Academy of Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture™
Mentorship Training & Certificate Program


This comprehensive program provides a flexible combination of on-line, live, interactive classroom learning, and hands-on, intensive mentorship, and training taught by international leaders in the facial acupuncture field. In addition to the core style of Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture offered by Shellie Goldstein, A. P., L.Ac., participants will be introduced to clinical skills and strategies developed and mastered by internationally-renowned lecturers, including Mary Elizabeth Wakefield, Matt Callison, Michelle Gellis, and Carrie Hart. This intensive training and mentoring program is for practitioners serious about enhancing their Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture skills.

  • Part 1: 50 hours of on-line interactive didactic classroom training: Begins January 2021
  • Part 2: 50 hours of live hands-on mentorship and clinical training: August 2021 (TBD)

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


Mary Heaven L.Ac., Greenwich, CT

“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.”

Academy of Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture™
Mentorship Training & Certificate Program


Part 1: 50 hours of on-line interactive didactic classroom training


Deposit and tuition are refundable until 12/1/2020.
Part 1 is available as a separate course or combined with Part 2.

Part 2: 50 hours of live hands-on mentorship and clinical training

$1,950.00 (available only to those completing Part 1)

Payment plans available

Credits: Up to 100 CEUs (NCCAOM, CA, FL

Open To: Licensed Acupuncturists or Acupuncture Students


Up to 100 Continuing Education Hours of On-Line Didactic Learning,
and Hands-on Clinical Mentorship Training Available

Part 1: Up to 50 hours of Online Distance Learning

Classes Begin January 10, 2021

Part 2: Up to 50 hours of Hands-On Clinical Mentorship and Training

August 2021 (TBA)

Pacific College of Health and Science (PCHS)
New York, NY

On-Line live classroom education Includes

  • Anatomy of the face
  • Muscles of expression
  • Neurophysiology of facial acupuncture
  • Motor points
  • Acupuncture strategies and points for the face
  • Facial diagnosis: organs of the face, emotional maps, life history, trauma
  • Auricular acupuncture
  • Ancillary methods: Facial gua sha, Cupping, Dermarolling, Microcurrent, Light emitting diodes (LED)
  • Skincare in Chinese and Western Medicine
  • Crystals and Gemstones in Medicine
  • Creating and Growing a successful practice
  • Safety and ethics
  • Practice management
  • Case study review
  • Case presentations
  • And More….

See schedule details

Hands-On Clinical Week Intensive

This is a 7-day hands-on mentorship and training intensive with Shellie Goldstein and other Facial Acupuncture Experts (prerequisite Part 1). Exact dates to be announced. Contact us to join the waitlist.

Part 1 Deposit $450        Pay in Full $2100

Deposit refundable until 12/1/2020

Balance of tuition refundable until December 12/1/2020

Meet the Team:


Shellie Goldstein, DACM, A.P., L.Ac.,, doctor of acupuncture and chinese medicine, board certified licensed acupuncturist, is the author, educator, and founder of Shellie Goldstein Acupuncture and the Academy of Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture. 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.


Matt Callison, L.Ac., renowned instructor, author, and authority of Motor point acupuncture. Matt has over 27 years’ experience in sports medicine, acupuncture and cadaver dissection.

Michelle Gellis A.P., L.Ac. is a licensed acupuncturist in Maryland and Florida. She has been a Faculty Member and Clinic Supervisor at the Maryland University of Integrative Health since 2004. Michelle is the founder of the AcuLift ™ Derma Roller and teaches facial acupuncture, facial cupping, Gua Sha and neuromuscular facial conditions around the world.

Carrie Hart, DACM, L.Ac.,, doctor of acupuncture and chinese medicine and board certified licensed acupuncturist holds advanced certifications in facial/cosmetic acupuncture, yoga and nutrition. Her holistic approach to health and wellness combines modalities to treat digestive issues, pain, stress and anxiety symptoms, reproductive health, women’s health, and fertility.

Frequently Asked Questions

I am interested in the Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture Training Program and am still deciding what to do. May I be placed on the wait-list to reserve my spot, until I feel confident in committing?

All deposits for Part 1 are fully refundable until December 1, 2020. Please note that Part 1 can be taken without taking Part 2. Those completing Part 1 are eligible to receive up to 50 continuing education hours of virtual didactic training. In order to receive the Advanced Cosmetic Certificate you will need to complete Part 1 and Part 2.

Can I register for Part 1 and Part 2?

We are currently accepting deposits for Part 1. If you are interested in participating in Part 2, please let us know and we will place your name on the waiting list.

Is it possible to take Part 2 without taking Part 1?

Part 2, the live hands on mentorship and training, is available for those who complete Part 1.

Will there be recordings of the lectures in case I am unable to attend live?

Yes. All lectures are virtual classrooms on a ZOOM platform. They will be taped, and with your personal link, will be available for viewing at your convenience. CEU credit for the class will be sent at the end of each class. In order to obtain CEU credit for each class you will need to attend the entire lecture with your camera on throughout the class.

Where will the live-training be located?

The live training will be at the Pacific College of Health Sciences in NYC, NY.

How long is the live mentorship/ hands-on training?

The live hands-on portion of the mentorship training is 7 consecutive days. During this time you will have the opportunity to learn with and be mentored by leaders in the field of cosmetic facial acupuncture.

Do you have a payment plan?

Although Part 1 will need to be paid in full prior to the start of the program, we will happily work with you to create a payment plan.