MEET YOUR ACUPUNCTURISTS
ROB SINGER L.Ac
Rob Singer received his Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Seattle, WA. He has been practicing since 2003 and opened ACUPUNCTURE For The PEOPLE in 2006. Working in a group setting has provided lots of experience in treating a wide range of health concerns. He works with a variety of pain patterns, mental-emotional imbalances, allergy control and women’s health including PMS, menopause and pregnancy / birth.
PETER CHABAREK L.Ac
Peter received his Master’s in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 1998 from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. He has an extensive public health background, working in clinics helping low-income populations and treating people struggling with addictions. He was instrumental in creating the acupuncture program at Serenity Lane, and also helped start a Chinese herb import business in Portland in 1996 that has become a major source of herbal medicine for manufacturers in the US. He is strongly committed to making the power of Oriental medicine easily available to everyone and is excited to be involved with Community Acupuncture.
JESSE LIBERTY L.Ac
After receiving his Bachelors of Science in Human Physiology from the University of Oregon in 2009, Jesse completed the Master of Acupuncture program at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in 2012. Wanting to work with athletes and weekend warriors, Jesse found his niche in pain management. However, since his years of education and clinical training, Jesse found acupuncture to be extremely beneficial for more than just pain. While still being a pain management specialist, he also enjoys treating stress, anxiety, insomnia, digestive disorders, and women’s health. He is very committed to finding the root of a patient’s issues, and believes that community acupuncture is one of the best settings to utilize the foundations of acupuncture in order to heal his patients.
TONYA TIGART L.Ac
Tonya Tigart received her masters of science in Oriental Medicine in 2009 from Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe, NM. She has also received advanced acupuncture training in Harbin, China where she studied at the Hei Long Jiang University Hospital of TCM which specialized in post stroke recovery treatments. In 2011 she opened the first community acupuncture clinic in New Orleans, LA where she performed thousands of treatments on a diverse population who may not have had access to alternative care without her clinic. Tonya specializes in treatments for pain, neurological conditions, stress and anxiety, post stroke care, infertility and other women's issues. It is her desire to help you heal naturally using the ancient yet ever maturing Chinese medicine modalities.
MARCO CATUREGLI L.Ac
Originally from Mexico where he studied traditional Mexican healing practices, Marco moved to Washington state to further his education. After receiving his bachelor's degree in Herbal Sciences from Bastyr University in 2004 he continued on to the Acupuncture program, graduating in 2007 with a Master of Science in Acupuncture. Noticing the similarity between traditional Chinese medicine and traditional Mexican healing, his treatments focus on bringing into balance spirit, mind, and body in order to achieve optimal healing for his clients. Being fluent in Spanish, he has worked to introduce acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine to the Spanish speaking community. Marco has experience treating pain at the body level, while also working with the mental and spiritual aspects associated with such. He believes in the capacity of the body to heal thy self and he uses all his knowledge and understanding to support and guide this process.
RYAN LUNA L.Ac Originally from Southern California, Ryan completed his Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at Texas Health and Science University in Austin, Texas in 2014. He is currently working on finishing his Doctoral degree at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine and has also studied abroad in China at Peking University and Zhejiang Chinese Medical University. Ryan strongly believes in affordable patient access to Chinese medicine and has gained first hand experience working at Salem Community Acupuncture (OR). He has completed the Sports Acupuncture apprenticeship program with Whitfield Reaves and as a practitioner of Brazilian jiujitsu, he is especially interested in treating injuries due to the martial arts. Researching about Daoist forms of herbalism and longevity practices are an interesting topic for him as he makes herbal tinctures regularly. One day he aspires to be a scholar of religion and enjoys learning about Asian philosophies and the historical roots of Chinese medicine.