- Registered Acupuncturist
Stefanie is a licensed Acupuncturist and previously practiced as a medical doctor in Germany. Stefanie completed her medical school and Ph.D. in Düsseldorf, Germany, and her postgraduate degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the International Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Ottawa.
She is a registered acupuncturist and active member of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario. Stefanie experienced acupuncture as a child in her father’s clinic, where he, practicing as a pediatrician, used acupuncture and Tui Na (Chinese massage) to treat children. After finishing medical school, she also worked as a medical doctor in the neurosurgical department, where the anesthesiologist used acupuncture for anesthesia during surgeries. Stefanie practices acupuncture with joy and compassion, that is rooted in her knowledge of combining Chinese Medicine and her experiences in Western Medicine.
She is a strong advocate for a balance of high-quality care fusing modern and traditional acupuncture therapies. “I am thorough with the latest developments in acupuncture and have always been fascinated by the interaction between body and mind and I am passionate about the remarkable impact that acupuncture has on the health and wellbeing of individuals.”
Stephanie offers the following services:
- Traditional needle acupuncture, including trigger point acupuncture
- Ear and scalp acupuncture
- Pain management including Acupressure
- Cosmetic and facial acupuncture including scar tissue improvement TuiNa (Chinese massage)
- Gua Sha (scaping)
- Life-style counseling such as stress management, sleep habit improvement and others