Sean Going, LAc, DACM
Dr. Sean Going (DACM, LAc.) is passionate about using Asian medicine, philosophy, mindfulness practices, and clinical research to assist patients as they discover vitality of mind, body and spirit. His work promotes and manifests joyfulness and health in the world around him.
Dr. Going’s background in mental healthcare, coupled with his studies in both spiritual and religious themes, greatly enrich his practice of Asian Medicine and enable him to treat patients on multiple levels beyond managing only their symptoms.
Dr. Going began his career in healthcare working as a clinical case manager for adults diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illnesses. While working as a mental healthcare provider, Dr. Sean began receiving acupuncture treatments. His personal experiences with Chinese Medicine inspired his curiosity, and he began studying the medicine in his free time. In 2007, he entered his graduate studies as a full-time Masters Candidate at the Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ASAOM). In 2009, he completed ASAOMs optional Tuina Chinese Medical Bodywork program and was certified as a practitioner of Tuina (Traditional Chinese Medical Massage).
In 2010, Sean completed ASAOM’s Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, a comprehensive, full-time, four-year program (condensed into three years) for Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs. At graduation, Sean was awarded special recognitions of “Highest Distinction” for academic achievements and presented with ASAOM’s Outstanding Leadership Award.
Following his graduation, Sean elected to travel to Haikou, China so that he may attend a clinical internship as a full-time Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine. At the Haikou Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, he witnessed or assisted in over 2,600 treatments.
In 2019, Dr. Sean completed his Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM) through Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California.
Ranging from 16 month-old infants to 96 year-old adults, Dr. Going is skilled at helping patients with a wide variety of concerns including: anxiety, depression, other mental health conditions, pain, digestive disorders, menstrual irregularities, menopausal symptoms, headaches, fatigue, relationship challenges and physical or emotional trauma.
Professional and approachable, he looks forward to spending his time with you to both help and encourage you in your journey to find the healthiest and happiest expressions of who you are.