Cindy Micleu MTCM., L.Ac.
Cindy Micleu has been practicing acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine since 1985 after graduating with a Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NIAOM) in Seattle, Washington. She went on to do further advanced study in China earning a diploma in acupuncture from the Chongqing Institute of TCM, Sichuan, PRC in 1985, and spending 1995 studying Chinese herbal medicine at the Chengdu College of TCM, Sichuan, PRC and in private mentorship study with Dr. Chen Zhi Heng and Dr. Tang Yun Shu in Chengdu.
With a strong commitment to helping practitioners deepen their clinical practice skills, she has taught classes in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine across the country, including Seattle's Bastyr University and Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine (SIOM). She was a core faculty member at NIAOM, serving for 7 years as their Herbal Department Chair, and on their executive committee as Faculty Chair.
Cindy is the founder and director of the Jade Institute, which was conceived with the intention of providing quality advanced education for practitioners of Oriental medicine, supporting the development of a professional and educational community, and fostering public education and the dialogue between Eastern and Western medical traditions.
She currently maintains her private practice in Seattle, Washington with a specialty in women's health, and continues to mentor practitioners and teach advanced courses in Chinese herbal medicine in Seattle and around the country.