Deirdre Toohey is a former nurse qualified in General, Midwifery and Psychiatric nursing.

Deirdre‚Äôs core therapy is Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine graduating from the College of Integrative Acupuncture with A Licentiate in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Over the years she has used the Ancient Principles of Five Element Acupuncture, Tungs Acupuncture and the Eight Principle Theories to diagnose and treat illness.

She has studied and gained considerable clinical experience under some of the finest masters in Beijing University of Chinese Medicine with clinical training in the Wangjing Hospital, Beijing Military Hospital and the China Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing, China.

Further specialized postgraduate experience has been gained with in Ireland with visiting lecturers and professors of Chinese medicine for example Bob Flaws in Diagnosis and Chinese Pulse Diagnosis, Giovanni Maciocia -Three Treasures, Henry McCann - Pain. She also attended the 8th International Congress on Traditional Chinese Medicine giving her a chance to listen to further renowned experts such as Peter Deadmann. She has done further postgraduate work in cosmetic acupuncture, chinese herbs, gynaecology and infertility treatments.


Deirdre is trained to Master Level in the Energy Therapies Reiki, Seichem, Sakara and Integrated Energy Therapy. Her experience of acupuncture enhances her ability to channel the Reiki and other healing energies.


She has also studied and qualified in Emotional Freedom Techniques and is an Advanced Practitioner of Meridian Energy therapies. She is registered member of the Association of Meridian Energy therapists. She has studied holistic massage and Indian Head massage.


Deirdre is a member of the Acupuncture Council of Ireland (also known as the Traditional Chinese Medicine Council of Ireland) and works within their practice guidelines. This includes a code of ethics to ensure safe practice and confidentiality. She is also a member of the Association of Registered Complementary Health Therapists of Ireland (ARCHTI) and the Acupuncture Foundation Professional Association.


VHI, Irish Life, HSF and Laya Healthcare approved.


Gift vouchers available.

For Appointment please phone:

Deirdre Toohey

087 2078113