Karin Heffer is a Registered Acupuncturist with College of TCM Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario(CTCMPAO) and a member of the Canadian Society of Chinese Medicine Association(CSCMA). She holds a B.A. in Kinesiology and graduated from the Toronto School of TCM in 2004 with a dipoma in Acupuncture and certificates in Tuina massage and Chinese Herbal Medicine. She maintains the Clean Needle Technique(CNT) and has also received additional training in Scalp Acupuncture, Ear Acupuncture and Cosmetic Acupuncture.
Her focus to educate and bring awareness to Acupuncture and strengthen its use within our Western healthcare system has allowed many opportunities to be involved in the community. Furthermore, she is continually studying to stay up to date with the latest research and is passionate about treating women through all stages of life including fertility, pregnancy and labour as well as children.
Her goal in treatment is to find the source of the problem rather than simply treating the symptoms. Her professional attitude, knowledge and experience will put you at ease and keep you informed about your health. In addition to Acupuncture, Karin incorporates Cupping, Moxibustion, Electroacupuncture, Tuina and Gua Sha to provide you with the most effective treatment available.