- A-10118 124 Street Edmonton, AB
- (780) 705-0444
Monica Patt, R.Ac, FABORM
Monica is a graduate of the MacEwan acupuncture program and practices in downtown Edmonton.
Monica was diagnosed with endometriosis at a young age and after several surgeries it was recommended she have a hysterectomy before she was even 20 years old. As a last resort she began seeking other options. That is when she discovered acupuncture and it changed her life.
After seeing the changes it made in her own health Monica became fascinated with acupuncture and enrolled in the acupuncture program at MacEwan University.
Her own experience with endometriosis, fertility struggles and ultimately IVF to build her family is what drives her passion for the treatment of women’s reproductive health.
She is dedicated and passionate about treating fertility, pregnancy, and supporting couples undergoing assisted fertility treatments such as IVF and IUI.
Committed to providing excellent care and ongoing learning Monica has taken several courses to further develop and fine-tune her acupuncture skills. These areas include fertility, pregnancy, women’s reproductive health, musculoskeletal and sports injuries.
She is a Registered Acupuncturist with the College & Association of Acupuncturists of Alberta (CAAA) and a Fellow of the Acupuncture and TCM Board of Reproductive Medicine (FABORM). She has also completed The Acupuncture Sports Medicine Apprenticeship Program under Whitfield Reaves author of The Acupuncture Handbook of Sports Injuries &Pain.
Monica was voted for in Vue Magazine as “Best Acupuncturist” in 2016, 2015 and runner up in 2014.
She is known for her friendly, laid back treatment style and is a lifelong student.
Rachel Yeap, R.Ac, FABORM
Rachel received her Diploma of Acupuncture from Grant MacEwan University and completed an internship at Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Zhengzhou, China. Her experience in China allowed her to see acupuncture and herbal medicine used in a hospital setting with excellent results.
Rachel is also a Fellow of the Acupuncture and TCM Board of Reproductive Medicine (FABORM). She has experience supporting couples to conceive with IVF, IUI and natural conception. Her interests also include women’s reproductive health, pregnancy, pain management, cosmetic acupuncture as well as stress management.
Prior to becoming a registered acupuncturist Rachel was a massage therapist for 10 years. The combination of her past career increases her success with pain management cases.
Dedicated to ongoing learning Rachel has completed many courses to improve her client’s treatment outcomes including Japanese Moxa therapy, the use of motor points for pain relief and cosmetic acupuncture.
Jenna Lang, R.Ac
Jenna received her Diploma of Acupuncture from Grant MacEwan University in 2016 and is a Registered Acupuncturist with the College & Association of Acupuncturists of Alberta (CAAA). She joins our practice with seven years of experience.
After graduating the Acupuncture program, Jenna completed an internship at Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Zhengzhou, China. During this time, she saw the use of acupuncture and herbal medicine in a hospital setting with excellent results.
Jenna enjoys treating acute and chronic injures of the neck, shoulder, hip and low back, jaw disfunction such as TMJ. She integrates the use of motor point needling along with traditional acupuncture points to improve her client’s outcome.
Jenna offers cosmetic acupuncture along with facial cupping and gua sha techniques. As a previous esthetician Jenna uses her experience in combination with facial acupuncture to provide treatment to patients with skin conditions, skin traumas and aging skin to heal and rejuvenate the appearance of the skin.
Jenna also enjoys treating autoimmune issues such as hashimoto’s thyroiditis and symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) such as drop foot.
Jenna also has training in scalp acupuncture. Scalp acupuncture is used to treat disorders of the central nervous system, neurological and endocrine disorders. This style of acupuncture is used for multiple sclerosis (MS), bells palsy, dizziness, vertigo, loss of balance as well as pain management. Results include less severity and frequency in symptoms such as a decrease in pain, increase in mobility and decreased dizziness.
Rochelle Churchill, RMT
Rochelle is a registered massage therapist with twenty-six years of experience. She holds her massage licence with the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC).
Rochelle offers prenatal and postnatal massage, deep tissue, myofascial release, sports massage, TMJ massage, relaxation massage, manual lymph drainage, reflexology and is certified in dynamic cupping.
She enjoys treating neck pain, headaches and migraines, lower back and hip pain and lower body dysfunction such as hamstring issues, sciatic nerve issues, pain referral patterns and trigger point issues.
In addition to massage therapy Rochelle also has training in Gua Sha to further enhance her soft tissue treatments by treating fascial restrictions as well as muscle and tendon dysfunction.
We are happy to welcome Rochelle to our team to provided integrated care with our other practitioners.
Darren Tellier, B.A, D.TCM, R.Ac
Over the course of his 22 years of clinical experience in Chinese Medicine. Darren has refined his skills and knowledge to focus on the domains of chronic stress, trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder as well as anxiety and depression.
Darren can provide patient-specific herbal formulations to support and enhance the effectiveness of acupuncture sessions.
Currently Darren is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health and Community Studies at MacEwan University, and has taught in the Acupuncture Diploma Program for 20 years. He is currently serving as Chair of his department.