Auriculotherapy was over 38 years ago, after spending over 10 years with other modalities and techniques. The effectiveness of Auriculotherapy is exciting as we continue to develop protocols and improve technology. In the early to mid 1970's Auricular Acupuncture and Auriculotherapy was taught by many groups, many of them are no longer active. Dr Paul Nogier, a medical doctor, neurologist, and acupuncturist from Lyon, France well known for his contribution to Ear Acupuncture, labeled the technique Auriculotherapy. He was in Atlanta with us in 1971 and presented and exciting program that really gave Auriculotherapy a good start in the U.S.