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Julia MacGlashan, L.Ac., MSTOM, Dipl. OM

Julia received a master of science degree in Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine from the Pacific College of Health and Science in Chicago. She is NCCAOM board certified and licensed to practice by the State of Illinois.


Julia’s goal is to provide compassionate, patient-centered care, and her lighthearted and kind demeanor makes each treatment a joy. While she utilizes a variety of techniques tailored to each person’s individual needs, Julia's treatments focus on balancing acupuncture meridians to help the body function more efficiently.   

Utilizing this extraordinary medicine, Julia has treated a wide variety of conditions, including fertility, prenatal/postpartum, and gynecological conditions; headaches, chronic pain, anxiety, difficulty sleeping, and countless others.  The harmony that acupuncture brings to the body permeates every aspect of a person’s life. And so, it addresses not only the individual’s main concern but also prevents future illness and provides a general sense of well-being. 


Julia believes that every person deserves to be heard, their health approached with understanding, and their treatment provided with the greatest quality of care.  She will meet anyone in their current state of mind, body, and spirit, and work with them to get them where they want to go. Julia was born and raised in Chicago, where she currently lives with her husband and two sons.

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Dr. Lori Zerbe, L.Ac., DACM, Dipl. OM (she/her)

Dr. Lori Zerbe is a nationally board-certified acupuncturist and herbalist through the NCCAOM and is
licensed to practice by the state of Illinois. She completed both a Master of Science and Doctorate of
Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Health and Science in Chicago, where her training included extensive coursework in acupuncture, herbology, biomedicine and over 900 hours of clinical training. She is also a certified yoga teacher (RYT200) and is currently deepening her herbal knowledge through an additional two-year graduate mentorship program. Prior to finding this medicine, Lori spent years in the corporate world as a market research consultant.


Her time as a yoga teacher ignited her desire to help others. Lori was drawn to East Asian medicine
because of its focus on the mind-body connection as well as the medicine’s tailored approach that
focuses not just on the symptom itself, but the root cause unique to each person. Lori strives to help
her patients see life through a different lens, and to find a sense of calm within the demands of life.


By creating customized treatment plans that include acupuncture and its related modalities (such as
cupping and moxibustion therapy), prescribing Chinese herbal medicine and suggesting lifestyle
recommendations, she aims to deliver compassionate care that empowers her patients to take an active role in their own healing journey, meeting them wherever they are and ensuring they feel heard.


Lori treats a variety of disorders, including but not limited to pain, digestive issues, sleep disorders and headaches/migraines. Specifically, she is passionate about treating women’s health and menstrual dysfunction, as well as helping patients navigate the impact of mental health strains within their own bodies. She has a particular interest in treating the emotional and physical manifestations of the non-linear layers of grief.

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