Sandy Riedman LAc, LMTSandy Reidman
Owner: Mandala Medicine Acupuncture
Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Massage

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Sandy is a licensed acupuncturist, herbalist, massage therapist and a certified yoga teacher. Her education includes a massage degree from East-West College of the Healing Arts, 700 hour yoga training certified by the Yoga Alliance, and a Masters degree from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. She has owned her own healing medicine practice in Portland, OR since 1999.

Sandy’s treatments include massage therapy, acupuncture and may include one or more of the following modalities: electro-stim, cupping, moxa therapy, infrared heat therapy, and herbal formulas. Her focus is treating musculo-skeletal pain and dysfunction (low back pain, neck kinks, work related back and shoulder pain, spine related injuries, numbness/tingling nerve syndromes, sciatica, bursitis, arthritis,etc) migraines, headaches, stress related health issues, woman's health (fertility, PMS, hormone regulation, menopausal symptoms, acne).

Each person receives individual treatment and assessment, please call and talk to Sandy to see if acupuncture can help you.

 

 

Rachel Meredith ND, LAc
Naturopathy, Acupuncture

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www.receptivemedicine.com

Choose Dr. Rachel Meredith ND LAc MSOM BAH because you are looking for a physician for the whole family. Dr. Meredith has been studying medicine for over 18 years and in private practice for over a decade. She is well respected in her field and created the first dual degree residency here in Portland. Her aproach is based on science - individualized and comprehensive. But what you will love most is her ability to truly listen to your concerns and work steadily to help you regain the highest possible level of health. 

 

Dr. Meredith holds a doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine, a Masters in Oriental Medicine and a degree in Honours Psychology. You will get a Western and Eastern diagnosis/second opinion each time you meet. She will educate you about why you became sick in the first place. This knowledge will empower you to change the underlying cause of your illness to help you feel better AND remain healthy. If you are a motivated patient, Dr. Meredith is ready to help you get back on your feet. This medical practice offers accurate diagnosis, compassionate care and effective treatment. Dr. Meredith specializes in difficult to treat symptoms, endocrinology, women's health and pediatrics.

 

 

Kelly Barrett, DCKelly Barrett
Chiropractic, Nutrition

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www.evolvewellnesspdx.com

Kelly Barrett is a chiropractic physician and a dietitian. She believes in natural methods of health care that treat the cause of physical problems rather than the symptoms. Her approach to wellness recognizes the integration of the whole person in order to pursue optimum health.

 

Kelly graduated from Purdue University in 1992 with a B.S. in Dietetics.  After graduating, she worked as a Research Assistant at the University of Minnesota and then at the CORE Laboratory at OHSU.  In 1998 she graduated Cum Laude from the University of Western States.  Since then, she has enjoyed private practice in Portland and teaching at the University of Western States.  She is certified in trauma by the Spine Research Institute of San Diego, which specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and management of car accident injuries.  She is also certified in the Graston Technique, which specifically detects and breaks up scar tissue in the muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia.

 

  

 

Kileen Swenson LAc, RYT
Acupuncture

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A native to Oregon, Kileen Swenson is a licensed acupuncturist, Chinese herbalist and Yoga Teacher. She strongly believes in the body’s own ability to heal itself when given attention to the parts that are calling to be rebalanced. Kileen has been fortunate enough to work with a range of communities and clients including Women’s health and fertility, trauma and drug rehabilitation patients, and those with long-term chronic disease. Combining yoga therapeutics and acupuncture techniques she also addresses chronic and acute pain conditions. Kileen graduated from one of the nations top acupuncture schools, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. Additionally, she has studied under several teachers to develop her own intuitive guidance abilities, which she incorporates into each treatment. She graduated from the University of Oregon in 2005 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography. Kileen is currently licensed to practice Acupuncture by the state board of medicine in Oregon.

 

“My journey into the world of healing began roughly twelve years ago amidst a healing crisis. Genuinely in need of relief, I found the practice of yoga and therein attained both physical healing and a fortification of spirit. My experience with yoga became a seamless evolution into the study of Chinese Medicine. I was astonished to learn that I could actually heal myself simply through intention and aligning myself within these sacred postures. Learning how to feel my body and slip comfortably into my own skin through practice has been invaluable to my health, well being and to my healing practice.”

 

 

Jennie King LAc, LMT
Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Massage

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www.redbirdhealingarts.com

Jennie King is an acupuncturist, herbalist, bodyworker and mother. She started her career as a massage therapist and added a Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2009. Her background in massage and shiatsu set a rich foundation for her acupuncture treatments.

 She has been playing with people since 2000 and has had a wide variety of experiences in her career. These include working for a chiropractor, volunteering as an acupuncturist in Nepal, running her own clinic, and working with Nike employees at the Evergreen campus. She also provides acupuncture at IVF clinics for women before and after embryo transfers.

 Jennie specializes in women’s health, including fertility, pregnancy, and menopause. She has worked with many women undergoing fertility treatments and understands the process well.

Because of her background in bodywork she also enjoys treating physical problems from surgery or injuries, motor vehicle accidents, and scar tissue new or old.

 Complementary techniques such as gua sha, cupping, moxabustion and craniosacral therapy are a regular part of her treatments.

 Overall, her treatment goal is to provide the space and guidance for you to realign with your true self so that you can be at your best.

 

 

Paula Rashkow, LAc
Acupuncture, Shiatsu and Body Work

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For well over a decade Paula has been dedicated to health and wellness as a living art form. She has  been studying, practicing, and teaching techniques that support radiant health. She creates a distinctive offering from interwoven healing modalities that help bring the body, mind and spirit into balance.


Paula is a License Acupuncturist and earned her Masters from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine.

 

In addition to her back ground in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) she has been yoga teacher since 2009, and also draws from qigong, shiatsu, and thai massages traditions, as well as her passion for intuitive movement, dance, and sound healing to create unique healing sessions for individuals to cultivate a continually expanding awareness of their bodies in order to move toward optimal health. Working under the firm belief that the human body and spirit desire to be well and thrive in this life, she uses tools from these ancient medicine, bodywork and movement traditions to help deepen internal awareness and positive self-care practices. With knowing hands she can help transform and unravel old holding patterns that are blockages to what make you feel complete. Her guiding principle is to make you feel whole and at your best.

 

Through physical assessment, deep listening and presence, advanced knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and expert palpation skills, Paula combines bodywork with acupuncture, lifestyle counseling support, herbal medicine and nutrition counseling tailored to your individual constitution. She also teaches accessible at home practices in yoga, qi gong, and meditation to help you reach your health goals. Her work addresses musculo-skeletal pain and injury, chronic pain, mental-emotional wellness, digestive disorders, woman's health and general well being.

 

 

 

Katy Kemp, PT
Physical Therapy

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Katy integrates a unique combination of movement/yoga therapy, with hands on touch, both massage and manual therapy.

Katy earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2006 from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon.

Katy received her yoga therapy training through the American Viniyoga Institute.

Katy's dynamic method is reflected in her specialized focus on helping with chronic overuse, sport and work related injuries, balance difficulties and post-surgical rehab recovery.

Katy’s approach addresses the root causes of discomfort and limited function. She encompasses a wide understanding of each patient’s nervous and musculoskeletal dysfunctions, especially problems with fatigue, weakness, stiffness and pain.

Her devotedness to helping others heal extends outside of the clinic as well. Her love for travel and adventure have taken Katy to many far corners of the globe, where she mixes her travel pleasure with volunteer service. In 2011 Katy volunteered her physical therapy services to the Acupuncture Relief Project in Chapagaon, Nepal. In February 2015, she ventured to a rural communities in Honduras where she provided medical care and physical therapy.

 

 

 

Susan Hare, LMT
Shiatsu Massage

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I believe in the power and innate intelligence of our body-mind-spirit and work with my clients to amplify the health within to empower their path of self-healing. Shiatsu literally translates as “finger pressure”. I use my relaxed body weight to fall into the meridians to stimulate the Qi and work throughout the entire body to allow one to reach a deep relaxed state where healing can best occur. I am able to address most physical issues while simultaneously reaching the emotional, mental or spiritual layers of a being if it is energetically expressing during the session. I consider my practice a moving meditation, which allows me to be completely present and in the moment with all of my senses open while “listening” to my clients’ needs. When appropriate, I also utilize sound and color therapy to enhance shiatsu sessions.

I became licensed and began my private shiatsu practice in Portland OR in 1999. I joined the faculty of the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in 2002 and began offering workshops as well as private instruction in 2004. I was also given the opportunity to practice Shiatsu at the Immune Enhancement Program for the Institute of Traditional Medicine from 2000-2004. I had the honor of spending 10 years studying extensively with the late Pauline Sasaki, a master of this powerful energy medicine and creator of the Quantum Shiatsu system.

I absolutely love my practice and feel blessed to have found Shiatsu. It is through dedication, practice and passion that I continue to realize the power of touch and it’s ability to encourage and support a person however they choose to transform. I truly believe the possibilities in life are infinite!

 

 

 

 

Lisa Marie White, LMT
Massage

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Lisa Marie has specialized in holistic sports medicine massage for the past 6 years, partnering with chiropractors, acupuncturists, PT’s, and Sports Medicine MD’s toconstruct well-rounded care for her clients. Her training includes myofascial release, sports massage, injury recovery, PNF, trigger point therapy, tuina, shiatsu, and thai, plus complementary modalities including fire-cupping, gua sha, and moxa. Her sessions serve as a catalyst – a means of facilitating an intuitive connection with your body, who you are, and what you need. She believes the body cannot be segmented – to address a symptom you must address the system in which it has arisen. All sessions, no matter how specific the treatment, incorporate whole-body attention and care. 

Her work is influenced by her continual athletic pursuits in ultra-running, rock climbing, mountain-biking, bike-touring, and yoga, her previous work as an RN, and her current study of Traditional Chinese Medicine at OCOM. She completed her 1000 hour LMT and Hydrotherapy training at Finger Lakes School of Massage in New York.

 

 

 

 

Shaney Aalbers, LMT
Massage

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I have been a licensed massage therapist since 2000. I have been certified as a movement and breathing instructor (exercise and yoga) since 1995. Oh, and I have an undergraduate degree in community health education from Portland State University (B.S.). I am certain that I am fortunate to choose these career outlets so as to be held accountable to my own self care and discipline practices.
 
When my hands, arms and voice are not moving and guiding other bodies for 'work', I gratefully spend my time in any one of the following ways: boarding (surf, skate, snow), rolling on wheels (bicycle or motorcycle), climbing (outdoor/sport or indoor/bouldering), camping in my van, dancing, or napping. Many of these activities allow me to be accompanied by two of my best buds, Dylan and Dixie (my dog friends).
 
Whether you are raging in your own recreation or recovering from the long-standing postures or patterns that stem from you and your art or career, it is likely that some of the body's resources will be overused and in need of preparation or recovery assistance. It is an honor to share with you the techniques and tools that I have learned to trust as we support the body's inherent wisdom to heal, supplementing connective tissues, joint spaces, and vital potentiality. 
 
 
 

Ella Presha Dawn, LMT HHPElla Presha Dawn
Massage

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Ella is a licensed massage therapist, certified zen shiatsu therapist and holistic healthcare practitioner. She received her formal education through a COMTA accredited and AOBTA approved school in CA. She specialized in deep tissue, cranial sacral and reflexology, as well as the eastern modalities of tuina and shiatsu. After completing her required schooling for licensure, she was offered a unique apprenticeship opportunity with a Zen master and continued her studies for another 2 years, specializing further in zen shiatsu. She has been practicing the art of therapeutic massage professionally for 7 years.

Each massage session will always be customized to suite your unique needs, giving special attention to any priorities you may have that day. Whether you are looking to relax and reduce stress or support the healing of a specific aliment or injury, you will experience the lasting benefits of her deeply restorative massage treatments. She is an especially talented therapist, who effortlessly will unwind all your kinks and knots, creating space for regeneration and rejuvenation. She is passionate about the benefits of massage and brings a joy and enthusiasm to her work that is refreshing!