Elyse Josephs, L.Ac., Dipl.OM Education: Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM) New York City- Masters of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine, August’02-graduated with a 3.7 G.P.A./4.0 NCCAOM Diplomate in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology (Dipl. OM) New York State License # 002232 NADA certification (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association) for acupuncture detox My experience includes working with […]


Choosing an Acupuncturist

First and foremost, it is important to seek someone with whom you feel an affinity with, and can build a relationship based upon trust. A practitioner, who will take the time to answer your questions (even briefly), and make the effort to communicate the complexities of this medicine, is one worth serious consideration. The relationship […]



Successful treatment depends upon several factors, and is usually the result of a combined collaboration between the practitioner and patient. Good communication and an understanding on the patient’s part, that they must take responsibility for their health is essential. Healing is a process that takes into account the dynamics of the human body, which is […]



Does Acupuncture really work? This is the one question I get asked more often than any other.  Often it is asked in anxious anticipation along with this next question. Can Acupuncture help my problem? I can answer with confidence from my experience of working with thousands of patients that acupuncture definitely does work.   Traditional Chinese […]