California Acupuncture Board
is the licensing and regulating body for the state's acupuncture profession.
California is currently the only state with its own licensing exam.
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
(NCCAOM) is the agency in charge of testing competency in TCM practitioners
in the 49 states that don't require their acupuncturists to pass a state-level licensing exam.
California State Oriental Medicine Association
(CSOMA) is the state's most active political organization representing
the gamut of Oriental medicine's concerns.
American Association of Oriental Medicine
(AAOM) is a nationwide association of TCM and other Oriental medicine practitioners.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
(NCCAM) is the nation's top agency for scientific research on complementary
and alternative medicine. Their mission is "to explore complementary and
alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science, to train
CAM researchers, and to inform the public and health professionals about
the results of CAM research studies."
Blue Poppy Press
Eastwind Books of Berkeley
Redwing Book Company
China International Book Trading
Beth Baron, massage therapist
Robin Barnett, massage therapist
Karen Kartch, chirporactor
Christine Bartlett, hypnotherapist
Wendy DeRosa, intuitive-energy healer, reiki
Elisa Dumesnil, marriage & family therapist
Gina Marie Buonpane, pre- and post-natal massage
Kim Lyons, massage, doula, and childhood-development services
Kelly Keller & Michele Bloom, multilingual doula services
Deidre Abrons, pregnancy massage and doula services
Scott A. McKinzie, DMD Dental Practice
Ellie Herman Pilates Studio