PROFILE & CREDENTIALS

Kim Trafton MS, Licensed Clinical Acupuncturist.

Kim earned a Master’s of Science Degree in Acupuncture from the Swedish Institute, where she had the great honor and privilege of studying Classical Chinese Acupuncture under the tutelage of Jeffrey Yuen. Kim continues her classical training with Jeffrey through his post-graduate courses on essential oils, pulse diagnosis, Chinese dietary therapy, and cancer care.

Kim was a featured acupuncturist in an ongoing study funded by the National Institute of Health at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, New York. This study was undertaken to assess the efficacy of acupuncture in treating chronic intractable pain. She also had the opportunity to work at the AIDS Center Of Queens County in New York, where she treated HIV positive and AIDS patients from all walks of life and at various levels of the disease progression.  At Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center in the Bronx, she was trained in the NADA protocol for addiction disorders and drug withdrawal.

Through her work at a busy community acupuncture clinic in Brooklyn, Kim gained vast experience treating a wide spectrum of disorders. Currently in her practice, she specializes in treating people with chronic degenerative disease & pain, cancer, and psychological disorders. In addition to acupuncture, she is trained in Cranial Sacral Therapy and finds the combination of the two to be very effective in treatment.