Sunset Healing Arts Center

Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine * Naturopathy * Therapeutic Massage * Acupressure

Hello and welcome to Sunset Healing Arts Center!  We are a multidisciplinary clinic of  independent providers offering a variety of complementary and alternative medicine modalities to assist you in finding solutions for your health concerns. It is our hope that this website will provide you with the information you need to help you better understand how the modalities we offer — Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Therapeutic Massage, and Acupressure — can help you to reach and maintain your health and wellness goals.

Sunset Healing Arts Center is conveniently located near the intersections of highways 26 and 217 in the Cedar Hills neighborhood of southwest Portland.  You can click on the link to the right on this page to see a map of our location.  We are easily accessible to the communities of northwest and southwest Portland, Beaverton, Tigard, Aloha and Hillsboro.  In addition, residents of north, northeast and southeast Portland who work at Nike, Intel or other companies located on the westside will find our location very convenient to them, as it is directly on their commute path.

Please feel free to browse information on the healing modalities we offer, our practitioner biographies, blog articles and testimonials from our patients and clients.  If you have questions, please call or email us – we are happy to hear from you and to answer any questions you might have about how we can help you.  Our general contact information is located to the right on this page, or you can contact any of our practitioners directly by calling or emailing them at the phone number or email address listed on their biographical page.

Thank you for visiting our site, and we look forward to serving you!

 

Mental/Emotional Aspects of The Heart

The major responsibility of the heart in TCM is housing the mind and controlling the shen. “Shen” can be seen as the overall healthiness of the mind. When you look at a healthy person in good spirits, you know how you can see that in their eyes? There is a certain bright clarity and sense of health that shines

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Physical Aspects of The Heart

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the heart is the organ most closely linked to emotion. Think about all the terms we use every day to describe our state of mind: “heartsick,” “heartbroken,” “heartache” The heart is not the director of subtlety; the emotions it encompasses seem to always be on the far end of the spectrum, either extreme sadness or extreme

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Auricular Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese Medicine is a medical system that dates back nearly 4,000 years. Auricular acupuncture was first mentioned around 500 B.C. in the Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, which is the equivalent of the Bible for TCM practitioners. However, the method in which auricular acupuncture is practiced today is actually based upon discoveries that occurred in France in

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