Justine Sophia Schachter, MSOM, LAc, is a licensed Acupuncturist located in Willow Creek California. Believing in the deep connection between the mind, body, and soul, Justine seeks to help individuals tune into their bodies and tap into self in order to help alleviate pain and suffering in the world. Justine wholeheartedly embraces the holistic model of individualized healthcare. Treating the root cause of illness, Justine uses physical symptoms as signals of unattended, underlying imbalances within the body that present the opportunity to examine and work on one’s life in both the physical and emotional realms. She works with the knowledge that each client carries with them a completely unique personal story and life circumstances that have led them on their current path and strives you make sure you feel heard. Justine offers acupuncture, herbal medicine, cupping, bodywork, and nutritional counseling to help you feel your most vital and powerful self. With a commitment to health as a universal right and the belief that the power of this ancient wisdom is for everyone, Justine is passionate about bringing this medicine to the people! She is skilled in treating all types of both acute and chronic pain, digestive issues, allergies, asthma, sinus infections, fatigue, insomnia, autoimmune conditions, headaches, hemorrhoids, menstrual health, and any other health concerns you may have. She is passionate about spreading the knowledge of the great efficacy of this medicine and its lesser known strengths such as treating psycho-emotional disorders like trauma, PTSD, addiction, depression, insomnia and anxiety. Come find balance in this wavering world!
Justine earned her Master’s degree at the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College in Berkeley. Over the course of over four years of intensive study, she completed over 1,000 hours of clinical training and provided over 500 acupuncture treatments as a student intern. She has worked in community style acupuncture clinics treating doctors, nurses, and other hospital staff at UCSF, and women and men of all ages at the SF Homeless Prenatal Program. Formerly, Justine was a member of Community Health Core, an Americorps program in West Oakland and believes that healthcare is a universal right and strives to work for health and social justice for all. Whether you feel healthy and simply in need of a yummy energetic tune-up or are working through more serious health conditions, the wonders of Chinese Medicine are sure to energize your individual experience on this earth.
"NATURE DOES NOT HURRY, YET EVERYTHING IS ACCOMPLISHED."
"LET FOOD BE THY MEDICINE."