About Us

Cowichan Valley Acupuncture provides personalized acupuncture treatments to help our community achieve wellness in a comfortable, safe environment.

Denise D’Fantis, Registered Acupuncturist, has over 20 years of experience creating customized treatment plans using a variety of techniques.Denise is committed to ongoing training and education in acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

At Cowichan Valley Acupuncture Denise offers more than just acupuncture. Her services include…

  • Acupuncture – Customized treatments that are simple, effective, and comfortable.
  • Cupping – Special cups placed on the skin create suction to improve circulation and immune function. Commonly used for pain relief.
  • Tui Na Massage – A form of Chinese therapeutic massage using hand techniques that can treat musculoskeletal issues, digestive problems, and other ailments.
  • Dietary Therapy – Individualized lifestyle and dietary recommendations based on Traditional Chinese Medicine principles to complement acupuncture treatments.

Denise believes acupuncture can rebalance energy, activate natural self-healing abilities, and stimulate the immune system without harsh side effects. Sterile needles placed in strategic points prompt the body to restore well-being.

Denise’s patients enjoy 30 – 45 minutes of relaxation during their acupuncture sessions. Many feel an improvement after the first visit.

At Cowichan Valley Acupuncture, your comfort and safety are our top concerns. Denise empowers patients with knowledge so they can actively participate in their health journey.

Experience the transformative benefits of acupuncture for yourself. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.

About Denise, Registered Acupuncturist

Denise D’Fantis is a licensed acupuncturist with over 20 years of experience providing customized acupuncture treatments in the Cowichan Valley. After unexpectedly experiencing relief from a severe headache with her first acupuncture treatment in 1996, Denise was inspired to change career paths. She graduated with a 4-year diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2001 and obtained her Registered Acupuncturist license in BC in 2002. Denise creates a unique treatment plan for each patient using a variety of acupuncture techniques. She empowers patients with knowledge so they can actively participate in their healing process. Her goal is to provide effective acupuncture treatments with minimal discomfort. Denise pursues ongoing training and education in areas like obstetrics, pain management, and Chinese dietary therapy. She is also certified in Distal Acupuncture, allowing her to treat sensitive conditions without touching painful areas. Denise enjoys hiking, gardening, writing, and learning about the latest acupuncture research when not treating patients.
At Cowichan Valley Acupuncture, we believe acupuncture taps into the body’s natural healing abilities. Tiny sterile needles placed in strategic points can rebalance energy, activate self-healing processes, and stimulate the immune system. Relief is possible without harsh side effects. Our calming clinic sets the stage for natural healing. You’ll enjoy 30-60 minutes of relaxation during your acupuncture session as the needles do their work. Many patients feel an immediate improvement after the first visit. Experience the transformative power of acupuncture for yourself. Contact Cowichan Valley Acupuncture today to schedule your initial consultation.


Choose Cowichan Valley Acupuncture for a personalized haven of care. Our commitment to customized care, diverse treatments, and professional expertise ensures a premium wellness experience tailored to meet your unique health needs.
  • 20+ years of experience
  • Safe, simple, and gentle treatments
  • Customized treatment plans for every patient
  • Chinese Medicine Dietary Therapy options
  • Distal Acupuncture Options: Great for conditions too painful to touch, acute injuries, and Fibromyalgia.