Frances is a nationally registered acupuncturist and Chinese medical herbalist. She holds a Bachelor of Health Science in Chinese Medicine and is a certified Toyohari acupuncturist (Japanese Acupuncture).
Frances found Eastern Asian medicine and acupuncture through her own personal healing journey. Her passion for working with and helping others is what led her to study acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.
Frances approaches her patients with gentleness and compassion. She most enjoys assisting patients to successfully regain health and develop strategies to cultivate lasting wellness.
Various post-graduate training in women’s health, integrative medicine, and the treatment of fertility have enabled her to bring a wealth of knowledge to her practice. Frances has also completed training in ‘The Fertile LifeTM Method’ – a comprehensive fertility program based on the principles of Chinese medicine and biomedical science.
Frances aims to refine her craft through further education in both the practice of Japanese acupuncture and classical herbal medicine. She continues to follow experienced mentors in the fields of reproductive immunology, fertility, women’s health, and traditional Chinese herbal medicine.
Special interest areas include Fertility/IVF support, Women’s health, autoimmune disease, digestive disorders, and dermatology.