Laurel is a Licensed Acupuncturist and maker of herbal tinctures using plants from her garden. She graduated from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (OCOM) in 1992. She enjoys treating everyday concerns of emotional stress & physical overexertion as well as helping people manage chronic illness. In addition to body points, Laurel often adds ear acupuncture for addictions, stress, and trauma to help people discover their own inner quiet and strength.
Amy is a Licensed Acupuncturist, a graduate of Bastyr University, who has been practicing since 2012. She is nationally board certified in acupuncture (NCCAOM) and has excelled both in school and in medicine by earning her bachelor’s degree in neurobiology from UW and teaching acupuncture techniques at Bastyr.
Laura is a Licensed Acupuncturist and practitioner of herbal medicine. She graduated from the Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NIAOM) in 2003 and is nationally board certified in acupuncture (NCCAOM). Laura has post-graduate training in woman’s health and enjoys working with children, athletes, and people battling psycho-emotional challenges.
Erin is a college student at PIMA Medical Institute who often has the urge to finish novels in one sitting. Her interests in Psychology and Communications led her down the path to medicine with hopes of working with children. When she’s not studying or spending summers with the Seattle Chinese Community Girls Drill Team, Erin enjoys baking, laughing, and theatre. Her interests in acupuncture started with her grandmother’s use of cupping therapy and her mother’s use of acupuncture during pregnancy. Erin hopes to broaden her understanding of acupuncture starting at the NorthSea!
Steve is a Licensed Acupuncturist who received his Masters from NIAOM in 1999 and his Doctorate from PCOM in 2018. He is nationally board certified (NCCAOM) and has post-graduate training in orthopedic and sports acupuncture with Dr. Whitfield Reaves of California. Steve specializes in orthopedics and physical performance, but treats many types of illness and injury. When Steve’s not poking, he’s either teaching, practicing t’ai chi, or writing his next book.
Sara has a background in education and administration and has “worn many hats”. She recently retired from a full-time corporate position to spend time pursuing more pleasurable activities such as playing with her dogs, reading, photography and working with other art media. Among those pleasurable things is helping out at the NorthSea where she has been a patient for several years. She loves the warm and friendly atmosphere and is using her background to find new ways to spread the word about acupuncture, and in particular, the NorthSea!