Stephanie Kula, MAc, LAc
Stephanie earned her Master’s degree in Acupuncture from the Academy for Five Element Acupuncture in Gainesville, FL. Her clinical training started in 1999 at The Rothfeld Center for Integrative Medicine. Since that time she has worked closely with her mentor Dr. Glenn Rothfeld as a medical assistant, IV therapist and acupuncturist.
Stephanie is board certified by the NCCAOM and licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Medicine. She is also certified by The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) in the use of auricular acupuncture for the treatment of behavioral health issues such as addictions, mental health conditions, and disaster & emotional trauma. She is also certified in Contemporary Cupping Methods by the International Cupping Therapy Association.
Her passion and commitment to creating a healthier community led her to open a clinic that offers effective and affordable care. In June 2011, Stephanie opened North Shore Community Acupuncture (NSCA). The clinic started in a small room at Green Tea Yoga in Salem, MA. Word spread fast and NSCA grew quickly. In August 2012 a suite opened up next door to the yoga studio and NSCA moved into a larger space.
While working with her clients, Stephanie focuses on the underlying imbalance and focuses on bringing the body, mind, spirit and emotions back into balance. She works with individuals to improve their quality of life and to help them attain their healthcare goals. She brings compassion and life experience to all of her treatments and helps to empower her patients as they are going through the healing process.
Adrian Grey, MAc, LAc
Adrian earned her Master’s degree in Acupuncture from the New England School of Acupuncture in Newton, MA. Her interest in Chinese medicine started in 2006 when she discovered acupuncture as a patient and was enthralled, curious, and awed by the results. She is certified by the NCCAOM and licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Medicine.
Adrian is passionate about providing a high quality of care to her patients, and enjoys the challenge of the various and disparate conditions that patients may have. Her main goal in treatment is to support the patient’s role in self-care, and she feels strongly about the body’s ability to repair itself with the help of acupuncture. In addition, she approaches each patient with compassion, respect, and empathy, and believes that sometimes being present, and being a witness to her patients is as important as acupuncture.dicine started in 2006 when she discovered acupuncture as a patient and was enthralled, curious, and awed by the results. She is certified by the NCCAOM and licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Medicine.
When she’s not treating folks, Adrian enjoys rather crafty endeavors like knitting, spinning, and weaving. In her previous life, Adrian was a Latin teacher and production editor for an academic publisher.
Shaun Gaipo, MAOM, LAc
Shaun believes that quality healthcare, including (the all-too easily forgotten) preventative care, should be accessible to everyone. And making it affordable is a great way to help provide that service. As an acupuncture student, he interned at the Roxbury Comprehensive Community Health Center, Dimock Community Health Center, and Pathways to Wellness in Boston.
Shaun received his Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the New England School of Acupuncture and is board certified by the NCCAOM and licensed by the State of Massachusetts Board of Medicine. Combining acupuncture, herbal medicine, the Balance Method by Dr. Richard Tan and techniques learned from Dr. Cheng Xiaoming, Shaun is able to treat a variety of ailments as well as help promote relaxation and stress relief.
Prior to his study of acupuncture, Shaun earned a Master of Science in Neuroscience and Behavior from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. In his spare time, Shaun is an avid student of both the martial arts and qigong, and enjoys playing the guitar. His love of both the western sciences and the eastern arts lends an "East meets West" approach to his treatments. He really enjoys performing treatments and looks forward to meeting you.