Kristy Hanley, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac.
Kristy is a licensed acupuncturist with a Master’s degree in Oriental Medicine. She graduated in 2004 from one of the top ten schools in the US for Traditional Chinese Medicine, The Atlantic Institute Of Oriental Medicine. Founded by medical doctors and acupuncturists from China, she received one of the best educations available in TCM. Kristy has also worked with many acupuncture providers in Maryland with backgrounds in Five Element acupuncture, and has learned to incorporate treatments which are result- oriented and have proven to bring relief to her clients.
Kristy previously worked in the Community Acupuncture setting at Community Acupuncture of Towson, where she developed her distal treatment plans shown to provide relief for almost any symptom. Kristy also worked as the Director of Outreach for Mend Acupuncture, providing Community and Private acupuncture sessions. In 2016 she presented the first Acupuncture Grand Rounds in Oncology for Western Medical Providers CEU credit at GBMC, a service which continues to this day. Kristy’s passion to bridge information, and support the collaboration of Western and Eastern medicine, can be seen in every treatment and training she provides clients and fellow acupuncturists.
Brooke Cerra L.Ac.
Brooke joins us in Nottingham and Hunt Valley. Brooke brings a bevy of experience with her as an acupuncturist of 7 years, and 12 years of experience in Homecare and Rehabilitative Nursing. Brooke received her Master’s degree from the Maryland University of Integrative Medicine. She combines her Western Medical experience with both Five Element and Traditional Chinese Medicine training to carry out her personal mission of helping people recover from dis-ease, and live to their fullest potential of health and ease.
Brooke has a passion for skin care, and has treated many people successfully for acne and aging. In addition to acupuncture, Brooke uses Traditional Chinese Medicine tools to help individuals see dramatic changes in their skin.
Bing Wang, L.Ac., Ph.D., PA-C
Bing Wang is a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) and Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) in Maryland. Bing graduated from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, which is one of the most prestigious universities of traditional Chinese Medicine. He holds the Medical Bachelor degree of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Doctor degree of Integrative Medicine. Bing is also certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in the United States.
Bing brings the diverse medical experiences to our clinic. He previously worked as an acupuncturist in China, and then he was funded and completed some medical research projects in Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins Hospital. For the past few years, Bing has been working as a physician assistant in GBMC and Franklin Square Hospital, and an acupuncturist as well.
Bing’s education and experience in both oriental and western medicine are unique and exceptional, which benefits his practice and provides the advanced acupuncture care for his patients. He believes regaining the balance and harmony of Yin & Yang is the key to get rid of exogenous pathogenic factors, stimulate the inner energy to adjust the excessive or deficiency of the body and promote recovery from diseases. Bing’s belief is that “To every patient, every time, you will provide the care that you would want for your own loved ones.”
Leisa Kelley L.Ac.
Leisa Kelley L.Ac. comes to RHA with many years of experience in both Private and Community Acupuncture Settings. She graduated from the Traditional Acupuncture Institute (TAI Sophia) in 1998, now named Maryland University of Integrated Health. Leisa is a Licensed Acupuncturist and also a Licensed Animal Acupuncturist in the state of Maryland. She is passionate about healing both people and animals, and brings compassion and hope to her clients, along with many years of experience knowledge.
Anabel Teuten, MS, CNS, LDN, Integrative Nutritionist
Anabel graduated with a Masters in Integrative Clinical Nutrition from the Maryland University of Integrative Health in August 2018. She is a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) as well as a Licensed Dietician Nutritionist (LDN).
Anabel works collaboratively with her clients to identify dietary changes that are manageable, recognizing that incremental changes that can be fully integrated into the client’s life are the most sustainable. She believes that although food is extremely important to health, stress management, exercise and sleep are also important issues that need to be addressed. She does not believe in one size fits all but rather that each client has different needs and she tailors each counseling session accordingly.
Anabel firmly believes that food can be therapeutic in the treatment of almost all common diseases affecting our society today. From weight loss to diabetes to autoimmune diseases, diet and lifestyle changes can have a profound effect on the body and contribute to optimal health.