Elizabeth Carpenter, MS, L.Ac., CEFP
Acupuncturist and Herbalist, Founder of Oriens Living
Elizabeth Carpenter began her New York private practice in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 1998, after a successful career in professional dance. In 2010 she launched Oriens Living, her integrative holistic health and wellbeing center in Manhattan. “I created Oriens for many reasons, but primarily to offer a healing sanctuary for high achievers to dive into themselves and address the core challenges they face with their physical, emotional and spiritual health.”
Elizabeth is a national board certified acupuncturist and herbalist with a Masters in Science from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. In addition she is certified in Bowen Therapy from the National Bowen Academy of Australia, and has completed advanced training in Laser Therapy, Functional Nutrition, Homotoxicology, Mehta™ Massage, Chinese Medicine Gynecology, Cosmetic Acupuncture, Yoga and Meditation.
Elizabeth has taught on the faculties of 5 colleges and universities, including her alma maters, Oberlin College and Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, helping train and supervise hundreds of acupuncturists and develop curriculum at the graduate level. She has also served on the boards of and is a member of professional organizations, including the Acupuncture Society of New York and the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and has been a consultant to the New York State Acupuncture Coalition.
She has worked closely with Dr. Randine Lewis (author, The Infertility Cure), teaching at her reknown Fertile Soul™retreats, and is a founding member of Dr. Lewis’ integrative medicine and allied professionals group, Clinical Excellence in Fertility Professionals (CEFP). Elizabeth has also
Elizabeth was part of the roundtable that developed Haelth, LLC, an early integrative medicine model using research in practice, to bridge the gap between biomedicine and CAM (complementary alternative medicine). Elizabeth continues to speak and consult on integrative medicine, and mind-body/energy medicine approaches to health and wellbeing.
Oriens picks up where Haelth left off, using evidence-based mind-body strategies and dialoguing with physicians to bring a patient’s Oriens care team into partnership with her other medical and allied professionals for highly effective and comprehensive treatment.
The Oriens Approach brings together commitment to scientific currency, expertise in time-tested healing and wisdom practices, and respect for the universal quest for meaning in our health and life experiences.
To find out more about Oriens, please visit www.oriensliving.com