Deirdre Kelley Lic Ac. Dipl Ac CHt

About Me

Deirdre Kelley Lic Ac. has spent over 20 years providing health and wellness to her patients, first as a Certified Veterinary Nurse working with companion animals and wildlife, and now as an Licensed Acupuncturist, Functional medicine for women provider and Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. 

Deirdre is a graduate of the New England School of Acupuncture and is licensed by the State of Vermont's Office of Professioanl Regulation to provide Acupuncture. Deirdre is the 2010 recipient of the “Compassionate Healer” Award, given to one student at graduation who exemplifies a practitioner who provides a safe and secure environment for the healing and growth of his/her patients. Deirdre provides a hands on and highly individual Japanese Style acupuncture treatment to each and every one of her patients. Rooted in the belief that each person is an individual and that the body is always evolving, each treatment is specially suited to the needs of the patient in that moment. With the use of Japanese Style abdominal palpation and pulse diagnosis, she is able to feel and listen to the body through her fingers allowing for in the moment changes that both patient and practitioner can feel. Deirdre has a special interest in nutrition, has been learning whole foods nutrition for both humans as well as companion animals and is always including diet and lifestyle in her acupuncture treatments.

Deirdre is the President of the Vermont Acupuncture Association and has been involved with the orginization since 2017. Deirdre is a Graduate of Dr Aviva Romms 1 yr. Functional Medicine for Women training and is a Clinical Hypnotherapist. Deirdre combines Acupuncture and hypnosis for those interested to deepen the healing session.
She has previouisly been a visiting supervisor at the Boston Medical Center in an MD clinical training program, and has worked at a RA for several Acupuncture Research projects. She has spent several years assisting with Kiiko Matsumoto, creator of Scientific Acupuncture allowing for the sharpening and solidification of Japanese palpation, moxabustion and needling techniques. 

 Deirdre enjoys working with a wide range of conditions and has special interest in orthopedic and muscular pain as well as auto immune disorders, digestive complaints, and food allergies. Deirdre will work hard to educate patients on how they can be an active participant in their health as well as provide a relaxing, restoring, and healing acupuncture experience.

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