Complementary Medicine for Dummies

About the Author
Jacqueline Young is uniquely qualified to write this book. She has worked in
both the fields of orthodox and complementary medicine internationally for
over 20 years, practising, studying, teaching, writing, researching, and serving
on committees.
Jacqueline is a qualified clinical psychologist, oriental medical practitioner,
naturopath, and nutritionist. She is also trained in a whole host of complementary
therapies including herbal medicine, homeopathy, flower remedies,
Tibetan medicine, Ayurveda, applied kinesiology, massage, shiatsu, iridology,
nature cure, sound therapy, and various types of bodywork and healing. In
between she qualified as a Sivananda yoga instructor and found time to
squeeze in a brown belt in karate!
On the academic front Jacqueline holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology
and a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and has completed postgraduate
education in nutrition, epidemiology, and clinical education. She’s done
her bit serving on professional committees involved in setting national standards
for clinical psychology, acupuncture, and nutrition. She’s taught complementary
medicine to doctors, nurses, postgraduates, the general public,
and school children – and anyone else who’s interested.
Jacqueline has practised her skills in hospitals, clinics, and health centres in
several countries. She is an enthusiastic medical volunteer for Care & Share
International with whom she has had the privilege of running complementary
medicine clinics in a tent high in the Himalayas and in Bhopal, India.
She’s written several books on complementary medicine and often contributes
to national magazines, newspapers, radio, television, and Web sites
including BBC Health.
Jacqueline practises in central London, and is the Education Director for the
Revital Health Education Centre (www.revital.com). Outside work she is
still trying to master the art of growing really tasty vegetables that even her
son will eat!
She’s exercised her brain, and stretched the patience of friends and family
and her publishers, in writing this compendium and hopes you’ll find it
handy to have around and a useful guide on your healing path.
To contact the author (feedback, comments, and constructive suggestions
always welcome) write to: PO Box 2211, Barnet, Herts, EN5 4DZ, United
Kingdom, or e-mail [email protected]

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