Elisa Rossi PhD, MD, is a Psychiatrist, Acupuncturist, and Licensed Psychotherapist.
In 1983, after a 3-year Course in Acupuncture in Milan, Elisa attended the Training Course of TCM in Beijing. She went back to China 7 more times gaining clinical experience in the TCM Departments of Beijing, Nanjing, Shanghai, Jinan.
In 1994 Elisa co-founded the School of TCM “MediCina”. From 2006 she is member of Milan Medical Board for Non-Conventional Medicine. Elisa volunteered with Agopuntura Senza Frontiere (Madagascar-2008, Laos-2010, Tanzania-2012) and since 2005 she runs Xiaoxiao, a Chinese Medicine Childrens' Centre.
She has lectured extensively in Australia, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Israel, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland, UK, USA.
In English, Elisa has published: “Shen – Psycho-Emotional Aspects of Chinese Medicine”, Churchill-Livingstone, 2007; “Pediatrics in Chinese Medicine”, Donica, 2011. “The Patient-Acupuncturist Encounter” is in process.
Articles are published mainly on European Journal of Oriental Medicine (1995, 2000, 2005, 2012, 2019) and Journal of Chinese Medicine (2007, 2010, 2017).