Rebecca Ellis trained as a naturopath at the National College of Natural Medicine where she received her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine. Interest in Chinese medical theory led her to continue her education and she received her Masters in Oriental Medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine.
Rebecca received specialized training in Manual Lymphatic Drainage (Vodder technique) from the Foeldi clinic in Hinterzarten, Germany, is a certified cranial sacral practitioner and a certified qi gong instructor.
In private practice Rebecca uses acupuncture, acupressure/tuina, manual lymph drainage, cranial sacral therapy, herbal medicine and nutritional therapy to facilitate health. Rebecca has a special interest in whole food nutrition and she has received advanced training in recognizing and preventing herb-drug and supplement-drug interactions.
Rebecca is dedicated to complementary healthcare. She has been in private practice since 1998 and a California licensed acupuncturist since 2002.
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As a primary care practitioner in the state of California Rebecca operates exclusively under her acupuncture license. She chooses not to maintain her California license as a naturopath.