Laura Christensen, LAc
Acupuncture of Iowa
1070 William St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
Laura Christensen is a graduate of Oberlin College, BA in Biology and premedical studies, 1984 Masters in Acupuncture (M.Ac.), New England School of Acupuncture, over 3500 hours of training in acupuncture and professional Chinese herbology. Nationally Board Certified Acupuncturist and Diplomate of Acupuncture (NCCAOM), Iowa Licensed Acupuncturist (current).
Business Hours: Mo: 12PM-8PM, Tue + Thu: 9AM-6PM, Fri: 10AM-5PM, Sat: 9AM-1PM
Phone Consulting: Yes
Fees Schedule: $50-110 (depending on the complexity for the initial visit) $75 (acupuncture session); few insurances are accepted
She also has a 1986 Masters in Holistic Counseling Psychology from Lesley University in Cambridge Massachusetts. Certified in Japanese Acupuncture by Miki Shima, OMD, certified in Chinese Herbology by Ken Morris, L.Ac. She has studied with Susan Johnson LAc, (Master Tong's Acupuncture) Sharon Weizenbaum LAp (4 yrs Graduate Mentorship in Chinese Herbology), and presently studies with Kiiko Matsumoto LAp and her colleague David Euler LAp (Kiiko Matsumoto style Japanese Acupuncture).
Laura is a long time member of the American Association of Oriental Medicine and is a member of the Iowa Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Association. She receives ongoing training in Japanese acupuncture, herbal medicine, and dietary therapies. Laura has also been trained in a variety of other holistic approaches including Functional Medicine, deep tissue massage, Aromatherapy, Upledger Craniosacral therapy, Applied Kinesiology, is initiated to Reiki II, Ericksonian hypnotherapy, guided imagery, Hakomi therapy, Bodytalk, Healing Touch, and Reconnective healing, as well as Yuen Chinese Energetic Healing, and Matrix Energetics.
She also has ten years experience in medical research and nineteen years private practice in oriental medicine in Iowa City. Laura is an Iowa City native and comes from a family background of doctors, scientists and classical musicians. She is trained as a musician, and her hobbies include gardening, dog activities, healthy cooking, and home improvement.