Dr. Jared McCollum

Dr.TCM, R.Ac.

Dr. Jared M. McCollum, Dr.TCM, R.Ac., is passionate about guiding people on their path to health and wellness and helping them discover the amazing healing ability they all hold within themselves. Having graduated from the Canadian College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2004 Dr. McCollum has extensive training in Acupuncture, Oriental Diet Therapy, Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine, Meditation and Taoist Psychology and Psychotherapy. He completed a year internship at the Saatcha Health Centre with Dr. Jagdeep Johal treating patients mainly suffering from mental emotional conditions. Dr. McCollum has also completed a post-graduate program in Chinese Medical Gynecology under the renowned Bob Flaws. He devotes most of his time to treating patients at his thriving practice while continuing his studies in health and longevity and finding creative and innovative ways to improve his practice.

Dr. McCollum has spent countless hours serving the communities he has lived in over the last 15 years, offering meditation, Qi Gong and programs he has developed which identify emotional blocks and help others let go of extreme emotions and stress. He is committed to improving the health of his patients as well as their community. As the Chair of the Sheep River Health Trust he works with his fellow board members and community to provide the programs and equiptment that is not provided by Alberta Health Services but that are needed by the community. Currently he is spearheading a mindfulness curriculum in the schools in the Foothills community. The curriculum is written by Dr. McCollum and he trains teachers and students how to use mindfulness to treat anxiety, depression and as a path to find greater happiness and contentment in life.

Dr. McCollum was appointed by the Minister of Health to the Acupuncture committee for Alberta Health & Wellness. The committee’s role was to create a professional college that now licenses and governs acupuncturist within the province of Alberta.

Voted as the top Alternative Health Care Practitioner in the Western Wheel’s Best of the Foothills eight years in a row, Dr. McCollum is well respected within his community.

Please call Dr. McCollum’s clinic, Healing Elements, at 403.982.4325(HEAL) to schedule an appointment or with any questions you may have.

“Nothing is more gratifying than solving the mystery of a patient’s condition and seeing their life transform as they experience life as a whole healthy person.” – Dr. Jared McCollum

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