R.Ac, R.TCMP Clinical Supervisor & Instructor
Richard completed the 4-year Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) program at the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TSTCM). In 2008, he started Simple Cures - a Chinese Medicine centre and has been in private practice in The Beaches and Vaughan ever since. His practice integrates systems of Chinese medicine including Chinese, Japanese, Five Elements, Alchemy, Tung and Tan Style Acupuncture. He has extensive experience in chronic pain management, infertility, gynecological disorders, stress, anxiety, insomnia, digestive disorders, skin disorders, asthma and allergies. His treatments involves minimal needles based on Acupuncture Meridian Systems with the emphasis on Spirit cultivation through Qi Gong, harmony of seven emotions and five element. Aside from his practice, Richard is also very passionate about his volunteer work with street youth and people with AIDS. Furthermore, he has a strong commitment to Tai Chi and Qi Gong, which he has practiced for over 15 years. For the promotion of health and the prevention of disease, he teaches Tai Chi at the downtown YMCA and in the Beaches. Currently, he is the Senior Advisor of TCM & Acupuncture at AIM Academy.