“My mission is to educate and motivate those who choose to revitalize and transform their lives through health.”
Ellen Goldsmith, licensed acupuncturist and co-founder of Pearl Natural Health, is a recognized educator, health advocate, and practitioner in the field of Chinese medicine, holistic and integrative health care. She developed a distinct method for cultivating body/mind health for emerging performing artists at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in her program, Body Coaching for Performing Artists. Her international teaching has trained hundreds of health professionals in the field of Asian Bodywork, self-transformation, and End of Life Care as co-facilitator in The Passage, a 5 day retreat for people experiencing difficult transitions or for those who want to work with the dying. Currently she teaches Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Programs at Pearl Natural Health and is adjunct faculty at the National College of Natural Medicine’s Classical Chinese Medicine Department, teaching Chinese Dietetics and its application in western society.
For over 25 years Ellen has shared her passion for transformation through health, practicing Asian medicine and acupuncture, dietary therapy, Chinese herbs, body-mind health, and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction programs supporting thousands of people on their path to reduced pain, stress, and regained vitality.
She regularly presents on the value of understanding food as medicine from a Chinese medicine point of view at conferences and schools. She is currently at work on a book about Chinese medicine and food as medicine.
Ellen is the co-host of Healthwatch a regular program on Pacifica radio and is the creator of Health Currents Radio, a podcast created to inspire, motivate, and connect people to resources that empower them through health.
Ellen’s commitment to increasing the public’s access to naturopathic and Chinese medicine is highlighted by her 8-year tenure on the Acupuncture Advisory Committee of the Oregon Medical Board and her 12 years of service on the National College of Natural Medicine’s board of directors, functioning on the Executive Committee, as chair of the board for 2-years.
Ellen is a graduate of the National College of Natural Medicine’s Classical Chinese Medicine program, with a Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine, is licensed as an acupuncturist, massage therapist, and certified in Chinese herbal therapy.
“I truly feel Ellen provides excellent care! I suffered from years of GI pain, and have seen significant improvements. I have a challenging, yet rewarding, job and seeing Ellen for self-care has kept my health in top shape. She is thoughtful, patient, and thorough. A visit leaves me rejuvenated and relaxed.*” – W.B.
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