Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it
- LAO TZU
Mary Helen Robert, LAc is an acupuncturist, nationally certified by the NCCAOM and licensed by the state of Tennessee. She is a graduate of the Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine in Sugar Grove, NC. Mary Helen's post graduate studies have focused on Kiiko Matsumoto Style (KMS) Japanese acupuncture and Compassionate Inquiry - a psychotherapeutic approach developed by Dr. Gabor Maté.
Mary Helen has a breadth of experience that stems from a life-long pursuit of holistic wellness and an innate fascination with human interaction. Her background in anthropology, psychology, and art - combined with a studied understanding of how our thoughts, beliefs and actions impact our physical well-being - lend a unique depth to her approach. After many years of observing how our biography influences our biology Mary Helen committed to the life-long study of Chinese Medicine which at its root honors the whole person and observes human nature in relation to all of nature.
Mary Helen's goal is to enable her patients to become active participants in their own health and wellbeing. She brings the gifts of insight and compassion to each treatment enhancing the healing experience and strengthening the innate healing power within each of us.