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About ERICA

Erica Bowman was born and raised in Napa, California, and now lives and practices in St. Helena. She has two children and a dog. Erica has been practicing Chinese medicine in her office in Saint Helena, California, for almost ten years. She is licensed in acupuncture and therapeutic massage, and she has been trained in a number of other healing therapies, described here. Erica’s qualifications allow her to provide many kinds of healing treatments and therapies, which allows Erica to provide her patients personalized care. Her qualifications include:

  • 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)

  • Joined Kamala Dietz’s acupuncture practice in 2009; took over practice in 2011 (St. 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 Nai Tsang training from Tiffany Fyans (Oakland, CA, 2007)

  • Training in Feng Shui and Energetic Dousing from Flin McDonald (St. Helena, CA, 2016–)

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