Instructor – The Learning Center at Red Willow
Paul Gourguechon brings to the table 15 years experience as a Licensed Acupuncturist with a specialty in pain management. Paul, whose pursuit of excellence in Chinese Medicine has included an internship at the Chengdu University Hospital, has a calm and engaging manner that mirrors his deep knowledge and skill. He uses acupuncture to treat a wide range of conditions: from joint, back, neck pain and headaches, to digestive and women’s disorders, stress and anxiety, allergies and asthma, and to counteract the side effects of chemotherapy and other drug toxicity.
Paul is a State of Montana Licensed Acupuncturist and a nationally Licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist. His interest and respect for Chinese culture began while focusing on Asian Studies at the University of Michigan, and he became interested in Chinese Medicine while teaching English and studying Mandarin in Taiwan.
Paul was trained at the International Institute of Chinese Medicine in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he earned a Master of Oriental Medicine degree. He continued his studies at the Chengdu University Hospital in Sichuan, China, specializing in pain management and internal medicine. Paul has served as an instructor and student clinic supervisor at the International Institute of Chinese Medicine and the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Denver.
“What I love most about Chinese Medicine is the newness of each day. Every person has a unique story and an individual healing journey to embark upon. I am fortunate to be a part of this process and try to view each person’s condition as a new opportunity, like greeting the dawn of a new day.”