Therese has demonstrated her dedication to the practice of Chinese medicine through extensive graduate education and training. Some of her academic and professional accomplishments include:
A Masters Degree from the nationally recognized Five Branches Institute in Santa Cruz, California – one of the only accredited alternative medicine institutions in the United States.
Official licensure from the State Board of California, a regulatory agency that recognizes only those practitioners that have undergone extensive education and training, passed a national examination, and uphold strict ethical codes of conduct.
Completion of more than 3,000 hours of training in both Western Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Participation in an advanced study program at the Zhejiang Chinese Medical University (China) in the field of internal medicine and pain management.
Known for her patient-centered approach to medicine and gentle demeanor, Licensed Acupuncturist Therese M. Powers, LAC, brings sincerity, warmth, and individualized care to each interaction at her San Luis Obispo acupuncture office. Here, she combines time-honored traditions with results-based practices to best meet the unique needs of her patients. Through a series of natural therapies including acupuncture, herbal treatments, and nutritional counseling, Therese provides complete, balanced healthcare to suit your lifestyle.