About Acupuncturist Robin Schiesser, L.Ac., EAMP
Robin L. Schiesser, L.Ac., Dipl. OM, (she/her/hers) is a nationally-certified (NCCAOM) acupuncturist who is licensed in the states of Colorado and Washington. She was trained in East Asian Medicine (acupuncture, herbal medicine and complementary modalities) at one of the nation’s leading institutions--Emperor’s College in Santa Monica, California. She received highest honors when she graduated in 2002 with a masters degree in East Asian Medicine. The program comprised more than 2700 hours of instruction in acupuncture and herbal medicine as well as western biomedical studies. Her clinical internship included giving acupuncture treatments to patients at UCLA’s Arthur Ashe Health Center, at the Cri Help Addiction Recovery Center and at Emperor's College community-based clinic. She was in private practice in Santa Monica, California, and Boulder, Colorado, before relocating to Seattle in 2021. She has 20 years of clinical experience.
Robin uses acupuncture, herbal medicine and nutritional and lifestyle guidance to address a wide variety of internal health concerns and orthopedic pain conditions, and treats both men and women for fertility and reproductive health issues.
Her approach to patient care incorporates a gentle acupuncture technique partnered with compassion and a strong belief in patient education. In addition to their acupuncture treatment, Robin encourages her patients to make lifestyle choices that support their optimal health, such as practicing t'ai chi, yoga or other meditation and exercise; maintaining healthy nutrition, including vitamin and herbal supplementation when appropriate; and being involved in the community.
Whole Foods Market and Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy in Boulder invited her to be a featured speaker on acupuncture and various topics related to Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine. She was quoted in Alternative Medicine magazine, and wrote about acupuncture for Colorado Daily Women's Magazine. Robin provided acupuncture services to students, staff and faculty at CU Boulder's Wardenburg Health Center from 2008 to 2013. She served as Secretary, Fundraising Chair and Vice President of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado, finishing her fourth year on the Executive Board of Directors in April 2018.
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"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."
- Mahatma Gandhi
Robin would like to acknowledge that we are on the traditional land of the first people of Seattle, the Duwamish People past and present, and honor with gratitude the land itself and the Duwamish Tribe. https://www.duwamishtribe.org/land-acknowledgement
Robin does not discriminate on any basis, including sex, gender identity, race, religion, color, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, any medical condition (including HIV/AIDS related), handicap, disability or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of local, state, and/or federal law as well as her belief in the intrinsic equality of all humankind.