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Meet the Acupuncturist

Kristien M. Boyle, L.Ac.,MSOM.,Dipl.O.M.,Dipl.Ac.,Dipl.C.H.

Kristien Boyle is the co-founder of the Holistic Wellness Center of Charlotte (an environmentally-friendly and green clinic) and TheHolisticDoctorIsIn.com supplement superstore. A licensed acupuncturist in the state of North Carolina and a nationally board-certified acupuncturist and herbalist, Mr. Boyle is renowned for his excellent bedside manner and diagnostic skills. Mr. Boyle is a Diplomat in Oriental Medicine, which is awarded by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine when all four national board exams (acupuncture, herbology, western bio-medicine, and Chinese medicine) are successfully passed. He is also a diplomat in chinese herbology and acupuncture.  As a Diplomat in Oriental Medicine, practitioners must complete 60 hours of continuing education every two years.

At the prestigious Florida College of Integrative Medicine (FCIM), Mr. Boyle graduated at the top of his class (summa cum laude – 4.0 GPA) with a four-year Master’s degree in Oriental Medicine. At FCIM he also received a Bachelor’s of Professional Health Studies.  At FCIM, he completed over 3,300 clinical and didactic hours. Mr. Boyle’s additional training includes certificates in Neuro-Acupuncture and Acupoint Injection Therapy. He is also a certified Tension Point Therapist.  He  has undergone the Clean Needle Technique Course through the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Mr. Boyle  completed his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh, which is known for its prestigious medical program.  For the last 5 years, he has been Dr. Cushing’s apprentice and studied many other natural modalities, skills we feel separate him from the average acupuncturist.

  • Mr. Boyle is dedicated to supporting local charities. 10% of his profits go to the Charlotte based charity – GIRLS ON THE RUN a ‘non-profit prevention program that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running.’
  • Mr.Boyle personally supports Children International – a non-profit organization that provides assistance to children in India.
  • Mr Boyle’s wife (Caitlin Boyle) is the founder of the international movement called Operation Beautiful, which he strongly supports and encourages everyone to participate in.
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