Amanda Nordell - RGN, RCN, MSc., Dip. Ac, Lic. Ac. ( Nanjing , China )
Amanda is a registered acupuncturist with AFPA, the oldest and largest professional body for practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Ireland. She is a graduate of The Acupuncture Foundation of Ireland and has completed a clinical internship at the WHO Collaborative Center of Traditional Medicine at Nanjing University, China. This programme consisted of extensive clinical instruction at Jiangsu Province General Hospital and Military Hospital 454.
Amanda was privileged to work with the renowned Dr. Wen Lei Qiao during her time in China. Dr Qiao’s treatment philosophy is well respected across Europe and the world. Her principles of pain free needling, use of as few needles as possible along with a gentle, consultative approach with clients is proven to create optimum results. Amanda adheres to this approach and in addition to traditional body acupuncture she uses abdominal, auricular (ear) and wrist-ankle acupuncture techniques. Also, traditional chinese cupping therapy and moxibustion.
Amanda has 20 years experience working in the areas of health and social care firstly as a nurse and subsequently in the area of child and vulnerable adult protection. She has worked in general medicine, surgery, paediatrics, care of the elderly, mental health, learning disability and addiction. Amanda draws on this knowledge to provide a holistic, person centred experience for each patient treating them according to their unique specific symptoms.
Through the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine, she focuses on promoting health, preventing illness, and treating health challenges through natural alternatives that compliment and enhance Western Medicine treatments.