Mary Elizabeth Wakefield is the author of Constitutional Facial Acupuncture and co-author with MichelAngelo, MFA, of Vibrational Acupuncture: Integrating Tuning Forks with Needles. She was the facial acupuncture columnist for Acupuncture Today for nine years, and her protocols have been highlighted or featured in several other publications. With more than 30 years of professional practice experience, she has personally trained thousands of healthcare practitioners. Wakefield was invited to design a facial in conjunction with the Academy Awards, then appeared on the Discovery Channel to demonstrate it on host Gina Lombardi. She is also an herbalist, Acutonics®/Zen shiatsu practitioner, cranio-sacral therapist, a professional opera singer; in addition, she maintains a private practice in Manhattan.