About Us

Guided Health was created by professionals who have first-hand experience bridging western and oriental medicine.

Jennie Kjos, its founder, has had great success opening complementary care clinics which are currently operating within the regulatory environment.

With Guided Health, you gain professional knowledge backed by over 20 years of experience and degree credentials in pharmacy, business, and Oriental Medicine.

With Acu-Ease™, Jennie has combined several of the existing acupuncture modalities with a “less is more” approach.

Education/Background

Official Degrees:

  • BS Pharmacy, Oregon State University, 1985
  • Master of Management, Willamette University, 1992
  • Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, 2005

Plus, many other programs and continuing education courses.  I’m a bit of a serial learner…

  • Kiiko Matsumoto Style Acupuncture, 2 year program, Kiiko Matsumoto and Monika Kobylecka (to be completed 2018)
  • Five Element Graduate Program, Nikki Bilton – Two year five element Worsley style advanced Study 2014
  • Awakening the soul of our Medicine – 5 element studies, 2x 1 year programs – David Ford/David Berkshire,  2008, 2009
  • Thea Elijah – Spirit of the points  (1 year series), 2016
  • Thea Elija – 5 element study,  5 in person courses + 1 year discussion group 2015
  • Teishin, the high art of gentle medicine”, Iwashina Anryu Sensei (Dr. Bear), Lac, 2017 and 2018
  • Bowen Therapy, Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced,  Albert J LaShell, 2018
  • Sotai, Movement Therapy Integration, Robert Quinn, 2018
  • Neural and Visceral Manipulation, Barral Institute, 2018
  • Whole Heart Connection – Thea Elijah, 2007 and 2015
  • Medicine for the Earth – Sandra Ingerman, 2012
  • Foundation for Shamanic Studies – 3 year program developed by Michael Harner,  2010
  • AWB – Healing Community Trauma – How to do acupuncture in the field for Traumatic Events 2006, 2010
  • NCNM Cadaver Anatomy Lab, Dominic Anaya, 2014
  • AWB- World Healing exchange – Baja, 2 trips 2014 and 2016
  • Betsy Bergstrom Shamanic 2 year training, 2008
  • War and Soul Healing, Last Mask Center for Shamanic Healing, Christina Pratt, 2011
  • The Way of the Warrior, Spirit Paths (Reintegration of returning warriors using shamanic tools) Gerry Starnes, M.Ed., 2011

Volunteer Work:

  • Acupuncturists Without Borders – Volunteer Mobile PTSD Acupuncture Clinics, Haiti, February 2010
  • Acupuncturists Without Borders – Volunteer Mobile PTSD Acupuncture Clinics, New Orleans, August 2006

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