Lisa Desrosiers, LAc, MAc, Dipl.Ac (NCCAOM)

Licensed Acupuncturist; Master of Acupuncture; Diplomate in Acupuncture


  • B.A. in Psychology, University of Rochester, NY, 1993
  • M.Ac. Master’s Degree in Acupuncture, Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Seattle WA,  2003
  • Certificate in Energy Medicine and Shamanic Healing, The Four Winds Society, 2009
  • Certificate in Hatha Yoga Teacher Training @ 200 hour level, Ashaya Yoga, 2012
  • Certificate in Western Herbology, Boston School of Herbal Studies, Fall 2013


Other Trainings:

  • Ongoing herb and supplement workshops with Boston School of Herbal Studies, Gaia Herbs, Integrative Therapeutics, Health Concerns, Bastyr University
  • Lyme Disease Practitioner Training with Boston School of Herbal Studies
  • The Role of Chinese Medicine in Assisted Reproduction and IVF with Eileen Power
  • Treatment Approaches to Infertility with Resolve Nat’l Infertility Assoc.
  • Treatment of Mood and Anxiety Disorders with Acupuncture with Rosa Schyner
  • Treatment of Immune Deficiency and Allergy Disorders with Peter Holmes
  • Essential Oils in Chinese Medicine with Peter Holmes
  • Treatment of Pain Syndromes with Jeffrey Yuen
  • Chinese Medicine in Death and Dying with Jeffrey Yuen
  • Chinese Medicine for Aging and Geriatrics with Jeffrey Yuen
  • Spiritual Wisdom of Chinese Medicine with Anastacia White
  • Balance Method for Acupuncture with Richard Tan
  • Clinical Research Methods in Acupuncture with Lisa Conboy & Katherine Kerr
  • NADA Acupuncture Detox Protocol
  • Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture with Virginia Doran
  • Shiatsu Acupressure Therapy with Boston Shiatsu School
  • Sound healing & Acupuncture with Rose Eng-Lum
  • Reiki Levels 1 & 2 in Usui Tradition with Richard Curtin
  • Anatomy & Yoga with Sara Davidson Flanders
  • Yoga for Trauma with Boston Area Rape Crisis Center & Zan Barry


Professional Experience:

  • Research Acupuncturist:  ‘Enhancing the Placebo Effect in Irritable Bowel Syndrome’,  Harvard Medical School, Osher Institute, Boston, MA; 4/2005-4/2006
  • Expert Panel Consultant to NIH Study: “Provider Perceptions of CAM Research: A National Survey” Sponsored by the Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health.  Harvard Medical School, Osher Institute, Boston,MA: July, 2006
  • Research Coordinator: ‘Tai Chi Mind-Body Therapy for Chronic Heart Failure’, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA; 2/2005 – 11/2008
  • Acupuncturist in Private Practice, 1/2004 – present


Professional Associations: 

  • American Pregnancy Association
  • American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • Collaborative Medicine Working Group of the Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine
  • NCCAOM: National Certification Commission of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine


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