Nicole Peterson, LAc, MAcOM

Using ancient and modern therapies including acupuncture, NAET, herbal medicine, and nutrition, I help people of all ages on their journey back to health. 


My interest in Chinese medicine began when I was 15 years old on a family trip to China where I visited local hospitals and small village clinics. Intrigued by what I saw, I decided to learn more and eventually pursued a career in Chinese medicine. Graduating in 2003, I earned my Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (OCOM) in Portland, Oregon.

Prior to relocating to Ashland, Oregon with my family, I maintained a busy acupuncture practice located in Asheville, North Carolina. I have trained extensively in the Nambudripad Allergy Elimination Technique (NAET) since 2007.
I have over 19 years of clinical experience. I am board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), and I am licensed to practice acupuncture, nutrition, and herbal medicine in Oregon and California.​


  • Acupuncturist & founder of Ashland Family Acupuncture, Ashland, OR

  • Acupuncturist & former founder of Acupuncture Wellness Center, Asheville, NC

  • Teacher of Chinese Medical Theory, Tuina Massage, and Clean Needle Technique & Risk Management at Atlantic University of Chinese Medicine, Mars Hill, NC 

  • Teacher of Chinese Herbal Medicine at Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine, Asheville, NC 

  • Teacher of Herbal Medicine & Cleansing Therapies at Appalachia Herbal School, Asheville, NC 

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