Working Together (the two of us AND you)...
Together we treat your body as an entire being and not a list of symptoms. We attribute imbalances in health to an imbalance in the body and to surrounding circumstances. We hold the perspective that every person is unique & will heal differently, & at their own pace.
We are highly trained practitioners & will use everything in our means to aid you back to optimal health so that you can reach your goals & live your life happily.
Amber Scriven, MS, LAc, ERYT500 (& her assistant Lucy the puppy)
Second generation Acupuncturist & Chinese herbalist with a Masters degree in Oriental Medical Science & over 7 years experience in practice.
Amber specializes in pain managment, womens health & orthopedic injuries with a heavy focus on supportive supplementation.
Amber has a long family background in alternative & integrative medicine stretching from South England to California. She uses which ever tools she can to help you feel at your best. As such Amber is open to working alongside any form of medicine you have chosen to use.
Amber has worked in Berkeley, Rhonert Park, Corte Madera, San Rafael, Petaluma & now San Anselmo along side some of the greatest practitioners in the US in both community style (group) acupuncture & private sessions.
She regularly writes for online health publications, & teaches both daily yoga classes & advanced anatomy on yoga teacher trainings in the Bay Area & Costa Rica.
If you are a yogi ask your local yoga studio about hosting a "Pop Up Acupuncture Clinic" or "Yin and Restorative yoga with Acupuncture" event with Amber. She runs them out of several Bay Area locations. See details about the next event on our ADVICE & EVENTS page
"I had never had acupuncture before so I was nervous about the needles, but it was totally painless! In actuality, it was very relaxing. Amber is VERY knowledgeable and very gentle. I can't wait to try cupping! :-)" -Jeanie E. San Antonio TX
FAIRFAX PRACTICE: 29 Bolinas Road
Dr Linda Scriven, MS, LAc, Lic Hom, PhD
Seasoned practitioner with over 30 years experience. Acupuncturist, Homeopath and Certified Herbalist with a Doctrine in Oriental Medical Sciences.
Linda specializes in stress recovery & replenishment, rectifying sleep patterns & resolving chronic illness.
Her extraordinary, one of a kind sessions have made her a saught after practitioner in Berkeley, Fairfax & here at the Studio.
She began her career in England studying directly under one of the western guru's of Chinese medicine, Professor Worsley, & practiced Acupuncture in England for 20 years, & Herbalism & Homeopathy globally for 30 years.
In England she had a busy practice working alongside Medical doctors & in local hospitals with fertility patients, in labor & delivery & with the elderly. You can take one of her lecture series' based on the safe use of homeopathy, herbs & acupuncture/ pressure in any of these fields. See details on the next event on our ADVICE & EVENTS page
Her interest in health & herbology has led her into using both Western herbs alongside homeopathic remedies, bach flower remedies & lifestyle/ nutritional coaching.
"Linda is an amazing homeopath.... Her depth and breadth of knowledge of both homeopathy and Chinese medicine allows her to see to the heart of the issues that her patients face.... She listens with kindness and compassion and she cares what people are going through. Because of her broad life experiences as a homeopath, teacher and mentor she has so much to offer to everyone and takes the time to talk with patients and help them solve their problems.... I have been to many different doctors and practitioners in my life to help with problems of anxiety, panic, and fears. Linda is one of the only ones that was able to help me with these problems and I no longer need to take any medications for these issues. I would recommend Linda to everybody!" ~ Valerie H, Sonoma, CA