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traditional chinese medicine therapist





Traditional Chinese medicine therapists use alternative medicine approaches to cure illnesses in all its forms. They also use various therapies such as the use of herbal medicines, acupuncture, massages and dietary therapies, to increase the general health of the patient and to prevent a disease from occurring.

Scope note

Includes doctors of medicine or other healthcare professionals (e.g. midwife).

Alternative Labels

TCM therapist

traditional chinese medicine therapist

TCM practitioner

therapist in TCM

traditional chinese medicine practitioner

specialist in traditional chinese medicine

TCM specialist

chinese medicine therapist

therapist in traditional chinese medicine

practitioner of traditional chinese medicine

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: