Holly Guzman, LAc, OMD, has been in practice and teaching Chinese medicine since 1983. She began learning at age 13 in Afghanistan, with the help of the Chinese Embassy. After an independent study in acupuncture at UCSC, her foundational teachers included Dr. Tin Yao So, who founded the first school of acupuncture in the USA; Ted Kaptchuk, with whom she apprenticed in his clinic and whom she assisted in opening the first acupuncture clinic in a state hospital; Kiiko Matsumoto, founder of KMS style Japanese acupuncture; an apprenticeship with Miriam Lee, who was pivotal in legalizing acupuncture in California; and Yat Ki Lai, a legendary herbalist and faculty at ACTCM. She has also been studying with Jeffrey Yuen since 1996.
Since 1984, Guzman has been faculty at Five Branches University of Chinese Medicine. She regularly lectures at major Chinese medicine symposia and is a contributing author in Acupuncture in Practice, The Natural Health First Aid Guide, and Breast Cancer/Breast Health. https://hollyguzmanseminars.com/