Dr. Allison M. Snowden DACM, L.Ac., Dipl. O.M.
Integrative Holistic Doctor & Acupuncturist
Education and Licensure:
-Pacific College of Oriental Medicine –Doctor of Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine
-Pacific College of Oriental Medicine- Masters in Oriental Medicine
-NCCAOM Diplomat of Oriental Medicine
-Licensed California Acupuncturist and Herbalist
-Registered Yoga Teacher & Meditation Teacher
Dr. Allison Snowden is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (TCM), Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist (L.Ac.) in the state of California, and is a certified Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (Dipl. O.M.) through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She has performed clinical rotations at Rady’s Children’s hospital and the San Diego Cancer Center and advanced training at The International Acupuncture Training Center in Beijing, China. Dr. Snowden has experience working in a variety of clinical settings. It is her experience that a multi-disciplinary approach to healthcare is the best way to resolve chronic mental and physical health challenges.
Dr. Snowden expertise in natural and evidence based treatments to accelerate healing and restore balance within the body. She is passionate about empowering patients to take preventative action in making healthy lifestyle choices and working together to help them achieve their health goals. She has years of experience in successfully treating pain, athletic injuries, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, autoimmune disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, mental-emotional health, and supportive care for oncology patients.
Dr. Snowden acknowledges and honors the fact that each individual is unique and takes time to know and tailors her treatments specific to each individual’s needs and wellness goals. She utilizes acupuncture, nutrition, functional medicine and other holistic treatment approaches to improving the health and well being of her patients.
Post Doctoral Training:
-The International Acupuncture Training Center in Beijing China, Advanced Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine
-Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital, Acupuncture for The Cancer Patient
-Integrative Medicine for Mental Health
Philosophy: Dr. Snowden firmly believes it is possible for every person to achieve his or her greatest wellbeing. By restoring health, her patients find the clarity and direction to lead the lives as they desire and do what it is that they truly love and enjoy. Dr. Snowden enjoys her daily yoga practice, horseback riding, exploring different cultures, and spending time with family and friends.