Marya

Marya is a California State Licensed Acupuncturist. She received her Master’s in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University in Santa Cruz. While training in acupuncture, Marya interned at the Veteran’s Community Clinic at Five Branches and at the Mental Health Client Action Network in Santa Cruz. During this time she gained experience working with patients who suffered from PTSD and anxiety as well as those suffering from physical aliments, including asthma, pain, and digestive disorders.
Marya has long been interested in health and helping others, and prior to her training in Traditional Chinese Medicine, she received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from UC Davis. Upon discovering Chinese Medicine, she was immediately drawn to its ability to treat mind, body and spirit. Through her studies and clinical experience, Marya has witnessed the integral role that treating all three has in the healing process. Her deep interest in addressing both the physical and emotional well being of her patients led her to receive additional training in Five-Element Acupuncture, a treatment style that uses the principles of nature and its elements to restore balance to the body.
Marya’s clinical experiences have provided a platform for her to better understand the…

Sunday Hours: 10 AM – 2PM

We are shortening our Sunday hours for the Summer months. Come by after the Temescal Farmers’ Market for a treatment between 10 AM and 2 PM!

Phil Settels

Phil is passionate about helping people with the safe, gentle and effective techniques of Chinese Medicine. To this end, he continues to study, delving into several different facets of the medicine, including both orthopedic and traditional acupuncture styles, and classical herbal medicine. Phil is currently pursuing a PhD program in Nanjing University, and is a faculty member at the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences.