Dr. Elisa Rossi MD, Acupuncturist, Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology), Licensed Psychotherapist (Jungian), B.A. in Philosophy After a 3-year Course in Acupuncture at “So-Wen” in Milan, Elisa attended a 3-month Training Course in Traditional Chinese Medicine in Beijing in 1983. Since then, she has been back to China seven more times, gaining clinical experience in the TCM departments of hospitals in Beijing, Nanjing, Shanghai and Jinan. In 1994 she and nine fellow acupuncturists founded the TCM School MediCina. She teaches and collaborates with various schools and research centers in Italy and around the world. She has published various articles about paediatrics and Shen and is the author of “Shen – Psycho-Emotional Aspects of Chinese Medicine” (Churchill-Livingstone, 2007), “Basi di Medicina Cinese e Clinica di Tuina” (CEA, Milano 2004) and “Pediatrics in Chinese Medicine” (Donica, 2011). She is member of the Milan Medical Board for Non-Conventional Medicine and cooperates with Agopuntura senza Frontiere (ASF), for which she has volunteered in Madagascar and Laos. She works in private practice in Milan where in 2005 she set up Xiaoxiao, an Acupuncture and Tuina Children’s Centre offering free pilot-projects.