Alison Winters earned her Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, San Francisco in December 2008. She is licensed by the California Board of Registration in Medicine to practice acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine and holds a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). While at ACTCM, Alison interned at both its Community Clinic and Auricular Drop-In Clinic and also at CPMC-California Pacific Stroke Project and Physical Therapy Center, at Haight-Ashbury Free Clinic and Dr. Lifang Liang’s Fertility Clinic. She was also a Teaching Assistant for Yefim Gamgoneishvili, L.Ac Sports’ Medicine class, specializing in pain management. Alison also traveled to China where she studied with Dr. Wang Ju-Yi, one of modern China’s most respected scholars, teachers and practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine. Here she learned his theory of channel palpation using mainly distal points, giving her a deeper understanding of the interrelationship between organ and channel theory and leading to more precise diagnoses and much better clinical results. Alison holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and Psychology from Northeastern University in Boston, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She is a Reiki Master of the Usui Shiki Ryoho tradition and has traveled throughout Peru, studying Inca Medicine and teaching English as a second language. Alison has had extensive experience working in Community Acupuncture, having worked at the Cambridge Community Clinic, Acupuncture Together in Cambridge MA for three years treating acute and chronic pain, digestive issues, allergies, infertility, women’s issues, pregnancy complications, stress, anxiety, fatigue and depression. In March 2013 Alison also opened a new Community Clinic in Salem MA where she treated patients with similar issues.
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