Meet Our Team

Meet our Team

Dr. Jennifer Gao (Dr. TCM) & Owner

Dr. Jennifer Gao, a CTCMA registrant since 2005, brings to the profession more than 20 years of experience in clinical practice in both China and Canada. She comes from a long line of TCM doctors and, inheriting that passion, has been a TCM educator for 13 of those years, teaching at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and Tzu Chi International College of TCM in Vancouver.

Dr. Gao obtained her bachelor’s degree from China’s Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Her areas of focus include digestive, respiratory, gynaecological and skin issues, emotional conditions, and pain management. She takes a multi-dimensional approach to diagnosis, believing in the connection between emotional and physical health, and is passionate about the value of patient education. Her broad professional knowledge in both clinical practice and in teaching has given her a deservedly solid reputation.

Dr. Gao is committed to providing a high standard of TCM practice in the interest of British Columbians.

HIGHLIGHTS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Practicing Dr. of TCM with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of BC (CTCMA)
Doctor and Owner of Aromaoasis Health Inc. (Alternative Health Clinic)
Academic instructor and clinical lecturer of Tzu Chi International College of TCM in Vancouver
Academic lecturer, Faculty member in Faculty of Health, Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)

Current Board Member of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of BC (CTCMA)
Past Board Member and Treasure of United Acupuncturist and TCM association of BC (UAABC), has been serving in the Board for 12 years
Member of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Society, Pulse diagnosis association
Member of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Society, Acupuncture association
Member of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Society, Otolaryngology association

The Staff

Our Practitioners

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Colleen Boddez (RMT)

Registered Massage Therapist

Colleen is passionate about massage therapy, studying the brain, cooking and eating healthy organic food, exercising and going for walks in nature. Colleen tailors her treatment to each individual. This is done by tuning into the client’s body rhythm and asking his or her body which therapy that Colleen offers is best for the individual at that time. Colleen’s intuitive and palpation skills are highly developed. She is able to feel the movement of fluid, bones, and organs, as well as muscle tension and restrictions in the connective tissue(fascia).

Dr. Jacqueline Chan

Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Jacqueline is currently a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and a TCM instructor at the PCU College of Holistic Medicine.  She is confident, compassionate, and diligent. Clients seek her help with a variety of conditions especially regarding pain management of the hips / knees / lower back, emotion & sleep disorders, skin conditions, fertility / gynecological disorders, and digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome

Dr. Jennifer Gao, a CTCMA registrant since 2005, brings to the profession more than 20 years of experience in clinical practice in both China and Canada. She comes from a long line of TCM doctors and, inheriting that passion, has been a TCM educator for 13 of those years, teaching at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and Tzu Chi International College of TCM in Vancouver.