Patterns of Practice

Mastering the Art of Five Element Acupuncture

Rather than simply a different version of western medical practice, acupuncture, as the author of this thoughtful and challenging book shows, is based on a different philosophy and leads down directly into the deepest areas of human experience. Based on many years as a five element practitioner, Nora Franglen explores the way in which the practice of acupuncture enlarges the experience and understanding of the practitioner. She shares, through case study and reflection, some of the larger questions and insights that emerge from a dedicated approach to this form of healing work.

Her insights and astute observations will encourage acupuncturists of any style as well as other therapists to reflect on their own practices, their relationships with their patients, and their fears. They also shed further light on the expression of the five elements within us all.

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Press reviews for: Patterns of Practice

Review by Vasanthy Watt, Vol. 6, No. 4, The European Journal of Oriental Medicine

Praise for the first edition 'I suspect many Five Element practitioners will find a resonance with this book. It was good to find my own experience reflected in the author's description of encountering the guardian elements of her patients, and how they evoke particular responses in her.'

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