About the Program
Go to Them Recovery literally goes to those in recovery from addiction who attend programs in the community. It provides a specific acupuncture procedure proven to strengthen recovery efforts,
According to a literature review (Bemis 2017): “The prevalence and appropriateness of acupuncture for addictions
Why this program is essential:
“This is better than drugs!” This statement made by a participant in an
“For members of the
The treatments at community-based organizations not only benefits those who self-select into the
How this program works:
Participants self-select and are treated seated and fully clothed in a group. Needles are inserted in the ear (auricular acupuncture) while patients are relaxing. Licensed Pennsylvania acupuncturists with additional national certification (NCCAOM’s Dipl.Ac) supervise one or two clinical internship students at each site.
Treatments are provided one day a week in each location for 15 weeks each semester (August — December); (January — May); and eight weeks (June — July). Your support can help those in recovery with treatments that have a proven history of easing and abating symptoms of PTSD; assisting in recovery efforts; eliminating pain
Every Wednesday and Friday
|Stephen Klein Wellness Center||Pro-Act (Bristol)||Philadelphia Veterans ||Pro-Act (North Philly)|
|2144 Cecil B. Moore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19121||1200 Veteran Hwy, Bristol PA 19007||213-217 N. 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106||1701 W Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132|
|Wednesday 10:30 am – 12:30 pm||Wednesday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm||Friday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm||Friday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm|
Program Clinic Supervisor:
Vito Leva M.S.A. , L.Ac.
Vito is a board licensed acupuncturist with an interest in bridging the practices and theories of Eastern and Western beliefs on health and wellbeing. Vito began his course of study at Temple University with a focus on Kinesiology, and received his Masters of Science from the prestigious Tri-State College of Acupuncture in NYC. With an incredibly patient and kind approach to his treatments, Vito is dedicated to helping people improve their health by applying a wide range of techniques such as Tui Na, which is a form of Chinese medical massage, Cupping, Gua-sha and acupuncture.
Doreen Lafferty, L.Ac., OTR/L, NCTMB (NCBTMB), Clinical Director
M.Ac., Won Institute of Graduate Studies
Doreen Lafferty is a graduate of the Won Institute where she received her Master’s in Acupuncture and Certificate of Chinese Herbal Medicine. She practices at the Cancer Treatment Center at Hahnemann University Hospital. She is also a licensed Occupational Therapist and Massage Therapist. She is the Clinic Director at the Won Institute.
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