Owner: Eileen Power DePaula M.Ed., M.Ac. Lic.Ac. – has been practicing Acupuncture since 1995, is licensed by the Board of Medicine in Massachusetts, and is recognized as a Diplomate in Acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She was a massage therapist for 10 years prior to starting her acupuncture practice, and holds a BS in Clinical Nutrition from the University Of New Hampshire, an M.Ed. in Health Education from Boston University, and completed a 60 hour training in Integrative Coaching through the Wisdom of The Whole Coaching Academy, where she continues to do ongoing training. Eileen was on the faculty at The New England School of Acupuncture for several years. She continues to further her knowledge by ongoing trainings in the use of Essential Oils with Body-Feedback and acupuncture with Michelle Buchanan.
Eileen is an avid yoga practitioner, and is passionate about her continued studies of health promotion, improving the quality of life both physically and mentally, and helping to guide people in their pursuit of health and happiness.
Dr. Geoff DePaula, D.Ac., M.Ac., Lic.Ac., Dipl.CH, Dipl.Ac. has been practicing acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine since 2000, and is licensed in MA & RI. Geoff has completed over 5 years of herbal training with some of the top Chinese Herbal Medicine teachers in the country and world. He has a strong background in Tai Chi, meditation, yoga, and yoga philosophy. He places strong emphasis on understanding your own constitutional strengths and weaknesses, the appropriate dietary approaches to treat them, and engaging patients in becoming strong advocates for their own health and well-being. Geoff has spend the past 5 years doing in-depth study of obesity, pre diabetes and diabetes and has created an innovative and effective program for weight loss and the reversal of pre-diabetes and diabetes.
Geoff treats a wide variety of conditions including chronic and acute pain, diabetes, pre-diabetes, digestive problems and liver issues, stress, candida, respiratory disease, gynecology, immune/energy enhancement, and using custom constitutional diet and chinese herbs to obtain optimal health.
Rachel Gorman, MAOM, Lic. Ac., is licensed by the MA Board of Medicine and by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She graduated from the New England School of Acupuncture (NESA) with a Master’s in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and currently serves as Adjunct Faculty in the acupuncture program at the Mass College of Pharmacy.
Rachel specializes in Chinese-style acupuncture and herbal medicine. She is certified in Auriculotherapy, a form of ear acupuncture, by the Auriculotherapy Institute.
Rachel grew up in Hopkinton and received her BA in Political Science from Mount Holyoke College in 2009. She worked for several years at a national nonprofit environmental organization, managing a regional office. Her journey to acupuncture began after developing a series of debilitating chronic autoimmune illnesses. Frustrated with the state of her health and lack of standard medical options, she sought out alternative options and discovered acupuncture. She credits acupuncture and traditional Chinese herbal medicine, along with nutritional therapy and exercise, with saving her life and starting her back on the road to health. Rachel is also an avid yoga practitioner. She works holistically with patients to develop individualized nutrition, exercise and lifestyle habits to promote wellness. She is passionate about using these tools to help patients recover and maintain their health.
Particular areas of interest are autoimmune disorders, dysautonomia, chronic illness/pain, anxiety, depression, insomnia and stress related conditions, GYN and fertility.
Lisa Lopes graduated from the Ayurvedic School at Kripalu in 2011. She has been interested in yoga and alternative therapies for many years and works to deepen her knowledge and experience of this medicine through continued study. She is an avid practitioner of yoga and meditation. As an Ayurveda Consultant, she will help you determine your own personal balance and provide you with natural treatments to help you heal mental/physical issues so that you maintain the quality and longevity of life. She also does rejuvenating bodywork (snehana). Lisa is also certified in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and incorporates these elements into her work.