STAFF: Meet Us

 

Tom Williams L.Ac., Licensed Acupuncturist and Clinic Director

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Recent travel destinations: Osaka and Kyoto, Japan to study--and to eat; Boston, Mass. to visit my growing, extended family--and to eat.

Recent reads: Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner, Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers by Robert Sapolsky, and David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell.

Guilty pleasures: Full City Coffee; NYTimes.com.

What I didn't know when I became an acupuncturist:  How deeply touched--and motivated-- I would be by my patient's stories, their struggles, and their trust.

Favorite words to hear in the clinic: "Really good" and "Much better" or "Wow, that's amazing!"

What I do on (many) weekends: Provide continuing education classes for acupuncturists from all over the world.  Thanks to my wife, Holly, who makes this--and almost everything else that is a good and enjoyable in my life--possible.

David Bove, Naturopathic Physician and Licensed Acupuncturist

Dr. Bove has been in practice in Eugene since 2002.  He specializes in the treatment of all chronic degenerative diseases and challenging health complaints including: cancer and heart disease; gastrointestinal and rheumatologic complaints; fibromyalgia, headaches and chronic pain; autoimmune disease and neurodegenerative disorders; psychiatric complaints; hormone and endocrine imbalances, multiple chemical sensitivity and toxic overload.  His services are covered by many insurance plans.

He utilizes a broad range of natural therapies including: botanical medicine, nutraceuticals, essential oils, acupuncture and oriental medicine, and diet and lifestyle counseling. He provides a personalized medicine approach through nutritional analysis, hormone and endocrine testing, genomic assessment and other specialty testing.

In his personal time he is passionate about playing music (guitar & mandolin) and spending time in nature, hiking and kayaking.

 

Amanda Cameron, LMT, Licensed Massage Therapist

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Recent travel destinations:   My husband, JD, and I are somewhat new to Eugene, so we’ve been visiting a lot of beautiful parks and spending our time in nature. Some of our most recent adventures have taken us to McDowell Creek Falls, Cascadia Park, and Silver Falls. 

Recent reads:  I enjoy reading both fiction and nonfiction. I recently finished The Wildwood Trilogy by Colin Meloy, a nice light fairy tale-like adventure that takes place in Portland.  Currently I am reading When the Body Says No: Exploring the Stress-Disease Connection by Gabor Mate, MD.                                                                       
If I wasn’t a massage therapist I would:  I would be a freelance professional organizer and travel the world in my spare time. That or be a jammer on a Roller Derby team.

What do I do on the weekend:  I enjoy spending time in my garden or going on adventures with my family.

Tara Jones, Office Manager and Billing Specialist

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Favorite things to do in the clinic: Talking with and laughing with patients, getting the acupuncture tools and supplies in the treatment rooms, and putting all that math I learned in junior high school to good use.

Current creative projects: Building planter boxes for my blueberry bushes out of old fence boards; making a scrumptious variety of flavors of Kombucha using fruit from my garden; recording a CD of love songs that I wrote.

Most recent travel destination: San Francisco, CA where I drank a chai latte so delicious that I still swoon thinking about it right before hearing the San Francisco Symphony perform Mahler's exquisite 7th symphony.

If I didn't work at the clinic: I would devote all my time to my daughters, my music, and my garden.

Recent reads: An article about art inspired by the fence along the Mexico - U.S. border, a chapbook of poetry by Joanna Brook, the first eight pages of an eight-hundred-page book about Ronald Reagan.