Learning Mien Shiang from Patrician McCarthy has been a valuable addition to my work in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It has become an integral part of my clinical practice and my teaching experience with students. I am grateful for everything she has taught me.”
- Keiko Cronin
L.Ac., former academic dean, Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine

TAOIST FACE READING
Online Courses

Face Reading (Mien Shiang): A Taoist Practice
Level One

Eligibility: For self-development and for the practitioner
Prerequisite: None 
Cost: $349.99

  • Lesson One

    Mien Shiang 101

  • Lesson Two

    Inherited and Acquired Traits

  • Lesson Three

    What We Read on the Face

  • Lesson Four

    Facial Features and What They Mean

  • Lesson Five

    Compatible and Opposing Facial Features

  • Lesson Six

    The Five Basic Principles and How They Relate to Mien Shiang

  • Lesson Seven

    The Five Element Associations

  • Lesson Eight

    The Five Element Cycles

  • Lesson Nine

    Wrap Up

  • Lesson One

    Face Shapes

  • Lesson Two

    Two Sides of the Face

  • Lesson Three

    Colors on the Face

  • Lesson Four

    External Qi

  • Lesson Five

    The Age Areas of the Face and Corresponding Markings

  • Lesson Six

    The Three Zones of the Face

  • Lesson Seven

    The Three Zones of the Face 2

  • Lesson Eight

    Putting the Pieces of the Puzzle Together

  • Lesson Nine

    Wrap Up

Face Reading (Mien Shiang): Reading Behavior and Personality at a Glance
Level Two

Eligibility: For self-development and for the practitioner
Prerequisite: Level One: Face Reading (Mien Shiang): A Taoist Practice 
Cost: $349.99

Praise For Patrician

Leave it to Patrician McCarthy to take on the complex system of Taoist human analysis and make it witty and entertaining.”
- Dr. Lia Andrews
DAOM, L.Ac., Author, 7 Times a Woman and The Postpartum Recovery Program
Patrician McCarthy's knowledge of Taoist psychology gives the reader a new model for understanding the human personality and soul.
- Laurie Nadel, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist, Author, The Five Gifts: Discovering Hope, Healing and Strength When Disaster Strikes

Taoist Psychology & Mien Shiang:
Personality, Behavior, Character of Each Element for the Health Practitioner

Taoist Psychology & Mien Shiang:
The Wood Element Personality

Taoist Psychology & Mien Shiang:
The Fire Element Personality

Taoist Psychology & Mien Shiang:
The Earth Element Personality

Taoist Psychology & Mien Shiang:
The Metal Element Personality

Taoist Psychology & Mien Shiang:
The Water Element Personality

Taoist Psychology & Mien Shiang:
Putting The Elements Together