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Experienced Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner & RMT in Calgary

Clearwater Acupuncture in Calgary was incorporated in 2005. Owners Martin Schwartz RMT has been in practice since 1980 and Dr. Marjorie Copithorn R.Ac. has been in practice since 2001. Clearwater Acupuncture is an alternative clinic with a special interest in treating emotionally rooted issues and stress-related disorders, as well as chronic conditions, and offering complementary cancer/palliative support, pediatrics and more. Above all, our mission is to provide effective, compassionate care.


Dr. Marjorie Copithorn BA DTCM R.Ac.

Dr. Marjorie Copithorn, acupuncturist, herbalist and Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner, has been in clinical practice since 2001.


Dr. Marjorie's areas of specialization/interest:

  • Stress-related and emotionally rooted disorders (i.e. mental-emotional concerns)
  • Chronic pain management
  • Women's health with the addition of pediatric treatment


Dr. Marjorie's educational background:

  • Diploma in Acupuncture, Alberta College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in Calgary
  • Diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Alberta College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in Calgary
  • Certificate in Medical Acupuncture, ACATCM
  • Acupressure Therapy, Mount Royal College
  • Usui Reiki Master, Mount Royal University
  • BA (with distinction) Sociology, University of Calgary
  • Certified Yoga Instructor, Yoga Center of Calgary
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology


Marjorie's post-graduate studies and training include:

  • "Clinical Integration Program"- a two-year program with Lonny Jarrett L.Ac., integrating the Five Elements, the Eight Principles and advanced Pulse Diagnostics
  • Continuing study with Lonny Jarrett L.Ac., Stockbridge, Mass., USA
  • Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnostics (with Brian LaForgia)
  • Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture (with Virginia Doran)
  • Shonishin/Pediatric Acupuncture (with Raven Lang)
  • Complementary Cancer Care (Sloan Memorial-Kettering Cancer Institute, New York, NY, USA)
  • Awakening the Soul Qi Gong, Healing Qi Qi Gong (Master Li Jun Feng)
  • Continued study in Classical Chinese Medicine


Professional Memberships:

  • College and Association of Acupuncturists of Alberta (CAAA)


Martin Schwartz RMT

Martin Schwartz RMT, "Holistic Stress Specialist", has been in clinical practice since 1980 specializing in the treatment of stress-related tensions and emotionally rooted disorders. The only child of Holocaust survivors, Martin dealt with depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress arising from his early history. These personal struggles evolved into a passionate and committed desire to assist those afflicted with the invisible wounds of unresolved emotional issues and tensions.


Known for his unique and gentle touch-based approach, Martin has gained a reputation for excellent therapeutic results in both acute and chronic conditions. Martin has successfully treated hundreds of people in his more than 30 years of practice, including fellow practitioners, physicians, social workers and psychologists.


If you have any questions, please feel free to call our alternative clinic. We will be pleased to help you out with any questions or concerns, or to book you an appointment.

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