Dr. Ko Ching DAOM , LAc
East Asian Medicine Practitioner, LAc. and Chinese Herbalist
Dr. Ko Ching’s first exposure to Chinese medicine started from a white herbal powder that her parents had brought for her from their acupuncture sessions. After taking months of the powder, her chronic feverish sensations were cured. Because of her personal experiences, She became curious and passionate about studying Chinese medicine.
Dr. Ko Ching received her Masters of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at Bastyr University and obtained her Doctor in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine.
Dr. Ko Ching did her clinical training at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health, where she treated a variety of symptoms and populations. She also interned at the International Medicine Clinic at Harborview Medical Center, where she worked with recent immigrants with post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain. With her passion in Chinese medicine, she went on to expand her studying and intensive training in Chengdu University of TCM and Shanghai University of TCM’s Shu Guang Hospital, China. During her training in China, she was exposed to many rare medical cases and was fortunate to treat and to learn different treatment approaches from the experienced Chinese doctors.
Dr. Ko Ching specializes in musculoskeletal pain (neck pain, shoulder pain, low back pain), chronic migraines, digestive disorders, emotional disorders, insomnia, prenatal/postnatal support, and women’s health. She is also trained in facial rejuvenation acupuncture. Her modalities include fire cupping therapy, moxibustion, E-stem, tuning forks, and tuina.
Dr. Ko Ching tailors each treatments to fit individuals needs along with dietary advices and health educations. She believes that our body has an innate ability to heal itself. With the help of acupuncture and herbs, the body can heal faster and can restore back to its balance.
In her free time, she enjoys traveling, going on hard hikes, working out, boating, and cooking exotic foods.
2018 – 2020 Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine – Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
2013 Masters of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine -Bastyr University
Certified Washington East Asian Medicine Practitioner
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)