Cinzia Scorzon is a Chinese medicine practitioner and a senior lecturer at the University of Westminster in London. She has undertaken post-graduate training and was awarded an MSc in Chinese Medicine at the Northern College of Acupuncture, York, affiliated to the University of Wales and a Master in Chinese Herbal Medicine at the University of Westminster, London. In addition she spent a year a half in Shanghai to learn Chinese language and study with several well-known Chinese physicians. Cinzia extended her studies in Japan and South Korea as well as presenting in several multidisciplinary international conferences. She has been working in private practice since 1984, and has been teaching both in the UK and abroad. She is currently leading a research project at the university that compares cognitive behavioural therapy with acupuncture in treating generalised anxiety disorders (GAD).