A Top Down View of The Five Elements
10/27-3/23 2023: An 8 Session Course on Five-Element Constitutional Diagnosis
This is an 8 session class meeting for an evening every three weeks. Participants will watch videos on the content, read on each element in Nourishing Destiny, Clinical Practice, and Deepening Perspectives and then have an opportunity to hear Lonny teach on each element in a 1.5-2 hour Q&A session. Class 8 will involve a three hour session with Lonny diagnosing a patient for one hour in front of the class with 2 hours of presentation afterward including Constitution, diagnosis, prognosis, Chinese physiology, and herbal, acupuncture, and “lifestyle” prescription.
Shadow Resolution in Chinese Medicine
10/21-10/23 2022: Streaming
In this class we will examine the dynamics of repression as they
manifest in multiple forms of shadow in the terms of Chinese physiology.
We will focus on identifying shadow and its resolution through the
therapeutic relationship, herbal medicine, and acupuncture. Shadow will
be differentiated according to the Five-Elements and their related
Untying the Knot: Treating Trauma with Chinese Medicine
4/8 + 4/9 2023 Streaming
In this class I will discuss how to diagnose and treat trauma with Chinese medicine. We will consider the heart/kidney axis as the physiological foundation of stability and how to restore integrity to this most important relationship. I will emphasize the importance of the practitioner’s awareness of the dimension of self that is never wounded or traumatized as a gold standard in diagnosis and treatment.
Clinical Integration 2023 [Live Stream + In-Person]
FALL 2023-SPRING 2025
The course emphasizes Five-element constitutional diagnosis and a depth view of Chinese physiology all from an integral and developmental perspective. I will cover all pulse patterns involving the relationship of the two sides of the pulse, stability, the three heaters, the three depths, and individual pulse qualities.