Jen is a licensed and board certified Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine with over 12 years experience. She has had a fascination for the cultivation of health since her early teens and is enthusiastically passionate about helping patients of all ages co-create optimal physical, emotional, social and environmental wellbeing. She uses acupuncture, herbs, nourishing traditional diets, exercise therapy, tui na massage, Holistic Pelvic Care, cupping, gua sha, moxibustion, electro-stimulation etc, in a general family practice. Through active listening, calm presence, inter-professional collaboration, strategic diagnosis and treatment planning and lifestyle education, she is dedicated to serving the community, optimizing self-help tools and building inter-professional bridges. Jen’s mission is to provide convenient and cost effective integrative East Asian Medicine to all ages with detectable results.
Jen received her Doctorate from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, her Master’s degree from Touro College in NYC and her BFA from New York University, where she previously worked in film and television. She has received certifications in Zheng Gu Tui Na and Bone Setting (Chinese medical massage), Holistic Pelvic Care pelvic manual therapy and has advanced training in the areas of traditional diets for longevity, pain, dermatology, pediatrics, allergy and auto-immune disorders and perinatal health, including labor preparation and birth assistance. She has additional in-patient hospital experience in the departments of Anesthesia, Oncology, Neuro-Ortho Rehabilitation, General Medicine and Labor and Delivery and maintains hospital privileges in various inner city locations. She has been the founder and director of a group of on-call acupuncturists that provide acupuncture for birth assistance. She is also a long time practitioner and teacher of yoga, meditation and qi gong.
Jen is a committed, enthusiastic, gentle and compassionate healthcare provider. Her love for Chinese medicine continues to be nourished by the influx of new research and her experience both giving and receiving treatment. In her free time, you can find her delving into research about longevity and traditional diets, busting out DIY home projects, continuing qi gong and yoga study, paddleboarding, experimenting with cooking and fermentation or playing in the garden, mountains or around town with her kids.
“Chinese medicine helps people feel better and it is my privilege to be part of that process. What if you…. just felt better?”