Kerri is a Licensed Practitioner of Oriental Medicine (L.OM.) in Pennsylvania, and a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) in California. She holds her national Diplomate in Oriental Medicine (Dipl.OM.) through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Additionally, Kerri is a Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM), certifying her as a Specialist in Fertility. Kerri is also a Pilates Instructor, and taught pilates for 8 years, which deepened her understanding of the body and provided years of experience rehabilitating clients.
Kerri’s interest in mind/body health began at the University of California Berkeley, where she graduated cum laude with her Bachelors Degree in Psychology. After pursuing her interests in psychology and research, Kerri began the 4 year program at Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine in Santa Monica, CA. She graduated summa cum laude with her Masters in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MTOM) in 2010.
Kerri believes in a holistic approach to health, guiding her patients to optimum health and wellness through the use of acupuncture, herbs, dietary counseling, and overall lifestyle awareness.
Though Kerri practices complementary and alternative treatments, she believes in the integration of multiple types of healthcare, including Western Medicine, Functional Medicine, Chiropractic, Massage Therapy, and others. She was able to explore her passion for multidisciplinary healthcare via her internships at both the UCLA Arther Ashe Center and the Simms/Mann Venice Family Clinic’s Integrative Pain Center.
Kerri is a general medicine practitioner, treating a variety of issues from pain to allergies. She can help you with the following:
- pain/orthopedic problems (back pain, TMJ, sciatica, headaches, arthritis, post-surgical support, etc)
- fertility, PMS, menopause
- gastrointestinal issues (GERD, IBS, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea)
- allergies, common cold signs and symptoms
- fatigue, fibromyalgia
- addiction (NADA protocol)
- wellness treatments — for those seeking balance and prevention of disease
Kerri appeared on the local radio talk show “Mission: Nutrition,” on WCHE 1520 AM, to discuss treating Fertility using Oriental Medicine. To listen to the segment, please click on the link below:
Kerri was trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine, though she also has experience with other styles, such as Master Tung, Dr. Tan and Balance Method, Japanese approaches, Auricular Acupuncture, and the 8 Extraordinary Vessels.