Regina Walsh, D.Ac.

New York and Connecticut state Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) and Nationally Certified Diplomate of Acupuncture (Dipl. Ac.)


  • Doctorate from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

  • Masters degree from the Traditional Acupuncture Institute in Columbia, MD with emphasis on Taoist Five Element Acupuncture

  • College of Traditional Acupuncture of the United Kingdom, advanced clinical rounds with Professor JR Worsley in Classical Five Element Acupuncture

  • Apprenticed with Niki Bilton, M.Ac. (UK) founder, Ongiara College of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Ontario, Canada.  

  • Certified in Aroma Acupoint Therapy, use of essential oils by Peter Holmes, LAc, MH

  • Certified in Chinese Herbal Medicine by Jeffrey Yuen, 88th generation Daoist Priest, in a two-year Chinese herbal medicine program.

  • Certified Acupuncture Substance Abuse Detoxification Specialist from the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA).

  • Supervised treatment in the Alcohol and Chemical Dependency Programs at Johns Hopkins University and the Baltimore City Women’s Detention Center

  • Certified in Zero Balancing, a hands-on approach to balancing body energy and structure, founded by Dr. Fritz Smith. 

  • Shamanic healing with Dr. Theo Parades, Poqen Kanchay, Cusco, Peru


In addition to clinical practice, Regina Walsh has provided leadership to the profession’s national and state organizations.  

Connecticut Society of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine 

  • Past President

American Society of Acupuncturists

  • Past State Representative

National Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance

  • Past Board Member

American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine 

  • Past Board Member

Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

  • Clean Needle Technique Examiner

Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

  • Site visit team member for college accreditation

  • First Professional Doctorate Degree task force member

Acupuncturists Without Borders

  • Hurricane Katrina emergency relief work in New Orleans

  • Established a trauma treatment center in Sandy Hook, CT

Regina Walsh was a Training and Development Consultant for New York Telephone and a Management Administrator. She received a Bachelors Degree in Speech Communications with emphasis on photography/fine arts from Ohio University.

Five Element Acupuncture

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