Face Reading & Facial Diagnosis Online Courses

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  • Face Reading Practitioner Course: completion of Levels One and Two
  • Facial Diagnosis Practitioner Course: completion of Levels One, Two, and Three

 

To be eligible for either of these Practitioner Courses, you must enroll through the Mien Shiang Institute, and you must complete each class of each Level required. You will receive prescribed feedback from Patrician McCarthy, founder of The MSI. Patrician will personally evaluate your Self Assessments and completed quizzes during the course of each Level, as well as your final exam at the end of each Level which will determine if you are ready to advance to the next Level.

 

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(To enroll, please contact us via e-mail only info@mienshiang.com)

Level One — Reading the Face : Personality Traits, Characteristics, and Behaviors

Level One, 34 lessons, lays the foundations for the study of both Face Reading and Facial Diagnosis. This is a comprehensive introductory study of Mien Shiang and the Five Element personality characteristics and traits that are revealed on the face. It is a thorough course designed for one’s personal use, and for practitioners and teachers of both Mien Shiang and the Taoist Five Elements.

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Course Introductionfeatures.001

  • What Do You Know About the Face?
  • Self-Study Assignment

Part One of Level One: The Elements of Mien Shiang & The Five Element Personalities

Lesson 1: Mien Shiang 101 * Face Reading Basics

  • What Is Mien Shiang?cycle.supportive.027
  • Why Do We Read the Face?
  • What We Read on the Face
  • The Twelve Facial Features and Their Primary Personality or Behavioral Characteristics
  • Review & Self-Assessment Evaluation
  • Assignment

Lesson 2: Inherited and Acquired Traits

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  • Assignment
  • Our Acquired Facial Traits
  • Assignment
  • Gifts and Challenges of Inherited and Acquired Traits
  • Assignment

Lesson 3: The Five Basic Principles and How They Relate to Mien Shiang

  • The Five Principles: Harmony, Entirety, Qi, Yin and Yang, Five Elements
  • Yin and Yang Facial Featuresearth.qi.066
  • Assignment
  • The Essentials of the Taoist Five Elements
  • The Supportive and Controlling Cycles
  • Assignment
  • Review and Self-Assessment Evaluation
  • Assignment

Lesson 4: The Taoist Five Elements: Personality : Emotions : Behavior

  • Using the Five Elements and Their Associations to Interpret the Facestress.emotions.114
  • Characteristics and Traits of the Five Element Personalities
  • External Qi Movement for the Five Element Body Types
  • Assignments
  • Lesson4-A: The Wood Element Personality
  • Lesson 4-B: The Fire Element Personality
  • Lesson 4-C: The Earth Element Personality
  • Lesson 4-D: The Metal Element Personality
  • Lesson 4-E: The Water Element Personality
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  • Review & Self-Assessment Evaluation

Lesson 5: How Many Elements Can a Person Be?

  • Determining Five Element Personality Type/s
  • Five Element Personality Test and Quiz
  • Self-Assessment Guides
  • Assignment

Lesson 6: Face Shapes and Age Areas of the Facetriangle.shape.056

  • The Five Element Face Shapes
  • Combination Face Shapes
  • Self-Assessment Evaluation
  • Assignment

Lesson 7: The Two Sides of the Face

  • The Significances of the Two Sides of the Face
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  • Analyzing Each Side of the Face and Unmatched Features
  • Assignment
  • Determining Yin and Yang Sides of the Face
  • Self-Assessment Evaluation
  • Assignment

Lesson 8: Age Areas and Markings on the Face

  • The Specific Age Areas of the Facecolors.quiz.146
  • Markings on the Age Areas of the Face
  • Assignment

Lesson 9: Colors on the Face

  • Complexion and the Five Elements
  • The Changing Colors on the Face
  • Self-Assessment Evaluation
  • Assignment

Lesson 10: The Three Zones of the FaceZones.quiz.128

  • The Physical, Behavioral, and Personality Traits of Each Zone
  • How to Determine the Dominant Zone
  • Relying on the Dominant Zone — Or Not
  • Self-Assessment Evaluation
  • Assignment

Part Two of Level One: Reading the Individual Features

  • As with the Lessons of Part One, 1 – 10, the following Lessons, 11 – 32, will each have Self-Assessment study evaluations that include flashcards, scatter cards, slideshows, videos, quizzes; as well as tests, quizzes, and  assignments.

Lesson 11: How to Read a Face: The Mien Shiang Wayflashcards.face.shapes

  • Review: What We Read on the Face
  • Putting the Pieces of the Puzzle Together
  • Step by Step: The Five Steps to Reading the Face
  • Each Element Presents Its’ Own Challenges In a Reading
  • A Face Reading

Lesson 12: Analyzing Each Feature for Specific Traits

  • The Elements Associated with the Features
  • Self-Assessment Evaluation
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Lesson 13: Ears: Kidney Jing, Size, Shape, Three Sections, Set, Positioning, External Ear, Markings, Helix, Color, Lobes, Ear Cartilage and Basic Constitution

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Ears

Lesson 14: Hairline: Characteristics, Shape

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Lesson 15: Forehead: The Three Regions, Size, Shape, Markings

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Forehead

Lesson 16: Brow Bones: Size, Shape

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Brow Bones

Lesson 17 Temples: Reality and Altered States

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Temples

Lesson 18: Eyebrows: Set, Position, Length, Texture, Shape, Markings

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Eyebrows

Lesson 19 Yin Tong: Markings, Colors

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Yin Tong

Lesson 20: Eyes: Shen, Size, Shape, Set, Positions

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Eyes

Lesson 21: Eyelids: Upper, Top, and Bottom; Size, Set, Shaperaised.lower.lids.149

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Eyelids

Lesson 22: Eye Whites: Colors

Lesson 23: Iris: Size

Lesson 24: Eye Color

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Eye Whites, Iris, and Eye Colors

Lesson 25: Seeing From the Eyes

Lesson 26: Markings Around the Eyes: Lines of Lost Love, Sadness Lines, Chronic Pain Lines, Grief Lines, Unshed Tears, Marks of Infidelity

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Eye Markings

Lesson 27: Cheeks: Size, Shape, Middle and Lower Cheeks; Markings, Colors

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Cheeks

Lesson 28: Cheekbones: Size, Set, Shape

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Cheekbones

Lesson 29: Nose: Size, Length, Set, Positioning, Shape; Tip of the Nose: Markings, Colors

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Nose

Lesson 30: The Nose and the Spinal Column: Markings that Reveal Back Pain and Injury

Lesson 31: Nostrils: Size, Shape

Lesson 32: Fa Ling Lines: Life Purpose

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Fa Ling Lines

Lesson 33: Philtrum: Length, Depth, Lines, Colors

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Philtrum

Lesson 34: Mouth: Size, Shape, Set, Positioning, Markings, Colors, Textures

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Mouth

Lesson 35: Chin: Size, Shape, Markings

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Chin

Lesson 35: Jaws: Size, Shape, Markings

  • A Face Reading: Emphasis on Jaws

Lesson 36: Wrap Up

Level One course fee $675



(Some Level One Classes may be taken individually for $99 per class.)

(* We offer a separate ‘long weekend’ 3 day course with Patrician on The Three Zones of the Face,  In Your Zone, for practitioners and teachers of Mien Shiang and the Taoist Five Elements which gives in-depth teaching on each zone. In Your Zone also presents specific tips and scenarios to help you to teach the invaluable qualities of the Three Zones to your clients, students, and patients. Please contact us via e-mail at info@mienshiang.com for further information.)

Level Two: The Five Element Patterns: Determining the Emotional Issues and Behavioral Patterns for Each Element and The Diagnostic Associations for the Facial Features

Level Two, eighteen Lessons,  (a) explores the physical, physiological, emotional issues, and behavioral patterns of each of the Five Element personalities, and (b) teaches how to recognize certain dispositions and predispositions for imbalance for each Element by analyzing the face; and, (c) an in depth study of the diagnostic associations related to each of the twelve facial features.

Lesson 1: Introduction to the Unique Personality, Emotional, and Behavioral Aspects Associated with the Five Elements

  • Overview of the Behavioral, Emotional and Psychological Personality Traits and Behaviors of each of the Five Elements
  • How the Behavioral, Emotional and Psychological Associations Manifest on the Face

Lesson 2 & 3 & 4: Water Element: Reading the Water Element Facial Features and Markings to Identify Water/Kidney Emotions, Behaviors, Patterns, and Imbalances

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  • The Emotional Issues and Behavioral Patterns for the Water Element Personality: Phobias, Agoraphobia, Schizophrenia, Schizophreniform Disorder Brief Psychotic Disorder, Postpartum Disorder, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Sleep Related Disorders, Panic Attacks, Neurocognitive Disorder, Pathological Gambling Disorder, Catatonia, Hypersomnolence (hypersomnia), Enuresis

Lesson 5 & 6 & 7Wood Element:  Reading the Wood Element Facial Features and Markings to Identify Wood/Liver Emotions, Behaviors, Patterns, and Imbalances

  • The Emotional Issues and Behavioral Patterns for the Wood Element Personality: Anger, Rage, Intermittent Explosive Disorder, Depression, Stress, Bi-Polar, Alcoholism, Accidents & Injuries, Chronic Fatigue, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Conduct Disorder

Lesson 8 & 9 & 10: Fire Element:  Reading the Fire Element Facial Features and Markings to Identify Fire/Heart Emotions, Behaviors, Patterns, and Imbalances

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  • The Emotional Issues and Behavioral Patterns for the Fire Element Personality: Shen, Mania, Despair, ADD / Hyperactivity, Insomnia, Stuttering, Tics, Tourette’s Disorder

Lesson 11 & 12 & 13: Earth Element:  Reading the Earth Element Facial Features and Markings to Identify Earth/Spleen Emotions, Behaviors, Patterns, and Imbalances

  • The Emotional Issues and Behavioral Patterns for the Earth Element Personality: Bulimia, Anorexia, Binge Eating Disorder, Ulcers, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; Breast Cancer, Enabling Behavior, Hoarding Disorder,

Lesson 14 & 15 & 16: Metal Element:  Reading the Metal Element Facial Features and Markings to Identify Metal/Lung Emotions, Behaviors, Patterns, and Imbalances

  • The Emotional Issues and Behavioral Patterns for the Metal Element Personality: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Eating Disorders, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Anorexia, Autism Spectrum Disorder/Asperger’s Disorder, Depersonalization/De-realization Disorder, Dissociative Identity Disorder, Dissociative Amnesia, Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Lesson17: Multiple Element Imbalances

  • How to Read the Multiple Elemental Imbalances of Emotions, Behavior and Character on the Face
  • Determining Which – If Any – Elemental Imbalances Take Precedence in Diagnosis and Attention

Lesson18: Wrap Up

Level Two course fee $2825

 

BONUS COURSE ADD ON: The Taoist Emotional & Psychological Effects of Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Injections, Facial Tattoos, and Facial Piercing

Course fee $375.00

 

Level Three: Medical Mien Shiang:: Facial Diagnosis: Reading the Face for Illnesses & Imbalances

Level Three, eighteen classes, is an in-depth study of Facial Diagnosis to recognize and diagnose signs of emotional, psychological & physical imbalances associated with each of the Five Elements.

Lesson 1: Overview of Taoist/Chinese Medicine Facial Diagnosis: Looking for Signs of Predisposition and Existing Ailments

Lessons 2 & 4: Facial Diagnosis for Water: Kidney Illnesses and Imbalance

  •  Fertility, Female Reproductive, Endometriosis, Fibroids, Menopause, Stroke, High Blood Pressure, Kidney Stones, Osteoporosis, Aging, Alzheimerʼs, Hearing, Hypertension, Aging

Wood and Water

Lessons 5 & 6 & 7: Facial Diagnosis for Wood : Liver Illnesses & Imbalances

  •  Heart Attack, Stroke, Circulatory, Lung into Heart, Hepatitis, Indigestion, Ulcers,  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Hypertension, Accidents and Injuries; Upper and Lower Back, and Shoulder Tension; TMJ, Chronic Fatigue

Lessons 8 & 9 & 10: Facial Diagnosis for Fire Illnesses & Imbalances

  •  Epilepsy, Dyslexia, Speech Impediments, Inflammatory Diseases, Arthritis, Bursitis, Hives

Lessons 11 & 12 & 13: Facial Diagnosis for Earth Element Illnesses & Imbalances

  •  Prostate Cancer, Breast Cancer, Ulcers, Kroneʼs / Crohnʼs Disease, Irritable Bowel, Hemorrhoids, Lower Body Swelling, Diabetes

Lessons 14 & 15 & 16: Facial Diagnosis for Metal Illnesses & Imbalances

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  •  Asthma, Allergies, Environmental Allergies, Bronchitis, Emphysema, Psoriasis, Arthritis, AIDS, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinsonʼs, Fibrosis, Lupus, Fibromyalgia

Lesson17: Taoist Relationship between Physical and Emotional Imbalances

  • How Physical Imbalances and the Multiple Elemental Imbalances of Emotions, Behavior and Character Affect or Are Affected by the Other

Lesson 18: Wrap Up &  Tie Ins


Level Three course fee $2825

(Level Three classes may be taken individually as follows: Class 1, $199; Classes 2 – 12, $255 each class.)