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AVF volunteer, Michael Cooper, L.Ac. is providing acupuncture for a Project Sanctuary participant who is actively serving in the Army and a veteran of the National Guard.

Jacob Slotter, age 10, providing cupping for child at a Project Sanctuary Retreat. Her father is actively serving in the Navy. Jacob is there with his mom, Daisy Lear who is providing acupuncture for the November 2012 PS participants.

 

AVF’s youngest volunteer, Jack Slotter, age 4, is removing cups from this child during a Project Sanctuary retreat.

 

child at retreat, enjoyed receiving and learning about cupping, and now gives her mom a massage!

Child receiving auriculotherapy at a Project Sanctuary retreat March 2012.  Auriculotherapy accesses points located on the ear that correlate to the whole system, needles are not used for children, but rather a Hibiki, which is used for both diagnosis and treatment.

Daisy Lear, L.Ac. is providing acupuncture for a participant at a Project Sanctuary retreat March 2012.  Husband, father, active duty army, 3 deployments.

Army veteran, 11 years working in Psychiatry, Volunteer for Project Sanctuary 03/12

Project Sanctuary volunteer receiving acupuncture treatment, photo of auricular acupuncture 3/12

Daisy Lear, L.Ac. is providing an acupuncture treatment and cupping for a participant at a Project Sanctuary retreat March 2012 receiving acupuncture session and cupping.  Spouse in background.  Husband, father, active duty army, 17 years, 6 deployments.
Participant at Project Sanctuary, 03/12
Husband, father, Army veteran
Participant at a Project Sanctuary retreat March 2012 receiving shiatsu massage and acupuncture.  Husband, father, active duty army, 17 years, 6 deployments.
Participant at a Project Sanctuary retreat, March 2012, receiving acupuncture.  Spouse of army veteran, mother of two girls.
Participants at Project Sanctuary, 03/12. Husband, father, Army veteran Husband, father, active duty army, 3 deployments
Participant at a Project Sanctuary retreat, March 2012, receiving moxibustion and acupuncture.  Husband, father, active duty army, 17 years, 6 deployments.Participant at Project Sanctuary retreat June 2012, receiving bodywork on the Trigger  Points within the neck muscles prior to acupuncture session.  Army veteran, suffers with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) constant headaches and migraines, must wear prescription sunglasses except when sleeping, multiple physical injuries and post traumatic stress.  Received one full acupuncture session during the retreat; see his testimonial on the testimonial page.

 

Participants at Project Sanctuary retreat, spouse learning to work with the Trigger Points in her husband’s neck muscles.  Able to safely take off his sunglasses.

as above, now receiving acupuncture

 

Participant at Project Sanctuary retreat, Marine veteran and spouse of Army veteran receiving auriculotherapy.  Serious head injuries from IEDs, 25 surgeries and metal plates, suffers with post traumatic stress.  See her testimonial on the testimonial page.

 

Participant at Project Sanctuary retreat, June 2012.  Marine veteran and spouse of Army veteran receiving cupping, moxibustion and acupuncture.  Serious head injuries from IEDs, 25 surgeries and metal plates, suffers with headaches and migraines, and post traumatic stress.

Participant and Volunteer at PS retreat June 2012.  Child of Army veteran, 11 years working in Psychiatry.  She is receiving cupping and very light Shiatsu, a Japanese style of massage. 

 

Participants and Volunteers at PS retreat June 2012.  Children of Army veteran, 11 years working in Psychiatry.  She is receiving auriculotherapy.

Participant and Volunteer at PS retreat June 2012.  Child of Army veteran, 11 years working in Psychiatry.  She is receiving auriculotherapy.

Participant and Volunteer at PS retreat June 2012.  Child of Army veteran, 11 years working in Psychiatry.  Explaining how the machine works for auriculotherapy.

Participant and Volunteer at PS retreat June 2012.  Child of Army veteran, 11 years working in Psychiatry.  She is receiving auriculotherapy.

Participants at PS retreat June 2012.  Couple relaxing together during an acupuncture session.  On table: husband, active duty, just came home from 6 month deployment in Afghanistan.  On couch: spouse.

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