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Joie Jacala, AEMP LAc MSTOM

I am the owner of ZENJOY, providing services of Eastern Medicine including acupuncture, electro-acupuncture medicine, acupoint injection therapy, herbal and nutritional therapy, tui na Chinese bodywork, cupping, and more. As a graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine - NYC, the largest educational entity of East Asian Medicine in the US, my training includes over 650 hours in Sciences and Western Medicine; over 200 hours of bodywork techniques and body manipulation; and over 800 hours of hands-on needle technique and clinical treatment experience. My professional credentials include state licensure in WA and NY; and certification with National Certification Committee for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) as a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine. I have a Bachelors in Microbiology/Pre-Med, a Masters in Traditional Oriental Medicine, and am pursuing my Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. 

Ancient Medicine for the Modern World
I came to love Eastern Medicine for its beauty which lies in that by balancing the body's energy and improving circulation, it addresses the root of the pathology of disease(s). You may find that while you are seeking treatment for a main complaint, secondary issues may be resolved as well. 

It is my intention to support my community's health and to provide quality care. My mission is to preserve and improve the health and well-being of individuals in my community by optimizing and balancing the body's natural healing processes in order to prevent disease through acupuncture and its various modalities, herbs, and dietary therapy. 
As a professional health care provider, I am prepared to share with you my skill set.

In my time away from clinical practice I enjoy spending time with my family, exploring and learning new things. Adventuring, sports, DIY crafting and hunting for treasures are my other passions.


Karin Holt, RN BSN MAc LAc

Karin Holt is a nurse, an acupuncturist and an advocate for comprehensive integrative medicine. Karin trained in nursing at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. During her clinical work with oncology patients at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, she developed an interest in mitigating physical and mental symptoms that impacted the quality of life for people engaging intensive medical therapies. She trained in Five Element Acupuncture and the School of Philosophy and Healing in Action (SOPHIA) at the Maryland University of Integrative Health when it was Tai Sophia. Karin now offers treatment and consultation in the traditions of Chinese and Western medicine to mitigate physical and emotional challenges, while cultivating resilience and capacity to live life to its fullest. Karin grounds her Chinese medicine treatments in the Five Element method, while integrating principles from TCM, Dr. Tan’s Balance Method and methods taught by Jeffrey Yuen, as applicable.


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