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“For as long as I can remember I’ve had an insatiable curiosity for health and understanding the human body.  My awareness of healing and wellness drastically shifted after witnessing my dad go through a sudden heart attack when he was only 44 and I was in the 7th grade.  This opened my eyes to a whole new world and sprouted a passion for healing the body with holistic approaches.

 

In my late teens and early 20s I was introduced to the wellness and yoga scene while dealing with many chronic health issues.  This had a ripple effect and brought me to many amazing teachers and healers who helped me through a very dark period of my life.  I was dealing with many chronic health issues (high anxiety, panic attacks, depression, insomnia, chronic pain, spondylolisthesis, amenorrhea, skin issues & PTSD), which are now areas that I focus on in my practice.

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During this period, I became frustrated with the pharmaceutical based approaches and the lack of any natural alternatives to address my health issues.  There was no strategy for prevention or seeking out the root cause. It wasn't until I stumbled upon an Eastern Medicine Doctor that I began to experience freedom from symptoms.  I was impressed with the relief I experienced and intrigued by the comprehensive and thoughtful approach that informs the treatments. Through regular healing sessions and a combination of nutrition, herbs, acupuncture, mindfulness, yoga and lifestyle changes, I began to heal and find resilience in all areas of my life; mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually.

My healing practice was born because I wanted to combine these modalities that were extremely effective in my own healing journey. In my darkest moments these healing practices gave my pain and emotions a purpose and they changed my life.

 

For the past 12 years I have embarked on a healing journey studying alternative healing methods that have brought me back to life. My mission is to share these practices with the world and help people heal, attune to the wisdom of their bodies, and allow for deep growth and transformation in all areas of one’s life. 

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❈ I believe you know your body better than anyone else ever will.  I want you to feel empowered to take care of your own health, understand the process of healing and the many available paths to transformation.

❈ I believe in medicine that looks at the whole person and not just a collection of separate symptoms. I believe that everything is truly connected.

❈ I believe that our emotional and mental health are intricately linked with physical symptoms.  

❈ I believe in medicine that addresses the root cause and not only symptoms.  By treating the root cause, you will achieve lasting results and not be dependent on someone else for your health.

❈ I believe in medicine that inhabits the connection of science and spirituality.

❈ I believe we have an immense power to self heal, and that it is our personal duty to take an active role in our own healing and care. 

❈ I believe true healing involves a partnership that empowers both the patient and practitioner.  I deeply appreciate your trust in inviting my support on your healing journey.

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Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, DACM Pacific College of Health and Sciences 2015-2019

Master of Science in Acupuncture- M.S.Ac., Pacific College of Health and Sciences

Bachelors in Voice & Music Education- Boyer School of Music, Temple University

Associates in Science & Massage Therapy, Pacific College of Health and Sciences

Licensed Acupuncturist, California Acupuncture Board

Diplomate in Oriental Medicine, NCCAOM Nationally Board Certified in OM

Diplomate in Acupuncture, NCCAOM Nationally Board Certified Acupuncturist 

Diplomate in Herbology, NCCAOM Nationally Board Certified Herbalist 

Diplomate in Biomedicine, NCCAOM Nationally Board Certified in Biomedicine

Clean Needle Technique, Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

CPR, American Red Cross

 

 

Additional Trainings & Experience:

  • Dr. Kelsey Corbett Healing, Encinitas, CA, Present

  • San Diego Fertility Acupuncture, Women's Health Acupuncturist & Herbalist 2019-2021

  • Reiki Levels 1 & 2, Lara Elliot Healing 2021

  • Microneedling Certification, 2019

  • Facial Diagnosis, Lillian Bridges 2019

  • Neural Manipulation, Level 1, Upledger 2019

  • Visceral Manipulation, Abdomen 1 & 2, Upledger 2018

  • Facial Rejuvenation & Cosmetic Acupuncture, 2018

  • Trauma Relief Certification, Acupuncture Without Borders 2018

 

Work Experience & Internships:

  • Rady's Children Hospital, 2018

  • UCSD Recreation, Athletic Complex, 2018

  • Veterans Clinic American Legion Post, 2019

  • Integrative Medicine Shift, 2018

  • Pacific College Student Clinic, 2015-2019

 

Mind Body Certifications: 

  • 300 Hour Yoga Psychology Training, Ashley Turner 2021

  • Breathwork Teacher Training Levels 1-3,  David Elliot 2020

  • Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training, Pilgrimage of the Heart 2019

  • Barre Instructor Teacher Training, Barre Balanced 2014

  • Youth Yoga YTT, Serenity Yoga 2013

  • 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, Frog Tree Lotus International 2013

  • Mat Pilates, SCW Philadelphia 2012

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