Acupuncture of Powell

My Certifications

Diplomate of Acupuncture

NCCAOM Certified

A Diplomate of Acupuncture is an acupuncturist who is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM®). It is a considerable professional achievement to earn the designation Diplomate of Acupuncture (NCCAOM). NCCAOM certification indicates to employers, patients, and peers that one has met national standards for the safe and competent practice of acupuncture as defined by the acupuncture and Oriental medicine (AOM) profession. For additional information, about the Diplomate of Acupuncture, please visit the NCCAOM Website.


I have been in healthcare for over 30 years, and began my registered nurse career as a Medevac Trauma nurse, and then worked with patients and their families in the Intensive Care Units and Emergency Department.  In addition to my acupuncture practice, I work in the role of Registered Nurse in Mental/Behavioral Health and Addiction Detoxification departments of a local hospital.


National Acupuncture Detoxification Association.  We use a proven, set, protocol to treat alcohol and opioid addicition, PTSD, weight loss, and cigarette smoking cessation.  Your success rate for staying clean and sober increases when this is part of your rehab treatment plan.

For more information, click Opioid Dependence link, or STOP SMOKING link, on Home page.


Certified Provider of Hospice and Palliative Care Acupuncture.

I  completed extra training to certify in Hospice and Palliaitive Care Acupuncture to become a Certified Professional Member of the National Association of Hospice and Palliaitve Care Acupuncturists.