Chaiya earned both her Master’s, and Doctorate degrees, in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA and her Bachelor of Arts from Shimer College in Chicago, IL in Classical Western Philosophy, where she wrote her thesis on qi and hands-on healing throughout medical history. She completed her doctoral clinical rotations at Harborview Medical Center with the Acute Pain Service team in Anesthesiology and Pain Management department and has also interned in Oncology at Providence-Everett and in family care at NeighborCare and the Bastyr Clinic for Natural Health (BCNH). She has been a massage therapist since 1998, trained as a birth doula in 2011, and received her Master Reiki Certificate in 2012. She has also completed further acupuncture training in orthopedics, hospice care, and works in trauma relief with Acupuncturists without Borders.
Chaiya currently works in the Chinese herbal dispensary at BCNH and is finishing her doctoral dissertation on the connection between emotional trauma and chronic pain. She has a private general practice in Shoreline where she helps patients with any concern from fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum to autoimmune conditions to orthopedic injuries and is a safe space for LGBTQ, all faiths, and genders. And nerds.
18532 Firlands Way North, Ste C
Shoreline, WA 98133
(Located inside Crow Hollow)