Dr. Sophia Scheffel received her doctorate and masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) in San Francisco. 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.
Dr. Scheffel has advanced studies in sports medicine and pain management, oncology support, mental emotional health and stress management, respiratory and cardiovascular health and auto-immune disorders as well as digestive system regulation and improving sleep patterns. She's also completed a two year clinical integration course in 5 element acupuncture with renowned Lonny Jarrett, studied extensively with Daoist master Dr. Jeffery Yuen as well as completed a certificate program in Medical Qi Gong with the late Dr. Suzanne Friedman.
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.