BENJAMIN RICHARD BRODHEAD, L.Ac;. M.Ac.O.M; Dipl. O.M.
Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine, Seattle, Washington
Master’s of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (M.Ac.O.M.) Fall 2007- August 2010
1,235.5 hours of clinical training
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
Bachelor of Arts, cum laude
Major: Anthropology Emphasis: Pre-medicine Fall 1999 – Fall 2003
Oxford University: Keble College, Oxford, England Fall 2000
CERTIFICATIONS & ASSOCIATIONS:
Licensed Acupuncturist in the State of Georgia
Licensed East Asian Medicine Practitioner in the state of Washington
NCCAOM Diplomat in Oriental Medicine
CCAOM Clean Needle Technique Certification
Member of the American Herbalist Guild
Member of the National Qigong Association
Member of the International Light Association
ASIAN CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:
Yu (Yr) Sheng Medical Clinic- Taipei, Taiwan, April 2014- observed and studied Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture techniques with Dr. Lee Chen Yu (Yr) and his students.
US CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:
Eight Cranes Acupuncture– Savannah, Georgia November 2013- Present Acupuncturist, Herbalist and East Asian Medicine Practitioner
Low Country Natural Health Center-Savannah, Georgia November 2011- October 2013 Acupuncturist and East Asian Medicine Practitioner
Hidden Well Community Acupuncture Center- Savannah, Georgia -June 2011 -July 2011 Acupuncturist
Tahoma Clinic North Seattle- Seattle, Washington – January 2011- February 2011 East Asian Medicine Practitioner/License Acupuncturist
Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine – Seattle, Washington- Sept 2007- Aug 2010 Student Intern
Asian Counseling and Referral Services – Seattle, Washington – Oct 2009- Dec 2009 Student Intern
Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Healthcare System – Seattle, Washington – May 2010- Aug 2010 Student Intern (Department of Nurse Executive Services)
Evergreen Treatment Services – Seattle, Washington – March 2010- April 2010 Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist
Horizon House – Seattle, Washington – May 2010- June 2010 Student Intern
CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS ATTENDED:
5 Element/5 Phases Qigong Retreat, Ellijay, GA August 28th- September 1st, 2019; John Munro
Movement in Stillness Qigong Workshop, Talahi Island Community Center August 25th, 2019; John Munro
Qigong Walking Workshop, Talahi Island Community Center August 24th, 2019; John Munro
9 Phases Workshop, Savannah, GA October 10th 2018; Linda Archinaco
National Qigong Association Conference, Asheville, NC April 27th-29th, 2018; Francesco Garipolli & Ambikha Devi Qi Meets Prana: Qigong’s Vibrational Resonance with Yoga; Allen Horowitz Personal Healing with Primoridal Qigong; Ming Tong Gu Embody Wholeness as the Nature of Self; Inner Alchemy of Emotional Transformation; Great Tao Wow event; Solala Towler Tea Ceremony
Fundamentals and Secrets of Tongue and Pulse Diagnosis for Herbalists, Atlanta, Georgia September 16th-17th, 2017; Teaching Assistant for William Morris, PhD, DAOM, LAc
Certification Training: Healer Within™ Medical Qigong Practice Leader Training, Savannah, GA August 26th-August 27th; Roger Jahnke, O.M.D; Linda Archinaco, Henderson Smith
Certification Training: Alchemy — Golden Elixir of Immortality — Healer Within Medical Qigong Certification, Daytona Beach, Florida May 23-24th, 2017; Roger Jahnke, O.M.D
Zhu’s Scalp Acupuncture for Various Pain and Neurological Disorders, July 12th-16th, 2017
Zhu’s Scalp Acupuncture for Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury, San Jose, California February 16th-19th, 2017; Dr. Ming Qing Zhu; Moyee Siu, L.Ac, CSAS; Dr. James Lu DPT, L.Ac., Dipl. OM, OCD, MTC, CSAS
Zhu’s Scalp Acupuncture for Internal Medicine Diseases Five Sense Disorders and Emergency Conditions, San Jose, California August 10th-14th 2016; Dr. Ming Qing Zhu; Moyee Siu, L.Ac, CSAS; Dr. James Lu DPT, L.Ac., Dipl. OM, OCD, MTC, CSAS
Treatment of Health Conditions with Herbal Medicine: A Diagnostic Focus, Atlanta, Ga October 29th-30th, 2016 ; Teaching Assistant for William Morris, PhD, DAOM, LAc
Basics of Zhu’s Scalp Acupuncture, San Jose, California August 9th 2016; Moyee Siu, L.Ac., CSAS
Tung’s Acupuncture 40 Memorial Conference, San Gabriel, California November 8th, 2015; Dr. Wei-Chieh Young, Michael Chung, Nestor Bittelman, Dr. Yong-Lin Yu, Tien-Te, Cheng-Jiun,Hyun-Wook Joo, Dr. Sandi Suwanda, Susan Johnson, Dr. Pardha Posani
Tung’s Acupuncture 40 Memorial Pre-Conference, San Gabriel, California November 4th- November 7th, 2015; Dr. Wei-Chieh Young
Pulse Diagnosis Weekend, Weaverville, North Carolina August 29th & 30th, 2015 William Morris, PhD, DAOM, LAc
Qi Gong and Silk Reeling Fleming Island, Florida May 15th, 2015; Grandmaster Zhu Tian Cai & Kam Lee
TCM Culinary Therapy, Atlanta, Georgia March 14th & 15th, 2015 Ben Zappin, L.Ac. and Bob Linde, L.Ac.
The Changing Face- The Fundamentals of Face Reading and Facial Diagnosis, Riviera Beach, Florida February 7-8, 2015 Lillian Pearl Bridges
Chinese Medicine and Transformation, Austin, Texas November 9-10, 2013 William Morris, PhD, DAOM, LAc
John HF Shen: Microsystem Model and Systems Model, Austin, Texas October 19-20, 2013 William Morris, PhD, DAOM, LAc
Neoclassical Pulse Diagnosis, Austin, Texas September 28-29, 2013 William Morris, PhD, DAOM, LAc
Advanced Tung’s Acupuncture, Los Angeles, California November 9-12, 2012 Dr. Wei-Chieh Young
“The Complete Courses of Tung’s Acupuncture” Los Angeles, California June 15-18, 2012 Dr. Wei-Chieh Young
National Center for Homeopathy 31st Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida April 8 – 10, 2005
Herbs, Phytonutrients, and Nutritional Agents: For Integrative Oncology, Atlanta, Georgia April 24 – 25, 2004
National Center for Homeopathy 29th Annual Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania April 11 – 15, 2003
American Herbalist Guild Symposium, Unicoi Lodge & Conference Center, Helen, Georgia November 9 – 11, 2001; 2014 25th Annual Symposium Callaway Gardens Nov 7-9th, 2015
Medicines from the Earth, Blue Ridge Assembly, Black Mountain, North Carolina June 2 – 4, 2001; June 1 – 3, 2002; May 31 – June 2, 2003; June 5 – June 7, 2004; June 3-5, 2006; May 31 – June 3, 2013; May 30th -June 1, 2015; June 2-June 6, 2016; June 3-5, 2017; June 2-4, 2018
Level One Long White Cloud Qigong Instructor Completed on April 24th, 2020
Enter the Flow & Qigong Meditation Practice Instructor Long White Cloud Qigong; John Munro 12 week course completed on April 24th, 2020
Qigong Foundations & Between Heaven and Earth Practice Instructor Long White Cloud Qigong; John Munro 12 week course completed on Dec 18, 2019
Qi Medicine Advanced Training Deepening Into Ancient Chinese Techniques for Healing, Prevention, Personal Empowerment & Soothing Inner Peace Roger Jahnke, OMD March 6th through May 22nd 2019
Qi Medicine Traditional Chinese Techniques to Activate the Healer Within Roger Jahnke, OMD November 28th through January 23rd 2019
Teachers (click on each name to link to more information about these wonderful teachers and practitioners with whom I have had the privilege to study):
Daniel Altschuler, Ph.D. (China), E.A.M.P.
Janette Baugh, M.Ac., LMP, M.Ed., E.A.M.P.
Dan Bensky, D.O.
Tom Bisio, M.S.T.O.M.
Lilian Pearl Bridges
Stephen Brown, E.A.M.P.
Frank Butler, E.A.M.P.
Charles Chace, E.A.M.P.
Nigel Dawes, M.A., L.Ac.
Rachel Diaz, M.S.W., E.A.M.P.
Marguerite Dinkins, M.Ac.O.M., E.A.M.P.
Ming Tong Gu
Dr. Huang Huang
Li Jin, D.A.O.M., E.A.M.P.
Roger Jahnke, OMD
Paul Karsten, M.Ed., E.A.M.P.
Yoji Koybayashi, L.Ac.
Dr. Lee Chen Yu (Yr)
Joshua Lerner M.T.C.M., E.A.M.P.
Weiqun Miao, M.T.C.M. (China)
Craig Mitchell, Ph.D.(China), E.A.M.P.
William Morris, PhD, DAOM, LAc.
Robin Murphy, ND
Sachiko Nakano, M.AC., E.A.M.P.
Jason Robertson, E.A.M.P.
Allen Sayigh, M.Ac.O.M., E.A.M.P.
Susan Scott, E.A.M.P.
Dr. Wei-Chieh Young
Yiwen Su, M. Med., EAMP.
Yun Wang, M.D.(China), M.Ac., E.A.M.P.
Jing Yu B.T.C.M.M.Ac.,E.A.M.P.
Liangxi Zheng, M.T.C.M. (China), E.A.M.P.
Dr. Ming Qing Zhu