Transformative, integrative Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine from one of the most respected and accomplished L.Ac.s in the nation. Allen is a National Board Certified (Diplomate) in Oriental Medicine (including Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology) through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM.)
Ms. Allen served on the clinical Faculty of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of AZ College of Medicine from 1998-2001; and was a credentialed provider at the AZ Health Sciences Center, working with Dr. Andrew Weil, MD. Known for her keen diagnostic abilities and educative approach to care, she provides a broad scope of expertise that covers traditional Chinese Herbology, Acupuncture, Physical Medicine (cupping, tuina, gua sha), and 18 years of clinical experience in virtually every aspect of her field.
She served as President of the Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Society of MA from 2003-06, and an Advisory Board Member of Acupuncturists Without Borders from 2006-07. From late 2010 - 2011, she served on a select Steering Committee of the U. of AZ Center for Integrative Medicine, tasked with the design of 2 new IM Primary Care clinics in Phoenix and Tucson. At the AZ Cancer Center in Tucson, she is a trusted resource for doctors on the Supportive Care Team, who refer cancer patients to her care.
Years In Practice24
Education*B.A. Washington & Jefferson College: English *M.Sc. Michigan State University, Agricultural Economics/Fellow in African Studies & Languages *M.Ac. Traditional Acupuncture Institute/Tai Sophia Institute, Maryland
AffiliationsGlobal Health Council Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Africa) AAAOM
CertificationToyo Hari (Japanese) certification Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, NCCAOM Diplomate of Acupuncture, NCCAOM Diplomate of Chinese Herbology, NCCAOM
Christy allen is a very spiritual and compassionate individual that is and goes beyond the self. her skill in the 5 element system is outstanding and true to integral of further development in her practice and the community. I highly recommend Christy in all and any issues that may confront your well being. thank you for being a friend and a wonderful soul on this planet.
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