Shannon Piercy-Álvarez, Licensed Acupuncturist

Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture & Bodywork for the rehabilitation of injury, trauma and stress disorders in San Francisco.

About 

Shannon has a Masters of Science in Acupuncture and Asian Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City and is licensed to practice Acupuncture and Asian Bodywork by the California Acupuncture Board (#15811). She received her Bodywork training from the Utah College of Massage Therapy in 2000, where she studied Shiatsu, Acupressure, Structural Integration, Swedish, Russian Sports and Rehabilitation Massage. In 2013, she studied Somatic Psychology at California Institute of Integral Studies, where she completed Masters level coursework in Therapeutic Communication and Counseling, Somatic psychotherapy and Integral Psychology. Her ongoing research is using Chinese Medicine and Body-centered mindfulness in the treatment of trauma, injury, emotional imbalances and stress related issues. When she is not working, she has a regular meditation and yoga practice, and enjoys hiking, dance performance and art classes.

 

Experience

Nanny
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Jan 2007 to present

Research Assistant
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Aug 2015 to Dec 2015

Camp Counselor
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Jun 2014 to Aug 2014

Counseling Intern
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Jan 2016 to Aug 2016

Teaching Assistant
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Sep 2014 to Dec 2014

 

Education

M.S. Psychology
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Fall 2016 to present

B.A. Political Science
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Fall 2011 to Spring 2015

 

Volunteer Experience

Peer Counselor
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Jan 2014 to May 2014

Program Coordinator
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Jan 2013 to May 2013

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Jan 2012 to May 2012

Teen Grief Counselor
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Jun 2013 to Dec 2013

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Jun 2012 to Sep 2012

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Feb 2009 to Sep 2011

 

Skills & Languages

Organized

Patient

Communicative

Empathetic

Collaborative

English

Spanish

Mandarin

 

References

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Margaret Oh
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The Hobart Building, 582 Market Street, Suite 1403, San Francisco, CA 94104 |   415-710-0788   |   shannonpiercy.lac@gmail.com

©2016 Shannon Piercy-Álvarez, All rights reserved. Background photo by Sebastian Gabriel.