Joanne Hsieh is an acupuncturist and herbalist. She is licensed in both New York and California. She is also nationally certified (NCCAOM) Oriental Medicine Practitioner, a comprehensive title which includes Chinese herbal medicine.
Joanne holds a master's of science degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, where she received the bulk of her Chinese medical training with over 3 years of clinical experience.
She also is a dedicated practitioner of qigong and holds a certificate in Medical Qigong from NYCTCM (New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine), where she completed a 150- hour clinical program in 2015.
Bringing a multi-layered approach to the treatment room, she attends to each client's specific needs for healing, whether physical or emotional in nature. The methods and modalities that are right for addressing each situation are used to promoting healing and transformation of the whole person. (For a description of methods and modalities, please see Treatments)
An avid cook, she loves to concoct healthy and delicious recipes for the nourishment of friends and community using her elemental- and plant-based knowledge. With a B.A. in Dramatic Art/Dance from the UC Berkeley, she is informed by a lifelong interest in the human body and the natural world.
"When you touch one thing with deep awareness,
you touch everything."
- Lao Tzu