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Abby Kessler

Since 1990, Abby Kessler has helped thousands of people regain and maintain their health with Chinese medicine. She has successfully treated patients from ages 4 to 92 with acupuncture. She also treats needle-phobic patients very effectively with needle-free acupressure, shiatsu and other techniques.

Education and Degrees:

2007
Completed an advanced 600-hour certification program in Chinese Herbal Medicine at New England School of Acupuncture (NESA).

2001
Completed advanced training in Auriculotherapy at NESA.

1999-2003
Advanced training in Orthopedic Diagnosis and Treatment, Sports Acupuncture and Acupuncture Treatments for Mood Disorders.

1998
Boston Shiatsu School
completed advanced training in Sotai 1997 (Aug) Completed special post-graduate internship at NESA, focusing on women's health issues under the supervision of master acupuncturists.

1997
(April) New England School of Acupuncture, Watertown, MA (completed 3-year, master's level program). This prestigious acupuncture college was the first of its kind in the U.S.

1993
Healing Traditions
program offered at NESA (completed 2-year training in traditional Chinese pharmacology and prescriptions).

1991
Continued studies in Tui Na and Reflexology.

1990
New England Shiatsu Center (NESC)
, Boston (completed 600-hour training program in Shiatsu, Tui Na and Acupressure). The AOBTA standards for Asian Bodywork Therapists were modeled after the exemplary curriculum at NESC.

Licenses and Certifications:
Licensed: Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine (Lic. Ac.).

Diplomate: National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM Dipl.Ac.).

Certified Practitioner: American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia (AOBTA, ABT).

Member: Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Society of Massachusetts.