Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture:

Mentorship & Certificate Program™


This course brings together leaders in the facial acupuncture field to mentor and train participants in a diversity of styles. In addition to the core style of Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture 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. 

This intensive mentoring and training program is for practitioners serious about enhancing their Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture skills.  Graduates will be certified in Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture.

Approved by the American Acupuncture Council plus $100 credit towards new malpractice insurance policies.

“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, Lillian Bridges, Cathy Goldstein

  • Anatomy of the face
  • Muscles of expression
  • Neurophysiology of facial acupuncture
  • Motor points
  • Organs of the face: colors, markings, facial structures
  • Facial map of life experiences: uncovering trauma
  • Emotional map: understanding wrinkles and organ function
  • Acupuncture strategies and points for the face
  • 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 treatments and protocols

Module 4: Clinical Training/Mentoring with Mary Elizabeth Wakefield 

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

Module 5: Distance Learning with Shellie Goldstein

  • Auricular acupuncture
  • Facial gua sha
  • Cupping
  • Dermarolling
  • Microcurrent
  • Light emitting diodes (LED)

Module 6: Clinical Training/Mentoring with Shellie Goldstein 

  • Hands-on training and supervised practice of Module 5 learning
  • 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 is the world’s leading authority of Facial Reading and Diagnosis. She has nearly 30 years of experience in speaking and teaching around the world.

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.