hey, I'm Lacey
As a Dr. of Chinese Medicine, I am a chronic dis-ease specialist. As an Anthropologist and Silversmith, I make the Regenerator teishin: an heirloom Acupuncture tools based on ancient principles, redesigned for modern use. As a CranioSacral Practitioner and empathic intuitive I have developed a complete program to address chronic stagnation and emotional blocks as humans in this life. And as a Soil Scientist I have done the research and the experimenting and recognize East Asian Medicine as the healthcare system necessary for us all.
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Dr. Lacey Dupre is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, a licensed and board-certified acupuncturist, and clinical herbalist. Lacey founded Jade Seed Wellness in 2017 and currently acts as Clinic Director.
As a practitioner, she is known for her intuitive approach to Chinese medicine and particularly for her skills as a Needle-Free Acupuncturist and energy healer.
My passion for whole-being, well-being for all started in ethnobotanical studies and has culminated into planetary healing.
Lacey has always been passionate about helping others navigate their feelings of 'stuck-ness' and pain. She credits much of her success to the incredible teachers she has studied under from all over the world, as well as her own inner mindfulness practices. When she learned about the teishin while still in school, she knew she'd found her tool. She did not fully put down the modern, filiform, insertion needles until many years later and now treats with her most revered and studiously curated methods: Needle-Free Acupuncture with the teishin, herbal formulas, moxibustion, gua sha, infrared and laser light therapies, Stone Medicine and CranioSacral therapy.
Every session is personalized and based on the pulse assessment, evaluation of client’s needs, constitution, and comfort.
-Clinical Assistant at The Healing Arts Center of San Diego April 2015-December 2016
-Licensed Massage Therapist January 2015-present
Specializing in Cranial-sacral and Cosmetic Acupressure/Stimulation therapy
-Apprenticeship at Chengdu TCM Teaching Hospital in Chengdu, China April 2016-May 2016
-Assistant Internship at the UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine (CIM)
at the Pearlman Women's Heath Clinic under Dr. Shelly Krahn August 2016-December 2016
-Assistant Internship at USCD Center for Integrative Medicine (CIM)
at the Family Health and Sports Medicine Clinic under Dr. Leah Krecu May 2015-August 2015
-Volunteer Internships at UC San Diego Cancer Research Institute (UCSD CRI),
UCSD RIMAC Sports Clinic, and Veteran's Clinic May 2016-December 2016
-Internships at Rady's Children's Hospital and The Community Integrative Health Clinic May 2015-August 2015
-Volunteer Clinician in Guatemala with 501c3 Healer2Healer May 2015-June 2015
Lacey completed her Master of Science Degree and Doctoral studies in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM) at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and is a Licensed Acupuncturist in the State of California and the State of Texas. She is a certified Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (Dipl. O.M.) by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She also holds a double-major Bachelors degree in Anthropology and History and a second Master's Degree in Plant, Environment, and Soil Science.
During her Master's Program Lacey completed a clinical rotation and apprenticeship at the TCM Teaching Hospital in Chengdu, China, as well as two Assistant Internships at the UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine (CIM), Volunteer Internships at UC San Diego Cancer Research Institute (UCSD CRI), UCSD RIMAC Sports Clinic, and Veteran's Clinic, plus a Pediatric Internship at Rady's Children's Hospital, The Community Integrative Health Clinic in San Diego, and Volunteer Clinician in Guatemala with 501c3 Healer2Healer.
Lacey is a NADA-certified acupuncture detoxification specialist, trained in the use of auricular (ear) acupuncture for helping in the process of addiction recovery and detoxification.
• Training in classical Chinese medicine and the secondary vessels (8 extraordinary vessels, divergent meridians, luo vessels) as well as Stone Medicine, Wellness and Daoist Sexuality, and Spirit of the Plants under Jeffrey Yuen - 88th generation Daoist priest from the Jade Purity School, Lao Tzu sect, and a 26th generation priest of the Complete Reality School, Dragon Gate sect.
• Training in Sesshoku-shin, or “contact-needle” style Japanese acupuncture with the teishin under master Dr. Anryu Iwashina (a.k.a. Dr. Bear) of Morioka, Japan.
• Training in effective and gentle treatment system for long term PTSD, depression and trauma using his Takahiro Style Teishin (TST) techniques developed by Takahiro Funamizu sensei during his work with Japan’s post-tsunami victims.
• Training under Sensei Edward Obaidey in Traditional Japanese Acupuncture October 2015-present
• Training under Dr. Prana Ji and Dr. Mark Sanders in CranioSacral Therapy May 2014-present
• Trained under Dr. Fernando Fernandez, Dr. Yuan Huang, and Dr. East Haradin January 2015-August 2015 in Facial Rejuvenation and Cosmetic Acupuncture
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