Keynote Speaking and CEU Programs

“With authenticity and humility, Dr. Shiroko demonstrates a natural ability to empower and inspire people.” —Alaina Yoakum, Program Coordinator

Keynote Topics

Women’s Motivational Speakers


Happiness, Stress, and Balance

Overcoming Adversity

Living Fully – Even with a Chronic or Undiagnosed Illness

Women’s Health

Aging with Grace

Healing When it Seems Impossible


Future of Medicine

Alternative Medicine

Health and Wellness

Integrative Medicine

Chinese Medicine

Mystery Illnesses

Dr. Shiroko Sokitch believes in your body and its ability to heal. Her mission is simple: she wants you to feel good – to become friends with your body, and to experience the lasting vitality that is your birthright. As a practicing physician, acupuncturist, and Functional Medicine doctor, her 25+ years of diverse medical experience gives her an edge at navigating and solving difficult conditions that seem to defy diagnosis or resolution.

From Healthcare professionals and industry leaders to individuals who are dealing with difficult issues and are desperate for relief, to anyone who is experiencing a seemingly impossible challenge, Dr. Shiroko offers a life-changing vision of healing, hope, and perseverance. As she states, “You can heal—no matter what!”

Why Choose Shiroko?

  • Thought leader in today’s age of health and medicine
  • Rare medical expertise
  • Author of Best-Selling book, “Healing When it Seems Impossible”
  • Creative, innovative and successful in developing healthcare solutions
  • Authentic and inspiring keynotes offer a revolutionary vision of health and immediately applicable tools for better health
  • Pioneer in a new standard of compassionate care
  • Conceived and created the Disaster Recovery Summit – the first and only charitable summit for victims of disasters
  • Television Producer and Host of “Perspectives on Healing,” a public access TV program
  • Health advice columnist for The Healdsburg Tribune and Sonoma West for 15 Years
  • Prolific expert webinar guest and blogger

Since opening Heart to Heart Medical Center in 1993, Dr. Shiroko has been a leader in integrative medical solutions and developed a revolutionary approach to holistic health. Her powerful and impactful program touches the heart of challenges faced by both healthcare professionals and individuals who are dealing with chronic, mysterious, or difficult conditions. Dr. Shiroko’s expertise and unique perspective on hormones, the immune system, and the nervous system (which she calls the Triangle of Wellness™) her life-long commitment to love, and her tenacious drive to find answers offers solutions to heal, even when it seems impossible. Her keynotes are offered to healthcare professionals for a variety of CEU credits.

All programs can be used for CME’s or CEU’s.


From Knives to Needles – Tools for Progressive Medical Professionals

Alternative Keynote Titles:

  • Chinese Medicine: A Lens to Healing
  • Understanding the Body through Chinese Medicine
  • Crisis or Opportunity? Healing as a Journey
  • Decoding the Body’s Mysteries: An Integrative Medical Approach
  • Accelerate Your Healing: Chinese Medicine as a Tool to Learn

How do you heal when the prescribed remedy fails and no matter what you do, nothing seems to help? In this bold and transformative keynote, Dr. Shiroko brings her innovative, effective and compassionate approach to wellness to your company or conference. With an integrative vision towards health, you will learn that Chinese medicine is not only a healing modality – it is a map to understand the mysterious communications of the body – and one that you can use!

Having worked with thousands of patients who have suffered from undiagnosed, chronic, or unexplained conditions, Dr. Shiroko intimately understands the difficulties that healthcare professionals face when patients don’t respond well to a prescribed remedy. She is an authority at combining Western and Chinese medicine, having spent over 25 years devoted to finding solutions to seemingly impossible problems.

Dr. Shiroko empowers audiences to trust the wisdom of their bodies and achieve optimal health, happiness, abundance, and fulfillment in their lives and at work. Her ability to inspire and affect audiences makes her an invaluable resource for healthcare professionals and a lead educator for integrative medicine. Each keynote is customized to meet the particular needs of the client.

In this powerful keynote, you’ll learn to:

  • Identify the basic principles of Chinese medicine
  • Assess the mental, emotional, and spiritual influences on physical healing
  • Respond to the body’s messages and address what is needed to heal
  • Apply essential keys to solve difficult health conditions
  • Renew your faith in your body and its ability to heal
  • Use tools for resiliency when facing adversity
  • Interpret symptoms as a map toward healing
  • Develop your grit and motivation to find health solutions

Shiroko was incredibly engaging and knowledgeable. The audience truly loved learning and interacting with her, staying well after the talk was over to ask her further questions. With authenticity and humility, Dr. Shiroko demonstrates a natural ability to empower and inspire people. It was an absolute pleasure to work with Dr. Shiroko, and we look forward to collaborating with her again.
Alaina Yoakum , Program Coordinator, Koret Taube Center for Jewish Peoplehood at the Osher Marin JCC


Healing When It Seems Impossible: 7 Keys to Defy the Odds

Alternative Titles:

    • Your Heroic Healing Journey
    • Crisis or Opportunity? A Guide to Overcoming Pain and Discovering Purpose
    • Crisis or Opportunity? Healing as the Beginning of a Journey
    • Never, Ever Giving Up: Overcoming Adversity
    • Perfect Health: Thinking Outside the Box
    • Mystery Illness? Incorporating 7 Keys and Chinese medicine
    • There is No Box! Discovering a Life of Vibrant Health

You have the ability to live a full and vibrant life – no matter what! Dr. Shiroko openly acknowledges the difficulties that are a part of the healing process and directs you to create a positive, nurturing relationship with your body. With over 25+ years of medical experience, Dr. Shiroko is the authority on blending Chinese and western medicine. Her extraordinary and powerful healing approach encourages you to look “outside the box” of traditional concepts around health and healing, to find your own unique path – a path where you are the hero of your own journey.

Sharing personal stories and patient successes, Dr. Shiroko’s life-changing keynote provides practical and proven tools to tap into, understand, and act upon what your body is telling you in order to accelerate your healing process.

Her message is clear: “When healing is your goal and you make friends with your body something astonishing happens… By learning to listen, trust, understand and act upon what your body is saying – not from a place of judgment or blame, but from a place of love – you become whole in your body, mind, and spirit. From that place, you can heal.”

Dr. Shiroko’s transformative keynote will give you tools to:

    • Create a path for lasting health, vitality, and wellness
    • Discern your body’s messages
    • Gain confidence in your ability to heal
    • Apply skills to integrate, channel, and activate your energy
    • Develop your ability to handle obstacles and adversity
    • Employ real solutions to customize your wellness practice into your daily life
    • Lose your fear of illness
    • Integrate the Chinese medicine perspective on healing

“We can’t solve the impossible with ideas that we’ve already tried … which is why it seems impossible! In order to defy the odds and heal, we need to use our imagination. It means thinking so far outside the box that there is no box—because no box can contain you!”
—Dr. Shiroko

“If we can assume that the body is intelligent and is working on your behalf, then what is it trying to show you when there’s trouble?” —Dr. Shiroko

7 Keys are:

1.     Listen to your body

2.     Love, don’t fear your body

3.     Take care of your physical health – by keeping your brain, hormones, immune system, digestion,and circulation in balance

4.     Take care of your lifestyle – eat right, exercise, use the right supplements

5.     Become aware of your emotional/spiritual connection to your body,

6.     Never give up, be patient and persistent in your quest for health.

7.     Honor Your Path

Girl, You’ve Gotta Fall in Love with Your Life! 

Have you ever noticed that when you’re in love, everything feels good?  In this unique keynote, geared towards women of all ages, Dr. Shiroko demonstrates how falling in love with your life can activate that sense of being in love, and help you achieve optimal vibrant health. Dr. Shiroko reveals secrets to staying fit and healthy, and offers a range of simple solutions including acupuncture, bio-identical hormones, Chinese herbs, stress reduction, and bringing love into your health regimen.