Paul Adkins - Founder
Paul Adkins Lic.Ac., BA(Hons), 1st Dan, MFHT, MAAC, MBMAS, MCAUK

Paul qualified with an honours degree from the CTA Leamington College of Five Element Acupuncture

As the Founder of Facial Enhancement Acupuncture (FEA): the natural, anti-ageing, skin revitalising treatment, he’s trained acupuncturists in forty countries.

Paul is an engaging teacher with an infectious enthusiasm for his subject. His encouraging and positive teaching style will enable you to develop your skills and enhance your practice.

  • 2004: Gained his Lic.Ac. and BA(Hons)
  • 2006: Published The Pocket Guide to Facial Enhancement Acupuncture.
  • 2008: Became a Zita West Affiliated Fertility Acupuncturist, specialising in Zita’s comprehensive, holistic approach to achieving optimum reproductive health.
  • 2012: Guest speaker at the 15th National Acupuncture Association of India Conference in New Delhi. Contributed an article to the BAcC magazine ‘ACU’.
  • 2013: Published Facial Enhancement Acupuncture: Clinical Use and Application.
  • 2014 & 2016: Contributed articles to Embody magazine.
  • 2016: Guest speaker at the International Cosmetic Acupuncture Summit in Tokyo.
  • Currently teaching, lecturing and practising in Cornwall.
Michael Baker
Michael Baker Grad Dip (HPE), BAc. MFHT, Dip in Life Coaching.
Since 1978 Michael has followed his passion for Traditional Chinese Medicine. He has built up close and inspirational connections with his students, and, is at his happiest when sharing his knowledge to support the learning of others. A successful outcome for students is his priority.
Following two study tours in Mainland China in 1978 and 1980, Michael studied with Professor J. R. Worsley.
Worsley was one of the founder members of Traditional Chinese Five Element Acupuncture in the UK. Michael was fortunate to train with him and his inspiring team at the College of Traditional Acupuncture (CTA).
  • Gaining his Lic Ac in 1985 and his BAc in 1989.
  • Became a member of CTA faculty in 2001 – Head of First Year studies and senior clinical supervisor.
  • 2012: First and Second Year teaching teams.
  • Spoke at the British Acupuncture Conference.
  • Contributed an article to BAcC magazine ‘ACU’.
  • Published: ‘A Chronological Journey through Chinese Medical History on the Causes of Disease’.
  • Currently teaching, lecturing, working in practice in Oxfordshire.
Stacey George
Stacey George BA(Hons)
Gaining an honours degree in Illustration in 2001, Stacey has many years’ experience in design, and she joined the FACIALENHANCE® team in 2009 as our administrator and instructional designer.
Stacey is also the lead developer of the International College of Acupuncture’s Five Element Acupuncture Diploma online eLearning platform.
A keen practitioner of Chinese metaphysics, she’s studied with leading authorities on the Five Elements – including Richard Ashworth, Joey Yap and David Twicken.
Stacey is on hand throughout your training to help with any of the admin or tech side of your studies.