Regina Walsh, D.Ac.

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

Education:

  • 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

Leadership:

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

Five Element Acupuncture