Rosenblatt and her husband, Steven Rosenblatt M.D.
PhD. were the very first acupuncture pioneers in the
U.S., arranging lectures at UCLA in 1971. They
started the first acupuncture clinic in the country
at UCLA in 1973, after studies in Chinatown and in Hong
launched licensing in the first five states and
started the first schools--in Boston, L.A, San Diego
and Tel Aviv. Kathleen was the first acupuncturist
in Santa Barbara and held classes at Cottage
Hospital and S B City College.
practiced acupuncture in Bath, England and in the
West Indies for four years. She has lectured on
acupuncture in Spanish on television and lectured on
metaphysics in French in Paris and Quebec.
Steven earned the
first doctoral thesis ever on Acupuncture in 1978
and demonstrated its effects on brain waves, a study
which is still referenced today. It showed how
certain energizing points could stimulate Beta
waves, and other sedating points could induce
relaxed Alpha waves. Research has continued to
support this and many other effects of acupuncture
on the mind and emotions.
was educated by Franciscans and Jesuits, studied at
Quito Equador, spent a year at the Sorbonne in
Paris, France, graduated Magna cum Laude and earned an NDEA
scholarship to the University of Connecticut. Her
studies of traditional cultures and religions have
influenced her science & art of healing. Her
doctoral thesis in Comparative Literature became a
Rene Daumal: The Live & Work of a Mystique Guide, published in
Paris in 1992 and by SUNY Press in 1999. This effort
took two decades and exposed her to many ancient
forms of healing knowledge. She studied with
curanderas in Mexico and with Carlos Castaneda
extensively in the 1980s.
has had solo exhibits of her paintings in Mexico,
England, Martinique, and Grenada, West Indies. She
is also a musician whose piano music appears on the