CODE 4 ACUPUNCTURE has its roots in Law Enforcement and public safety, although patients would never know it from the gentle treatments and open demeanor of the this Acupuncturist.
Upon discovering that acupuncture and herbs "really
worked" for her, Deborah Turner followed a new path, retired from 25
years of expertise in the field of law enforcement, and slowly
transitioned into the healing art and science field of Alternative
Medicine. "Officer Debbie" traded in her gun and badge for needles and
herbs.... from the outward moving, active "Yang" to the inward, quiet
Those in Asian medicine call it Yang transforming into Yin.
But, eventually, it became blended. Yang and Yin, outward and inward,
active and quiet, balanced together. Strength balanced with tranquility.
Deborah attended the four year Master's Program at Emperor's College and Clinic, graduating magna cum laude, later earning the title of "Distinguished Alumni." She became licensed in 2003, and continues to maintain ongoing licensure with the State of California and Nationally with NCCAOM.
Always an innovator, "Officer Debbie" approached Police
Chief Ken Weldon with the idea of bringing Alternative Medicine to Law
Enforcement. Recognizing the highs and lows of law enforcement from
first hand experience, Debbie knew that acupuncture would be of benefit
to many. Chief Weldon, also a visionary, wanted to make this a reality.
With his full support, and that of the City Council, "CODE 4
ACUPUNCTURE" was born.
For two years, Deborah specialized in the treatment
of public safety professionals and their families, which resulted in
many success stories.
Then, in 2006, she expanded her practice to
include residents and visitors to local mountain communities in Kern
County, along the corridor of the I5, known as the Grapevine. Her
treatments are gentle, yet effective, and performed with empathy,
sensitivity, non-judgment, and confidentiality.
Deborah has become widely known and respected for her
knowledge and skill as an Acupuncturist and Herbalist. She has lived in
the mountains for over 30 years, and is extremely pleased to be
working with, and providing Alternative Medicine to those within her