Brian Falk Ph.Dc., L.Ac., Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, holds a Master's Degree in Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University in Santa Cruz. Brian attended UC Santa Barbara for an undergraduate degree in Psychology. He is currently working on his Ph.D. in Somatic Depth Psychology at Pacifica Graduate University.
Brian has integrated his formal education with extensive travel experiences abroad. He worked in the hospitals in Hang Zhou, China, where he was exposed to pediatric massage, herbal treatment for stroke patients, and advanced acupuncture techniques. He worked as an acupuncturist on the Caribbean Princess Cruise Lines, treating people from all around the world. Extended time in Brazil, New Zealand, Japan, and Europe has given Brian a unique cultural education that has allowed him to connect with various types of people and life situations.
In addition to his private medical practice in Carpinteria, he is a teacher and writer, with an intention to spread Wisdom traditions for the benefit of humanity and Nature. Past lectures and seminars have included topics such as vision improvement, food as medicine, and using acupuncture and massage for chronic pain.