The Mind and the Psyche in Chinese Medicine: Acupuncture for Treating the Hidden Roots of Disease

Psychosomatics in Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture for Treating the Hidden Roots of Disease

An Extensive Online Training Program – 40+Hours

Approved For CEU/CPD (click to learn more)

6 Modules + 1 Exclusive Module

40+ hours
Learn at your own pace

Complete Handouts
Self Questionnaires

Certificate on Completion

People can lead a healthier and happier life.
Develop your clinical abilities and explore the hidden roots of your patient’s problems to support them in transforming their life.


  • The Mind & Psyche in CM
  • The 5 sections of the psyche
  • Components of the Belief Systems
  • The subconscious & the Gui
  • Personality disorders and their connection to the Luo vessels


  • Analyse the 5 constitutions types
  • Recognise the 6 energetic levels
  • Identify Extraordinary Vessels involvement
  • Learn the concept of Body Armor
  • Interpret the self-assessment questionnaires


  • Deliver effective acupuncture strategies for harmonizing the elements
  • Regulate disharmony patterns and the psyche
  • Implement specific acupuncture points to help traumatic memories
  • Provide exercises for your patients
  • Empower your patients with various techniques

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Deliver a person-centred treatment responsive to your patients’ needs.

Learn from One of the World’s Most Experienced Practitioners

Dr Hamid David Montakab, MD has combined classical Chinese medicine with modern science for over 50 years.
He graduated from the Medical School of Paris with a residency in surgery and completed a 3-year education in acupuncture. After obtaining the NCCA certification and a degree in Chinese Herbalism, he practised for five years in America. The Swiss National Fond commissioned Dr Montakab to conduct a scientific study on Acupuncture and Insomnia. He founded the Academy of Chinese Healing Arts in Switzerland (1986), Co-founder & President of the Swiss Professional Organization for TCM (1995).

About the Program

Watch Excerpts from the Program’s Modules

Module 1
The Psyche and the Body: Introduction

Module 2
Instincts and Emotions: Harmonizing the Temperament

Module 3
Constitutions and Belief Systems: Water

Module 4
Temperaments and Beliefs: Pathology of the
6 Energy Levels

Module 5
Memory Systems & Psychological Trauma

Module 6
Body Memories and Physical Trauma: The Abdominal Segment

Integration Module: The Clinical Application of Therapy Concepts. Recordings of actual sessions + case discussions
Exclusive for program participants only

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Additional Info

Psychosomatics in Chinese Medicine: Acupuncture for Treating the Hidden Roots of Disease is an extensive online program with over 40 hours of designed-for-home learning materials. It is 100% online and created with you in mind, allowing you to learn at your tempo from the comfort of your home.

The first six modules cover aspects of The Mind and the Psyche in Chinese Medicine. The 7th module is an integration module (only available within the program), putting it all together with the filming of authentic patients and actual treatments. It provides a fresh look at the complexity of things and treatment insights that will help you embed the knowledge. 

Start the transformation of your patients right now!


Comprehensive handouts enrich the program to ease your studies and support the embodiment of learning. These diverse learning techniques will encourage deeper assimilation of knowledge.

Each module will provide you with a complete booklet of slides and, often, questionaries and exercises to share with your patients.

Certification and Approval

Leading associations around the world approve of this program (Modules are approved separately)

If you don’t see your association listed, please contact us ( or check the information on the Approval Page.

Group 1 | 42 hours
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47.5 PDAs/CEUs
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Acupuncture NZ counts each hour as 1 CPD.
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Disclaimer | Before You Purchase

Accessing Your Course

After the checkout, the course will be automatically added to your account, and unless otherwise specified, you can start learning immediately.

The course is always available for you if you have an internet connection.

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Refund & Cancellation Policy

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Unlimited Access

Once purchased, we grant you a lifetime access license. See more on our Terms of Use page.

We encourage you to return to courses as learning continues; in each view, we learn and understand new things.


Unless otherwise stated, CEU/PDA/CPD requirements must be completed within 1 year of the purchase. You are advised to print and save your certificate for your records and under your association requirements.

Dimploamtes of NCCAOM & Floridas members need to fill in a form after completing their courses for us to submit the points. CAB & Fachverband members need to write to us an email upon completing their courses to get the required documents. Look for our email after the completion of the course.