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Caryn Goldman R.N., L.Ac

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Caryn Goldman, R.N, L.Ac, received a Master's degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences in Oakland in 1993. In addition, she studied at the Nine Stream Five Cloud Mountain Institute in Hangzhou, China. She also has 30 years of experience as a registered nurse, working in Research, Trauma and Emergency medicine. She was a Research Acupuncturist for the SPINE Study at Kaiser, Oakland, which evaluated the effectiveness of acupuncture for chronic back pain. She is experienced at working with oncology patients, people with mood disorders and people overcoming substance abuse. Her work has given her a deep respect for both Eastern and Western medicine. As a licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, her varied background helps her choose the most appropriate therapy from both Eastern and Western traditions for care.