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 The Therapist

 

 
 Yu Jang-Deng (Dengyu), R. Ac, RMT
 Registered Acupuncturist (ON, Canada)
 Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist (USA)
 Registered Massage Therapist (ON, Canada)
 Certified Prenatal Massage Therapist (USA)
 
"I believe that your body, mind and spirit as a whole possesses the ultimate power for health and healing. I am grateful and honoured to be your therapist." ~Dengyu
 

Dengyu graduated with Honours from the International Academy of Massage (2012), and the International Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (2016), in Ottawa, Canada. She was the recipient of both the Excellence in Clinical Care Award and the Executive Director’s Award in Academic Excellence (2012), and the Personal Commitment, Participation and Proficiency in the Acupuncture Program Award (2016). (Photo source: International Academy of Massage)

Executive Director's Award for Academic Excellence, 2012

Excellence in Clinical Technique Award, 2012

Dengyu was a competitive runner and swimmer, swimming instructor, and a primary school teacher in Taiwan. In clinical application, she combines her knowledge, skills and passion in Kinesiology, sports, Massage Therapy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Education. Dengyu is dedicated to working with her clients in injury recovery, optimal health, and healing journeys.
 

Languages of Care
English
Mandarin Chinese 華語

Professional Affiliations:
College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (since July, 2012)
Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario (since July, 2012)
College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (since June, 2017)

Award for Personal Commitment, Participation & Proficiency in the Acupuncture Program, 2016

Post-Secondary Education:
Acupuncture Practitioner Diploma (Honours), Canada
Contemporary Acupuncture for the Healthcare Professionals Certificate (Honours), Canada
Massage Therapy Diploma, International Academy of Massage (Honours), Canada
Master in Education, University of Ottawa, Canada
Bachelor of Education (Physical Education), National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

Post-Graduate Training

 Auricular Medicine (uses the outer portion of the ear for diagnosis and treatment of disharmony/injury)

 Program of Auricular Medicine Diagnosis Techniques
 Specific Forum on Health Care, Beauty, and Anti-aging of Auricular Medicine

 

Photo with Dr. Li-Chun Huang,
President of Auricular Medicine Research and Training Center

 Traditional Medicine

 Fundamentals of Oncology Acupuncture (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)
 The Complete Course of Tung's Acupuncture (Dr. Wei Chieh Young)
 Clinical training at National Hospital of Traditional Medicine (Vietnam)
 Acupressure 1 & 2
 Acupuncture Detoxification (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, USA)
 Herbal Balms Making
 Treatment of MS with Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine
 Modern and Classical Chinese Medicine Approach to Depression

 Massage Therapy

 Thai Massage Level 1-3 (Thailand)
 Myofascial Release Level 1 (John F. Barnes)
 Laser and LED Light Therapy
 Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
 Ankle & Foot Dysfunctions
 Lumbopelvic Muscle Imbalances
 Shoulder Mobilizations
 Shoulder Dysfunction
 Whiplash Injury Assessment and Treatment
 New Approaches in Medical Laser Therapy
 Hot Stone Therapy
 Electrotherapy: TENS & IFC
 Therapeutic Ultrasound
 Massage Doula
 Prenatal Massage Techniques
 Prenatal Massage Fundamentals

 Client Care

 Mental Health First Aid (Mental Health Commission of Canada)
 Accessible Customer Service Standards
 Standard First Aid (St. John Ambulance)
 Level C CPR (St. John Ambulance)
 AED (St. John Ambulance)