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New Student Special

10 classes for $10



1461 N Skidmore St Portland OR 97217



Known as Dr. Kate around the office, Kate is adjunct faculty at East West School of Massage where she teaches Anatomy & Physiology.  She is the co-owner of a local, herbal beverage company called Doctor Bird Elixirs.  She also owns a Paleo Cookie delivery business called Morsel Code Cookie Co.  Dr. Kate has special interest in nutrition, homeopathy, western/eastern herbalism, and essential oils.  She believes optimal health is fostered by the tiny little rituals we carve out time for and practice on a daily basis.

Dr. Kate has a bachelor’s degree in communications and theater from Monmouth College in Monmouth, IL and worked in both corporate and broadcast television for 7 years before beginning medical school. In 2015, she graduated with a doctorate in Naturopathic medicine and a Master’s degree in acupuncture and Chinese herbalism from The National University of Natural medicine in Portland, Oregon.

Some of the conditions Dr. Kate treats include:

  • Chronic Pain
  • Acute Pain (sprains, strains)
  • Insomnia/Circadian Rhythm disturbances
  • Emotional disorders (depression, stress, anxiety)
  • Cancer care (side effects of chemotherapy, radiation)
  • Arthritis pain
  • Hormonal Imbalances
  • Skin Conditions (rash, hives, psoriasis, eczema, fungal infections)
  • Adrenal fatigue, low energy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Headaches

Dr. Kate offers acupuncture appointments at Flex & Flow from 2-5pm on Wednesdays and 2-7pm on Saturdays. For private treatments, the cost is $150 for a 90 minute new patient visit, or $135 for Flex and Flow auto-renew membership holders.  Follow-up one hour visits are $95 or $75 for Flex and Flow members.  On Saturdays, Dr. Kate is offering Community Acupuncture from 2-5pm. This will entail patients occupying the studio space together and will be treated on a first come first serve basis.  Treatments are for $40 for 45 minutes, and attendees lie on yoga mats on the floor to be treated. Community Acupuncture appointments must be made 48 hrs in advance.