About Erika

Erika earned her degree of Master’s of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College in Boulder, Colorado.  She is licensed in Colorado and certified through the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).  Erika is also a licensed and Registered Nurse. She earned her degree through Denver College of Nursing and has worked on various hospital floors, focusing on oncology, medical surgical and behavioral health. She has experience working and collaborating with medical professionals from multiple backgrounds and utilizes her degree in comprehensively understanding your health background and issues.  She obtained her Bachelor of Arts  in English and Communication from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota in 2000, and has since lived abroad and traveled extensively in Central and South America.  Erika continues her education and expands her skills through yearly trainings and immersions in all facets of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Erika is passionate about healthy living and optimal wellness in her life and for each patient she treats.  She believes in the bodies’ innate knowledge and wisdom and feels that with a combination of acupuncture, herbal therapy, nutritional change and personal work, everybody has the opportunity to heal.

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the focus is not only the symptoms or acute problem, but also in uncovering the root issue which culminates into trauma or disease.  Acupuncture treats a myriad of conditions and Erika specializes in a number of these issues. She utilizes Chinese medicine, energy therapy and herbal and nutritional supplements along with her extensive medical background to treat those recovering from: long term, debilitating disease, recovering from the effects of chemotherapy and radiation, food allergies, gastro-intestinal disorders, chronic fatigue disorder, and anxiety. She formulates extensive healing plans and guides each patient to take control of their own health in a manner that suites them personally. Erika welcomes the opportunity to treat anybody in need of help. She is a compassionate, qualified and caring practitioner, striving to help her patients reach optimal wellness in both body and life.