Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture:

Mentorship & Certificate Program™


This course brings together leaders in the facial acupuncture field to showcase a diversity of styles within this growing specialty. In addition to training in a core style of Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture as offered by Shellie Goldstein, L.Ac., participants will be introduced to clinical skills and strategies developed and mastered by internationally-renowned guest lecturers. Mary Elizabeth Wakefield, L.Ac., Lillian Pearl Bridges, and Cathy Goldstein, A.P. Participants of the program are eligible for American Acupuncture Council professional liability coverage. Graduates will become Certified Cosmetic Facial Acupuncturists™.

“The 100-hour Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture Program far exceeded my hopes or expectations.”

“Shellie Goldstein is a gifted teacher.”

“A MUST for anyone who plans to work in the field.”


Begins October 2019 


Tuition: $3,995 (Payment plans available)

 10% Discount for Payment in Full by June 28, 2019

Deposit:  $400 (refundable until June 28, 2019)

Credits: 100 CEUs, NCCAOM (pending) and FL (pending)

Open To:  Licensed Acupuncturists

Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture: Mentorship & Certificate Program™ 

50 hours of Interactive Distance Learning

Weekly Classes Online: Begins October 2019

50 hours of Hands-On Clinical Experience

Weekends On-site: Jan 10-12, March 6-8, April 24-26, 2020

Fridays 1pm – 6pm
Saturdays 9:30am – 5:30pm
Sundays 9:30am – 3:30pm

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM)
New York, NY

Course Overview:

Module 1: Distance Learning with Shellie Goldstein

  • Anatomy of the face
  • Muscles of expression
  • Acupuncture strategies and points for the face
  • Neurophysiology of facial acupuncture
  • Motor points
  • Auriculotherapy
  • Assessment skills
  • Dermatology and skincare in Chinese and Western Medicine
  • Safety & ethics

Module 2: Clinical Training/Mentoring with Shellie Goldstein

  • Hands-on training and supervised practice of Module 1 learning

Module 3: Distance Learning with Mary Elizabeth Wakefield

  • 3 levels of constitutional treatment: Jing, Ying and Wei
  • The facial landscape
  • Gentle origin/insertion facial renewal techniques
  • 3 Shen scalp acupuncture points
  • Topical Chinese herbal treatment protocols, featuring 5 Element Planetary essential oils, organic creams, hydrosols, jade rollers, and more

Module 4: Clinical Training/Mentoring with Mary Elizabeth Wakefield 

  • Hands-on training and supervised practice of Module 3 learning

Module 5: Distance Learning with Lillian Bridges

  • Facial landscapes
  • Face reading
  • Facial diagnosis
  • Ancillary methods: facial gua sha, cupping, dermarolling, microcurrent, light emitting diode (LED)

Module 6: Clinical Training/Mentoring with Shellie Goldstein 

  • Final review
  • Case presentations
  • Clinical skills assessments
  • Practice management
  • Wrap-up

About the Instructors:

Shellie Goldstein, L.Ac., author, educator, and founder of Shellie Goldstein Associates and the Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture: Mentorship and Certificate Program™. Shellie is recognized as an authority in the field of Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture.

Mary Elizabeth Wakefield, L.Ac., internationally renowned educator of Facial Acupuncture, author, and founder of Chi-Akra Center and the Gold Standard Facial Acupuncture Program. Mary Elizabeth is one of the leading proponents of facial acupuncture and related techniques.

Lillian Pearl Bridges, author and founder of Lotus Institute, the Master Face Reading Certification Program, and the Daoist Design Program. Lillian is the world’s leading authority of Facial Reading and Diagnosis.

Cathy Goldstein, A.P., acupuncturist, functional and energy medicine healer is the creator of TruEnergy Skincare. This all natural skincare line is designed to unlock the body’s own anti-aging potential for effective and lasting results.