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Recent & Upcoming Workshops:


Master Tung Series
White and pink flowers on vine

Man with arms outstretched at sunset

by Susan Johnson

 

I. June 19-20, 2021
II. August 21-22, 2021
III. November 6-7, 2021

 

academic degrees

  • Master's Dipl in Acupuncture; Jung Tao School of
            Classical Chinese Medicine, Boone, NC (2005)
  • PhD in Nutrition; University of GA, Athens, GA (1989)
  • MS in Nutrition; Columbia University, NYC, NY (1984)
  • BS in Nutrition; SUNY @ Oneonta, Oneonta, NY (1981)

advanced acupuncture training 

  • Trigger Points: Advanced Diagnosing and Needling Myofascial Pain & Dysfunction. by CMTW. May 31-June 2, 2019. Syracuse, NY
  • Treating Trauma with Chinese Medicine: Untying the Knot. Lonny Jarrett. June 2-3, 2018. Asheville, NC. 
  • Lavender petals in scoop on round wood with brown bottle, Silver round metal ring holding acupuncture needles, Moxa stick and cotton ballSi Yuan Balance Method. Core Foundations. Eileen Han. February 9-12, 2017. Charlotte, NC 
  • Contemporary Cupping Methods. International Cupping Therapy Association
    August 21-23, 2015, Asheville, NC.
  • Core Foundations & Balance Method. Dr. Richard T. Tan. March 5-8, 2015, San Diego, CA
  • Answering the Call to Lead :: A Weekend Retreat for Women's Circle Facilitators Birthing Ourselves into Being Sponsored Workshop
    with Baraka Elihu, MA, LPC & Autumn Weaver. July 4-6, 2014. Athens, GA .
  • The Energetics of Essential Oils: Practical Application in Treatment with Peter HoSnow Lotus essential oils on wooden benchlmes, LAc, MH. September 27-28, 2014. Sarasota, Florida
  • Eat, Pray Doula Workshop; Debra Pascali-Bonaro & Robin Lim. 9-day DONA approved Birth Doula Workshop in Bali, Indonesia, March 2014.
  • PregnancExpectant mother with hands shaped into heart placed over belly buttony & Birthing Acupuncture; Debra Betts.
                  3-day workshop, Amherst, Oct 2013.
    Chinese writing with red lotus flower
  • Art & Science of Diagnosis & Treatment; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Boone, NC, March 2013
  • Pediatric-Women's Health Intensive Course & Clinic; Dr. Soma Glick, 12-day residential intensive course & clinic in Dharamsala, India, November 2012 
  • Treating Children with Oriental Medicine: Healing with Sho-Ni-Shin; Dr. Soma Glick, 3-days, May 2012
  • Diagnosis and Treatment according to Phasic Constitution; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Boone, NC, March 2012
  • Koi fish swimming in circleGynecology; Dr. Bonnie Walker, 2-days, Greensboro, NC, December 2011
  • Infertility & Obstetrics; Dr. Bonnie Walker, 2-days, Greensboro, NC, Nov 2011
  • Diagnosis & Treatment: Observation; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Boone, NC, October 2011
  • Introduction to Chinese Herbal Formulas; Dr. Michael Stadtmauer, 2-days, Greensboro, NC, April 2011
  • Ophthalmology Advanced Acupuncture; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Boone, NC, March 2011
  • Mei Zen Practical Cosmetic Protocols: Face & Neck and Abdominal AcupunctureChinese writing with red, purple and white flowers for Fertility and Weight Loss; Dr. Martha Lucas, 2-days, Atlanta, GA, Feb 2011
  • Neurology III: Neuropathic Pain; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Boone, NC, October 2010
  • Neurology II: Parkinsons, Alzheimer's, and Meningitis; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Boone, NC, March 2010
  • Neurology I: MS, Epilepsy, and Stroke; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Boone, NC, October 2009
  • Endocrinology; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Spruce Pine, NC, October 2008
  • Black and white tree with Chinese writing to leftCardiology; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Spruce Pine, NC, October 2007
  • Nephrology; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Spruce Pine, NC, March 2007
  • Pulmonology; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Spruce Pine, NC, October 2006
  • Rheumatology; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Spruce Pine, NC, March 2006
  • Internal Disorders; Dr. Tran Vietr Dzung, 3-days, Newport, RI, May 2005
  • Sacred Turtle & The Eight Curious Vessels; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Spruce Pine, NC, March 2005 
  • Nut hanging on limb with white flowerLaws of Midnight-Midday & Internal Pathways; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Spruce Pine, NC, October 2004
  • Gastroendocrinology; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Spruce Pine, NC, March 2004
  • Women's Health; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Spruce Pine, NC, October 2003
  • Immunology; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Spruce Pine, NC, March 2003
  • Mental Health & Classical Chinese Medicine; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 2-days, Sugar Grove, NC, November 2002
  • Comparison of Western & Classical Chinese Medicine: Xang-Fu; Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, 5-days, Spruce Pine, NC, July 2002

Dr Tran Viet Dzung and Dr. Deborah HippSpecial thanks to my beloved teacher,
Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, MD, who has been my treasured mentor since 2002. While he has taught me many precious gems from Classical Chinese Medicine, the greatest gift he has taught me is to treat with a pure heart.  

KayaKalp Acupuncture

Dr. Deborah Hipp, PhD, LAc

678.570.3730

485 Huntington Road
Suite 195
Athens, GA 30606

 


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