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If you ask Mary what she wants more than anything in the world, she will tell you, “I want everyone to feel like dancing...every single day!”

Always interested in Oriental philosophy, Mary first began the study and practice of Chinese Medicine in 2003, discovering within its methods a respect for harmony and balance, and a wisdom that only comes with time.

As practiced here at Pivotal Point, Chinese Medicine is a healing modality whose time has come, converging Western Medicine with the ancient Eastern understanding of the mind-body connection.

If you aren’t feeling as well as you did just a few years ago, come talk to us. Let’s see if Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is right for you.

Mary is available on Wednesday mornings.


Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, Chicago, IL, Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine 2004 - 2006
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Chicago, IL, Coursework Emphasis in Biomedicine 2003 – 2004

Post-Graduate Studies:

  • Enzymes: The 2nd Factor in Nutrition, Elaine Newkirk, Chicago, IL 2018
  • Pulse Diagnosis Part II, Lonny Jarrett, Chicago, IL 2018
  • Pulse Diagnosis Part I, Lonny Jarrett, Chicago, IL 2017
  • Introductory Series in Kiiko Matsumoto Style Acupuncture, Madison, WI 2017
  • Kiiko Matsumoto Style Acupuncture: Foundations Part II, Madison, WI 2017
  • Practical Ethics in Oriental Medicine, Amy Sears 2016
  • Clinical Integration, Lonny Jarrett, Chicago, IL 2016
  • Five Elemental Constitutional Diagnosis, Lonny Jarrett, Chicago, IL 2016
  • Treating Trauma with Chinese Medicine, Lonny Jarrett, Chicago, IL 2016
  • Infant CPR, Palmetto Hospital, Columbia, SC 2015
  • Hospital Based Acupuncture Training, Christian Nix, Chicago, IL 2014
  • Micro-current Electro-Acupuncture, Darren Starwynn, Chicago, IL 2013
  • NADA Protocols, Acupuncturists Without Borders, Chicago, IL 2013
  • Sun Si Miao’s 13 Ghost Points, Jeffrey Yuen, Asheville, NC 2012
  • Healing Community Trauma, Acupuncturists Without Borders, San Diego, CA 2010
  • Master Tung’s Magical Points, Dr. Wei-Chieh Young, Phoenix, AZ 2009
  • Stone Medicine, Jeffrey Yuen, Boulder, CO 2008


  • National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM ) Diplomate in Acupuncture Since 2007
  • State of Wisconsin Certified Acupuncturist Since 2016
  • State of Illinois Licensed Acupuncturist Since 2007


  • American Red Cross Adult First Aid CPR/AED 2015 – 2017
  • American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR 2011 – 2013
  • Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Clean Needle Technique 2005

Volunteer Work:

  • WISCA Lobby Day, State Capital, Madison, WI 2017
  • WISCA Membership Committee, Co-Chair 2017 – present
  • Acupuncturist at Dry Hootch for Military Veterans, Madison, WI 2017 - present

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Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
106 N. Main St. | Oregon, WI 53575
P 608-835-9355 | F 608-835-8444