Dr. Sophia Scheffel received her masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) in San Francisco and after several years in clinical practice decided to further pursue a doctorate degree in integrative medicine and Chinese Medicine from ACTCM. She is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of CA as well as nationally by the NCCAOM and a diplomate of Chinese Medicine. She did her undergrad at UC Berkeley and as a native to Lamorinda went to high school at Miramonte.
Sophia has advanced studies in sports medicine and pain management, oncology support, mental emotional health and stress management, respiratory and cardiovascular health, women's health and auto-immune disorders as well as digestive system regulation and improving sleep patterns.
While not in the office treating patients, Sophia can be found hiking around the Bay Area with her two dogs and a camera or in a classroom furthering her studies on how acupuncture can help her patients.