Patrice Hapke, L.Ac., EAMP

Patrice Hapke, L.Ac., EAMP

President, Board Co-Founder
Patrice received her Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, in Women's Studies from the University of Minnesota, and her Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

In 1999 she started her private practice in Seattle, where she specializes in women's healthcare, maternity care and fertility management for women and men. Deeply committed to natural healing, she enjoys working with people to improve their overall health and well-being. She is especially passionate about maternity care and promoting acupuncture as a safe and effective tool for optimizing health and ease through pregnancy and childbirth. Patrice has co-authored several papers published in medical journals related to Acupuncture treatments during pregnancy and was awarded Top Doctor by Seattle Met Magazine for Acupuncture.

340 15th Ave E #304
Seattle, WA 908112
(206) 851-0228

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Roxane Geller, MS EAMP, LMP

Roxane Geller, MS EAMP, LMP

Vice-President, Board Co-Founder

Roxane Geller, MS EAMP, LMP is a licensed Acupuncturist Washington (NCCAOM) and California (CAB). Her interests are in Women’s Health, Emotional and Mental health, Chronic pain, Chronic illness, Neurological conditions and Spiritual and personal growth and development. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from U.C. Davis in 1994 and her Master’s of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Bastyr University in 2001. Roxane completed a Women’s Health internship at Conmaul Hospital in Seoul, Korea, the first woman owned Traditional Medicine Hospital and clinic in Korea. Conmaul is known for treating infertility, supporting natural childbirth and women’s health. She also completed a Gynecology and Internal medicine internship in Chinese herbology at Shanghai TCM University and Hospital.

Upon graduation, Roxane worked in research for the University of Washington on two NCCAM funded studies: Acupuncture and the Treatment of Fibromyalgia and Reiki and the Treatment of Fibromyalgia. She then began private practice and also worked for the Group Health Center for Health Studies as an acupuncturist for an acupuncture study in the treatment of back pain. Currently she is an acupuncturist for an NCCAM funded breast cancer study, Acupuncture for Joint Symptoms related to Aromatase Inhibitors in Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer. She owns Union Center For Healing in Seattle, Washington where she practices Chinese medicine and evolutionary spirituality.

Union Center for Healing
2100 E Union St, Seattle, 98122
(206) 409-0566

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Christine Kaiser, MS, LAc, EAMP

Christine Kaiser, MS, LAc, EAMP

Treasurer, Board Co-Founder

Christine received a Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA and has completed advanced herbal studies at the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. Driven by a desire to continue learning and to share her knowledge with others through teaching, Christine completed a two-year, full-time teaching residency at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health and subsequently served as adjunct faculty at Bastyr University. She has completed specialty training in the use of acupuncture and Chinese herbs to support fertility, pregnancy and postpartum.

Blossom Family Wellness
8105 166th Ave NE #202
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 765-2034

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Elisa Bergquist MSAOM, EAMP/L.Ac., Dip OM (NCCAOM), LMP

Elisa Bergquist MSAOM, EAMP/L.Ac., Dip OM (NCCAOM), LMP

Secretary

Elisa earned her Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and Bachelor of Science in Natural Health Sciences from Bastyr University. While at Bastyr she completed clinical rotations at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle Washington in the Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, and International Medicine Clinics, as well as shifts in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine at Bastyr Center for Natural Health in Seattle Washington. Elisa was also fortunate to extern at Chengdu University of TCM Hospital and Shanghai University of TCM Hospital, where she focused on women’s health, pediatrics, and dermatology. Maternal and family healthcare, as well as fertility and family planning support is a passion of hers. She has completed trainings through The Simkin Center for Allied Birth Professions at Bastyr University in both Birth Doula and Childbirth Educator trainings to enhance her understanding of birth, pregnancy, pre, post, and neonatal care. Elisa volunteered and trained through the nonprofit organization Mama Baby Haiti, a free standing Birth Center providing a safe, clean place for Haitian women to give birth, receive pre and postnatal care, and family planning services, throughout October and November of 2012. While in Haiti she was able to learn much about birth, and most importantly help Mamas and their families. Elisa has also studied pediatrics with Robin Green, and has been a Licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki practitioner, and Yoga Instructor since 2007. Having studied aromatherapy and Acutonics Sound Harmonics, she commonly adds sound, and essential oils to her treatments.

Good Natured Healing
515 Kirkland Way, Kirkland WA, 98033
36010 NE 80th Street, Carnation WA, 98014
(425) 281-5660

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Mahdiyah Asiya Shoot, MS, L.Ac., EAMP, LMP

Mahdiyah Asiya Shoot, MS, L.Ac., EAMP, LMP

Board Member

Asiya received her MS in Acupuncture from Bastyr University, is NCCAOM board certified and is an East Asian Medical Provider in Washington State.

Asiya has completed internships at Harborview Hospital: International Medical Clinic and Chronic Fatigue Clinic, Highpoint Medical Center Neighborhood Clinic, Rainier Park Medical Clinic, Bastyr’s Immune Wellness Clinic focusing on HIV patients, Providence Mt. St. Vincent Nursing Center, U.W. Factoria Neighborhood Clinic, and Evergreen Treatment Services (Acupuncture for Addiction). In 2013, Asiya completed hospital externship studies in Chengdu and Shanghai, China. From there Asiya joined Acupuncture Relief Project - Nepal as one of three primary care practitioners in a remote clinic, where she treated over 700 patient visits on her own in seven weeks.

Asiya has been interested in holistic healthcare since she was a young teen and began her studies of Nutrition and Western Herbal Medicine at The Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Ontario, Canada. She is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist Practitioner, Certified Holistic Fitness Practitioner, and Licensed Massage Therapist with specialized training in Craniosacral Therapy, Visceral Manipulation, Acutonics, and Auroma Acupoint therapy.

Asiya is passionate about accessible healthcare, women’s health care, and trauma work. She has completed the Birth-Doula training through Simkin Center and is very close to being D.O.N.A. International Certified. She has post-graduate training in obstetrics and gynecology studying from leaders in the field, such as Debra Betts, Sarah Budd, Randine Lewis, Misha Cohen, and Jane Lyttleton. She has also done trainings with Penny Simkin and Phyllis Klaus, Raven Lang OMD, LAc, Lonny Jarrett LAc, Brenda Loew LAc (Japanese Shinishen Pediatric Acupuncture), and preceptorship with fertility expert Christina Jackson LAc.

Asiya is an active member of the Washington East Asian Medicine Association, Acupuncturists Without Boarders, and is an Associate Member of National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (N.A.D.A.). She is currently volunteering with Alternative Healthcare Access Campaign (A.H.A.C.), offering community acupuncture for Compass Cascade Women’s Transitional Housing Center, in downtown Seattle.

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