Michelle Chen is licensed and board certified to practice acupuncture and traditional Chinese Medicine in New Jersey and in New York. She holds a Master’s of Science degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Bryn Mawr College.
While interning in the Pacific College school clinic, Michelle worked with clients with infertility and women’s health issues. She focused on the development of various herbal preparations as well as specific meridian techniques to improve hormone balances. She has also attended courses with Randine Lewis, author of The Infertility Cure, specifically for managing fertility treatments for patients with advanced maternal age.
During her year at PCOM as an intern, Michelle participated in an externship at Columbia University specifically for athletes. She saw a large number of athletes each week and utilized acupuncture to help with acute injuries along with strengthening the body to prevent future injuries. As a competitive rower in college and former competitive powerlifter, Michelle understands the needs of athletes and the importance of being performance ready.
Along with her acupuncture and herbalist education, Michelle has received additional training in allergy remediation using the Advanced Allergy Therapeutics system as so to provide the most complete health support for her clients
She grew up in the Princeton area and her hobbies include include exercising, power lifting, reading, creative food preparations and going to museums.