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Chinese Medicine and Transformation with William Morris - Student [Fall 2014]


Chinese Medicine and Transformation
November 15-16, 2014 (see detailed schedule below)
CAEs: 12 (
TX: 10 General, 1 Bio, 1 Herb, CA: 12 Category 1, NCCAOM: 11 Core, 1 Bio)

This seminar takes the participant through a series of discussions about trauma, imprints on the psyche and impact on developmental stages. The notion of character armoring is explored via the concepts of ing qi and wei qi. Further, specific pulse methods for assessing the involvement of divergent channels is discussed. Treatment strategies employ both acupuncture and herbal approaches.

Prerequisites: None


About Will Morris:
William Morris, PhD, DAOM, LAc is a pulse diagnosis teacher of world renown. He is the founder of and He began his studies in the area of pulse diagnosis and pulse balancing methods in 1980. He taught the Shen-Hammer method with Leon Hammer between 1993 and 2000. Since then, Will has adapted the Shen-Hammer nomenclature to conventional pulse diagnosis language and continues to teach the method on that basis. Will discovered the compass method and was the first to publish in English on the eight extraordinary vessel and six channel pulse methods of Wang Shuhe. He completed his PhD dissertation, Pulse Diagnosis: Epistemology, Practice and Tradition in 2009. It is a synthesis of conventional, canonical and family lineage forms of practice that is deconstructed in terms of how clinical knowledge is built.
Saturday & Sunday, November 15-16, 2014
Classroom E1 at AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine (4701 West Gate Blvd, Austin, TX 78745)