OUR HEALING TEAM

All of our amazing Acupuncturists have received four-year Master of Science degrees in Traditional Chinese Medicine, are licensed by the State Board of California and have been practicing science-based healing arts for over 8 years.

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OSCAR TALAMANTES

Healing Modalities: Acupuncture, Cupping, Herbal Medicine, Lifestyle Counseling + Nutrition Therapy, Massage, Gua Sha, Qi Gong and Tai Chi

Oscar is a health and healing powerhouse! His love of acupuncture, herbal medicine and Martial Arts is contagious. With every treatment he offers practical advice along with warmth and understanding. His advanced training is in orthopedic and sports injuries, digestive disharmony, inflammation disorders and pain syndromes.

“My passion lies in helping others heal themselves through acupuncture, nutrition, bodywork, and lifestyle counseling.”

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SITA WHITE

Healing Modalities: Acupuncture, Cupping, Herbal Medicine, Lifestyle Counseling + Nutrition Therapy, Massage, Gua Sha and Facial Acupuncture

Sita is passionate about holistic healing! She believes in a mind, body, spirit approach to life and healing--addressing all three is key. Her healing treatments are a combination of intuitive guidance, practical diagnosis and compassionate care. Sita's advanced training is in Women's Health & Fertility, Healthy Aging, Emotional Health and Facial Acupuncture.

“Chinese medicine is a potent healing art that promotes self-care and provides deep healing of the body, mind and spirit. I’m honored to be part of a community of wellness and affordable healthcare.”

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KELSI SANDO

Healing Modalities: Acupuncture, Cupping, Herbal Medicine, Lifestyle Counseling + Nutrition Therapy, Gua Sha and Facial Acupuncture

Kelsi is a deeply compassionate practitioner. She brings enthusiasm and experience in treating women’s health, geriatric, chronic pain, and autoimmune conditions. She is committed to supporting the physical, mental, and emotional well being of her patients. Her treatments are holistic, and often incorporate a combination of acupuncture, gua sha, herbal medicine, and diet and lifestyle recommendations.

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HOLLY DEWITT

Healing Modalities: Acupuncture, Cupping, Herbal Medicine, Lifestyle Counseling + Nutrition Therapy, Massage, Gua Sha and Facial Acupuncture

Holly dedicates her treatments to each unique individual by encompassing the mind, body, and spirit. Her love of acupuncture is displayed with compassion and consideration of the patient’s personal health care goals. Holly is experienced in digestive disharmony, chronic pain & sports injury, emotional health, and stress management. Her treatments are enhanced by incorporating a combination of nutrition, fitness & movement, and lifestyle practices.

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ELIZABETH SWALLOW

Healing Modalities: Acupuncture, Cupping, Herbal Medicine, Lifestyle Counseling + Nutrition Therapy, Massage, Gua Sha and Somatic Therapy

Elizabeth is new to the HCA team! She brings a dynamic healing energy to all of her treatments. Her background in dance, somatic healing and artistic studies give her an in-depth view of the body—how it moves, how it feels and how it heals. She has advanced training in visceral practice and performance from UCSD and graduated with a Doctorate in Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Health Sciences here in San Diego. Welcome Elizabeth!