LAc, MSOM, DiplCH, DiplAc, DCCM
Amy Rieselman is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Board Certified Chinese Herbalist having graduated with a Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine from Midwest College of Oriental Medicine (MCOM) in 2004. Since graduating, she has maintained Board Certifications in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Amy’s undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences has enhanced her practice through an understanding and interest in the human body.
While Amy enjoys treating a wide range of conditions successfully, a few are especially close to her heart. Throughout her teens and twenties she experienced dysmenorrhea, (aka menstrual pain). As a teenager she was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, which is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Through natural therapies including Chinese Medicine, she has been in remission, or as she considers, cured, for 20 years. So menstrual health and digestion are two focus areas in her practice. In addition, depression runs in her family so mental health is another area of specialty.
Continuing Education is a cornerstone of Amy’s practice, and some of her teachers include renowned herbalist Sharon Weizenbaum and world famous creator of the Balance Method acupuncture technique Dr. Richard Teh-Fu Tan. She is a Diplomate of Canonical Chinese Medicine through the Institute of Classical East Asian Medicine which involves continual study of pulse diagnosis and herbal medicine formulas that have been in continual use since the Han Dynasty in China, over 1800 years. Most recently she has been studying and incorporating Neuro Emotional Technique to further address Mind and Body integrally. She says, “I will never need to change careers because the opportunities to learn and evolve in this field are seemingly endless! I can keep learning for many lifetimes and never learn all the wisdom of the healing arts!”
When she is not studying or practicing Chinese Medicine, Amy enjoys spending time with her two sons, hiking, bike riding, traveling, and cooking.