Jessica L. Piazza, L.Ac.
Nicole Anderson has been practicing Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine for 6 years. She currently practices full-time at East-West Natural Medicine, a clinic she co-owns in Santa Rosa, California. She specializes in Pain Relief, Women's Health and Whole Body Wellness by blending Chinese and Japanese Acupuncture techniques to best address the root and branch of health imbalances. Her experience includes being co-director of BAYVAC, the Bay Area Veterans Acupuncture Clinic and project coordinator for Acupuncturists Without Borders. She has additional clinical training at California Pacific Medical Center's Stroke and Rehabilitation Hospital, Yue Yang Hospital in Shanghai, China, Gotu Medical College and Shikoku Medical College in Japan. She has done internships with Dr. Carla Cassler and Meg McDowell, L.Ac. in Berkeley, California as well as Yumiko Bamba, L.Ac. In San Francisco, California. She has her bachelor’s degree from UC San Diego and her Master's and Clinical Doctorate in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine from The American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Deena Stapleton, L.Ac., R.N.
Deena Stapleton is a Licensed Acupuncturist in California, and is a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commision for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She completed her Master’s of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine (MSTCM) at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco. Deena completed an additional two year extensive internship with Dr. Johnson Chiu, L.Ac. of San Francisco. She has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) from California State University, Sacramento. Deena worked for several years at UC Davis Medical Center gaining valuable experience prior to moving back home to Sonoma County to pursue her passion of Chinese Medicine. She continues to work as a Registered Nurse in Santa Rosa.
Deena has a passion for integrating her knowledge of Eastern and Western medicine to help the body attain balance and heal itself. She uses acupuncture, cupping, gua sha, Qigong, and herbal/supplemental medicine to help patients feel their best. Deena has an interest in helping patients in all aspects of their care and conditions, with a focus in pain management, trigger point acupuncture (dry needling), and mind-body balance. She is also trained in facial acupuncture rejuvenation.