AcuDestress Web Site Welcome aboard!

1.)  Patient introduction

2.)  Appointments and Registration

3.)  Fees and cost Information

4.)  Mindfulness & Neuroplasticity

other site   5.)  Clinician Web Site

other site   6.)  Research Web Site


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8.) Syrian Refugee Outreach

9.) Download Patient History Form 10.) Download Program Brochure

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11.) Registration Form

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Group sessions generally held at South East Ottawa Community Health Centre (see picture). Some group and individual sessions are held at Surround Circle Yoga. This program is presented on the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN).



Spring session featuring:

Natalie Fraser as leader, Jane Vance and Dr. Paula Tschen as assistants

April 10th to May 10th

Interchangeable sessions

11:45 to 1:00

and.or 4:45 to  6:00 p.m.

Monday to Thursday for 4 weeks, MTW of Week 5

Next session(s):

June 5 2017

Your experience of AcuDestress begins with an individual intake visit of one hour, which is  covered by OHIP fully and
approximately 90% by the Régie de l’assurance maladie de Québec.  After your intake appointment you decide whether to attend. Our program coordinator,  RIta Berthiaume (Ontario and Quebec  registrations) is at 819-827-0363.  Rita also handles payments and insurance receipts. Visit our APPOINTMENTS PAGE  with remaining questions and to book your intake date/time and our Frequently Asked Questions page for further inquiries.

AcuDestress deepens  mindfulness and enhances neuroplasticity by using Dr. Michael O. Smith’s AcuDetox ear acupuncture - adding a recognized neuromodulator to two already effective modalities - and resulting in a highly effective stress management tool...