Elisa Rossi - MD
MD, Ph.D in Clinical Psychology, B.A. in Philosophy
After a 3-year Course in Acupuncture in Milan, in 1983 Elisa obtained the "TCM Training Course Certificate" in Beijing. Since then she went back to China 8 more times, for one or two months, gaining clinical experience in the TCM Departments of Beijing, Nanjing, Shanghai, Jinan.
In 1985 Elisa started practicing Taijiquan with Ermanno Cozzi and Qigong with Li Xiaoming in 1989. In 1992 she spent 2 months in Beijing studying with dr. Lu Guangyun, director of Qigong Department of Xiyuan Hospital.
In 1994, together with a group of 9 acupuncturists, Elisa founded the School of TCM “MediCina”, and from 1996 she is a certified FISA acupuncture teacher.
From 2002 to 2007 she was President of FISTQ, the Italian Federation of Schools of Tuina and Qigong, of which she is now Scientific Director.
From 2006 she is member of Milano Medical Board for Non-Conventional Medicine.
Elisa cooperates with Agopuntura Senza Frontiere ASF: volunteered in the training in Madagascar in 2008 , in Laos in 2010, and in Tanzania in 2012.
Beside her professional activity with adults, since 2005 she runs Xiaoxiao, in Milan, an Acupuncture and Tuina Childrens' Centre, with pilot-projects for prevention and cure of winter respiratory diseases and for hyperkinetic children.
She lectured in Australia, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Israel, Holland, Poland, United Kingdom, USA and on Net of Knowledge platform.
"Shen – Psycho-Emotional Aspects of Chinese Medicine”, Elsevier 2007 (Italian ed. 2002)
“Basi di Medicina Cinese e Clinica di Tuina”, CEA 2004
“Pediatrics in Chinese Medicine", Donica 2011 (Italian ed. 2010)
“Le dinamiche complesse dell’umano in Medicina Tradizionale Cinese.” In: “Strutture di mondo: il pensiero sistemico come specchio di una realtà complessa” 3° vol., Il Mulino 2015
“Agopuntura: dialogo tra un curioso e un esperto della materia”, Colibrì 2015
"The Therapeutic Relationship", Noi Edizioni, 2023 (Italian ed. 2021)