Mary Bonnette, PhD is a Mental Health Nurse Specialist, specializing in nicotine recovery using Electro-Auriculotherapy.  Dr. Bonnette completed her Doctoral Degree in Health Services from Walden University with a dissertation and research focus on nicotine addiction and electro-auriculotherapy using Nogier’s auriculotherapy.  She received her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Nursing from the University of South Florida, Tampa where she was awarded a Kellogg Foundation Fellow for post graduate work.  Dr. Bonnette completed Mayo Clinic’s Nicotine Dependency Counselor Training Program in Rochester, Minnesota.She is a Founding Board Member and serves as an instructor for the Auriculotherapy Certification Institute (ACI). She has taught workshops on nicotine dependency and cessation at international conferences and has offered electro-auriculotherapy in her practice since 1988, working closely with neurologist, medical internists, family practitioners, psychiatrists, cardiologists, pulmonologists, nurse practitioners and other health care professionals and agencies.


Bonnette, M.L. (June, 2016) Dancing with Health. eBella.

Bonnette, M.L. (2008) CE FEATURE. Auricular Transcutaneous Electrical Neuro-stimulation, Addiction Education, Behavioral Training, Coaching Support and the Nicotine Addiction Treatment Process. Journal of Addictions Nursing 19: 130-140.

Bonnette, M.L. (2008). The Holistic Trinity: Mind, Body and Spirit. Reflections. FGCU.

Bonnette, M.L. (2006). Auriculotherapy in the Treatment of Nicotine Addiction (Doctoral Dissertation, Walden University, 2006) Dissertation Abstracts International (UMI) I.D. #1170.

Bonnette, M.L. (2005). A Comprehensive Model for the Treatment of Nicotine Dependence in a Medical Setting.  Presentation at the Auricuotherapy Certification Institute’s 6th Annual Conference, Naples, Florida.