The Canadian Institute of Auricular Medicine (CIAM) was featured in the September 2019 Course Spotlight of PDA programs. This is a provider-sponsored page, so the complimentary feature selection and top billing of CIAM by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) was an honor.
— Muriel Agnes, CIAM Founder on courtesy Spotlight Feature provided by the NCCAOM
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...Especially [with Dr. Frank Bahr] talking in terms of the 5 element diagnostic thinking behind auricular medicine. Thanks for bringing Dr. Bahr to our continent. I specialize in neurological disorders acupuncture especially brain injury and begin each session with auricular treatments. — George Chachis, Acupuncturist
“I heard about German Auricular Medicine from a friend of mine who told me about a medical doctor in pain management who studied at the Canadian Institute of Auricular Medicine and started using auricular acupuncture in his practice with fantastic results for his patients. I have been using auricular points in my practice and I saw how powerful the medicine was. And, so I decided that maybe I'll learn something more from the source, the Canadian Institute [of Auricular Medicine].”
– Marina D...
...to directly apply methods used in Auricular Medicine to support our work as psychologists. Through my own clinical and training work in the area of somatic psychology, I see great benefit in the transformation of emotional resistance by clearing somatic barriers. With its basis in the nervous system, Auricular Medicine offers insights and methods for clearing physiological and emotional blockages that should be applied in today's modern somatic psychology practice."
– Thasja Hoffmann, LM...
...since completing my Chinese Medical studies almost 8 years ago. Dave and Muriel are brilliant, compassionate, and inspiring teachers of this profound medicine. I feel as though I've been given the keys for unraveling the complex multi-layered medical cases that we see so commonly in our modern clinics."
– Andrew Macfarlane, LAc
...there are many other practitioners that can use it! You've got people from different disciplines and they’re coming together with this beautiful system of German Auricular Medicine — and then they’re going back and practicing that, whether they are a massage therapist, or a chiropractor, or an acupuncturist. Then, they are finding their own perspectives because it has a great power in getting at the root causes of things; and a system of thinking, and testing, and getting feedback from the...
...who presented and taught in a very detailed way. I look forward to have a more close relationship with the knowledge of Dr. Bahr."
— Dr. Baixiao Zhao, Dean of the School of Acupuncture of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (BUCM)
...the patients who have tried everything. For this population we need a methodology that is effective in a short period of time and at a minimal cost. Auricular medicine allows us to accomplish this goal! We can streamline diagnosis, as well as identify and clear underlying blockages. This method has become indispensable in the clinic. It cuts to the core of the issue and results in better and faster outcomes!"
– Mark Volmer, RAc, FMP | Level II CIAM Certified Acupuncturist in Alberta
...for those patients wanting acupuncture. I love using auricular acupuncture with the Nogier Pulse, and have good results. For example last week, a patient came in with classic 'plum pit throat". I identified and treated 6 related points - and the patient had immediate relief! This is not an uncommon experience, and so rapid it fits well into my busy schedule."
– Dan Eyink, MD | Level I CIAM Certified Medical Doctor in Massachusetts