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AWB NL will be hosting our first, formal, in-person training this coming Fall 2024.

Enabling Community Healing: 

Setup and Operation of Mobile Clinics

in the Netherlands

Please note:


If you are interested in joining one of AWB's teams as a Team Leader or volunteer, this training is required. We hope to see you there!

October 6-8 , 2023
Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam (OBA)
Oosterdokskade 143
1011 DK Amsterdam, Netherlands

This course prepares acupuncturists, acupuncture students, and other health professionals to use acupuncture, ear seeds, essential oils, energetic exercises and other integrative medicine therapies to reduce pain and traumatic stress patterns. Practitioners from all countries are welcome!

Course topics include:

Trauma-informed care approaches/principles

Physiology of trauma (biomedical and energetic)

How and why somatic therapies like acupuncture are effective in trauma treatment

How to work with trauma patients

NADA 5 Point protocol for stress and trauma

Battlefield Acupuncture protocol for pain

Emotional Freedom Technique (tapping), HeartMath and Qigong to reduce trauma patterns

How to set up mobile clinics for vulnerable communities

Clinic safety

How to work effectively on treatment teams

How to use these protocols with other treatments in your clinic

Vicarious trauma and self-care

Cost: 440 Euros (credit card or PayPal--includes lunches and snacks)

We will hold courses in Dutch and in English

Instructors in Dutch:

Corine Geelhuijzen

Ronald de Wee

Marianne Ten Westenend

Instructors in English:

Aleksandra Boj

Milena Chavez Cisneros

Miguel Fernandez

Annette Tapia-Cornet, MAc, DiplAc



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