Kim Graham Dr. TCM

Kim Graham Dr. TCM

Kim Graham Dr. TCM

Dr. of Traditional Chinese Medicine

TWC Staff member Dr. Kim Graham, heads our Acupuncture Program, and is a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine. With eight years of education in Eastern and Western medicine, Dr. Graham is an expert in her field, and has hands-on experience with homelessness, addiction, and mental illness in Vancouver’s DTES and at Harbour Light. She has been facilitating acupuncture treatments for men in early recovery since 2002, and is an expert at recreating balance and alignment for the processes within the human body. They are often heavily disturbed after periods of substance abuse.

Additional info

In March of 2014, Dr. Graham was recognized by the BC government and appointed as a professional member to the Healthcare Practitioners Special Committee for Audit by the Ministry of Health, and was re-appointed to this position in March 2015 for an additional two year term.


As an active member of her profession, Dr. Graham also works closely with her profession’s regulatory body (CTCMA) on projects surrounding practitioner competency and public safety, focusing on the development and advancement of TCM in BC. In addition to this, she also sits on the Program Advisory Committee for Kwantlen University’s TCM program, mentors students in a clinical setting, acts as editor-in-chief for a Canadian TCM magazine, and runs a successful private practice.

Dr. Graham has been part of our program development and group facilitation at TWC since 2002. She currently leads weekly acupuncture sessions for all of our first and second stage residents.

Professional Designations:

  • Dr. TCM, R.Ac (CTCMA) – Registrant in good standing
  • Professional Member Healthcare Practitioners Special Committee for Audit, Ministry of Health BC
  • Editor-in-Chief, Medicinal Roots Magazine
  • Program Advisory Committee Member, Kwantlen University TCM Program
  • Clinical Trial Coordinator & Acupuncturist – Fir Module BC Women’s Hospital (2005-2007)
  • NADA Certified in Acu-Detox


Article Publications:

The Yogic Way Magazine


  • Yoga therapy for PTSD (TCM & Yoga)
  • The year of the wood sheep
  • The Yin and Yang of Summer, Blending TCM and Yoga
  • Layers, Scrolling through the layers of our existence


  • Rx Yoga
  • The year of the yogi
  • Buying happiness
  • Why you should do Yoga on rest days


  • The Original Flu Shot
  • Yoga, Money & Madness
  • Learning to Die
  • Turning 40, Coping through Yoga


  • Perspective from a Tired Body
  • The Year of the Dragon
  • The Fire of Summer
  • Spiritual Yoga


  • Yoga by Default
  • Going Smoke Free with Yoga
  • The TCM Lung, Fall & Yoga


  • Multi-tasking Yoga Practice
  • Journey into Ego
  • Vertical Yoga


  • Vrikasana, the way of the Tree
  • The Irreverent Yogi
  • 5 element meditation
  • No Mistaking Namaste


  • Open your mouth and say Om


TriBC – Spring 2015

Acupuncture & Sport, The Secret Recovery Method


Trail Running Canada – February 2014

Acupuncture and Trail Running


Hockey Now! – December 2012

Dealing with Anxiety, Changing your Game Plan


Guidepoints, News from NADA, May 2008

Young Canadians In Treatment Respond Well to Acu-Detox (Interview by NADA)