Sonya Wool, LAc has recently returned from Nepal doing work for the Acupuncture Relief Project and is now accepting new patients at Vitality Acupuncture. Her work in Nepal was providing primary medical care in a rural setting where there are no other medical resources. She assisted with pain management, internal medicine, women’s health, symptoms associated with aging, skin complaints, and everything in between. She treated 15-25 patients a day, 6 days a week and assisted in training Nepalese students of Eastern Medicine.
Sonya Wool is a recent graduate from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland, OR, where she earned her Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. While her formal Chinese Medicine training lasted four years, she grew up in a family of physicians, and as a result her experience really began in childhood. It is this lifelong passion for medicine that eventually led Sonya to pursue a career in the field. After experiencing a particularly turbulent time in her life, she found realignment and strength through Acupuncture and Chinese herbs. It is these experiences and firsthand knowledge of Chinese medicine that eventually led her to focus on integrated care.
One of Sonya’s primary objectives is to alter the mindset people often experience when they are not thriving. The feeling of defeat following an illness or an injury can be a particularly powerful one, and she firmly believes that they key to healing is to find a balance that best suits the the individual needs and capabilities of each individual patient. Her goal as a practitioner is to help and empower every patient so that they can harness their own healing force. Sonya will help patients find the root cause of their symptoms and give them the tools they need to finish their journey back to a healthy body and mind. She hopes to highlight the powers of integrated health care with acupuncture, herbs, nutritional counseling and consistency.
We are so fortunate to have Sonya at Vitality Acupuncture and look forward to seeing her thrive in our community!