The Chinese Medicine Psychology of Dragon Rises Red Bird Flies with Dr. Karen Bilton (PhD)

The Chinese Medicine Psychology of Dragon Rises Red Bird Flies with Dr. Karen Bilton (PhD)

  • Identify psycho-emotional signs in your patients with confidence
  • Understand the development of personality in terms of 5 phases
  • Effectively manage maladaptive behavioural patterns of patients
  • Apply Classical formulas

What Will You Learn

  • The development of the “self” and the evolution of being through a five element lens.
  • The origin of diverse psycho-emotional behaviours and related energetic imbalances.
  • Psycho-emotional signs (as well as you do physical symptoms) to diagnose and treat your patients more effectively .
  • Discussion of diagnosis includes the integration of Shen-Hammer Pulse signs.
  • Treatment approaches include Classical Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture

Why Learn with Karen 

Karen has 30 years of clinical experience

  • Studying and collaborating with Dr Leon Hammer  on the modern interpretation of the Menghe Ding pulse method – Shen-Hammer Pulse Diagnosis since 1997
  • Direct inheritor of Dr Hammer’s non-pathologizing model of ontological psychology – the Psychology of Dragon Rises, Red Bird Flies
  • Completed PhD research – Investigating the Reliability of Practitioners using Shen-Hammer Pulse Diagnosis
  • Co-edited a Handbook of Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis with Dr Hammer
  • Teaching Shen Hammer Pulse Diagnosis since 2003 in USA, Australia, and in China 2016 to 2019
  • Lectured at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (New York); UTS and UWS in Sydney.
  • Continuing study of Classical Chinese medicine with Dr Heiner Fruehauf at NUNM, Portland OR 


  • Dates: 1st of June to 2nd of June 2024
  • Time: 8.30am – 5pm
  • Location: TBD
  • Pricing:
    • Deposit: $300
    • Early Bird Discount: $850  *Early Bird Pricing until EXTENDED TO 24th May 2024
    • Full Rate: $1100
    • Karen’s Returning Students: $750 (Those who have previously taken any of Karen’s previous courses including Shen-Hammer Pulse Seminars)
    • Full Time Student Rate: $750
    • Prerequisites: None
  • CPD: 14 Points

Terms and Conditions

*Early Bird: Full payment is required 4 weeks prior to the start of the Workshop.
*Registrations cancelled up to one week prior to the seminar will be refunded less 20%. We regret that refunds are not otherwise possible.

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  • June 1, 2024 - June 2, 2024

  • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • $750-1100 Per Person

  • 14 CPE Points

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