Julie Burke has served the Asheville community as a well-respected healer for the past ten years. In 2008, she graduated from Daoist Traditions College and opened her practice, Deep Alchemy Acupuncture. In 2012, she became a Reiki Master and is now certified to teach others. Ms. Burke enjoys sharing her clinical and life experiences as she […]
Archives for 2017
Faculty Spotlight: Kristen Lambertin, L.Ac.
Kristen graduated from Daoist Traditions in 2015 with a Masters in Oriental Medicine. Before attending DT, she attended Penn State University after which she lived in Chonju, South Korea on a Fulbright Scholarship. She has also taught English with the Peace Corps in Africa and ESL in Massachusetts. Kristen has also worked as an Immigration Specialist […]
Alumni Spotlight: Greg Casey
Greg Casey graduated from Daoist Traditions in 2014, he also holds an Associate Degree in Mathematics and Sciences from SUNY: Adirondack. He is certified by NCCAOM and is licensed to practice Chinese medicine in NC. He has also practiced in the state of RI as a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture. He recently returned to DTC as […]
Faculty Spotlight: Randine Lewis PhD, Lic. Ac, FABORM
After completing basic medical school Dr. Randine Lewis finished her studies at the American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 1998; interned in China in 1999; and, received her PhD in alternative medicine from the Indian Board of Alternative Medicine in India in 2001. Dr. Lewis has been a professional member of the American Society for […]
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Kathy Robinson
Kathy Robinson graduated from UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine in 1989. She did her residency in family medicine at Duke University. She worked in private practices and then went on to teach in the family medicine residency program at Duke. She has worked in public health, taught healthcare at local prisons, and she serves on the Ethics Committee […]
Welcome Bonnie Benetato!
Daoist Traditions will welcome new faculty member and Dean of Faculty, Bonnie B. Benetato, this 2017 Fall Semester. Bonnie is a family nurse practitioner with over 10 years of nursing educational experience at Trinity College in Washington, DC and at East Carolina University. Bonnie has a PhD, MSN, and BSN in nursing from the Catholic […]
The Changing World of Financial Aid – What 2017-2018 Holds for You
Federal financial aid can change often, and can be difficult to navigate alone. In the 2017-2018 school year, there won’t be many changes in how you apply for aid – but the aid you are receiving is coming with some different terms. The way you will apply for your standard aid is still by going to http://www.fafsa.gov. […]
Alumni Spotlight: Karen Litton
Karen Litton is a 2008 Daoist Traditions graduate and practicing acupuncturist in North Carolina. She maintains a practice with the Chinese Acupuncture Clinic as well as her own clinic, Mountain Therapeutic, in Bryson City. She has been an instructor at Daoist Traditions for seven years. Teaching at Daoist Traditions I have taught several courses […]
What’s Blooming at DT?
Happy first day of summer! The heat and rain have really made the gardens burst in the past few weeks. In the Daoist Traditions herb garden, we’ve seen a lot of color this season and have several medicinal plants in full bloom. Our lovely Mimosa Tree is in full bloom and the flowers smell amazing! […]
Medicinal Herbs in Your Backyard
Some people think of Chinese herbs as exotic plants grown only in faraway Asia. Many of the plants used in Chinese Herbal Medicine can easily be grown in Western North Carolina, because of the temperate climate, similar to parts of China. Many common medicinal plants are as beautiful as they are useful. For example: Balloon […]