Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine


Dr. Maura Dawgert, L.Ac., DAOM

Owner, Acupuncturist, Herbalist

Maura is an acupuncturist, herbalist, and certified qigong instructor. She loves treating all patients, with a focus on pain management, women's health, and mental-emotional health. She received her  Doctorate from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Master's degree from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Traditional Asian Bodywork and Acupressure certification from the Acupressure Institute in Berkeley, and Bachelor's of Science from Loyola University of Chicago. After finishing her Master's, she worked in the People's Republic Hospital in Nanjing, China in internal medicine and pediatrics.  She also served as an acupuncturist in rural communities in Nepal.…READ MORE


Britanie Kessler, L.Ac.

Acupuncturist, Herbalist

Britanie is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist who focuses on improving the health of the whole person.  She pursues her passion for healing from a holistic perspective after 10 years of working in the medical technology industry. She achieved her Master's degree from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.  She first received her BS in Psychology from Clemson University in her home state of South Carolina…READ MORE


Amber Howard, L.Ac.

Acupuncturist, Herbalist

Amber embodies a passion to provide care for people of all ages and backgrounds. As an acupuncturist, bodyworker, craniosacral therapist and Eastern and Western herbalist, Amber partners with clients to help them find balance and realignment within both body and life purpose. Amber has traveled and worked as a journalist in Latin America, and now brings this curiosity and deep listening to her work in medicine. A fluent Spanish speaker, Amber endeavors to bring acupuncture and Chinese medicine to the variety of people who need it, with a special interest in treating elders. …READ MORE


Beth Hazzard, L.Ac.

Acupuncturist, Herbalist, Shiatsu Practitioner

I began my journey as a body worker 25 years ago at East-West College of the Healing Arts.  I was in search of an Eastern modality and what I found was Shiatsu. Shiatsu felt clear and true, offering fascinating theory based in the classics of Chinese medicine. I found the palpation based assessment and meditative intention that informed the techniques compelling.  After practicing both Shiatsu and Swedish massage for 10 years,  I knew it was time to further my studies. That’s when I met my teacher, Pauline Sasaki. Studying with Pauline changed my life. She had developed what she called Quantum Shiatsu…READ MORE