Dr. Miranda Gensler D.A.O.M, M.Ac.O.M, L.Ac is passionate about helping others attain freedom of movement, vibrant health & peace of mind.
Miranda’s educational journey began at Portland State University, where she graduated with a bachelors degree in 2005. She became interested in Chinese medicine after personally experiencing profound healing with acupuncture. She began her studies in Chinese medicine at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (OCOM), one of the premier Chinese medical schools in the U.S. She completed the accredited four academic year program consisting of 3,334.5 total hours and 994.5 clinical hours in 3 years and graduated with a Master’s in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2009 (M.Ac.O.M). Soon after graduation Miranda continued her studies in Nan Jing China, at the Nan Jing University Teaching Hospital, where the use of western/bio medicine and Chinese medicine is integrally practiced large scale.
Wanting to continue advancing her Chinese medical training Miranda enrolled in OCOM’s doctoral program. She graduated from their 1,221 hours (551 didactic hours and 670 clinical hours) accredited two-academic-year doctoral degree program in 2015. The DAOM program’s focus is on advanced training in women’s health, pregnancy, fertility & conditions commonly seen in geriatric populations such as stroke, liver conditions, cardiac conditions, neurological conditions and endocrine disorders. As part of her doctoral requirements she had the privilege of completing a 60 hour internship with Dr. Lee in 2014 at his private practice in Taipei Taiwan.
As someone who loves physical activity, Miranda has been passionate about helping others attain freedom of movement and comfort in their bodies. She was inspired at a new level when she graduated from Whitfield Reeves’s accredited Sports Medicine Apprenticeship program in August of 2014. Whitfield Reeves, is a renowned practitioner & educator who has been treating athletes and teaching his orthopedic based acupuncture for over 30 years. She has continued her studies in orthopedic based acupuncture with Matt Callison one of the world’s premier sport’s medicine acupuncturists & teachers.
Miranda is currently enrolled in Matt Callison’s year long Sport’s Medicine Acupuncture Certification Program. This course offers an in-depth examination of human anatomy, postural imbalances, injuries and movement patterns of the spine, neck, shoulder, hips, low back and extremities. Diagnose and treatment for orthopedic conditions is also taught using advanced myofascial release techniques, exercises & anatomical based acupuncture.
Miranda is licensed in the states of Washington, Oregon and California and is NCCAOM nationally board certified in Oriental medicine and Chinese herbalism. She has been in private practice since 2010. Rigorous standards and continuing education are required to maintain a valid acupuncture license. Miranda is constantly adding to her knowledge base through extensive ongoing study with her mentors, whom are some of the top teachers in the field of East Asian medicine.
Miranda’s website is: www.stellarhealingsc.com.