Erica Bowman was born and raised in Napa, California, and now practices in Saint Helena. She has two children. Erica has been practicing Chinese medicine in her office in Saint Helena, California, for thirteen years. She is licensed in acupuncture and therapeutic massage, and she has been trained in a number of other complementary healing therapies. These treatments and therapies can are combined to give her patients personalized care. Erica also promotes healing by offering tools for empowering parents and individuals to take healing into their own hands. 


  • Bachelor of Science with a major in Holistic Wellness from Humboldt State University (Arcata, CA, 1999)

  • Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences (ACCHS) (Oakland, CA, 2009)

  • Qi Gong and classical Chinese medical training (China, 2005)

  • CA Board-Certified Acupuncturist (2009)

Erica and kids
  • Joined Kamala Dietz’s acupuncture practice in 2009; took over practice in 2011 (Saint Helena, CA)

  • CA Board-Certified Massage Therapist with 20+ years of experience; initial training from Loving Hands Institute of Healing Arts (Fortuna, CA)

  • Cranio-Sacral Therapy training from Upledger Institute International (San Francisco, 2013)

  • Extensive study of Chinese herbs and classical medicinal formulas with Arnaud Versluys, PhD, LAc, MD (China, 2008–2010)

  • Chi New Tsang training with Tiffany Fyans (Oakland, CA, 2007)

  • Training in Feng Shui and Energetic Dousing with Flin McDonald (Saint Helena, CA, 2016–)

  • Training in Shonishin, a healing practice specifically for children, with Raven Lang, LAc, OMD (Oakland, CA, 2018)