Alaine D. Duncan, M.Ac., L.Ac., Dipl.Ac.

Alaine D. Duncan, M.Ac., L.Ac., Dipl.Ac.

"I am an acupuncturist, educator and researcher who integrates the neurobiology of traumatic stress with the wisdom of Chinese medicine. Over the years, the boundary between me and military families, immigrants, refugees, and survivors of natural and human-made disasters has grown more and more thin – and that is a gift of spirit. I love our medicine. I love what it can explain about life and how it can reach people whose life and health resides at the margins. It couldn’t be a more meaningful time in the world to be of service to trauma survivors."​

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Alaine Duncan is an acupuncturist and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner. She is the author of The Tao of Trauma: A Practitioner’s Guide for Integrating Five Element Theory and Trauma Treatment. Alaine has a fascination for the interface of East and West, the personal and the political, the individual and the collective — and holds a special place in her heart and her mind for the role of healers and healing in cultural transformation. More at


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