Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine

TCM Psychology (PTSD) October 20 – 23, 2017

TCM Psychology (PTSD)
October 20 – 23, 2017
Daniel Wang-Yi Jiao MS, DAOM
Dr. Daniel Jiao was originally trained for tradition Chinese medicine in China and received his MS (1993) and DAOM (2009) both from American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM). He served as commissioner and chairman for National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) for nine years and board of directors for ACTCM for twelve years. Dr. Jiao has extensive experience of clinical practice and teaching in Chinese medicine for more than twenty years.
Psychology is one of the major clinical specialties in the traditional Chinese Medicine. It is unique in theory, rich in the therapeutic methods and significant in the clinical curative effects. Dr. Jiao’s course is composed of two major parts: 1) A general introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the unique organs related to Psychology; 2) The diagnosis and treatment of some of the major diseases, especially post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD), based on certain symptoms in the department of Psychology. A comparative study of the differences between western medicine and TCM will also be included in the course.
Course Objectives:
· To introduce the basic anatomy and physiology of Psychology.
· To familiarize students with the diagnostic methods and differentiation of the related symptoms.
· To teach the common terminology used in Western Medicine as well as in TCM.
· To teach the students how to do diagnosis and treat the common diseases in the department of Psychology.
· To teach the students how to use acupuncture and herbs for the related treatments.