Georgette Young, DAOM, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M., is a graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California where she received both her Master of Science, and Doctoral degrees. She has extensive training in Classical Acupuncture, Chinese Medical Herbology, Clinical Nutrition , Asian bodywork, Tai Chi, and Chi Gong. Her post graduate training is in Oriental Medicine Orthopedics & Integrative Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Rehabilitation, Women's Health, Fertility, and Oriental Reproductive Medicine .
Prior to practicing Oriental Medicine, Georgette also worked as a Holistic Health Practitioner & Body-Centered Therapist specializing in Pain Management & Stress Reduction since 1992. Her therapies include various styles of therapeutic massage and bodywork, counseling, somatic-emotional release, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Bioenergetics, breath-work, Thai yoga, meditation, and two branches of the Vedic Sciences: Ayurveda, and Jyotish.
Integrating the best of all worlds, Georgette masterfully blends the classical wisdom of East Asian Medicine and Ayurveda with the contemporary insights of Mind-Body Healing. The main system of acupuncture channel theory utilized in her clinic is that of The Balance Method, I-Ching Acupuncture, and Master Tung's lineage all of which are deeply rooted in classical Chinese medicine.
Since 2005, Georgette has been traveling around the world working as an acupuncturist at sea. She provides professional Chinese Medicine to the cruising population in addition to offering a series of enrichment lectures about "Health and Wellness" that include "Healing Back Pain with Acupuncture" and "Food as Medicine". She is passionate about educting the global population about the benefits of Ancient Medicine Healing the Modern World. She has also served as an Adjunct Faculty Member, and Clinical Supervisor at two of Phoenix, Arizona’s Chinese Medical Schools and is currently involved in Distance Learning Education as a CEU provider for healthcare workers, nurses, psychologists, physiotherapists, acupuncturists, and MD's.
When not at Sea, Georgette's private practice is in her home state of San Diego, California as well as Athens, Greece.