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About Us

Gary Dolowich, M.D., B.Ac., Dipl.Ac., founder of Jade Mountain Health Centre, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1971 and did general practice for seven years before studying at the College of Traditional Chinese Acupuncture in England. He now integrates Five Element acupuncture, Zero Balancing, and Jungian techniques with Western biomedicine in his medical practice.

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Gary has taught Chinese Medicine since 1983. He has been a faculty member at the Traditional Acupuncture Institute in Columbia, Maryland, and currently teaches at the Academy for Five Element Acupuncture in Florida and the Five Branches Institute in Santa Cruz, California.

He has contributed numerous articles to The Journal of Traditional Acupuncture. In 2002, Gary co-authored the book Ancient Roots, Many Branches: Energetics of Healing Across Cultures & Through Time with Darlena L'Orange. He has recently completed the writing of Archetypal Acupuncture: Healing with the Five Elements, which is available from Jade Mountain Publishing.

The spiritual teachings of ancient China and the work of Carl Jung have long been an inspiration to Gary on his own life journey.

Dr. Dolowich offers workshops around the country in Archetypal Acupuncture, his own synthesis of the traditional Five Element model with Jungian archetypal thinking.


Sena Dolowich is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years experience in agency settings, including renal dialysis, adoptions, and foster care. She has maintained a private psychotherapy practice since 1981, focusing on personal growth issues, couples counseling, and the challenges presented by life transitions.

Sena has returned to her family tradition of jewelry making. You can see her unique design creations here.

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Jade Mountain Health Centre is located in Aptos, California, on the Central Coast, in Santa Cruz County.

Jade Mountain Staff

We offer a broad range of health services, based on a wholistic approach. Our practitioners offer a variety of modalities:

Charles Singer, R.N., L.Ac. Acupuncture, Zero Balancing, Massage, and Chinese Herbal Medicine.

Diplomate, National Board of Orthopedic Acupuncture

Judy Pruzinsky, L.Ac. Acupuncture, Herbology, Massage Therapy, and Medical Chi Gung.
Mischa Eovaldi, LCSW Individual, Couple, and Family Psychotherapy; EMDR for Post Traumatic Stress; mindfulness meditation.

We also have a number of body workers offering excellent hands-on treatment:

Lynda Chaikin Swedish, Deep Tissue, Polariy, Sports Massage
Martha Corrigan Swedish, Deep Tissue, CranioSacral, Acupressure
Nicole Heinrich Swedish, Esalen, Deep Tissue, Acupressure, CranioSacral
Jessica Luehrs Structural Integration, Deep Tissue, Swedish
Maria Marcusson Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Acupressure
Alyson Vanderbeck Swedish, Esalen, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release

We are grateful for the support of our office staff: Randi Ransom, bookkeeper, and Charmian Traynor, receptionist.

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