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About Mark Tibeau, EAMP, L.Ac.

Mark Tibeau, L.Ac. has been involved in Chinese Medicine for more than 18 years. He has been practicing in Seattle and the Ballard neighborhood  for 15 years. He is certified as a Traditional Five Element Acupuncturist, and he holds a Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Bastyr University.  He is a native of the Northwest and the Covington / Black Diamond area, graduating from Kentwood High School and Washington State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Biophysics.

Mark served as a Core Faculty Member at the Wu Hsing Tao School for seven years, where he taught  masters level classes, point location practicum, and clinic intern supervision.  He served for five years as a member of the board and three years as Vice President of the Washington East Asian Medicine Association (WEAMA, formerly WAOMA, Washington Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Association). He also served two years as an Adjunct Clinical Faculty Member at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health, supervising acupuncture graduate students.  He has also worked at the Seattle Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center.

Currently, Mark is creating and directing a Specialty Acupuncture Training Clinic that provides treatment focusing on specialty treatment, such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), in a graduate and post-graduate teaching environment. The clinic is comprised of apprentices, graduate student interns and recent graduates to give greater public access to Five Element Acupuncture in a Community Clinic setting, and to encourage greater awareness of Five Element Acupuncture.