Karen Hershman has been practicing acupuncture and Chinese herbology since 1995. She has a Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) from Southwest Acupuncture College and is licensed in California, New Mexico and nationally. Karen taught at Southwest Acupuncture College for six years while maintaining her private practice. In 2004, she moved to San Marcos to serve this community. Karen is committed to assisting people to regain their health.
In May 2013, Karen became a sangoma (African shaman) in the Xhosa tradition. She has a deep passion for spiritual growth and loves assisting others on their path to wholeness.
Karen also enjoys public speaking and introduces students to the theories and non-needle techniques of Chinese medicine at Cal State San Marcos and at Oriental Medicine at the Healing Hands Massage School in Escondido and Laguna Hills.