Practitioner & Co-founder of Lakewood Community Acupuncture Licensed Acupuncturist & Applied Clinical Nutritionist QUALIFICATIONS: 3,000+ hours of graduate level didactic and clinical education earning a 4 year Masters in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine degree (MAcOM) from AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in Austin Texas in 2013. Bachelor’s Degree from The Evergreen State College, in Olympia Washington Licensed Acupuncturist by the state of Colorado (#ACU.0001937) Nationally board certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM #151347). 6 month Japanese Traditional Acupuncture Certification with Japanese Master Acupuncturist Koei Kuwahara Extensively trained in functional medicine and nutrition and certified as an Applied Clinical Nutritionist through the Texas Chiropractic College in 2013 500+ hours of Asian bodywork therapy (Tuina) training and Certified as an Asian Bodywork Therapist (ABT) by the American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia (AOBTA) in 2012. Working in Community Acupuncture model since 2013 and held an Asian bodywork therapy (Tuina) practice since 2012 A dedicated volunteer, student, and Kadampa meditation teacher with Kadampa Meditation Centers since 2002. Currently studying at Kadampa Meditation Center Colorado and teaching meditation classes First aid and CPR certified through American Heart Association
Licensed Acupuncturist & Co-founder of Lakewood Community Acupuncture Crystal has her 4 year Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine at Five Branches University in Santa Cruz, California.. She has been doing professional bodywork and massage therapy since 2004. Crystal has practiced acupuncture since 2012 and has been passionate about her work in community acupuncture clinics since 2015. She completed 3,000 plus hours of didactic and clinical work at Five Branches University Traditional Chinese Medicine clinical internship plus had training in Five Element acupuncture and Tuina bodywork. She did externships at a mental health clinic, with the United States Veterans at her university, at Planned Parenthood with Dr. Jennifer Hastings, M.D. specializing in transgender health care and an externship in Hangzhou, China through Zhejiang Medical University. Licensed Acupuncturist of Colorado (DORA License #ACU.0002104) NCCAOM certified (License # 152318). Crystal is also a dedicated volunteer with the Colorado Acupuncture Medical Reserve Corps. First aid and CPR certified through American Heart Association.