Facial Acupuncture: A Biomedical Approach for Diagnosing and Treating Facial Conditions

From a Western medical perspective this course discusses facial anatomy, facial pain, facial aging , and common dermatological concerns. Acupuncture and ancillary Eastern medicine treatment strategies and protocols wil be offered.

Shellie Goldstein
Shellie Goldstein

Course Overview

Internationally renown for her ability to effectively integrate Eastern and Western medical knowledge of facial aging, Dr. Shellie Goldstein, with 30 years of experience, presents a through understanding of facial anatomy with interfacing TCM theory and treatment protocols.


This engaging lecture leads the viewer through a power point presentation introducing a Western medical perspective of the anatomy of the face. Facial pain such as temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and myofascial pain will be explained with options for effective acupuncture and anillary treatment options. Aging concerns, common dermatological concerns will be discussed along with acupuncture treatment strategies and protocols.


  • Understanding the anatomy and structure of the face.

  • Understanding and treating facial pain -TMJ and myofacial inflammation.

  • Understanding and treating the anatomical alterations and muscle changes of the aging face.

  • Understanding and treating skin conditions – dyschromia, acne, rosacea.


  • 0 hrs - 30 min

    Understanding the aging face from a biomedical perspective.

  • 30 min - 1 hrs

    Understanding and treating facial pain -TMJ and myofacial inflammation. Treating TMJ and myofacial inflammation.

  • 1 hrs - 1.5 hrs

    Understanding the anatomical alterations and muscle changes of the aging face. Treating the anatomical alterations and muscle changes of the aging face.

  • 1.5 hrs - 2 hrs

    Treating the anatomical alterations and muscle changes of the aging face.

  • 2 hrs - 2.5 hrs

    Understanding and treating skin conditions – dyschromia, acne, rosacea Treating skin conditions – dyschromia, acne, rosacea


  • Mihi L. (Australia)

    Shellie is knowledgeable and is so full of information. She is very thorough when explaining things.

  • YVETTE H. (United States of America)

    This is a great connection to facial rejuvenation and a holistic approach to well being.


Shellie Goldstein

Dr. Goldstein is one of the worldwide experts on cosmetic facial acupuncture. She is the founder of the Academy of Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture, and partner with Pacific College of Health Sciences in the Facial Applications of Cosmetic Enhancement Training Program (aka the FACE program).


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More Details
  • CEUs:

    Approved By: NCCAOM (2.5), Standard Certificate (2.5), Florida (2.5)

    Pending: California [Upon Request]*

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Recorded Webinar

  • Course Length: 2.5 h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime


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