Melanie Mercer graduated from the Academy of Classical Oriental Sciences in Nelson, B.C. in 2006 with a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine degree.
Melanie is entirely inspired by the practice of Chinese Medicine. She practices herbal medicine, acupuncture, and employs other Chinese Medicine techniques such as moxibustion, cupping, and diet therapy. She welcomes all clients in all conditions of health.
Melanie focuses her work on one of the fundamental concepts from Chinese Medicine, which is to restore the client’s authentic state of harmony and encourage a return to optimal health. This harmony, for example, can assist couples with conception, alleviate problems with digestion, and allow diabetes to stabilize.
Since 2006 Melanie has taken a special interest in reproductive health. She has treated many complex cases concerning reproductive health and gained a valuable experience with those engaged in Assisted Reproductive Technologies (IUI, IVF), as well as, with many who choose natural process.
Melanie is dedicated and passionate about continuing her education in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), to enhance her ability to assist her clients. She studied with the TCM gynecology and fertility expert Jane Lyttleton, author of Treatment of Infertility with Chinese Medicine. Melanie spent time with TCM authority Lonny Jarrett, author of Nourishing Destiny and the Clinical Practice of TRaditional Chinese Medicine. She most recently spent time with Dr. Cynthia Govaki founder of the Gokavi Transverse Technique designed for the management of pain in chronic and sports injuries.
In her free time, Melanie enjoys reading, swing, hiking, and exploring the area’s many hidden treasures.