Inner Ocean Empowerment Project


Founded by Mindi K. Counts MAc, Dipl. LAc.

Inner Ocean Empowerment Project (IOEP) is an international organization that provides alternative medical, psychological, and spiritual resources to heal the effects of trauma in individuals and communities worldwide. ​IOEP​ ​assists women, children, and other vulnerable populations​ ​in building ​ ​the necessary internal resources that weaken the impact of oppression and reduce the experience of shame. Using acupuncture, education, and culturally appropriate guidance,​ ​​IOEP ​ ​provide​​​ ​the tools to build confidence and to restore health in the individual, the family, and community at large.​ ​​IOEP’s ​ ​goal is to empower these populations, thereby building resilience, leadership, and strength​ ​among their communities.

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Our Tools:
  • Acupuncture Clinics
  • Leadership Training
  • Non-Violent Communication
  • Bearing Witness
  • Educational Health Classes
  • Rites of Passage Ceremony

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