Tessa is a Board Certified Acupuncturist, Herbalist, and experienced Occupational Therapist. She is a dedicated healthcare provider committed to assessing and treating the whole person and seeking out the root cause of each individual problem. With combined training in both Western and Eastern medicine, Tessa utilizes a diverse approach to treat patients with a variety of conditions and assist them on a path to wellness.
Tessa graduated from Pacific College of Health and Science, Chicago with a Doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. Her training included extensive coursework in acupuncture, herbal medicine, and biomedicine, in addition to over 1,000 hours of clinical training. Tessa treats a variety of disorders including pain, women’s health, fertility, stress, psychological/emotional imbalance, digestive issues, sleep disorders, headaches/migraines, etc. She believes that the practice of Chinese Medicine promotes life-long learning and is committed to this journey with her patients. Tessa has completed additional training in fertility treatment and facial rejuvenation acupuncture.
Prior to finding the powerful healing of Chinese Medicine Tessa spent the past fifteen years practicing as an Occupational Therapist. She prides herself on her ability to connect with her patients. Her dedication and commitment to her patient’s success on their healing journey has prepared her for this next venture. Her clinical practice today focuses on holistic patient care, respect, and compassion in meeting her patients where they currently are in their healing journey to ensure each patient’s needs and goals are aligned with clinical treatment. In addition to acupuncture and herbal medicine, Tessa focuses on implementing nutrition and lifestyle recommendations to enhance overall health and well-being.