Explanation of the course
Studying the course material
Completing the Course

Knowledge Included in the Addictions Course

The content for the course is to be accessed from the website dropbox.com (at a future date it will be converted to a slide show audio and hosted on vimeo.com). The audio files are included in the cost of this course. You should make sure you have storage space on a local computer which can hold 2-3 megabytes (MB) if you wish to download files. However, you can play audio files one by one from dropbox.com and not download them. Below is a summary of the course content. A link to access the dropbox content. will be in the course lesson “getting the course content” You may have to sign up for the dropbox service free plan if you want to do something more than listen to audio files one by one.¬†¬†

Below is a list of the content that is available in the course:

  1. CONCEPT OF ADDICTION IN CHINESE MEDICINE
    1. Notion of Addiction 
    2. Overall Characteristics of Addiction – KE Cycle
  2. BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE CHANNEL SYSTEMS OF ACUPUNCTURE
    1. Three Energetic Layers
    2. Their Somatic, Psychological and Spiritual Implications
  3. THE SINEW CHANNELS (JIN JING)
    1. Overview of Sinew Channels
    2. Relevance During Physical Withdrawal
  4. THE LUO-PASSAGE VESSELS (LUO JING)
    1. Overview of Luo Vessels
    2. Some Specific Luo Vessels and Addiction
    3. Relevance with Psychological Withdrawal
  5. THE PRIMARY CHANNELS (ZHENG JING)
    1. Exterior-Interior Communication
    2. The Heart As Sovereignty/Control
    3. Nine Steps to Redemption
  6. THE DISTINCT/DIVERGENT CHANNELS (JING-BIE)
    1. Overview of the Divergent Channels
    2. Relevance to Withdrawal Process
  7. THE EIGHTEXTRAORDINARY VESSELS (QI JING BA MAI)
    1. Overview of the Eight Extras
    2. Relevance to Predisposed “Addicts”