Gillian Rose, Seattle Acupuncturist
Gillian Rose, MAcOM, LAc. began Twelve Rivers Medicine to offer accessible, comprehensive, alternative and non-biased care for all communities based on a classical Chinese medical model. She provides affordable acupuncture treatments complemented by herbal medicine, food therapy and nutrition. Her practice focuses on pain management, anxiety and depression, digestive disorders, recovery from auto injury, chronic and autoimmune disease and health maintenance. Gillian uses principles of Chinese medicine to educate patients in self-care while supporting healing through acupuncture and other complementary modalities such as herbal medicine, food therapy, tui na massage, moxabustion, cupping therapy, gua sha therapy, qi gong and essential oils.
This practice is sensitive to queer, transgender and gender non-binary patients.
Gillian Rose graduated from Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts in Asheville, North Carolina and moved back to her hometown of Seattle to begin a practice.
Daoist Traditions college offers a comprehensive 4 year masters program in acupuncture and oriental medicine emphasizing the techniques of classical and TCM acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition, food therapy, tui na massage and qi gong cultivation.
The program includes extensive training in Western medical pathology, pharmacology, diagnosis and treatment. She has done several trainings in providing health care for queer, transgender and gender non-conforming patients.
Gillian received a BA from Oberlin College.