Education

2018

  • Publication book ‘Diving Medical Acupuncture’ by Singing Dragon (19th of April 2018).
  • Lecture ‘Endometriosis’, NVA.
  • TCM Congress ‘Yangsheng’, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Duitsland.

2017

  • International Symposium Diving Medicine, Scott Haldane Foundation.
  • NVA Anniversary Conference ‘Let’s talk about sex’.

2016

  • Quality Conference RGF ‘Together in motion’.
  • Symposium ‘Medication and Diving’, Stichting Duik Research, AMC, University of Amsterdam.
  • Program ‘Three Times Future Perspective’, NVA.
  • Course ‘Scar Tissue Rejuvenation’, Philip Strong from Australia, Qing-Bai.

2015

  • Course ‘Professional presenting’, Remco Heukels, VvAA.
  • Course ‘Acuregen Cosmetic Acupuncture and Collagen Induction Techniques’, Amanda Shayle, Human Balance Teachings.
  • The provision of a course day ‘Acupuncture for ENT problems seen with divers’ at TCM Postgraduate in Amsterdam.
  • Course ‘Another view at Zang Fu’, Ineke van der Ham, Qing Bai.

2014

  • Course ‘(Patho) physiology and Medicine of Apnoea Diving’ with prof. Erika Schagatay and prof. Jochen Schipke, Stichting Duik Research, AMC, University of Amsterdam.
  • Course ‘Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling’ by dr. Jidong Wu, Shenzhou University, Amsterdam. New acupuncture techniques (FSN®) – developed by dr. Zhong-Hua Fu – to treat trigger points and ASHI (pain) points.
  • Participant NVA-research ‘MAPPHS: Measuring impact of Acupuncture treatment on Pain Patients’ Health Status’.
  • Course ‘Pulmonology and Diving’, Stichting Duik Research, AMC, University of Amsterdam.
  • Reading RGF ‘Fascia, the missing link?’
  • CPR and AED, Reanimatiepartners.
  • ‘Needling Concepts, the needle as medicine’, NVA.
  • ‘Adiposity and Diving’, Dutch Diving Medicine Federation (NVD) .
  • Quality Conference Physiotherapy ‘Show what you do!’ with workshop ‘High cervical research and skills’.
  • Publication 35 protocol and art photos in the book “Constitutional Facial Acupuncture” from Mary Elizabeth Wakefield from New York, USA. Edition from Churchill Livingstone, Elsevier England.                                                                                                         Wakefield book front cover

2013

  • Master Program “Face Reading in Chinese Medicine” from professor Lillian Pearl Bridges – world’s leading expert in Face Reading in Chinese Medicine – in Los Angeles and San Diego, USA. I worked in an international private class on my Master Degree in Facial Diagnosis.
  • Quality Conference RGF ”Fysiotherapeut: dirigeer uw toekomst!”
  • Course “Diagnostics of the Spine”, Manual Therapy Marsman (6 days).

2012

  • Quality Conference RGF “Technology in Physiotherapy”.
  • Private lessons “Face Reading in Chinese Medicine” from prof. Lillian Pearl Bridges, Issaquah-Washington State, USA.
  • Publication of 230 photos in “Face Reading in Chinese Medicine, Second Edition” from professor Lillian Pearl Bridges, Issaquah, USA, published by Churchill Livingstone, Elsevier (July 2012).
    Cover Face Reading in Chinese Medicine
  • Course “Chinese Head Massage”, Training Centre OTCG, Antwerp, Belgium.
  • NVA Congress 2012 “TCM and Oncology”, Amersfoort.
  • Assisting Mary Elizabeth Wakefield from the USA during workshop “Advanced Constitutional Facial Acupuncture”, TCM Congress Rothenburg, Germany.
  • Workshop “Constitutional Facial Acupuncture: the 3 Yangs” from Mary Elizabeth Wakefield uit New York, USA.
  • Janneke Vermeulen appears on television in “Altijd jong” at RTL4 (October 2012), treats presenter Tanja Jess and tells about Face Reading in Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture and Facial Acupuncture.
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  • Pacific Symposium 2012 in San Diego.
  • Workshop “Fibonacci” from Mary Elizabeth Wakefield in Santa Fe, USA.

2011

  • Seminar “Feng Shui for Health and Healing” from prof. Lillian Pearl Bridges from the USA, through my own training institute “Golden Needle TCM College”.
  • Seminar “Nefeli Body and Facial Resculpting” from dr. Ping Zhang from the USA.
  • Workshop “Constitutional Facial Acupuncture Renewal – Part I” from Mary Elizabeth Wakefield from the USA, through my own training institute “Golden Needle TCM College”.
  • Seminar “Facial Diagnosis” from prof. Lillian Pearl Bridges from the USA, through my own training institute “Golden Needle TCM College”.
  • “3rd Scandinavian TCM Congress” in Fjerritslev, Denmark.
  • Workshop “Constitutional Facial Acupuncture Renewal – Part II” from Mary Elizabeth Wakefield from the USA, through my own training institute “Golden Needle TCM College”.
  • “Golden Path Workshop” by professor Lillian Pearl Bridges from the USA through my own training institute “Golden Needle TCM College”.
  • Specialty course “Diving Accidents”, Scott Haldane Foundation, Palau, Micronesia.

2010

  • Quality Conference RGF “Pain”.
  • Course RGF “Motivational Interviewing”.
  • Course “Chinese Herbal Medicine: Herbs and Food which regulates QI stagnation and herbal formulas that strengthen Qi and Yang, TCM Postgraduate.
  • Seminar “Face Reading in Chinese Medicine” by professor Lillian Pearl Bridges from the USA, through my own training institute “Golden Needle TCM College”.
  • Assisting workshop Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture “by Virginia Doran, TCM Congress Rothenburg, Germany.
  • Workshop “Esoteric Acupunctue: Gateway to Expanded Healing” by dr. Mikio Sankey from the USA through my own training institute “Golden Needle TCM College”.
  • “Golden Path Workshop” by professor Lillian Pearl Bridges from the USA through my own training institute “Golden Needle TCM College”.
  • August 2010: Article “Facelift without a knife”, newspaper the “Telegraaf”.
  • Follow-up Workshop “Esoteric Acupuncture” by Dr. Mikio Sankey from the USA through my own training institute “Golden Needle TCM College”.
  • Workshop “Auriculotherapy” by Terry Oleson, PhD from the USA through my own training institute “Golden Needle TCM College”.
  • I did get the Award 2010 Chi-Akra Center, USA. Workhops “Facial and Planetary Soundscapes” from Mary Elizabeth Wakefield, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  • Pacific Symposium for Acupuncture, San Diego, USA.
  • Seminar “The Five Elements” by professor Lillian Pearl Bridges from the USA, through my own training institute “Golden Needle TCM College”.
  • Photo project for professor Lillian Pearl Bridges’ second book about “Face Reading in Chinese Medicine”, making portraits  of many different patients with specific diseases and emotional problems.
  • 2008-2010: I have worked as an editor of the journal “Huang Ti” from the NVA. This magazine with articles on all developments in acupuncture field, appears six times a year and is circulated to all NVA-members.

2009

  • “British Conference of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine” at the “Royal Holloway University” of London, Great Britain (including college “Face Reading in Chinese Medicine” by professor Lillian Pearl Bridges; colleges Infertility” by Zita West and Debra Betts).
  • Assisting Virginia Doran during workshop “Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture and Massage” in Amsterdam.
  • Specialty Course “ENT and Diving,” Scott Haldane Foundation, Bali, Indonesia.
  • Setting up training institute “Golden Needle TCM College for International Postgraduate Education”.

2008

  • Course “Introduction to Japanese Acupuncture” by Andy Harrop, TCM Postgraduate.
  • “Masterclass of Japanese acupuncture” by physician Kiiko Matsumoto at the “University of Westminster” in London, UK.
  • Quality Conference RGF.
  • Course “Infertility” by Jan Schroën, TCM Postgraduate
  • Workshop “Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture” by Virginia Doran in Birmingham, UK.
  • Development of PR Project “NVA Agenda 2009″ for the Dutch Association for Acupuncture.
  • Course “Craniofacial and craniomandibular dysfunctions and pain” by Harry JM von Piekartz, NPI Arnhem.
  • Seminar “Chronic Fatique Syndrome, Depression and Anxiety, Benign Prostatic Hyper Trophy, and Prostatitis Erectile Disfunction” by Giovanni Maciocia.
  • NAAV Anniversary Conference “Vital aging with acupuncture and specific exercise and nutrition”.

2007

  • NVA Anniversary Conference “From integration to inspiration”.
  • Course Japanese Skull Acupuncture (method by dr. Yamamoto) by dr. David J. Kopsky and prof. Jan M. Keppel Hesselink.
  • Physiotherapy Symposium “Somatization and Labor”.
  • World Symposium “TCM Acupuncture and Moxibustion”, Tarragona, Spain (with certificate “Nicotine Withdrawal Syndrome by Means of TCM” = “Anti-smoking treatment).
  • Course “Headache, asthma, allergic rhinitis, menopausal problems and endometriosis” by Giovanni Maciocia.
  • Course “Hypnopunctuur” of dr. David J. Kopsky and prof. Jan M. Keppel Hesselink.
  • Specialty Course “The diver and his environment, Scott Haldane Foundation, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

2006

  • Together with three people from the ICT world, I have developed the company for paramedics software MedBiz B.V.
  • PADI Divemaster License, PADI No. 978 436.
  • Basic course “Diving Medicine Otolaryngology, Scott Haldane Foundation, Negros, Philippines.

2005

  • Basic course “Diving Medicine”, Dahab, Egypt,Scott Haldane Foundation, www.scotthaldane.nl.
  • Course “Transpersonal Meditation Acupuncture III” by dr. David J. Kopsky and prof. Jan M. Keppel Hesselink.
  • Course “Direct Access Physiotherapy.

2004

  • Manual Therapy Training Marsman.
  • Internship at the International Acupuncture Training Centre in Beijing, China (including Nose- and Earproblems, Back and neckproblems, Infertility).
  • Course “Vitamins, minerals and the relation with TCM”.
  • Course “Transpersonal Meditation Acupuncture II” by dr. David J. Kopsky and prof. Jan M. Keppel Hesselink.
  • Course “Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy”, Dutch Association for Phytotherapy.

2003

  • Course “Transpersonal Meditation Acupuncture I” by dr. David J. Kopsky and prof. Jan M. Keppel Hesselink.
  • Foundation for Physical Therapy Practice “The Octopus” in The Hague.

2002

  • Congress “Physiotherapy and mobility”.
  • Symposium “From rehabilitation to reactivation”.
  • Course “Surface electromyography in the practice”, NPI in Arnhem.
  • Course “Burnout”, Shenzhou Open University of Amsterdam.
  • Course “Zi Wu Liu Zhu” (Meridian Clock), Shenzhou Open University of Amsterdam.
  • Course “RSI and Stress Management”, Post Graduate TCM.
  • Course “TCM and Cancer”, Postgraduate TCM.

2001

  • Congress “The power of physiotherapy”.
  • Course “Communication for Physiotherapists”.
  • Course “Reporting”.

2000

  • Module “Clinical Psychology” at the Open University Netherlands.
  • Course “Body Awareness and stress management”, NPI, Arnhem.
  • Creation of “Practice for Acupuncture J.M. Vermeulen” in The Hague.

1999

  • Course “Pain” by dr. H.G. Kho, anesthetist-acupuncturist.
  • Course “Methodical act”.
  • Course “Leisure”, NPI Arnhem.
  • Course “Evidence Based Practice”.
  • Module “Social Psychology” at the Open University Netherlands.

1998

  • Course “Ear Acupuncture” (Auriculotherapy), Acupuncture College “Jing Ming” in Antwerp, Belgium.
  • Course “Listen to the Mountain”, Acupuncture College “Jing Ming” College in Antwerp, Belgium.

1995-1997

  • “Bao Ku” Chinese Herbal Studies in Utrecht.
  • Course “Immunology”, Acupuncture College “Jing Ming” in Antwerp, Belgium.
  • NVA Congress “Traditional Chinese Medicine in modern Western society”.
  • Course “Treatment of allergy in TCM”, Acupuncture College “Jing Ming”, Antwerp, Belgium.
  • Creation of “Practice of Chinese Medicine JM Vermeulen” in Voorburg.

1992-2003

  • Employed as a General-Physiotherapist in Practice for Physical Therapy “Voorburg ‘t Loo” in Voorburg.

1992

  • Course “Chinese Skull Acupuncture, Acupuncture College “Jing Ming”, Antwerp, Belgium.

1991-1994

  • Acupuncture College “Jing Ming”, Antwerp, Belgium (including one month hospital internship in Nanchang, Jiangxi College for Traditional Chinese Medicine, with academic record, China).

1990

  • Course “Bandage” by dr. C.R. v.d. Hoogenband.

1985-1989

  • Physiotherapy College in Heerlen (internship at the Orthopedic-rheumatic Fachklinik “Schwertbad” in Aachen, Germany).

1984-1985

  • “Law” at the “University of Utrecht”.

1978-1984

  • VWO Grotius College Heerlen.