Lianne Aquilina BSc Hons MBAcC
Awarding Winning Acupuncturist, Ayurveda and Massage Therapist
Lead Acupuncturist at Aquilia Acupuncture (Stamford Lincolnshire)
Member of the British Acupuncture Council, Associate Member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society, Member of the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Education, Award and Activity
In 2000, Lianne obtained an NVQ level three in Diagnostic and Therapeutic support.
In 2002, she studied Traditional Acupuncture at the University of Lincoln where she obtained a First Class (Hons) degree in Complementary Medicine, specialising in traditional Chinese Medical Acupuncture.
In 2005, Lianne obtained an award and prize for Studies in Health, awarded by Professor B. McGaw BSc Hons, Ph.D., C. Biol, C. Chem, FRSC, C, Sci. Dean of The Faculty of Health, Life and Social Sciences at the Univeristy of Lincoln.
Her qualitative research conducted on 'The Therapeutic Relationship' is published by Palgrave in 'Professional Perspectives in Health Care', edited by Carol Wilkinson, USA, 2006. Also in 2006, Lianne qualified in Chinese patent herbal medicine at The Northern College of Acupuncture. Lianne has a diploma in ayurveda therapy.
Lianne has many years’ experience of teaching acupuncture clinical practice. In 2008, she was invited by the University of Lincoln’s acupuncture programme leader to join their team as their BSc Hons Acupuncture Clinical Supervisor.
Lianne has qualification in Advanced Acupuncture, certified in 2009 at the Guangdong Province Second Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, which is affiliated with the Hospital of GuangZhou University of Chinese Medicine, China.
She obtained a distinction for a Masters of Arts (MA) module 'Reading Chinese Medical Classics' - a specialist module offered by The College of Traditional Acupuncture (CTA) postgraduate education department affiliated with Oxford Brookes University, UK, 2009.
In 2012, she was invited by the British Acupuncture Accreditation Board (BAAB) to be the Accreditation Observer and Reporter for the accreditation of a Master of Science (MSc) course in Chinese Acupuncture, London.
Lianne is also a visiting guest lecturer to undergraduate MSc and BSc students on the use of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture in the treatment and management of infertility and IVF. She is co-author of a textbook for acupuncturists entitled 'Acupuncture for IVF and Assisted Reproduction: An Integrated Approach to Treatment Management.'
Lianne has published in the Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine/Journal of Chinese Medicine, and is a Contributing News Columnist for the Acupuncture Now Foundation (ANF) USA.
Lianne is currently in her final year as a part-time MSc student of Applied Health Research at the Health Science Department of the University of York, UK.