Black Spruce Acupuncture
Victoria Registered Acupuncturist
Alix has been working in the field of acupuncture and natural wellness since 2011. She was raised in northern BC, where she fostered a love of the outdoors and a penchant for continuous learning. She combines her passion for research and "get to the root" attitude with a compassionate ear and hands-on intuitive approach to treatment. Alix strives to bridge the gap between Eastern and Western concepts of health. She respects each individual’s right to express and present themselves relative to their religion, culture, ethnic background, sexual and gender orientation, and physical and mental abilities, and acknowledges that all range of human experience may factor in to overall health. With each initial treatment, Alix offers a Consultation & Assessment complete with treatment plan, diet/lifestyle advice, and home care suggestions. If you are unsure what acupuncture can do for your case, she offers a free 15-minute consultation with no obligation.
Alix earned her Bachelors of Science in Psychology with Honours from the University of Northern BC, where she conducted research on pain and disability management. Alix earned her Acupuncture Diploma with Honours from Pacific Rim College in Victoria, BC, and is board certified by the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners & Acupuncturists (CTCMA). Alix continues her studies in Chinese Herbology while in practice, and is also in the process of completing her Kiiko Matumoto Style (KMS) Japanese Acupuncture Certification, her primary style of acupuncture. Alix has special interest in the following areas: mental health and addictions, anxiety/depression, and stress management the intersection of pain, traumatic injury rehabilitation (i.e. car accidents), and mental health reproductive health, endocrinology (hormonal health), and fertility inflammation and pain management through diet, lifestyle, mindfulness; and positive psychology and preventive medicine herbal inflammation management Numa Somatic Breathwork Facilitation qi gong energy healing/movement techniques She continues her studies in Oriental reproductive medicine, Japanese meridian therapy, TCM diet therapy, and is in process of completing her Kiiko Matsumoto Style (KMS) acupuncture certification.