Bob Quinn, DAOM, LAc
Bob Quinn is a full-time Assistant Professor in the School of Classical Chinese Medicine at the National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) in Portland, Oregon. Since 1999 he has been studying various gentle Japanese treatment styles with noted masters in the field, most notably in recent years with Iwashina Anryu Sensei (Dr.Bear). (Dr. Bear is famous for using only teishin and moxa in his treatments.) Bob is fascinated by the question as to how gentle our treatments can be while still delivering good clinical results. He teaches classes at NUNM in these gentle acupuncture styles and Japanese bodywork. Additionally he supervises student interns in the university health center. Bob has just finished an introductory book on the use of the teishin in Chinese Medicine that will soon be published by Blue Poppy Press. In his private practice he focuses on the treatment of chronic Lyme disease and children. Through his treatment of many chronic Lyme disease patients he has become interested in the role of past trauma as a hurdle to deeper healing. Additionally, since 1993 he has studied Projective Dreamwork with Jeremy Taylor, a noted scholar in the field, and has been pioneering the reintroduction into Chinese Medicine of the use of dream imagery
Gentle Neoclassical Japanese Approaches for Sensitive and Traumatized Patients In recent years numerous researchers have focused on the key role of trauma recovery in...