Kate practices heartfelt patient-centered care that is grounded in the lineage of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. She specializes in bringing you back to center to live an engaged and present life. Kate has spent years studying the impacts of stress and pain on the inner workings of our bodies. She attained her Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine between Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Manhattan and Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland, OR. During her course of study, her research investigated the neurological changes that occur in the brain with chronic pain and PTSD and the impact of acupuncture in the treatment of both conditions. She is well versed in treating the common sequelae of stress, such as anxiety, insomnia, and menstrual irregularities; all things we deserve to not have hindering our experience of life. Kate spent the first three years of her practice treating and mentoring at one of Portland's top women's health and fertility alternative health clinics. She is fluent in the treatment of a variety of women's health concerns as well as utilizing acupuncture throughout IUI and IVF procedures, pre-natal, and post-natal care. Kate’s treatment style has been described as gentle and grounding. Her treatment plans are always tailored to what will realistically best fit into your current lifestyle.
Prior to becoming an acupuncturist Kate was considered a well respected teacher and mentor. She taught yoga for over a decade and meditation and mindfulness in many different containers, from local classes to global corporations. She continues to practice meditation daily and incorporates mindfulness tools in her treatments with patients. See her current teaching schedule here. `
Kate is in network with the following insurance:
Blue Cross Blue Shield / Regence
United Health Care