Seven Star Acupuncture
Seven Star Acupuncture

Practitioners

Aisha Madrone, MAcOM, LAc

Aisha graduated from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in 2007 and founded Seven Star Acupuncture & Apothecary in 2008. Her goal as a practitioner is to be a good listener, to create an environment where patients feel welcomed and comfortable, and to work together to provide the care that they need. She enjoys helping patients of all ages and backgrounds live healthier lives.

Before becoming an acupuncturist Aisha was a yoga instructor. The alignment and body awareness she learned from yoga helped to foster an interest in treating pain and injuries. She is well versed in treating many different issues with her patients, including mental health, digestive problems, chronic ailments, and women’s health.

Aisha is currently accepting new patients for: acupuncture, herbal medicines, massage, and facial rejuvenation.

Aisha loves this clinic and hopes you do too!

 

Brad Hamlin, MAcOM, LAc

Brad has been studying Chinese Medicine in one form or another for 19 years.  From a first qigong class in Eastern Kentucky fifteen years ago, to a degree from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, and advanced study with eminent doctors in both China and the West.

A founding member of the International Society for the Study of Classical Acupuncture, Brad continually works to bring the classical Chinese medical traditions into modern clinical practice, using a wide range of approaches, including acupuncture and moxibustion, qigong, tuina, and both internal and external herbs.

Brad is deeply committed both to the ideal of healthcare as a basic right, and to expanding and developing the role of acupuncture and Chinese medicine in making that ideal into a reality.

 

Paul Messersmith-Glavin, MAcOM, LAc , LMT

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Paul Messersmith-Glavin has been a practitioner of Chinese medicine since 2003, after attending the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine.  Prior to becoming a Chinese herbalist and acupuncturist, Paul was a professional massage therapist following his graduation from the prestigious Swedish Institute of Massage in New York City in 1997.  He brings his years of working as a massage therapist into his acupuncture practice, and excels working with such issues such as back and neck pain and discomfort, knee and ankle problems, sciatica, and other physical challenges.  In addition to acupuncture and herbal consultations, Paul is available for a Half and Half: one half acupuncture and one half massage.

Paul spent a year studying at the Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital in Chengdu, China in 2007/08 and learned a great deal working beside Chinese doctors.  He uses these years of experience to help resolve issues such as insomnia, stress and anxiety, depression, digestive issues, allergies, eye problems, persistent headaches, and other ailments.  Paul is politically committed to the practice of community based, sliding scale medicine, and seeks to make health care available to those who could not otherwise afford it.

Kathryn Peak, MAcOM, LAc

Kathryn’s study of psychology and love of health led to her fascination with mind-body medicine. Once she received her first acupuncture treatment, it was as if all the pieces of the puzzle finally fit. Her intuition led her to Portland, where she graduated from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in 2011. She is a Licensed Acupuncturist and nationally certified by the NCCAOM in both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.

Kathryn is very empathetic, intuitive, and creative. Her collaborative approach results in her clients feeling understood, empowered, and supported on their journey to more vibrant health. They love how relaxed they feel after her treatments!

Kathryn’s current areas of expertise include anxiety, PMS, menstrual cramps, pregnancy and postpartum care, common cold/nasal congestion/immune support, neck/shoulder pain, depression, and stress relief.

 

McKenzie R. Gaby MAc, LAc

-1McKenzie R. Gaby is a board certified, licensed acupuncturist in both Oregon and Colorado. She attended the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, where she obtained her Master of Science degree in Acupuncture.

McKenzie specializes in treating digestive and emotional issues, headaches, neck and back pain, insomnia, anxiety, eating disorders and addiction—though she treats a wide variety of other ailments as well. She is passionate about natural medicine, fitness, and nature. Proceeds from her illustrated birds, which can be found at society6.com/unguent, are donated to the Elephant Nature Park, an elephant rescue and rehab center in Thailand.

McKenzie holds a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and advocates a plant-based diet and lifestyle. She is currently studying holistic nutrition and sports nutrition through the University of Natural Health, and Western Herbalism through Heart of Herbs. Additionally, she holds a Master’s Degree in Writing from Portland State University. Additional information can be found on her website: www.littlefigacu.com.