Paul Olko is a Naturopathic Physician, and Certified practitioner of Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine and Tui Na Acupressure Therapy since 1971. With his wife, Lisa Olko, he runs the Green Lake Healing Center, located in Charlottesville VA.
Paul has studied herbology, natural medicine, bodywork, and philosophy with a variety of luminaries including Viktoras Kulvinskas, Michio Kushi, Vasant Lad, Stan Malstrom, Hua Ching Ni, Swami Satchidananda, and Michael Tierra.
He received his B.S. from Trenton State College in 1975. He received his degree in Naturopathy in 1982 from the Southeastern School of Naturopathy. In 1987 he received certification from the Academy of Oriental Heritage in Vancouver, B.C. In 1988, Paul completed further training in Tui Na massage, Qigong, and Tai Chi at the Florida Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In 1989 he completed his Masters and certification as an herbalist from East West Herbal School.
Paul is certified by the National Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Asian Bodywork Therapy and board certified as a Diplomat of Chinese Herbology by the National Council for the Certification of Acupuncturists in Washington, D.C.