Licensed Acupuncturist and East Asian Medicine Practitioner
California Accredited Acupuncturist & Herbalist
National Board Certification in Acupuncture
“I love being an Acupuncturist because every day I get to go to work and offer my patients a treatment modality that is safe and effective. I enjoy combining my training in nutrition science and traditional Chinese medicine to bring patients back into balance and offer them a greater sense of well-being.”
Acupuncture Northwest & Associates is proud to welcome Emily Klein to the Seattle office. Emily has been practicing for over 5 years and brings with her that experience. Emily is also currently studying for the fertility acupuncturist national board exam, ABORM. She is also a certified pain specialist. We are so glad to have Emily join the ANW team!
For the past six years, she has been practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine in many different environments. She has shared clinic space with physical therapists, treated employees on-site at a fast pace technology company, and started her own practice from scratch in Spain. Moreover, in order to advance her skills, in her free time she has been a student under several senior practitioners.
Emily Klein, L.Ac., is a licensed practitioner of East Asian Medicine in the states of Washington and California and is board certified by the NCCAOM in acupuncture. She received her Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University, Santa Cruz, and her Bachelors of Science in Nutrition Science and Dietetics from Central Washington University.
Since becoming board certified in 2015, Emily has practiced Traditional Chinese Medicine in many different environments. She has shared clinic space with physical therapists, treated employees on-site at a fast pace technology company in San Francisco, and worked in Barcelona, Spain treating patients in both English and Spanish.
While she treats a range of conditions, Emily brings with her a lot of experience in sports medicine and pain management. She went through extensive training to become a sports medicine specialist at Five Branches University. Currently, Emily is branching out into Women’s health and is studying for the fertility acupuncturist national board exam, ABORM. She has taken classes from Jane Lyttleton, an internationally known fertility acupuncture specialist, and is training in-house here at Acupuncture Northwest & Associates.
With her training in traditional Chinese medicine and Western science, Emily offers a holistic approach combining traditional techniques with modern research. Utilizing Chinese herbalism, electro-acupuncture, cupping, and tui na massage, her treatment style is gentle and effective.
Acupuncturist, Emily Klein Acupuncture Dec 2017 — March 2021 Barcelona, Spain
Gave acupuncture treatment, herbal therapy, and nutrition counseling to patients in the Barcelona area.
Specializing in the treatment of pain management and women’s health. Offered treatments in both English and
Acupuncturist & Personal Trainer, Vive Acupuncture & Fitness Jun 2015 — Feb 2016 San Francisco, California
Offered acupuncture treatment, herbal therapy, and personal training in an integrative clinic, in collaboration with
physical therapists. Completed comprehensive EHR SOAP notes and accepted insurance.
Acupuncturist, Zynga Jun 2015 — Feb 2016 San Francisco, California
Ran an independent practice within a technology company with a high patient return rate. Provided acupuncture
treatment, herbal therapy, and personal training on-site for employees.
On-Call Acupuncturist, Oakland Acupuncture Project Sep 2015 — Feb 2016 Oakland, California
Offered acupuncture treatments to up to six patients an hour in a busy community clinic setting. Completed
electronic patient charting using an EHR program.
Health & Wellness Supervisor, Meredith Mathews East YMCA Sep 2008 — Jul 2010 Seattle, Washington
Supervised over twenty Personal Trainers and Group Exercise Instructors. Managed and led multiple
wellness programs for cancer survivors, children, teens, and adults. Taught various group exercise classes including
group cycling, yoga, boot camp, and strength classes.
Five Branches University Sep 2010 — Dec 2014
Masters of Traditional Chinese Medicine Santa Cruz, California
Central Washington University Sep 2003 — Jun 2007
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science and Dietetics Ellensburg, Washington
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Diplomate of Acupuncture 2015 — Present
California Accredited Acupuncturist and Herbalist 2015
California Acupuncture Board
Sports Medicine Specialist 2014
Five Branches University
English Native speaker Spanish; Castilian Highly proficient