Michelle is a senior practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), fully qualified and licensed to practise Acupuncture, Tuina (acupressure massage) and prescribe Herbal Medicine. She obtained her BSc Honours degree at both Middlesex University, UK and Beijing University, China. The five year full time degree programme she undertook is respected as the highest chinese medical degree. Part of her clinical practice included training in the UK at the Asante Academy of TCM, North Middlesex Hospital and Whittington Hospital, and during her course was seconded to two of Beijing’s most reputed hospitals of both western medicine and traditional chinese medicine; ‘Xi Yuan Hospital’ and ‘The Japanese Chinese Friendship Hospital’.
After graduation Michelle was offered a teaching position at the Asante Academy of Chinese Medicine (affiliated with Middlesex University) there she supervised and taught students during their clinical practice i.e., administration of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.
She ran one of the pain clinics and the Whittington Hospital and later helped set up an acupuncture clinic in the Ante-natal/Maternity ward.
Michelle is currently working for the National Health Service (NHS) administering acupuncture and acupressure massage (Tuina) as a pain relief in the pain management department.
Extensive travel and living in France, Japan and China has made Michelle adaptable, versatile and resourceful, which positively impacts her clinical practice.
Her areas of interest and expertise are female emotional and gynaecological disorders, infertility and pain management.