The “How to Treat PTSD and Trauma of the Soul” course is very good! In 2017 I already completed a trauma course with Dr. Bahr in Germany. This one is didactically better!
— Hans Bolck | Owner Acupunctuurpraktijk Bolck
I've been teaching yoga for 20+ years and have certifications in Thai Massage, Reflexology, Ayurveda, Cupping massage, Thai Hot Herbal Stem Massage, and Tuning Fork Therapy. After taking an acupressure course led by a Naturopathic Doctor who presented ear points and the use of ear seeds, I was inspired to research more online where I found the Canadian Institute of Auricular Medicine (CIAM). Once enrolled in the Ear Point Guide and having watched just two of the videos I decided that I HAVE T...
...With this training, practitioners will learn current developments in auricular acupuncture, and the approach taught in Germany — a system that will bring profound results through clearing blockages to healing and stubborn symptoms. Beyond delivering the only systematic training of the DAA program in the English language offered worldwide, the CIAM team is highly professional and caring.”
— Dr. med. Beate Strittmatter, Director of Education, German Academy of Acupuncture (Deutsche Akademie ...
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
Find CIAM NCCAOM-approved courses using their PDA search engine.
...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...
...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
...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)
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 ...
...and, consequently, a fast improvement in their quality of life! In some cases symptoms are completely eliminated. The possibilities are endless since the principles of this medicine are based on finding out what the body needs. I can find the root cause and quickly assist my patients’ recovery. This training program has allowed me to exchange precious information with the instructors and fellow practitioners."
– Louise Therrien, ND, SES, Laser | Level II CIAM Certified Naturopath in Quebec
...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