John E. Patton, A.P., L.M.H.C
John is a Licensed Acupuncture Physician, a Board Certified Diplomat in Acupuncture (NCCA) and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a Board Certified Fellow in Psychotherapy. A graduate of the University of South Florida, he received his bachelors degree in Psychology in 1970 and his Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling in 1972. John first studied Oriental Medicine with Mushio Kushi at the East West Foundation Programs at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1976-77. He then continued his formal studies at the New England School of Acupuncture with Dr. Tin Yau So and graduated in 1979. In 1980 he began an apprenticeship with Dr. Peng-fee Wang in private practice in the mountains of West Virginia and continued this tutorial for two years. John has worked in the fields of Oriental Medicine, Functional Medicine, Wellness Aging, Mental Health, and substance abuse. He directed a research and demonstration project for the Administration on Aging in Florida, was the Director of Group Homes for a comprehensive Mental Health Agency in Virginia, and has done extensive work in the field of substance abuse and treatment centers for substance abuse. John has also been Nationally Board Certified in Rehabilitation Counseling, Therapeutic Massage, and Shiatsu. John has worked as Staff Trainer and Treatment Director in Mental Health. He has conducted workshops and training seminars in Florida, Virginia, California and West Virginia in Human Growth, Awareness Training, Stress Management, Relaxation Training, Wellness, Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Shiatsu and Massage. He is currently in private practice in Naples, Florida and is director of the Healing Arts Center, offering oriental medicine, nutritional counseling, psychotherapy, and therapeutic massage.
Healing Arts Center
American Association of Acupuncture Florida State Oriental Medical Association Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine American Psychotherapy Association
NCCAOM certified, Florida State Licensed
Board Certified Licenced Mental Helath Counselor
Acupuncture can treat conditions of the skin, digestive system, the muscular skeletal systems, the nervous system, the respiratory system, the cardiovascular system, the urogenital system and the reproductive system. Acupuncture is also used in the treatment of mental illness, substance abuse and addictions. Acupuncture can also treat trauma or injury. Examples of this are whiplash, complications of concussions, muscle strain and tendinitis. Acupuncture can treat chronic and acute pain, sports related injuries, gynecological concerns, headaches, high blood pressure, poor circulation, incontinence, constipation, viral outbreaks, infertility and menopausal related symptoms. The goal of acupuncture is: 1) the resolution of the disharmony that exists within the energy field of the body and 2) to recreate, through subtle suggestion, balance; Assisting the body through the stimulation of acupuncture points to redirect its life force and to accomplish the healing necessary to recreate harmony.
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John definitely believes in quality over quantity. Not only were they able to provide everything they promised me, they went above and beyond and exceeded my expectations. I was so impressed with the
May 18, 2011
Was this acupuncturist argumentative or easily angered?
No. It was a calm appointment.
by Margaret DeJong
March 11, 2014
Did this provider answer all of your questions?
Every question I had was answered thoroughly
by Melody Dietz
April 10, 2012