Needle Manipulation

Post-graduate Clinical Experience Diploma


Contact Paul Robin 0773 4668402
Teaching Clinics are on Wednesdays in East Finchley and Thursdays in Kentish Town

Wednesdays at East Finchley


Clinical Attachment for Students and Graduates of TCM
Students and Graduates can observe and participate in treatments in this busy teaching clinic gaining real clinical experiance
You would be apprentised to Paul Robin (Head of TCM at the College of Chinese medicine London) or Paul Brecher (Principle at the College of Chinese medicine London) who practise Chinese style Acupuncture, Diagnosis and Herbal medicine with over 25 years experiance.
This is what they dont teach you on academic courses but is essential to gain real confidence to practice and administer treatments effectively and efficiantly.


Touch Tuina Kentish Town



Paul Robin 0773 4668402 or
Paul Brecher on or 07534 493888





This 3 month Advanced Clinical Acupuncture Training Diploma Course is taught by

Paul Robin FAcS MPCHM MCAA Head of The College of Chinese Medicine TCM Faculty and

Paul Brecher BA FAcS MPCHM  Principal of The College of Chinese Medicine


Course AdmissionAdmission RequirementsReturn to Top ↑

Western and Traditional Qualified Acupuncturists, Acupuncture Students on Degree level courses,

Theoretical and practical examination is done by continuous assessment.

Graduates are entitled to apply to join the Acupuncture Society as Acupuncture members.




The list below is a student safety guide used prior undertaking a CCM course. We aim to protect the health and safety of students in training and also those they practise on during and after the course.

If you suffer from any of the conditions listed below or other conditions which have not been included that you feel are relevant, please inform us prior to class treatments so that we can assess you suitability for such treatment.

Where there is any doubt please consult your GP.

- A recent operation
- An untreated medical condition
- Severe Bone or joint disorders (Rheumatoid/Osteo arthritis, osteoporosis)
- Cardiovascular disorders (high blood pressure, heart / circulatory desease, thrombosis)
- Diabetes
- Endocrine disorders
- Epilepsy
- Drug addiction or recent use of cocktails of recreational and prescribed drugs and or exessive alcohol consumption
- Medication
- Pregnancy (or post natal)
- Severe skin disorders
- Severe mental illness
- Spinal injuries
- Prone to fainting
- If you suffer from infectious deseases like hepatitis b or HIV

You must also have eaten about 2 hours prior to treatment (please inform tutor if you haven't

- If there anything else we should know about your health, please let the tutor know.
- The same proceeding is required prior to treating your clients or during assignments


Course FeeFeeReturn to Top ↑

The cost of this unique and highly specialised 3 month Diploma course is £1800

(Please note that course fees are non-refundable)

Fees are directly payable by chq's made out to your course tutor account

CCM cannot accept payment on behalf of each individual tutor

Course TutorTutorReturn to Top ↑


Head of the College of Chinese Medicine TCM faculty Chairman of the Acupuncture Society

Paul Robin has been teaching and practicing Traditional Chinese medicine for over 20 years. He was trained in the Fook Sang style by Dr Ac Bernard Kai Lam Lee (who was a TCM specialist brought over from China by the British Acupuncture Association) and qualified in 1987. Paul was Dr Lees full time apprentice and assistant for 9 years during which time he conducted research and lectured at the Fook Sang courses held at Imperial College and was President of the Fook Sang Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Practitioners Association.

In 1994 Paul founded the College of Chinese Medicine and some years later founded the Acupuncture Society in order to establish Chinese style Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in the UK.

Paul specializes in Spinal, Traditional and Chinese Medical Style Deep Needling Acupuncture, Authentic Chinese Needle manipulation techniques Traditional Chinese Diagnosis and complex Chinese Herbal formulations.

He represents the Acupuncture Society in the Acupuncture Stakeholders Group which is working with leading members of the profession toward the future regulation of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine and preparing for the professions inclusion into the NHS.

Paul lectures at the College of Chinese Medicine and is also a specialist TCM consultant at the Clinic of the College of Chinese Medicine Teaching Clinic at 1 Harley Street.Central London

Read more of Paul Robins News Comments on:

Paul Brecher FAcS MPCHM
About Me #01

Principal of The College of Chinese Medicine

Paul Brecher studied at Fook Sang College and later at The College of Chinese Medicine, he was also apprentice to Dr Ac Bernard Kai Lam Lee and Paul Robin.

He has been teaching and practicing Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine for over 16 years and Chinese Martial Arts and Healing Arts for 30 years. Teaching Qi Gong and Tai Chi Chuan, Bagua Chang and Wutang Shan Chuan. His ten instructional DVDs and eight books on the Chinese healing and martial arts have been translated into numerous languages and are on sale internationally.

Paul edited the English language version of the Chinese governments Qi Gong book - Knocking at the Gate of Life - and has been in the national press, on radio and on TV many times explaining and demonstrating the many great benefits of the Chinese martial and healing arts.

He has been developing the College syllabus for many years and has refined it into a systematic practical student friendly form.

Paul lectures at the College of Chinese Medicine and is also a specialist TCM consultant at the Clinic of the College of Chinese Medicine.

Interviewed by Sky TV News on 9 July 2004 to help explain to the public more about Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Interviewed by BBC Lunchtime News on 21 December 2004 and demonstrated advanced Acupuncture techniques.



Application FormApplication FormReturn to Top ↑

Please submit this form and the course tutor will respond to your email to inform you of whether you have been accepted.

Acupuncture SocietyAcupuncture Society membershipReturn to Top ↑

Successful graduates from this course can apply for membership of the Acupuncture Society are entitled to use the abbreviations MAcS after their names the society can also arrange professional indemnity insurance at a very competitive members preferential rate

all members must be insured and log 15 hours of CPD per year (8 hours courses/seminars/workshops and 7 hours home study/research)

Acupuncture Society Application Form

if they join the Society and adhere to its code of ethics rules and regulations and supply copies of their insurance.

Acupuncture Society members are exempted from Local Authority Licensing in many areas including Greater London please check with your local authority.

The annual membership to the Acupuncture Society is £100

The College of Chinese Medicine

Thank you for your application!

Your course tutor will contact you as soon as possible.
If you do not receive a reply within the next few days please call the course tutor.