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Anya Syrkin
Diplomate of Acupuncture
MS HM, CNS, NCCAOM


    My experience and education is in Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Western Herbal Medicine, Homeopathy, Food and Nutrition, and Yoga. I'm licensed in Acupuncture in the state of Ohio. I graduated from American Institute for Alternative Medicine in June 2013 with a Master's level degree in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. In 2012 I traveled to Beijing Hospital for Western and Integrative Medicine in Beijing, China and received advanced training in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. In 2007 I earned a Master's degree in Herbal Medicine from Maryland University for Integrative Medicine. I have been Nationally certified as a Nutritional Specialist by the American College of Nutrition since 2007. I have been an instructor at Columbus Community College in the Nursing department since 2007 teaching Holistic Healing Methods, Herbology and Homeopathy.
   
    At Columbus Herbs & Acupuncture I offer Acupuncture, Nutritional therapy (from the Traditional Chinese Medical perspective), Nutritional Supplements, supplemental traditional Chinese healing practices. These practices include Cupping therapy, Moxibustion therapy and Tui Na (Chinese therapeutic massage). In any given individual session I may provide education in Western Herbal Medicine and Nutrition. From time to time classes in Western Herbal Medicine will be offered as intensives.
   

Chris Cooper
Diplomate of Acupuncture, MS

    Chris states that his interest in mindfulness, medicine and healing began early on in his academic career. While earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance at The Ohio State University, Chris was introduced to the art of acupressure. He went on to earn a Master's degree and licensure in Clinical Counseling from University of Dayton and engaged in advanced studies in Phoenix and New York City.
   
    In the mid-2000's, he began studying qi gong and became increasingly aware of the holistic and integrated nature of Chinese medicine to add to his skills as a therapist. In January 2014 he received his Master's level degree in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine summa cum laude from the American Institue of Alternative Medicine.
   
    His clinical experience includes treating various pains, sports injuries, allergies, insomnia, anxiety, fatigue, tremors and a range of other conditions. He considers himself a general practioner with particular interest in the cultivation of health, vitality, and well being of mind and body.