I envision a world of change in the health of all people by the systematic education and implementation of using Nature's Pharmacy for healing and supporting the body, mind and spirit. Entering the stream of 5000 years of recorded observable and natural phenomenon, I honor my position as a transmitter of the knowledge of Chinese Medicine to the people who are seeking wholeness through health and well-being, administering to those in need, using all of the modalities for creating the free flow of qi, which promotes health in all beings. My mission as a true chi health detective allows me to find all the clues the body offers in the form of symptom expression and interpret them accurately and offer treatment solutions to bring the body back into homeostatic balance.
To be an inspirational force in supporting an avenue for change towards better health, better education, utilizing ethical and ecological health business practices in the lives of patients, customers, clients, friends and families throughout the world.
Dr. Walsh-Van Keuren is Licensed in Acupuncture and Herbology by the Medical Board of California and received her Ph. D. from the American University of Complementary Medicine (AUCM) in the department of Classical Chinese Medicine (CCM). Through this program, she has had the opportunity to study extensively with Jeffrey Yuen, 88th generation Taoist Priest, acupuncturist and herbalist.
What Is Chinese Medicine?
Chinese medicine seems like it is a mystery to many people - this does not have to be the case. It is a style of traditional medicine built on a foundation of more than 2,500 years of Chinese medical practice that includes various forms and practices. These include acupuncture, cupping, Gua Sha, manual traction, essential oils and so much more.
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Menopause is the transition in a woman’s life that marks the end of the reproductive activity of fertility, and the beginning of a new kind of creative period in her life. The reproductive energy (qi) is now freed up and can be re-routed into other parts of the body-mind to be used for projects and…Read More
2019 ~ The Earth Boar Year Did you check your phone for today’s weather? Now is the time to check the energy of the year ahead. Here’s the outlook for the upcoming Year of the Boar (wild, or Pig, domestic), which began on February 5th 2019. The dynamics of the year are rooted…Read More
Healing Digestion with Congee by Therese A Walsh-Van Keuren, Ph.D., L.Ac. presented at the 9th Annual Women’s Healing Conference Saturday, May 4th, 11:30-12:30 Hidden Villa Farm – Los Altos Hills, CA This workshop will be an introduction to the Philosophy and Practices of caring for the Center of your Being and healing Digestive issues while nourishing…Read More
“Get your Glow On” Article Follow up: Here is where you can go to get the recommended products. Thank you for taking the time to take care of your skin and enjoying our list of 48 skin care tips. The Three Pots of Tea Collective hope you are finding new and improved ways to get…Read More
Introduction In Chinese medicine, we frequently refer to “systems,” not just individual organs. The Lung System consists of the Lungs (a Yin organ), as well as its pair, the Large Intestine (a Yang organ). The element associated with Lung is Metal, and the color is white. It governs the skin and the Wei…Read More
“Moxa”, short for Moxibustion, is one easy way to supplant Chi into the body. The Herb, Ai Ye/Artemisia (Mugwort leaf) is the material that is ignited, like a cigar or stick of incense, and this particular form of Heat (moxa) adds Chi to the Body. November is MOXA SEASON. There are so many way…Read More
Power up your Late Summer meditation with essential oils of Frankincense, Sandalwood and Lemon Late Summer is a special season, occurring between the Summer solstice and the Fall equinox, and is the approximate middle of the lunar year. It is the season of the Earth element. This is a time of fullness, of enjoying the…Read More
The Heart as our Inner Sun Do you LOVE your HEART?? Your HEART could really use some extra attention in the summer! Why not try some of these Tips this Summer? Here’s why: The heart is your gateway to Joy. By the time the Heart is producing symptoms, other organs have failed to…Read More
Sleep and Rest Sleep is the time of day when your body and brain rejuvenate. About 40% of people are sleep deprived with many only getting 5 hours of sleep per night. Lack of sleep can lead to weight gain, brain fog, increased risk for disease, can contribute to pre-diabetes (an insulin-resistant state), and premature…Read More
Do you associate a particular scent with this spring season? Is something fragrant outside your window that heralds Spring? For me, Pink Jasmine is popping into full bloom. Essential Oil, Jasmine sambac’s scent is cool and fresh like the Pink Jasmine in my yard. Three Aromas for Spring Here are three scents that optimize the call to…Read More
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