Jim Sullivan, M.Ac., L.Ac, LMT, NCCAOM

Practitioner - Acupuncture, CranioSacral Therapy, Total Body Balance, Lymphatic Balancing, Sotai , Auriculotherapy and Acugraphy

Jim has dedicated nearly 30 years to studying, mastering and employing a wide range of holistic practices, and prides himself on being an avid life learner as well. Jim is nationally certified to the Diplomat level with the (NCCAOM) in Acupuncture and has a Masters Degree in Acupuncture (1997) and holds licenses  in Missouri in both Acupuncture and massage therapy.  He has been both adjunct instructor for the Southern Illinois School of Medicine and consulting Acupuncturist of SIU fertility treatment program. 

He specializes in CranioSacral therapy (trained to Advanced levels),  Total Body Balancing,  Sotai and Lymphatic drainage and is a presenter for the Upledger Institute. Acupuncture wise, he blends Dr. Tans Balance Method, Japanese meridian styles, and European Auricular Therapy and is certified in Battlefield Acupuncture. He is a lifelong martial artist with a certification in Qi gong therapies. He is a compassionate and consummate professional who would love to partner with you improve your life in Mind, Body and Spirit. 

Jim offers the following practices:

CranioSacral Therapy is a light touch form of body work that has strong influence on the Nervous system and fascia of the body. It treats all type of pain, Chronic fatigue , stress , anxiety,  depression and can be helpful with fertility issues and many diseases of aging such as Alzheimer’s 

Total Body Balance is a form of structural and myofascial therapy that comes from an Osteopathic tradition. It employs both unique evaluation and treatment styles where gentle rhythmic mobilizations relax muscles, fascia and joints.

Lymphatic Balancing is a hands on therapy that uses gentle pumping movements that stimulates the movement of lymph in the body.  This treatment is used to reduce edema both do to injury and surgery, decrease pain and inflammation and help detoxify the body.

Sotai is Japanese form of structural and neuromuscular therapy that is very gentle and yet can have powerful effects on posture and pain. 

Auriculotherapy is more than just adding ears needles to an acupuncture treatment. It is a complete system of unique assessment tools and methods and treatment strategies . It is not based in Oriental medicine but rather Western neurophysiology as developed by Dr Nogier. Auriculotherapy is a true window to the brain and it’s control over the body.. It has a wide range of application in internal imbalances. Often few or no needles are applied to the ear instead sophisticated truly 21 century infrared laser and specific electric and light frequencies are applied.  Jim uses the Nogier GL plus auricular medicine device the best and last equipment in its feild.

Acugraph: Jim uses the Acugraph digital meridian imaging system which is a computerized tool used to analyze and document the energetic status of the acupuncture meridians of the body. It can help the practitioner get an objective and clear understanding of your health status and possible avenues of treatment.  It is cutting edge technology in the acupuncture world and It truly blends Jim’s nearly 25 years of experience and knowledge with cutting edge technology.  

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