Gabriela is a California State Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist with a master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has extensive training in Integrative Sports Medicine Acupuncture and specializes in neuropathic and musculoskeletal pain conditions, stress and anxiety disorders and women’s reproductive health and fertility. She has successfully treated menstrual disorders, hormone imbalances, menopause symptoms, and chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) from breast cancer treatment. She is currently working towards becoming a fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM).
Before becoming an acupuncturist, Gabriela worked for the American Red Cross in the Bay Area as an Emergency Preparedness Community Educator and Disaster Relief Responder. Teaching basic life saving skills instilled within her a passion for preparedness and prevention that inspired her to study Eastern Medicine and empower herself and others to live a more balanced, healthy life.
She takes an integrative and holistic approach to treating patients with an emphasis on helping them achieve a greater sense of physical, mental and emotional well-being. Her tools are simple, yet effective, having stood the test of time. With her knowledge of Western and Eastern medicine, Gabriela incorporates mind-body medicine techniques, Sports Medicine theory, nutrition and exercise into her acupuncture treatments. She guides and supports her patients as they find their path to optimal health and vitality.