Melissa integrates Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Massage, Ayurveda and Nepalese Sound Healing into her East Asian Medicine practice. Individual treatments and treatment plans are designed to meet you where you are at and help you to improve your health and well-being, regardless of your present state.
Melissa graduated from Bastyr University for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Melissa’s training included extensive clinic internships, and she has completed treatment training with NADA (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association) Acutonics® (Acupuncture-based sound healing with tuning forks) Craniosacral and she continues her work in a community-style acupuncture setting as well as a East Asian herbal medicine dispensary. For Nepalese Sound Healing Melissa has trained multiple times with singing bowl master Suren Shrestha. Melissa is on the board of directors for WEAMA (Washington East Asian Medicine Association) and is attending OCOM (Oregon College of Oriental Medicine) working towards her doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
Melissa’s extensive knowledge of the art & science of health combine with her deeply intuitive understanding of ancient techniques to produce true healing. She knows what is out of balance in my body/mind before I do! I have tried many different healing modalities over the years, and none have been as comprehensive and effective as treatments given by Melissa, including acupuncture, Ayurveda and massage. -SA