Fantastic experience...

...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

[VIDEO] "I decided...I'll learn something more from the source, the Canadian Institute."

[VIDEO] "I decided...I'll learn something more from the source, the Canadian Institute."

“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...

"Practicing only auricular since workshop...

"Practicing only auricular since workshop...

...and getting deeper impact on my patients — really enjoying the clarity and ease this medicine provides.” – Nir Saar, RAc 

"Hands down the most exciting modality I've studied...

"Hands down the most exciting modality I've studied...

...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


"Level I training was a five start experience!

After 33 years of continuing education courses I can say I have not experienced such a well prepped and gentle presentation of a veritable tidal wave of information."  – Candice Ellis, LAc

“This medicine should not be confined...

“This medicine should not be confined...

...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...

[VIDEO] "...we got interested in VAS, so BUCM gave support from the Chinese government to invite Dr. Bahr and Dr. Wirz...

[VIDEO] "...we got interested in VAS, so BUCM gave support from the Chinese government to invite Dr. Bahr and Dr. Wirz...

...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)  

"At our clinic, we focus on therapy resistant cases...

"At our clinic, we focus on therapy resistant cases...

...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

"German auricular medicine has expanded the scope of my practice in a variety of ways...

"German auricular medicine has expanded the scope of my practice in a variety of ways...

With clients whose progress has plateaued, I check for blockages to healing such as scars, old injuries, hidden dental problems, pain memory accumulations, vitamin/mineral deficiencies and toxicities. For clients with multiple complex issues, I use the system to direct me to the most useful intervention. When injuries cannot be approached locally, they can be accessed via the ear. Patients appreciate the accuracy and results of this system." – Dee Brown, LAc, MAc, DiplAc, Dipl CH | Level I CI...

"I was frustrated by slow results for difficult cases when I became aware of a different auricular approach than the Chinese method I had learned in acupuncture school...

"I was frustrated by slow results for difficult cases when I became aware of a different auricular approach than the Chinese method I had learned in acupuncture school...

I was thrilled to find a source to learn this medicine in North America! After my first class I began to see impressive results for a variety of conditions, including release of past trauma. My confidence in approaching difficult cases has grown. I know that I can uncover and address deeper layers of disturbances. My clinical results have improved greatly as I can more comprehensively address a wide range of conditions." – Anita Teigen, LAc, Dipl OM | Level II CIAM Certified Acupuncturist in ...

“After seeing Dr. Strittmatter once, I was so intrigued that...

“After seeing Dr. Strittmatter once, I was so intrigued that...

...I pursued a deep study of this auricular medicine. My practice slowly changed from pure body acupuncture to a full German Auricular Medicine practice because of the exceptional results I was seeing. By listening to the ear, I know what my client needs that day. There is no guess work. This medicine has exponentially increased what I can offer to my clients." – Lisa Weleschuk, TCMD, RAc | CIAM Instructor & Level III CIAM Certified Acupuncturist in Alberta