Dr. Cooner was born in 1955
Has been married 21 years and has raised two sons.

ACUPUNCTURE WORK EXPERIENCE

1996-

  • Director and Owner of Cooner Wellness Center in Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • Offering Acupuncture/ Areas of treatment included: Sports Medicine, Allergies, Gynecology, Smoking Cessation, Energy Balancing, Weight Loss, Migraines, Depression, Insomnia, Chronic Fatigue, Pain Management, Cosmetic Acupuncture.
  • Counseling, Herbal Medicine, Tuina, Qi Gong.

1990-1996

  • Acupuncturist in an Osteopathy Clinic, Champlain Sports Medicine, Burlington, Vermont.
  • Herbal Medicine, Craniosacral Therapy, Chinese Massage, Qi Gong Therapy, individualized Tai Qi,
  • Pain Management, Internal Disorders, Cosmetic Acupuncture
    Private practice/ general practice

1985-1990

  • Private practice in Montreal, Canada.
  • General practice of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine, Qi Gong, Tuina.

COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY WORK EXPERIENCE

1990-

  • Private practice, Family, Group, and Individual counseling.

1985-1990

  • Multi-disciplinary medical center: Bishop Medical Center in Montreal, Canada
  • Focus on Stress Management and Psychosomatic Disorders.

1983-1985

  • Private Practice

1979-1983

  • Residential treatment center in Montreal, Canada Shawbridge Center
  • Family, Individual, Group counseling and Crisis Intervention

MEDIATOR, CONSULTING, COACHING EXPERIENCE

1985

  • Consultant to industrial manufacturing companies, 100-800 employees, mediator conflict resolution, to corporate executives and top management, Feng Shui consultant
  • Coaching to bankers and money management executives
  • Mediator for divorce, custody, and premarital/marital disputes
  • Personal coaching for all lifestyle issues and growth, emotional, physical, spiritual

EDUCATION

1975-79

  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology Concordia University

1980-82

  • Master of Science, Applied Psychology State University of New York

1982-86

  • Acupuncture Diploma and CMD Chinese Medical Doctor Degree
    College of Chinese Medicine and Culture
    Montreal, Canada

1992-94

  • Ph.D Chinese Medicine (Pulse Diagnosis Research) College of Chinese Medicine and Culture
    Montreal, Canada

OTHER TRAINING

Craniosacral Therapy, Osteopathic Manipulation, Hypnotherapy, Mediation

Professional Certification/ Licensure

  • State Board Acupuncture License in Maryland, Vermont, Arizona, West Virginia
  • American Naturopathic Medical Certification and Accreditation Board, Board Certified Naturopathic Physician
  • Arizona State Licensed Massage Therapist

Professional Membership

  • American Association of Oriental Medicine
  • National Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance
  • American Society of Acupuncturists
  • Order of Acupuncture of Quebec
  • American Naturopathic Medical Association