Andrea Cohen, M.S., L.Ac.-Founder
Andrea Cohen, M.S., L.Ac.-FounderLicensed Acupuncturist/Herbalist

Andrea is a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) in the states of New York and California, and a Nationally Board Certified Diplomate in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She completed a four-year Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco.

In addition, Andrea has experience working in the fields of Infertility with world-renowned Dr. Lifang Liang, and Stroke Recovery through an Internship at the California Pacific Medical Center Stroke Project in San Francisco. She was fortunate to have the opportunity to work with Acupuncturist Barbara Bernie, a well-respected pioneer in the field, at the American Foundation for Traditional Chinese Medicine. While attending graduate school, Andrea was a Teaching Assistant to the Chair of the Department of Herbal Medicine, Daniel Jiao. She taught classes in TCM Materia Medica and TCM Formulary.

To obtain optimal health Andrea believes in integrating Eastern and Western philosophies. She enjoys working as a team with MDs and other health care providers to offer the highest quality health care to her patients. As the founder of Scarsdale Acupuncture in Scarsdale, New York, Andrea treats a wide range of disorders caused by emotional and physical imbalances (see ‘Conditions Treated with Acupuncture‘).

Amy Hausman, M.S., L.Ac
Amy Hausman, M.S., L.AcLicensed Acupuncturist/Herbalist

Amy brings her experience as a Licensed Acupuncturist, Aromatherapist, and Practitioner of Integrative Energy Medicine to those suffering from chronic pain, addictions, infertility, emotional disorders, as well as other acute and chronic illnesses. Amy is a graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and is Board Certified in Chinese Herbal Medicine. She studied TCM Facial Rejuvenation with renowned teacher Dr. Ping Zhang and uses Nefeli natural skin care products when giving acupuncture facial renewal treatments. In addition, Amy gained invaluable experience working in the detox/rehabilitation unit at St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Yonkers, NY using the NADA protocol for addiction treatment and anxiety management.

Prior to studying Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Amy completed a four-year program in Integrative Energy Medicine at the IM School of Healing Arts. Focusing on the body as a whole rather than only the part that is sick is a key to healing all types of disorders. It is this subtle yet powerful approach that Amy integrates using her background in both TCM and Integrative Energy Medicine in order to help initiate the person’s own healing process.

Amy is currently completing her requirements for NAHA (National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy) certification and is happy to create custom oil blends for her patients.

Dawn Asher, M.S., L.Ac.
Dawn Asher, M.S., L.Ac.Licensed Acupuncturist/Herbalist

Dawn is a Nationally Certified, Diplomate in Acupuncture, and a Qi Gong and Asian Medicine Practitioner. She has been studying, practicing and teaching Chinese Medicine and Qi Gong for over 17 years. Her training includes an undergraduate degree from Tufts University in Cognitive Neuropsychology, with several years of experience in research and counseling, a Masters degree in Acupuncture and Asian Medicine from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, and Continuing Education and studies in Asian Medicine, Qi Gong, Western Herbology and Flower Essences, Herbal and Gem stone therapy.

She brings to us extensive experience in treating a diversity of autoimmune disorders, from seasonal allergies to Crohn’s disease, acute neurological and chronic neurodegenerative disorders, breast and prostate cancer treatment support, menopausal and perimenopausal issues and psychoemotional issues including depression and anxiety.

Her intention, in all of her work, is to not only ease and heal illness through treatment but also to provide and empower her patients with knowledge and practice that they can use on their own to maintain a life fulfilling balance of mind, body and spirit.

Lisa Smith, M.S., L.Ac.
Lisa Smith, M.S., L.Ac.Licensed Acupuncturist

Lisa has a National Certification and a New York state license to practice acupuncture along with currently pursuing a license for the state of New Jersey. She completed her coursework at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York. Her undergraduate training includes a biology and international studies degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC. There she focused on flora, ecosystems, and south American culture and politics. Her foray into human health issues started in 2008, with the awareness that human health and environmental health go hand in hand. Lisa has the good fortune of continued guidance and apprenticeship through Moshe Heller, L.Ac., who focuses on pediatrics.

She treats adults with various conditions and health concerns, but focuses on pediatrics as well. Lisa is immersed in practicing qi-gong that thoroughly supports her treatment practice. She is also practicing Tui-Na skills for pediatric massage, and heavy into eastern nutrition for supporting good mental/emotional health and vitality. Her intention with the work of acupuncture is to celebrate our individual expression of life and to smoothe out the challenges that happen with our transitions in living daily life. She shares a toolbox of eastern nutritional counseling with her patients, breathwork, meditation, and qi-gong advisement.