Wendy Hsu is a Registered Acupuncturist with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncturist of BC. She is a member of the British Columbia Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Practitioners.
Wendy graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree with double majors focused on life science and chemistry. After graduating, she worked at pharmacy which she later became a Registered Pharmacy Technician with the College of Pharmacist of B.C. As she was exposed to different types of medical professions, she has decided to pursue the study of Acupuncture which she completed the 4-year Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner program at Tzu-Chi International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine of Vancouver.
The diverse range of her academic and working background has provided her an advantage in understanding both Western and Eastern medicine. With her passion in natural health care, she continues to advance her knowledge and is currently pursing the Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine degree.
In her practice, Wendy’s area of focus lies in musculoskeletal pain, chronic fatigue, women’s health, and gastrointestinal disorders. Wendy is also proficient in scalp massage with Gua Sha, a powerful traditional Chinese medical branch of bodywork to address headache, stress, anxiety, and tension. She complements her acupuncture treatments with adjunct therapies such as aromatherapy, cupping, Tui Na, and auricular acupuncture.
With the holistic and integrative approach of Chinese medicine and acupuncture, her practice is not limited to these aspects alone. Wendy believes in taking the time to building a connection with her patients, encouraging them to feel empowered about their health with a compassionate and supportive manner. She brings a deep understanding of the power of the mind-body connection.
On her spare time, she loves gardening, travelling, and exploring the nature with her corgi, Yoda.