Caroline and Allen Proctor are the founders and directors of Elemental Health LLC. Their combined vision and skills enable Elemental Health LLC to offer an integrative approach to well-being, transforming body and spirit. They live in Asheville, NC.
Caroline is an ordained Presbyterian Minister and a licensed Acupuncturist, Board Certified Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, Massage Therapist and Bodyworker. After two years of hospital ministry, ten years of congregational ministry and two years directing a non-profit helping women transitioning from prison, Caroline determined to expand her healing practice to direct client care. She believes strongly that our bodies do reflect and contain our spiritual and emotional lives and that to touch one is to affect the other. It is a great honor to her for clients to come and share an hour or an hour and a half with her and allow her to be part of the journey toward health and wholeness with them.
She received her Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts, her MDiv from Duke Divinity School, a BA from Davidson College, and her training in massage therapy at Arizona School of Integrative Studies in Prescott, AZ.
Caroline studied ritual and theology at Duke Divinity School and in a semester of self directed study in Mexico. Her studies in Chinese Medicine have been infused with the teachings of Jeffrey Yuen, an 88th generation Daoist priest. His lineage and incorporation of the work of spirit and belief as integrated into the healing process have greatly inspired and informed her practice. Caroline incorporates ritual in her personal practices and also in her practice of acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, massage therapy and retreat leadership. These rituals are not developed solely by her, but rather in conversation with clients in order to invite the most empowering opportunities and reflection possible.
Her hobbies include writing, quilting, baking, cooking, gardening, hiking, and paddling. She and her husband Allen and their dogs enjoy time with family and spending time together as much as possible.
Caroline is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist, and Presbyterian Minister. M.A.O.M., L.Ac. NC 779, L.M.B.T. NC #10355, M.Div.
Elemental Health LLC is located in Asheville, North Carolina.