Erica Siegel

Erica SiegelCEO, Feng Shui Consultant, Licensed Acupuncturist

Erica Siegel advanced through rigorous training for practicing Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. After studying for over 3,200 hours and seeing over 1,000 hours of patients in California, she continued her studies in China. Since that time she has opened successful practices in Indianapolis. Currently, Erica is an Officer of the Indiana Association of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. Below are the details of the education and training she has experienced related to Acupuncture.

 

  • Masters of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM) from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California (2005). Erica was trained in a 4 year Graduate level Master’s program to primary health-care competence focusing on the integration of Eastern and Western medicine. Pacific College of Oriental Medicine was selected as one of the best colleges of traditional Chinese medicine in the U.S. by Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) World newspaper in 2001 and 2003.
  • Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (Dipl. OM). National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) creates a five-module exam for acknowledgement of being a Diplomate in OM. NCCAOM accreditation is recognized by the state of Indiana’s Medical Board as proof of proficiency in acupuncture. Being a Diplomat of OM shows competency at practicing and integrating Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, Biomedical Theory, Chinese Medical Theory, and Point Location.
  • Medical Board Certified / Licensed Acupucnturist (L.Ac). Erica is a Licensed Acupuncturist in the states of Indiana and California and governed by the state Medical Boards.
  • International Certification of Medical Training from Chengdu University Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, China. Training included acupuncture and herbal medicine.

  • Treatment of patients at Children’s Hospital of San Diego, San Diego Hospice, and in conjunction with the University of California-San Diego (UCSD) where Erica maintained her own patients in concurrence with Western medical physicians.
  • Treatment of patients in Acupuncture and Herbal divisions of the Chengdu University Hospital for TCM in China, where she earned a certificate in International Medicine awarded by the Chinese Government’s Department of Medicine.
  • Treatment of patients in the private practices of highly regarded practitioners in San Diego, California;  Ken Luke, orthopedic and musculoskeletal acupuncture treatment pioneer; and Marley Wexler, who has over 17 years clinical experience in pain management techniques for acupuncture and was mentored by Richard Tan, originator of the famous Balance Method for acupuncture.
  • Participated in a Research Study on “The Effects of Acupuncture on Post Breast Cancer Symptoms” with Dr. Peter Johnstone at Indiana University (IUPUI).
  • Has given many lectures on the topic of Traditional Chinese Medicine; at Indiana University (IUPUI) in Professor Nancy Barton’s classes, Marion University, and support groups.
  • Technical Advisor for ‘Acupressure and Reflexology for Dummies’ by Wiley Publishing, 2007.