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Who We Are

Pacific Rim College is a government (PCTIA) accredited academic institution of complementary and integrative medicine located on Vancouver Island in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia. The college was founded to provide world-class education, modern research opportunities and premier clinical services in a variety of medical modalities including Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Western Herbal Medicine, Holistic Nutrition, Doula Training and Integrative Health.

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Student

Ali Jopp

Ali Jopp, born and raised in Victoria, decided to pursue studies in Traditional Chinese Medicine after personally experiencing its potency. She is concurrently enrolled in the Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine program and pursuing a B.A. in Pacific and Asian Studies with a focus on China. She regularly practices Yang style Tai Qi Chuan, Qi …

Instructor

Peter Conway

Peter Conway is a leading herbalist (Phytotherapist) with a core interest in contrasting and integrating approaches to healing from both traditional and contemporary sources. He enjoys testing the alleged boundaries between disciplines and approaches and seeing what happens when these give way to open up to allow new connections and potentials. Peter combines his clinical …

Alumnus

Melissa Hawboldt

Melissa Hawboldt (BA, Dr. TCM dip, R.TCM.P) graduated with honors Magna Cum Laude from the 5-year Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) program. She began her journey of health and wellness with a BA degree in honors Psychology. Now a Registered TCM Practitioner, she offers private treatments as a in a relaxing and empowering space …

Book

The Practicing Herbalist

The 3rd edition of The Practicing Herbalist by PRC Visiting Professor Margi Flint is now available. This incredible textbook is a must have for any practicing herbalist. For over thirty years Margi has worked as a labour coach, polarity therapist, and herbalist.

Health News

How Much Does A Herbalist Earn?

Career opportunity and salary are important factors when considering your future profession. Herbal Medicine was once a primary healthcare modality before the development of pharmaceuticals. Now, largely due to the prevalence of illnesses that are drug-resistant and the side effects of drugs themselves, there is a resurgence in the practice of herbal medicine and complementary …

Events

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Qi beauty Intensive Practitioner Training

Sep. 12-13

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Raw Food Celebration: Sweet and Savoury Recipes

Sep. 12-13

Nicole Telkes »

The Planetary Herbcrafter Field Intensive – Foundations

Sep. 26-27

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The Planetary Herbcrafter Field Intensive – Medicinal Plants

Oct. 3-4

Seraphina Capranos »

The Path of the Healer

Oct. 24-25

Robert Rogers »

Medicinal Mushrooms of Western Canada

Oct. 31 to Nov. 1

Kim Graham »

Clinical Recordkeeping for TCM and Acupuncture Practitioners

Nov. 7

Jessica Marais »

Reconnecting Healthcare with Social and Ecological Justice

Mar. 12-13

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