In this course, Brandt Stickley will provide an overview and review of Shen-Hammer Pulse Diagnosis, and provide the key to quickly and accurately diagnosing the behavioral, psychological and spiritual aspects of a patient’s condition. Pulse Qualities as signs of psychological disharmony will be taught in terms of sensation, interpretation, and physiological gesture. Classical formulas and acupuncture approaches will be described, focusing on the Shang Han Lun, Eight Extraordinary Vessels, Five-Phase dynamics and visionary acupuncture. This course is suitable for beginning and experienced students of the the pulse system.
A handout will be provided.
Required Reading: Chapter 15, Handbook of Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis, Leon Hammer Eastland Press, 2012.