Title: Kayleen Walsh, L.Ac., Dipl. of Ac., Owner of Holistic Zen
Hometown: Saranac Lake, NY
Education: Bachelors in Sociology Psychology & Women's Studies (SUNY Geneseo - Geneseo, NY)
Holistic Healthcare Practitioner (Boulder College of Massage Therapy- Boulder, CO)
Masters in Traditional Oriental Medicine (Pacific College of Oriental Medicine- San Diego, CA), Therapeutic Yoga Certification (Santa Barbara Yoga Center- Santa Barbara, CA), Certificate in Advanced Oncology Care (TCM Academy)
Credentials: California State Board Licensed Acupuncturist (License #15892), NCCAOM Diplomate of Acupuncture, CCAOM Clean Needle Technique certification, Holistic Healthcare Practitioner Certification, Therapeutic Yoga Certification, International Certification in Oncology Acupuncture
Career Path: Kayleen's career is in line with her passions and moral compass and therefore she believes the work she does is heartfelt and meaningful. She loves that her work helps clients find balance and vibrant health within themselves. She personally experienced the power of this medicine after fracturing her femur and recovering twice as fast as the average patient with acupuncture, therapeutic massage, dietary and herbal therapy. Her specialities are women's reproductive health, oncology care, autoimmune support, anti-aging & facial rejuvenation. She provides a natural and holistic guide to optimizing hormones & supporting healing without the side effects of medications, surgery, or invasive procedures with Eastern medicine, nutritional endocrinology, functional medicine, restorative yoga, infrared therapy, red light therapy, micro-needling and nano-needling.
Philosophy on Patient Care: Kayleen believes quality care is far more important than a large quantity of patients. Kayleen believes all women should have access to affordable resources and knowledge to make educated choices and develop healthy habits for glowing and flowing fertile bodies. Women in optimal health can be active, flexible, creative, energetic, and vibrant!
Self-care: Kayleen practices what she preaches. She receives regular acupuncture, therapeutic massage & infrared/red light therapy. She also meditates and journals daily, consumes organic whole foods ideally local and in season, explores beautiful San Diego or the Adirondacks with her pup on nature walks, cross country/downhill skis, & loves yoga, pilates, and strength training. She balances a busy practice with travel to connect with family & friends as well.
Most Recent Continuing Education: "Acupuncture During Pregnancy: Safe & Ethical Practice"+ "Lab Testing and Hormonal Assessment for Infertility: Treatment Success Depends On Diagnosing The Real Cause" (ProD Seminars), "An Integrative Chinese Medicine Approach to IVF" (TCM Academy), "Pregnancy Support, Labor Preparation, and Post-Partum Care with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs" (Lotus Institute of Integrative Medicine), "Reversing Thyroid Disorders and Autoimmunity with the 3-4-5 Method of Healing" (Lotus Institute of Integrative Medicine), & "Achieving 90% Fertility Success Rate" (Lotus Institute of Integrative Medicine), Microneedling for Acupuncturists (AcuMicro), Light Therapies: Incorporating Red & Infrared Devices Into Your Practice (AcuMicro), & Anti-Aging & Rejuvenation Modalities In Practice," (AcuMicro).