Acupuncturist & Healer

Healing can mean many things: relief of symptoms, calming the mind and emotions, rebuilding body function. I believe healing should address the whole of who we are. We are made of body and mind. We are also spiritual beings, with a soul, and an individual path in life. The purpose of holistic health systems such as acupuncture is learning to listen to our body, mind and spirit. Symptoms are messages, indicating something is out of balance, demanding our attention. Pain and suffering can be a call to look at our lives; to address our excesses and deficiencies. The body will let us know when we are out of alignment. We hold the key to healing ourselves. But, first we must listen and understand what our body is trying to tell us.

Acupuncture as I practice it reintegrates the innate mechanism for self-healing.  As partners-in-wellness, you and I search to discover where the problem is coming from and what the body considers necessary to resolve it. The body doesn’t lie. Acupuncture is a way to access our internal wisdom, realigning us to our truth. Reconnected, we can find our way back to wellness and peace.

Acupuncture is an ancient system of medicine, with a history spanning more than 2000 years. It was developed during the height of Chinese culture, and used for centuries to treat conditions of the physical body, mind and spirit. Within the Chinese medical classics is a remarkable study of human physiology. Chinese Medicine is focused on “qi,” the source of all physiological function. Acupuncture treatment works with qi, to regulate body function, restore health and expel disease.  Thin, hair-like needles are inserted into specific points along channels of qi on the body to create an energetic reaction.  Combinations of acupuncture points reset physiology gone awry to invigorate the expulsion of harmful pathogenic agents causing symptoms.

Nicholas Sieben, MS, L.Ac.

Nicholas has been called a “healer’s healer,” having worked within the alternative medical field for more than 10 years. He continues to study under renowned Chinese medical master and Taoist priest Jeffrey Yuen, earning a Master’s Degree in acupuncture from the Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences. He is licensed by the State of New York to practice acupuncture. Nicholas is also a Reiki Master, Chinese Medical scholar, teacher and writer, using his knowledge and experience to educate and inspire.
 

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Acupuncture Treatment of Depression and Mental Fixations: Recognizing the Ghosts in Our Heads
“Half the people in the world are deluded by ghosts, and half are confused by other people. Getting each other all excited, they practically fill the world. Those of lofty illumination try to save them by speaking clearly, but they do not heed. Those in positions of authority try to restrain them by law, but they do not stop. False doctrines increase in popularity day by day – in the future, who knows where it will end?” Cultivation of Realization by Unknown.
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“Opening the Outlets:” Acupuncture as Detox Therapy
Many of us who are committed to taking care of ourselves do a lot to keep our bodies and minds strong. Some of us go to the gym to build muscle tone, go jogging or do cardiovascular-aerobic activity to keep our hearts healthy, see a therapist to keep our minds in order, or meditate and do yoga to find balance and peace. These have become the standards of healthy practices within our culture.
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Skin, Muscle and Joint Problems from an Acupuncture Point of View
Chinese Medicine was created during ancient times, around 200 B.C. The ancient world was very different from the technological world we live in today. Medically, there were not machines and tests to look inside of the body and observe tissue cells. Yet, ancient doctors were still able to assess form and function within the internal body. They knew when a organ had diminished in function or underwent tissue damage or was dealing with a virus or bacterial agent, without the use of blood tests, x-rays or cat scans.
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