|As a collection of practitioners, each in private practice, we all share the common goal of helping you live more fully into who you are, healthy, happy, and whole. We welcome people of all ages, from all walks of life, facing a variety of challenges. And we are committed to treating you as the wonderfully unique individual that you are.Good rapport and a trusting relationship are important to the healing process. For this reason, we suggest you read each of our bios, and feel free to call and speak directly to any or all of us. In this way, you can choose the practitioner that is the right fit for you.Some of our practitioners accept insurance, so be sure to inquire if this is important to you. And many of us also have sliding scale rates for those who truly need it.
We’re here to help.
Janice Campbell M.Ac., L.Ac., ADS
Licensed Acupuncturist, AcuDetox Specialist, & Qigong Instructor
Janice holds a Master’s in Acupuncture from TAI SOPHIA Institute and is a NADA certified AcuDetox Specialist. In the wider community, she treats drug offenders in the Men’s Detention Center and is co-founder of Acupuncture For Veterans in Maryland, serving military personnel and their families at the Owings Mills VFW. She is on the Advisory Board for Joy Wellness, the holistic arm of Shepherd’s Clinic, and is a frequently requested speaker at Johns Hopkins Parkinson’s support groups. Janice is also the Company Acupuncturist for DNA Theatre and the acupuncturist on call for Center Stage. In private practice, she uses Acupuncture, Qigong, Bach Flower Remedies, Homeopathy, and food and lifestyle recommendations to help her patients thrive.
Elise Bershaw, LCSW-C
Licensed Clinical Therapist
Clinical social worker dually licensed in Maryland and New York. I have over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families in
David M. Buscher, M.Ac, L.Ac
David has a B.A. from the Johns Hopkins University and an M.A. from the University of Baltimore, and has lived and worked in Chicago, New York City, and Baltimore. In 1997, seeking relief from chronic pain, he began seeing an acupuncturist and in the process found that the treatment opened doors to increased immunity, a lasting sense of well being, and emotional growth that continues to this day. After the turn of the century, he owned two retail stores that focused on health and eco-friendly home products, opened (with several partners) a café that serves organic and all-natural fare, and earned his second Master’s degree, in acupuncture, from the Tai Sophia Institute.
Heather D. Clark, RN, BSN
Registered Nurse and Certified Health Coach
Heather holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Maryland, School of Nursing and a Graduate Certificate in Health Coaching from TAI SOPHIA INSTITUTE. Heather has worked at the world renowned R Adams-Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center Neuro-Trauma Critical Care as well as a Disease Manager helping to manage clients with chronic illness such as Diabetes, Hypertension, COPD, Asthma, Depression and Heart Failure. Heather also lives with and
Darrell Forbes M.Ac., L.Ac.
I received my Master’s degree in acupuncture from Tai Sophia Institute. Prior to that, I studied philosophy, religion, and literature. I bring my experience and understanding of each of these worlds into my interactions with clients. I firmly believe that illness and suffering guide each of us in the ways of caring for our bodies and expressing the unique energies we were born to share. I work with each of my clients to create a safe and open space for looking clearly at all parts of life, flowing or stuck, and for imagining how they might live with greater vitality and strength.
Ellie Isaac, M.Ac., L.Ac.
Ellie holds a Master’s in Acupuncture from TAI SOPHIA Institute, where she is Assistant Faculty in the Transformative Leadership and Social Change program. She is also a requested speaker at both Johns Hopkins and George Washington Universities. In private practice, Ellie partners with her patients to address the root causes that impede flourishing health in the mind/body/spirit. Using needles, moxa, and words, she enables positive changes to manifest in the lives of those living with cancer, depression, stress, addiction, infertility, asthma and many other ways life presents as pain.
Laura Sicari, L.Ac, M.Ac.
Acupuncturist, Yoga Instructor, AcuDetox Specialist
Laura Sicari is a licensed Acupuncturist, AcuDetox Specialist, and Yoga Instructor. She brings her personal practices of yoga, meditation, and self-care to the partnerships forged with her patients. Through the use of acupuncture, breath work, and lifestyle coaching Laura has helped patients navigate concerns that include addiction, anxiety, depression, insomnia, pain, digestive disruption, and major life transitions. She is constantly amazed by the power of Chinese medicine to help unite us with Nature and the seasons, and how this path unfailingly leads to more peace and less suffering on the level of the body, mind, and spirit.
Idalee Wagman DiGregorio M.Ac, L.Ac, ADS
Licensed Acupuncturist & AcuDetox Specialist
Idalee holds a Master’s degree in acupuncture from Tai Sophia Institute and a Master’s in education specializing in human development from the University of Maryland College Park. She is a NADA certified AcuDetox specialist and has spent much of her time serving the drug addicted populations at both Healthcare for the Homeless and Penn North. She has taught classes in research design and statistics at both the University of Baltimore and Tai Sophia. She has been serving the wider community through her work at First Unitarian Universalist Church developing a liberal religious education program which teaches children to be aware of and accepting of all religions and types of people. In private practice Idalee partners with her clients to tackle impediments to true balance in body, mind and spirit. Using acupuncture, words, Chinese herbs, guasha, cupping, homeopathy, food, and lifestyle recommendations Idalee helps her patients who are living with cancer, depression, anxiety, infertility, addictions, relationship issues, and stress to not only thrive but also identify and follow their destiny.
Jenny Wang, M.Ac., L.Ac., Dipl.Ac.
Licensed Acupuncturist and Diplomate of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Jenny holds a Master’s in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine from New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is a diplomate of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. In addition to her private practice, she also volunteers at the Joy Wellness Center at Shepherd’s Clinic. She devotes a great deal of attention and focus to understand each person’s unique body constitution and needs, within the perspective of the entire health picture. She firmly believes that the best route to effective treatments is compassion and genuine interest in each person’s wellbeing, on the part of the practitioner, and the trust and faith gained in return.