Alison Rivas

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Alison is a California state licensed acupuncturist with a master’s degree in science and oriental medicine.  She graduated from the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College in Berkeley California and also studied at the Five Branches University in Santa Cruz.  She has extensively schooled in both Chinese and Japanese styles of acupuncture. She has worked in two biomedical clinic and hospital settings and three acupuncture clinics including her private practice of two years in Berkeley California.  She started her healthcare career in 1999 with massage therapy and structural integration.  Ever eager to learn more she began to explore other alternative medicine practices and fell in love with Chinese medicine after experiencing its effects and learning about its theories.  Alison has been passionate from a young age for the healing arts and the natural world, she is elated about moving to the beautiful forests of Humboldt County to pursue her dream of building a multi modality health care center.