Laurie has been working in the U.K. for 7 years now as an acupuncturist after moving here from New York city with her family in 2013. Laurie is trained in a variety of aspects of health, including psycho-emotional issues and orthopedics. She has also completed a post-graduate diploma course in Fertility from . She has also received advanced training in Cosmetic/Facial Acupuncture, which is considered to be a holistic alternative to Botox and fillers. Laurie also has experience working in addiction. She worked at the St. John’s Riverside Substance Abuse Rehabilitation facility as well as volunteering with a Brooklyn, NY community acupuncture clinic to treat patients dealing with issues related to drugs and alcohol addiction. Laurie is also a Reiki Practitioner, and teaches reiki to those who are interested in self-healing. She enjoys the incorporation of reiki along with her acupuncture treatments, as she believes it is an additional benefit to help patients to heal on both the physical and spiritual level. Laurie received her Master’s Degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City. Her degree incorporates the use of acupuncture, moxibustion and cupping. Additionally, she is certified by the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM) in Clean Needle Technique. She is qualified in herbal medicine in the United States, and is currently completing a 3 year course with the White Crane Academy in herbal medicine in the U.K. to further her knowledge. Laurie currently sees patients in various locations throughout the London area.