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About Desiree Merulli

dam image2014Desiree Merulli, L.Ac., EAMP, LMP, RYT  has practiced acupuncture for over 15 years and massage therapy for 18 years. Desiree holds national board certification by the NCCAOM, and is licensed by the state of Washington for both Acupuncture/East Asian Medicine and Massage Therapy.  She holds additional certification in Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture, Reiki, and is a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher.

Desiree provides gentle procedures in a soothing environment with a focus on patient comfort.  During your session, non-needle therapeutics including fire cupping, tuning forks and massage therapy are incorporated to enhance the treatment leaving you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.

Desiree served on the Board of Directors for the Washington East Asian Medicine Association, and maintains an active lifestyle with Crossfit, yoga and running.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pain management
  • Stress management
  • Sports injuries
  • Pain of the Back, Neck, Shoulder, Knee, Ankle, Sciatica, Hip
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Allergies, colds, sinus issues
  • Anxiety, stress, depression, emotional balancing
  • Jaw and face pain
  • Tendonitis
  • Arthritis
  • Post surgical recovery
  • Facial rejuvenation and cosmetic acupuncture
  • Wellness and preventative medicine

Professional Associations

Education

  • Masters of Acupuncture, Northwest Institute of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine;  2001
  • B.S. Portland State University,  Zoology, Physiology and General Science; 1994
  • Massage Practitioner Certificate, Bellevue Massage School; 1998
  • Reiki Level I certified; 1998
  • Touch for Health I certified; 1998
  • Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture Certification; 2002
  • Advanced Constitutional Facial Renewal Acupuncture; 2007
  • Meizen Cosmetic Acupuncture; 2009
  • Neck, Head, Jaw & Intraoral Treatment Endorsement; 2011
  • Qi Gong 5 Needle Scalp Acupuncture for Cancer/Tumor; 2011
  • Qi Gong Exercise and Qi Gong Needling methods; 2011
  • Yoga Instructor Certification, Urban Yoga Spa; 2015
  • Tibetan Shirdhara, Diamond Way Ayurveda; 2015

Licenses

  • NCCAOM National Board Certified Acupuncturist
  • L.Ac., EAMP Licensed Acupuncturist, East Asian Medicine Practitioner WA state
  • LMP Licensed Massage Therapist WA State
  • RYT 200 Yoga Alliance

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Phone: 206-388-3349

509 Olive Way # 1658 Seattle, WA 98101