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Classical Five-Element Acupuncture is set apart from other systems of acupuncture by its fundamental premise of diagnosing and treating a patient's Causative Factor: his/her root imbalance. The Causative Factor is assessed by way of objective information provided by the body itself. Each of the elements has a corresponding color, sound, emotion, and odor, which can be perceived when a particular element is out of balance. While it is relatively simple to memorize these associations, developing the skills to truly see, hear, feel, and smell these imbalances requires focused study, practice, and skilled guidance. Accurate diagnosis and treatment of the Causative Factor is the key to Classical Five-Element Acupuncture. In addition, this elegant system recognizes that the health of each individual's body, mind, and spirit must be taken into account to fully understand and treat the cause of disease. Thus, no two patients are ever treated the same.


Chinese Herbs

Chinese herbal medicine takes an holistic approach to understanding normal function and disease processes and focuses as much on the prevention of illness as on the treatment. Most diseases or illnesses present with a core set of recognisable signs and symptoms, but the actual presentation of a particular disease or illness will vary from person to person. For this reason, people with similar health conditions may be provided with quite different Chinese herbal medicine prescriptions. A qualified practitioner is able to prescribe a Chinese herbal formula that specifically matches and treats your individual health problem. As your condition changes and improves with treatment, the Chinese herbal treatment is also adjusted and modified until the desired health outcome is achieved


Emotional Root Clearing

Some of the most aggressive and debilitating conditions evolve out of emotional traumatic experiences.  These are deep wounds in the body-mind.  They distort the energetic flows and contribute to breakdowns in the homeostatic balance of the body, its ability to repair itself.  By identifying and clearing these roots, deep and profound healing can occur in situations that were often stuck for years. 




David is the best acupuncturist I've ever met! He not only helps heal the issues at hand, but finds the underlying issues and heals those so that you can move forward completely balanced. Every time I've gone, I leave feeling relaxed and peaceful. He also takes the time to listen to what is going on in your life and genuinely cares for his patients, which that alone is hard to find. I started seeing him when I had no where else to turn because all other avenues I'd tried were not working. He met me with open arms and helped me see the light again. He is a God sent. :)

Diana Mudwilder, Renton, WA

5 starI honestly don't know what I would've done without this man. Taking that step and adding acupuncture to my regimen was by FAR the best thing I've ever done!! He is now seeing my oldest son and will be seeing my husband soon, as well. Thank you, Dr. Mitts!!!

Stephanie Gardner

Structural Energetic Balancing

Our skeletal system is the foundation of a deep bone energy system.  Utilizing energetic fulcrum points, the system can be freed from patterns of misaligments that need a dynamic approach to work from head to toe to frre up our healing resources.  Our bones are the foundations of life, the deepest levels of energy and essential to accessing resources through the marrow that create new blood and new energy or chi.


Dietary and Environmental Cleansing

In our modern world, engineered foods and chemicals inundate our body with foreign dangerous substances.  Part of the healing process is reducing the toxic load our bodies have to contend with.  We evaluate your diet and environment for toxicity.  We make suggestions of safe toxic free products and processes that clean out the healing process and allow for a return to a youthful and vibrant state of being



Initial Consultation: 1.5-2 hours - $275.00.         Counseling: 200/hr

  • Causative Factor Evaluation

  • Pulse Diagnostics

  •  Acupuncture treatment

  • Herbal Recommendations as appropriate

  • Structural Energetic Balancing as needed

  • Plan for course of treatment

  •  Educational materials


Follow-Up Treatment: 1 hour - $175.00                            Packages:

                                                                                                    6 Treatments-$600

  •     Causative Factor Evaluation                                         10 Treatments-$775

  •     Pulse Diagnostics

  •     Acupuncture treatment

  •     Herbal Recommendations as appropriate*

  •     Structural Energetic Balancing as needed

I had received acupuncture in the past and was looking to get treatments mainly for back pain issues. When I first walked into David's office I knew nothing about the 5 Elements and became increasingly fascinated with how many benefits you can gain from these treatments. This is truly a very holistic approach and has helped me with medical issues I never thought it could. David is a very mindful and knowledgeable provider who also treats each patient with lots of patience, makes you feel at ease, is able to explain the process and procedure so that anyone can understand what to expect. Looking back I consider myself extremely lucky to have found such outstanding provider from the beginning and have recommended David to my family and friends already.

Anika M. Seattle, WA

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