If you are new to tcm acupuncture, know that you will be asked a lot of questions 🙂 It’s all part of the process to help understand the underlying patterns.
During your first session, a health history and tcm intake is compiled. There is a standard health history form which includes past health history and the main issues you are coming in for along with a series of questions about particular indicators of imbalance according to traditional Chinese medicine. There is a copy of the intake forms here: intake so that you can fill it out before you come if you like.
There is no expectation of disclosure, if it doesn’t feel right for you, but more information does give a clearer picture for assessment and diagnosis.
Here’s a more comprehensive article about the best ways to facilitate the treatment process: