About Us

Dave ShipseyDave Shipsey
Acupuncture Specialist & Teacher

B.Sc(Hons)Grad Dip C.Ac., A.Ac Nanjing (China), Dip. Tuina Massage and Dip Buteyko Breathing. M.A.F.P.A. ,M.B.B.A.

I am a Scientist (Biology) and a registered acupuncturist, Author (Mastering the art of Abdominal Acupuncture, a concise guide to treating all manner of painful conditions), International acupuncture trainer and Buteyko Breathing teacher. I qualified as an acupuncturist in 2000 after completing full time preliminary and advanced acupuncture training programmes at the University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Nanjing, China. I completed 1 year of Clinical and medical acupuncture internships in some of the major city of Nanjing hospitals where I worked with eminent doctors, gaining experience in women’s health, pain management, stroke rehabilitation, neurological conditions, cancer management, digestive and fertility problems . Traditional Chinese acupuncture and various other forms of acupuncture were studied under different specialists namely, Dr. Han (Abdominal Acupuncture), Dr. Qiao (Scalp & Wrist Ankle Acupuncture) and Dr. Gu (Auricular Acupuncture). My main focus is to stop pain of all types.