Spinal Acupuncture

Advanced Auricular Acupuncture Diploma Course


2 Day modules in
Ear Acupuncture for musculo-skelital conditions
2 Day modules in
Tongue, Face and Eye Diagnosis
4 Day modules in
Auricular Acupuncture for Common Health Conditions


Contact Paul Robin 0773 4668402 acusoc@yahoo.co.uk

Next course dates:
Pain Modules
Sun 3rd March, Sunday 7th April,
10 am to 5 pm
Diagnosis Modules
Sat 6 April , Sun June 2
Health Modules
Sun 5 May, Sun 7 July, Sun 1 Sept, Sun 3 Nov
Contact hours: 48
Contact Days: 8
Home Study hours: 96
Duration: Flexible (completion of all modules at your own pace) (approx 8 months)
Module Day Times: 10am to 5 pm
Cost: £1120



The College of Chinese Medicine Teaching Clinic at
Coco's Massage Centre 1035-1037 Finchley Road Golders Green NW11 7ES


Course OutlineOutlineReturn to Top ↑

This 8 day diploma course of 48 contact hours taught by Paul Robin FAcS MPCHM MCAA Head of The College of Chinese Medicine Teaching Clinic at Cocos massage center in Golder Green

Course ModuleModules 2011Return to Top ↑

Anatomy & Topography of Ear, Insertion Practice and Stress formula Practical Clinical Treatment
Upper Extremity Points & Treatment Formulas for Neck, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist & Fingers and Clinical Treatment
Lower Extremity Points & Treatment Formulas for Back, Hip, Knee, Ankle & Toes and Clinical Treatment
Head Points & Treatments for Headache, Toothache, Trigeminal Nerve & Jaw Pain and Clinical Treatment



Each module is will cover point location practice, ear anatomy and clinical treatment application on each other and patients

The course focuses on points and formulas to treat musculoskelital, traumatic, sports and orthopaedic conditions


The emphasis of the course is on the practical application of auricular acupuncture in stress management and treatment of variety of musculoskeletal and sports conditions. - how to accurately locate ear points, and how to effectively needle them.

You will cover basic TCM and acupuncture theory, anatomy of the ear, general concept of auricular therapy, health and safety issues and precautions/contraindications for auricular acupuncture.

For more information about this course

Contact Paul on 0773 4668402 or acusoc@yahoo.co.uk

Members of the Acupuncture Society, and are entitled to use the initials MAcS Au MSP after their names.

To complete the course students are required to carry out and submit 10 case studies between modules.

Successful graduates will be awarded a Diploma in Auricular Acupuncture for Musculo Skelital Pain and with be entitled to use the initials Dip Au MSP after thier names and will be accepted as a members of the Acupuncture Society. (annual membership £100 and student and proffessional indemnity cover cover can also be arranged)

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Western and traditional qualified acupuncturists & acupuncture students. Massage & other body worker therapists, doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors & other heath workers with anatomy & physiology.


The list below is a student safety guide used prior undertaking a CCM course. We aim to protect the health and safety of students in training and also those they practise on during and after the course.

If you suffer from any of the conditions listed below or other conditions which have not been included that you feel are relevant, please inform us prior to class treatments so that we can assess you suitability for such treatment.

Where there is any doubt please consult your GP.

- A recent operation
- An untreated medical condition
- Severe Bone or joint disorders (Rheumatoid/Osteo arthritis, osteoporosis)
- Cardiovascular disorders (high blood pressure, heart / circulatory desease, thrombosis)
- Diabetes
- Endocrine disorders
- Epilepsy
- Drug addiction or recent use of cocktails of recreational and prescribed drugs and or exessive alcohol consumption
- Medication
- Pregnancy (or post natal)
- Severe skin disorders
- Severe mental illness
- Spinal injuries
- Prone to fainting
- If you suffer from infectious deseases like hepatitis b or HIV

You must also have eaten about 2 hours prior to treatment (please inform tutor if you haven't

- If there anything else we should know about your health, please let the tutor know.
- The same proceeding is required prior to treating your clients or during assignments


Course FeeFeeReturn to Top ↑

The cost of this unique Advanced Diploma Course in Auricular Acupuncture is £1120

(Please note that course fees are non-refundable)

Fees are directly payable by chq's made out to your course tutor account

CCM cannot accept payment on behalf of each individual tutor

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Head of the College of Chinese Medicine TCM faculty Chairman of the Acupuncture Society

Paul Robin has been teaching and practicing Traditional Chinese medicine for over 20 years. He was trained in the Fook Sang style by Dr Ac Bernard Kai Lam Lee (who was a TCM specialist brought over from China by the British Acupuncture Association) and qualified in 1987. Paul was Dr Lees full time apprentice and assistant for 9 years during which time he conducted research and lectured at the Fook Sang courses held at Imperial College and was President of the Fook Sang Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Practitioners Association.

In 1994 Paul founded the College of Chinese Medicine and some years later founded the Acupuncture Society in order to establish Chinese style Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in the UK.

Paul specializes in Spinal, Traditional and Chinese Medical Style Deep Needling Acupuncture, Authentic Chinese Needle manipulation techniques Traditional Chinese Diagnosis and complex Chinese Herbal formulations.

He represents the Acupuncture Society in the Acupuncture Stakeholders Group which is working with leading members of the profession toward the future regulation of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine and preparing for the professions inclusion into the NHS.

Paul lectures at the College of Chinese Medicine and is also a specialist TCM consultant at the Clinic of the College of Chinese Medicine Teaching Clinic at 1 Harley Street.Central London

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Application FormApplication FormReturn to Top ↑

Please submit this form and the course tutor will respond to your email to inform you of whether you have been accepted.

Acupuncture SocietyAcupuncture Society membershipReturn to Top ↑

Successful graduates from this course can apply for membership of the Acupuncture Society are entitled to use the abbreviations MAcS after their names the society can also arrange professional indemnity insurance at a very competitive members preferential rate

all members must be insured and log 15 hours of CPD per year (8 hours courses/seminars/workshops and 7 hours home study/research)

Acupuncture Society Application Form

if they join the Society and adhere to its code of ethics rules and regulations and supply copies of their insurance.

Acupuncture Society members are exempted from Local Authority Licensing in many areas including Greater London please check with your local authority.

The annual membership to the Acupuncture Society is £75

The College of Chinese Medicine

Thank you for your application!

Your course tutor will contact you as soon as possible.
If you do not receive a reply within the next few days please call the course tutor.