Acupuncturist and Alternative Medicine Doctor in New York, NY

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Acupuncture Associates/Herbs and Healing

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At Herbs and Healing we are committed to helping you get and stay healthy in the quickest time possible. We provide the highest quality acupuncture/acupressure, customized herbal treatment and Chinese dietary therapy/nutritional counseling.

We care deeply about our patients and realize that the path to wellness can sometimes be challenging, both physically and emotionally. We provide a safe, comfortable and professional office environment where each patient is a valued individual.
Joan Boccino, MSTOM, L.Ac. is owner and clinical director at Acupuncture Associates and Herbs and Healing. She is a specialist in integrative medicine and has designed acupuncture protocols for clinical trials at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where she was the first non-MD to be hired by the Center’s Department of Integrative Medicine. A faculty member at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York, Joan has lectured internationally on the use of Chinese Medicine in an integrative medicine context. Joan is nationally certified in Oriental Medicine (which includes Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine), by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). A graduate of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Joan has also studied in China including postgraduate work at the Yue Yang Integrative Medicine Hospital in Shanghai. She continues to seek out extensive postgraduate study with leading experts in Chinese Medicine here and abroad.

A student of martial arts since 1980, Joan holds a black belt and teaching certificates in Shotokan karate and currently studies Seidokan and Tai Chi. She is a professional member of The American Association of Oriental Medicine, The American Society of Reproductive Medicine and Resolve. A certified herb geek who loves to cook, Joan also blogs about Chinese Dietary Therapy
Practice Areas
 Acupuncture / Alternative Medicine  Dr. Tan's Balance Method
 Auricular Acupuncture  Electro-Acupuncture
 Bodywork  Japanese Style Acupuncture
 Chi-Akra / Facial Acupuncture  Lifestyle Counseling
 Chinese Herbal Medicine  Massage Therapy
 Classical Acupuncture (Five-Element)  Master Tung's Acupuncture
 Classical Acupuncture (Van Nghi)  Moxibustion
 Classical Acupuncture (Yuen)  Online / Video Consultation
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Shiatsu (Acupressure)
 Cosmetic Acupuncture  Traditional Chinese Acupuncture
 Cupping  Tuina
 Dietary Therapy and Nutrition
 Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.)  Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM)
 Master of Traditional Medicine (MSTOM)  National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
 Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
Joan is a graduate of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and has completed extensive post graduate study in a variety of aspects of Chinese medicine including study in Asia and here with Jeffrey Yuen and other well respected authorities in Chinese Medicine.
American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture Society of New York
Payments Accepted
Checks, credit cards, some insurance
Hours:By appointment some weekend times available
Cost/Session:Varies $30.00 to $200.00
200 15th St
Ste A
New YorkNY 10003
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