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Patricia A. Faivre, L.Ac.

Patricia A. Faivre

Patricia received her B.S. from the University of Illinois. She graduated in 1990 from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine as an acupuncture therapist. In addition, she has studied in China and and holds a certificate from the Guangzhou College of Oriental Medicine. She is Nationally Board Certified(NCCAOM) in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology in the United States, and is licensed in Illinois and Wisconsin.

Her practice is located in DeKalb, IL and specializes in acupuncture, acupressure, computerized electrodermal testing, Chinese herbal formulae, and Bioset Allergy Elimination technique.

Training

A licensed acupuncturist with an Oriental medicine degree is required to complete a four year program of study at a credentialed institution. This includes a total of 2,826 hours of academic and clinic hours. Graduates are qualified to sit for the Acupuncture examination given by the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and meet the requirements for licensure in Illinois.