Tiffany Freeman Dr Acu, TCMD, Cl.H (AHG), she/her, traditional name is askîy maskihkiwiskwew, earth medicine woman, is a mixed nêhiyaw iskwew of Treaty 1 ancestry (Peguis First Nation) living on Treaty 7 territory in Mohkinstsis (Calgary, Alberta). Professionally Tiffany is a Registered Acupuncturist (CAA), a Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctor (AAATCMD), a Registered Clinical Herbalist (American Herbalist Guild) and an Indigenous Birthworker.
Tiffany graduated from the Wild Rose College of Natural Healing in 2004 with a diploma in Clinical Herbology, there she was grateful to have mentored under Dr. Terry Willard Ph.D. In 2009 she obtained her Doctors of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture diploma from the Calgary College of TCM & Acupuncture and her Alberta Acupuncture Licensure. After graduation Tiffany has gone on to study in the field of Ortho-bionomy, Master Tung classical acupuncture with Susan Johnson R.Ac, Indigenous Birth work, and various continued herbal & traditional medicine studies. She is currently studying with Birthing Advocacy Doula Training program. A permanent student of earth she walks the traditions & ceremonies of her nêhiyawi culture.
In clinical practice Tiffany focuses on client centred gender inclusive medicine, and has a speciality in sexual, reproductive, generative health and birthwork. She offers care for birthing parents though all phases of pregnancy including pre-conception, fertility, pregnancy/ pre-natal and postpartum care; bringing her Indigenous traditions, ceremony & traditional food knowledge to her birthing parents & families as well as care through herbal protocols & acupuncture.
Along with her clinical practice she is also an instructor, author and educator teaching a variety of courses in herbalism, assessment techniques, and reproductive, generative & sexual health courses. She is an instructor/author at Wild Rose College of Natural Healing and offers seminars and workshops around North America through various schools, community organizations and herbal gatherings.
A mother of three, Tiffany incorporates her cultural and traditional values as a mixed nêhiyawi (Cree First Nations) with her studies and practice of Traditional Chinese and Western herbal medicine to create a wholistic & inclusive healing experience for her patients and the families she works with.
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