About the practitioner
Elizabeth Collins was a full time Emergency Medical Technician prior to obtaining her Masters degree from the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental medicine in Seneca Falls, New York. She is trained in both Chinese and Japanese styles of acupuncture. She has also completed an internship at the world renowned Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Hangzhou, P.R. China. With experience in both Western and Eastern spheres, she is committed to bringing a well rounded, holistic approach to each patient encounter.
In addition to her master's degree, Dr. Collins is trained in Zheng Gu Tui Na, a type of Chinese medical massage specific to injury rehab. She is the first non-chiropractic professional to pursue training with the Motion Palpation Institue. She attended the EASTmedicine Seminar on the treatment of acute and chronic injury and pain management at the University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom and she is trained specifically in the treatment of both acute and chronic post-stroke symptoms. In addtion, she has completed Oncology Grand Rounds in the Supportive Care of Cancer Patients with field specialists Dr. Frank Butler, DAOM and Kathy Taromina, DAOM. She is also certified in both Mei Zen and Constitutional Facial Acupuncture systems. She recently completed extensive training with world renowned hypnotist Mike Mandel at the University of Toronto, Canada. She is concurrently studying year-long programs in both Functional Medicine with the Kresser Institute and Advanced Tui Na with Tom Bisio, L.Ac.