We help facilitate the widespread acceptance of TCM and Acupuncture to complement modern health care system

We help bringing together all parties responsible in our profession by employing our knowledge, drive and contacts to better benefit everyone.

Our Goals

To achieve  widespread acceptance and understanding of the scope of practice of R.Acs and R.TCMPs

To provide support and benefits to our colleagues

To be regarded as professionals and experts in our field

To establish TCMO as a viable organization

To achieve equal regard in the practice of needling below the dermis on the provincial healthcare


To be regarded as professionals and experts in our field

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Heather Kenny R.Ac
Interim President

After successful careers in the private sector and in non-profit advocacy, Heather fulfilled her desire to help others in a more direct way and began her journey into TCM and acupuncture. Graduating with Honors in 2016, she now treats patients in her Bowmanville and Peterborough clinics, providing a full range of Traditional Chinese medicinal care. Heather brings a focussed healing approach to every patient  interaction and is committed to working with government to improve health outcomes for all Ontarians through TCM. She volunteers her time with the TCMO to advocate for her profession and her patients.

Kevin Liu R. Ac
Interim Vice President

Kevin Liu is a graduate from the Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). After completing his studies in acupuncture in 2002, Kevin went to China and completed an apprenticeship in Hangzhou Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital to practice and obtain further knowledge and experience. He is currently registered with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO) in good standing.


Raylene Hill R. Ac
Interim Secretary

Working as a bodyworker since 2007, Raylene Hill graduated her TCM curriculum in 2016 and is a Registered Acupuncturist in Ontario. She blends Japanese Seino Style acupuncture with craniosacral or traditional Chinese Acupuncture with New Scalp Acupuncture for a gentle or more aggressive approach.

Enthusiastic about the growing profession of acupuncture and the help it provides, Raylene volunteers her time with the TCMO.

Ryan Brooks R. TCMP
Interim Treasurer

Ryan Brooks has been practicing and teaching Traditional Chinese Medicine for 15 years. His current practice includes TCM treatments such as acupuncture, moxibustion, herbal medicine, auriculotherapy, nutritional and lifestyle counseling, tuina bodywork, gua sha, cupping and Qi Gong. Ryan is an active lobbyist for the implementation of a high professional code of practice for TCM practitioners. Since the founding of Eight Branches Academy of Eastern Medicine in 2010, Ryan has been working to implement his vision for the Academy by teaching the numerous modalities of East Asian Medicine. In addition to his many roles at the Academy, Ryan volunteers his time to TCMO and the Council of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Schools of Ontario (CTCMASO).


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