As a licensed acupuncturist & herbalist, Melissa is dedicated to helping her patients address obstacles that are inhibiting their quality of life, be that chronic pain, unmanageable stress, anxiety & overwhelm, chronic low energy & fatigue, debilitating insomnia or any of the numerous issues and conditions Traditional Chinese Medicine can address. Through her treatments, she strives to support each individual’s health & healing process so they may feel better, discover their personal potential, and live their life with more vigor, clarity and focus.

Melissa holds a Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and is licensed by the state of California. She has interned and studied in China with doctors from Zhejiang Chinese Medical University in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province; as well as with JoAnn Bennett, L.Ac. at Golden Monkey Acupuncture, in San Francisco, CA. Her work and volunteer experience includes Berkeley Primary Care, the ACTCM Community Ear Acupuncture Project, Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, and the ACTCM Community Clinic.