Practitioners


Michelle Schreiber L.Ac.

Licenses / Credentials :

  • Texas Board of Medical Examiners Licensed Acupuncturist
  • National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Diplomate
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Integrative Medicine Program for Acupuncture Oncology
  • IMS/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Advanced Training in Acupuncture for the Cancer Patient
  • Society for Integrative Oncology, Member
  • Texas Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Member
  • American University of Complementary Medicine, Post – Graduate studies in Classical Chinese Medicine
  • AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine (formerly Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin); Master of Science in Oriental Medicine
  • Certification in Nutrition from American Association of Nutritional Consultants
  • Florida Atlantic University, Bachelor of Art in Sociology
  • Austin Birth Awards – Best Acupuncture Clinic 2011, Nominated Best Acupuncturist 2013

Michelle has been practicing in the complementary health care field since 1997, including 17 years in Austin, Texas.

As the founder of The Cancer Wellness Center in Austin, Michelle also co-founded and co-owns Sage Acupuncture in Austin. Michelle has spent several years in integrated clinical settings, including Tulsi Holistic Living in Washington DC and the Carl Vogel Center – a multi-disciplinary HIV clinic. In 2005, she co-authored a study on acupuncture and pain management with HIV patients. In 2006, she participated in a peer review of “Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology,” by the Art of Medicine Press.

Michelle received her Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine from the Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin (now called AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine). She has since undergone advanced training/certification and practice in cancer care and in women’s health and fertility. She also holds a certification in occupational acupuncture, a practice which aims to help heal musculo-skeletal injury. Currently, Michelle is engaged in further studies in Classical Chinese Medicine at the American University of Complementary Medicine, with esteemed senior teacher and Daoist priest, Jeffery Yuen.

A passion for food and nutrition, rooted in a lifetime of study, led Michelle to complete training in “Food as Medicine” through the Center for Mind Body Medicine and Georgetown University Medical School. She is also certified by the American Association of Nutritional Consultants.

Michelle is a graduate of The Shiatsu Institute and Therapy Center in San Francisco, The Lauterstein-Conway School of Massage in Austin, and the Asian bodywork program at the Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin, where she went on to assist in the Tuina department. Michelle is also a Reiki Master and certified meditation instructor.

Michelle is licensed in Acupuncture by the Texas Board of Medical Examiners and holds Diplomate status in Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Further, she is a professional member of the Texas Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Outside of the office, Michelle can be found spending time with her family, exercising her body and mind, cooking, volunteering, and playing the drums.


 

Laura Berkebile L.Ac

Licenses / Credentials :

  • Texas Board of Medical Examiners Licensed Acupuncturist
  • National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Diplomate
  • New England School of Acupuncture, Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • Clemson University, Bachelor of Fine Arts

Laura offers acupuncture treatments combined with holistic health counseling to create individualized and focused care. With over 11 years of clinical practice and thousands of treatments given, Laura has an abundance of expertise and knowledge to offer. Laura is passionate about her work and  is committed to the highest standards of practice. She provides thorough and compassionate care, specific to each individual’s needs.

Laura has had several years of experience working with individuals diagnosed with cancer. She has had specific experience treating patients with breast cancer, cervical cancer, leukemia, and multiple myeloma, as well as several other types of cancers of the head and neck. Along with treating the patient’s underlying constitution, Laura also addresses the many unpleasant symptoms patients may experience during and after various cancer treatments. She has also had much success using acupuncture and herbs to treat  stress and mood issues (including anxiety, insomnia and depression).
Her goal is to offer the best of her training in acupuncture, Chinese herbs and nutritional health to help patients move toward their wellness goals and optimal health.  With a strong foundation in western sciences she understands western medical diagnoses and treatments, and works easily with other practitioners and treatments to obtain the best results for her patients health. She believes in an Integrative medicine model which treats the person on all levels – physical, emotional, behavioral, environmental & spiritual – and integrates a blend of proven healing techniques for each person. She works with her clients to create a partnership built on trust.

Olivia Honeycutt, L.Ac

  • Texas Board of Medical Examiners Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Master of Science in Oriental Medicine, AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine
  • National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Diplomat
  • Applied Clinical Nutritionist, Texas College of Chiropractic
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Research and Anthropology, Guilford College, North Carolina
  • Certified Reiki Master Teacher, RMT
  • Certified Hypnotherapist, Toronto Hypnotherapy Resource Method Training
Olivia is passionate about helping people live their best lives by supporting them through acupuncture and nutrition. She earned her Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in Austin, Texas. It was during this training that she came to understand medicine from a truly holistic perspective. She sees body, mind, and spirit as inseparable and directs her attention and care to the whole person. She uses this integrative approach to cancer care to complement ongoing medical interventions. Because she understands that each person is different, Olivia creates treatment plans tailored to help meet each person’s unique goals and challenges. Olivia is also certified as an Applied Clinical Nutritionist and enjoys helping people find the right foods to nurture and build healthy bodies. In her young life, Olivia was raised by scientists and surrounded by artists. For her, this cultivated a deep joy of learning and discovery as well as an innate sense of creativity. After following the path of the artist, and then scientist, she discovered the path of the healer. These loves of science and creativity now guide her in all aspects of her healing arts. After obtaining her Master’s degree she sought additional training in Chinese medicine, holistic health coaching, medical qi gong, reiki, and facilitated meditation. She feels very blessed to be in a position to use her passions to improve the lives of others. She is very grateful to the many beautiful humans she has been able to help live fuller, more wholly peaceful lives.

Hannah Ford, Licensed Massage Therapist

  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • Advanced Training in Oncology Massage Therapy
  • Massage Therapy Instructor
  • Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy: Certified Arvigo Practitioner
  • Advanced Pregnancy Practitioner

Hannah has been a licensed massage therapist since 2006. She received the Austin Birth Award for Best Massage Therapist in 2016.

Hannah is a graduate and former instructor at Austin’s Lauterstein-Conway Massage School, where she taught Swedish, Sports, and Deep Massage hands-on classes for 4 years, and has also developed and taught pregnancy massage workshops for licensed massage therapists. She recently added Oncology Massage Techniques after intensive training, to her skill set.

Hannah loves using bodywork to relax, relieve, and support cancer patients and their caregivers.

 

Christine Wetzel, Meditation Instructor

Christine teaches free meditation instruction at The Cancer Wellness Center. Her background includes administrating, developing, and teaching meditation in Austin. She has spent many years managing a diverse group of volunteers to maintain a formal practice and education environment. She is a meditation instructor and teacher of Buddhist studies. Her passion lies in helping others learn to use meditation in their daily lives