ABOUT DR. ABDUL
KARIM TAIFOUR, LMPC
provider with many insurance plans, including:
American Specialty Health Networks (ASHN)
American Whole Health Networks (AWHN)
CIGNA Healthcare / Great West
First Choice Health PPO
General American Whole Health
Group Health Cooperative
Lifewise Health Plan of WA
Premera Blue Cross
Providence Health Plan
Uniform Medical Plan
State Labor & Industries (L&I)
Licensed Massage Therapist since 1999: WA Dept of Health License # MA
12437, Nationally Certified
Practitioner for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Professional
Member of the American Massage Therapy Association, Over
eight years in private practice providing massage therapy and bodywork, Over
four years experience in higher education, clinical and hospital
ten years experience in managing all aspects of various businesses
of Graduation, Seattle Massage School
– Seattle, Washington.
training and practice for massage therapy, including clinical practice.
Doctor, Carol Davila University
of Medicine – Bucharest,
in General Medicine, six-year program of study and practice.
experience in multiple hospital departments
Grade Ten (of ten, highest score) in diploma examination.
in Rights and Law, University
of Law – Damascus, Syria.
in Scientific Curriculum, Eben
School – Hama,
Studies in Acupressure, Jin Shin Do Foundation – Seattle, Washington.
body-mind approach blending traditional Japanese acupressure techniques,
classic Chinese acupressure theory, Reichian segmental theory, Taoist
philosophy, and Qigong (breathing and exercise techniques).
doing practical clinic internship under supervision of expert
acupressure instructors and oriental medicine/acupuncture
continuing education courses – Seattle,
include Thai yoga massage, muscle testing, adult CPR,
standard first aid,
HIV/AIDS prevention and education,
and customer service skills.
in Preventative Medicine, Ministry of Health – Bucharest, Romania.
on preventive methods of care, including alternative approaches.
Massage Therapy Association, Professional Member.
National Certification Board
for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Certified Member.