Elijah Hawken earned her Masters Degree in Science and Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM), graduating with top honors, from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego, after a four year post-graduate program of over 3000 hours of in-class and clinical training.
As an intern, Ms. Hawken had the opportunity to treat patients in many varied settings, including working alongside MDs, RNs and counselors treating terminally ill patients at the San Diego Hospice, treating the public at a no-cost community clinic run in conjunction with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine, and a specialization in acupuncture orthopedics/sports medicine at the UCSD athletic training center in La Jolla, California.
“I am honored to be carrying the tradition of such a powerful and ancient medicine into the lives of modern-day people, who can benefit so much from it.”
In the state of California, where Ms. Hawken studied, Licensed Acupuncturists are granted the status of Primary Care Physicians due to their extensive training in both western biomedicine and Oriental medicine. Ms. Hawken is proud to carry this training to her patients in Texas, knowing she is qualified to safeguard their health.
Elijah Hawken is certified as a Diplomate in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, and Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), is a member of the Chinese Herb Association, and the Texas Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She holds a professional certification in the treatment of Hepatitis C with Traditional Chinese Medicine (MRCEF), and is an active volunteer with the Dallas County Medical Reserve Corps. Ms. Hawken is licensed in the state of Texas, and was formerly a Registered Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist in Victoria, Australia.
Elijah is also a Certified Life Coach, a member of the International Coach Federation, a Shamanic Practitioner, and a Reiki Master.
We are honored Elijah will be joining the Holistic Health Expo and will be completing treatments in the Teenage Room