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.
Elysha is a Licensed Acupuncturist who earned her Master of Science in Oriental Medicine from East West College of Natural Medicine in 2009 and her Doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Health and Science in 2021. She is nationally board certified by the NCCAOM. Elysha has experience treating a wide variety of conditions including acute and chronic pain, injury, headache/migraine, digestive disorders, women’s health, post-surgical care, and mental health. Also, she has advanced training in cupping therapy and cosmetic acupuncture. Her favorite pastimes are reading, enjoying the outdoors, and adventuring with her two awesome boys, Liam and Noah.
Elizabeth is a long-time Seattleite who recently joined the NorthSea as their Receptionist. With a background in psychology, and experience in social work, she moved to a receptionist role after attaining the most important role of all, being a mother of two. Elizabeth enjoys her time with her rambunctious children, Logan (4) and Lucas (1), as well as walking, reading, and crocheting.
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!