Dr. Barbara Martello, DACM, L.Ac., Dipl. OM

Dr. Barbara Martello has been working in the field of complementary and alternative medicine for over fifteen years. After a decade of being a personal trainer and running coach, she completed her Master’s and Doctoral degrees at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego. Barbara was drawn to the Japanese style of Acupuncture and studies under Japanese masters such as Ikeda Masakazu; who has published more than 30 books and teaches around the world.  Japanese Acupuncture emphasizes classical texts on treatment and a refined needle technique that is virtually painless and comfortable to receive. In addition to treating, Barbara is a professor and supervisor at Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College in Berkeley and is working to build and implement a post graduate certification in Japanese Meridian Therapy through Solano Avenue Acupuncture.