausea, vomiting, dental pain, temporary relief of pain associated with osteoarthritis of the knee (along with exercise and conventional medicine) relief from tension headaches and migraine-type headaches, and many more. If you would like to find out more about how acupuncture can help you, please call us to talk to one of our practitioners.

NUTRITION At the Northern College of Acupuncture nutrition teaching clinic we consider each individual to be unique and recommend a personalised nutrition and lifestyle programme rather than a 'one size fits all' approach. We never recommend nutritional changes as a replacement for medical advice and we refer clients back to their medical professional whenever necessary.

CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE is suitable for people of all ages and for a wide variety of conditions, and you do not need to have a clear Western medical diagnosis. Herbal medicines can be used to dramatic effect in acute illnesses, but are just as valuable to treat chronic ailments and general health issues. The herbal medicine formulae work to restore the balance of physical health and emotional well-being which, in turn, encourages the body to heal itself more effectively.

Approach to Therapy & How I Work

You will be treated by a team of students under the supervision of our clinical supervisors. Together they ensure you receive the highest standards of diagnosis, treatment and care.

Therapies & Rates

Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapists standard rates, we strongly advise you contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.

Therapy Appointment Type Rate
Acupuncture In Person £35 per 120 minutes
Nutritional Therapy In Person £20 per 60 minutes
Herbal Medicine In Person Please Call

Additional Rate Information

Please ring the clinic reception on 01904 343305 for more detailed information on the pricing of our appointments.