Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
Dr. Stefan has been a practicing Dr. of TCM in Victoria British Columbia for over 13 years. He was one of the first to successfully write the Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine Exam in the Province. Stefan loves working with professional athletes and has been fortunate to work with many NHL players over the years, helping them in all facets of recovery and performance. Stefan has also helped many couples with Fertility and Obstetrics, as well as countless individuals with Anxiety and mental health improvements. Over the years, Dr. Stefan has obtained certifications in Bodytalk, Access Facilitation, Acu- point Injection Therapy, and Qi Gong, to go along with his extensive professional development history. From Fertility and Labour, to Sports injuries and performance Dr. Stefan has you covered!
Style of treatment
Dr. Stefan loves treating the full spectrum, from the dense Musculo- Skeletal layer of injury and dysfunction, to the more thematic level that integrates our entire being. He loves finding the perfect treatment plan for each individual patient, integrating Acupuncture, electro Acupuncture, Injections, Magnet Therapy, Qi Gong exercises, Mediation, Herbal Medicine, Life-coaching and Diet Therapy.
WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU AREN’T PRACTICING?
Dr. Stefan loves all types of outdoor adventures, especially with his crew: wife Kaitlin, 1 year old son Leo, and friendly spazz doggie Rupert.
WHAT MADE YOU DECIDE TO BECOME AN ACUPUNCTURIST AND DTCM?
I have always been fascinated with how life, nature, and our bodies function. That, and I was convinced I could be a Jedi since I was 6 (Star Wars Kid!). After Graduating University, travelling the globe, and learning different healing techniques, I realized that Acupuncture incorporated the perfect language of nature. And seeing as life and our bodies are part of nature too, it seemed the perfect language for health. One of my favourite quotes from Arthur C. Clarke: “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” With Acupuncture I found my perfect mix of hard science and magic. I’m happy to say it totally feeds the Jedi within me!