Acupuncturist and Healer

 Acupuncture NYC"If there is one "mission" in my work, it is helping people truly understand we are not powerless over our health. We are not powerless in our lives. We can create our own health. We can create our own happiness. There are ways to do this, many of which the general public are unaware. But have hope: there is always a way to heal. We just have to find it!" - Nicholas Sieben

I've been involved in the healing arts for over ten years, helping numerous people heal from physical ailments and various mental-emotional concerns.

I've always had interest in ancient methods of healing: therapies like acupuncture and reiki that have endured for thousands of years. 

My connection to acupuncture is a personal one. I was a sickly child, with chronic respiratory and digestive problems. I was constantly anxious and depressed. My body always ached; my sleep and quality of life were far from ideal. Nothing my doctors did for me seemed to help.

I knew nothing of "alternative" medicine until a friend of mine introduced me to his acupuncturist. During the course of treatment, my life began to change. My seemingly intractable symptoms began to disappear. My physical health - immune system, digestion, breathing and overall strength improved dramatically. 

However the change that captured my heart and made me a true "believer" was the effect acupuncture had on my mind and emotions. Lifelong depression and anxiety ceased. My relationships and overall outlook brightened. My capacity to create abundance and happiness increased. My overall quality of life improved dramatically. Personal self-healing work with acupuncture has helped me literally transform into a happier, stronger and calmer version of myself.

It's become my mission to empower others; helping my patients also find their way to health and happiness



Acupuncture Treatment of Pain: Working with “Weather” Within the Body.

”Do not fail to learn from the pure voice of an ever-flowing mountain stream splashing over the rocks…study the teachings of the pine trees, the bamboo, and the plum blossom. The pine is evergreen, firmly rooted, and vulnerable. The bamboo is strong, resilient, unbreakable. The plum blossom is hardy, fragrant, and elegant.” “The Art of Peace” by Morihei Ueshiba
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The Wisdom Voice.

Our bodies are marvelous, innocent, very honest mechanisms. I am always moved by the way many of us fight our bodies. Pain is a drag. But it can also be a blessing. Our bodies tell us when something is out of balance. I’m often amazed by how many ailments can be eliminated through sleeping or eating: the essentials. When we are working too hard, or worrying too much, our bodies will let us know. Listening to our body’s messages, or not, can be another story altogether.
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The Weather is Beautiful; Why am I Feeling Depressed?!?.

Since the weather has become humid, many people have been complaining of depression and lack of motivation. The sun is bright, the weather is warm, the flowers are in bloom? Why the blues?
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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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Acupuncture: The Taoist View of Medicine.

All healing systems are based on a view of the world. There are many "truths." Cultures focus on an aspect of the universal "truth," and build systems of healing to reflect their view of the world.
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Understanding Chronic Emotional States and Unconscious Behavior through Chinese Medicine.

“Stop thinking, and end your problems. What difference between yes and no? What difference between success and failure? Must you value what others value, avoid what others avoid? How Ridiculous!…I am like an idiot, my mind is so empty.” Dao De Jing, Chapter 20.
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Antibiotic Treatment From a Classical Chinese Medical Point of View.

Penicillin is celebrated as the drug that began the modern era of antibiotic treatment. The drug was developed in 1928 by Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming. However, antibiotic treatment was used as early as the 17th Century in China to treat epidemic pestilence which was ravaging the population.
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The Way to Health: Chinese Medicine and The Natural Laws of the Universe.

“True words aren’t eloquent; eloquent words aren’t true. Wise men don’t need to prove their point; men who prove their point aren’t wise…The Tao nourishes by not forcing. By not dominating, the Master leads.” Tao Te Jing, Chapter 81.
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