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Heather Ellsworth

Heather Ellsworth is a licensed and board-certified acupuncturist, herbalist and oriental medical practitioner in Missoula MT. Heather was inspired by her mother, a nurse-midwife, at an early age and has been interested in medicine and women's health ever since. She graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in Biology with a Botany emphasis. Then continued her studies in western herbalism with Michael Moore at the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine and became a Certified Clinical Herbalist in 2003. In 2009 she graduated from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine with a masters degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, she is also a Board certified Chinese herbalist.

After finishing her studies at OCOM she completed a year and a half post-graduate training in Portland, OR with Dr. Hong Jin DAOM, M.D.(P.R.C.) specializing in women's health, infertility, and pregnancy support. Along with seeing a variety of health conditions in her private practice she also co-created “Mama Group Acupuncture” which provided group acupuncture specifically for fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum women at the Alma Midwifery Education and Movement Center, in Portland. She moved home to Missoula, MT with her family in 2012 and opened Mountain Sage Acupuncture, and is excited to join the team at the Acupuncture Clinic of Missoula in 2016. Heather brings to her patients a sense of comfort and understanding. Through a process of careful listening and gentle touch she will come to a diagnosis of your unique condition and find an individualized solution to bring you back to wellness. Education/Experience 

Bachelors degree in Biology with Botany Emphasis, University of Montana 2002Certified Clinical Herbalist, Southwest School of Botanical Medicine 2003Masters degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine 2009Internship with Dr. Hong Jin, DAOM, L.Ac. MD (PRC) specializing in Women's Health and Fertility 2009-2010Private practice 2009-present, currently at the Acupuncture Clinic of Missoula

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