Patricia is a Licensed Acupuncturist and a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine with the National Certifications Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She holds a Master of Science in Acupuncture, previously practicing in hospital settings as well as with volunteer organizations to help those struggling with trauma and addiction. Patricia has led groups and retreats for women in recovery as well. At Mountainside, she helps clients ease withdrawal symptoms through acupuncture and connect with their spirituality in recovery, drawing from her background as an Ordained Interfaith Minister along with healing techniques such as meditation and aromatherapy. In her free time, she enjoys photography, art, gardening, and connecting with nature.