Diploma of Practitioner of Oriental Medicine – Central College School of Oriental Medicine, for 2640 hours trained
Registration Certificate of R.TCM.P. & R.Ac. with CTCMA (College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners & Acupuncturists of British Columbia)
Registration Certificate of R.TCM.P. & R.Ac. with CTCMPAO (College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncture of Ontario)
Originally from Taiwan, and recently moving from Ottawa to Vancouver, Zoe is a seasoned medical acupuncturist with years of experience in holistic healthcare. She has consistently advocated for the utilization of natural methods to alleviate discomfort of the human body and to help patients achieve their wellness objectives goals by relieving their pain. Her passion lies in the realm of acupuncture theory and the intricacies of meridian Qi flow.
Drawing upon the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) acupuncture and integrating them with insights from Western medical knowledge, she adeptly assists individuals dealing with a range of health challenges like digestive issues, hormone imbalance, infertility, gynecological diseases, and acute/chronic pain.
With licenses as a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner (R.TCM.P.) and acupuncturist in both British Columbia and Ontario, she is well-prepared to continue her dedicated service and contribute to the well-being of the Tri-Cities community.
Zoe loves to engage in meditation and pranayama (deep breathing) practices to regulate her Qi. Another avenue she explores for soulful healing is through reading. Apart from this, she enjoys sampling various kinds of teas sourced from different mountainous regions, often with her family where they share their experiences. On the weekends, you can find her embarking on family hikes or leisurely strolls along trails, activities that never fail to bring her a sense of joy.
Zoe is has extensive experience in the following areas:
Acute and Chronic Pain
in neurological and musculoskeletal disorders, such as: sciatica, migraine, shoulder and neck pain, stiff neck, carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, hand numbness, frozen shoulders, etc.
Sports Injury / Car Accident (MVA) / Concussion
Women’s Hormonal Balance
Gynecological disorders (dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, infertility (IVF/IUI), Menopausal syndrome, pelvic health, PMS).
Gastro-intestinal system (diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, stomach pain, gastroesophageal reflux-GERD, IBS).
Mental aspects (insomnia, depression, irritability, inability to concentrate, memory loss, anxiety, whole body weakness & lower energy, post-COVID syndrome).
Hay fever, nose sensitivity, cold, cough, fever, obesity.
Eczema, acne, neurodermatitis, urticaria, herpes zoster (shingles), alopecia areata, etc.
Respiratory System & ENT Disorders
Sinusitis, rhinitis, hay fever, tinnitus, hearing loss, chronic bronchitis and asthma, etc.
Dizziness, tinnitus, facial paralysis, stroke sequelae, etc.
What do you like to do in your free time?
In my free time, I love to meditate and practice pranayama. I also love to read. My family and I love to try different kinds of tea and share our experience. For sports and leisure, I love golfing, hiking and snowboarding but also walking on a trail with my family.
What kind of acupuncture do you do?
My focus is utilizing acupuncture to facilitate holistic treatments. This includes pregnancy, infertility concerns, IVI and IVF processes, as well as women’s hormonal health.
I really enjoy working on gastrointestinal issues, chronic and acute pain as well as mental health concerns like anxiety, PTSD and depression.
Why did you choose to practice acupuncture?
Acupuncture is a well-known and highly effective treatment in my hometown. One day, while I was watching a teaching video about acupuncture, a thought flashed into my head—this treatment is really cool and amazing! After that, I learned and practiced acupuncture for many years and found that it really works, it efficiently helps people holistically. I want to give people a chance to experience the magic of acupuncture.
What’s one piece of advice you’d give to a new patient?
I always tell patients to listen to your body and pay attention to listen. Practice more deep breathing and then you can heal yourself well.
Why did you join Westcoast SCI?
I decided to join Westcoast SCI because I think teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration is incredibly beneficial to patients. I love working with different professionals to provide better solutions. That’s why I’m here.