Alchemy Healing Center
Practitioners
Acupuncture · Acupressure · Herbal Medicine · Nutrition · Massage
Our practitioners have the very best Classical Chinese Medicine training 
in the world today.
Meet Leta Herman, CP-AOBTA®, LMT
Leta Herman is a Chinese Medicine practitioner, author, teacher, co-founder of the Alchemy Healing Center, and co-host of the Inspired Action podcast. She offers a wide range of energetic acupressure and Alchemy treatments based on the principles of ancient Chinese Medicine. Please see her Treatments page for more information on how she can help you and your family.
A former journalist and syndicated columnist, Leta has recently released three new books: The Energy of Love, Connecting Your Circle, and The Big “Little” Gua Sha Book.

“I have completed and continue to study advanced principles in Chinese Medicine with Jeffrey Yuen, an 88th Generation Daoist priest and Chinese Medicine master. I have been teaching the Five Elements for over fifteen years and have provided Five Element counseling to hundreds of individuals and couples. I am also a graduate of Eliot Cowan’s Plant Spirit Medicine studies program. I have studied intensively with well-known teachers and former students of J.R. Worsley, who brought Five Element Acupuncture to England in the 1960s. I also have a license in massage therapy and am certified in acupressure by the American Organization of Bodywork Therapies of Asia (the AOBTA).My acupressure practice is very unique and diverse, focusing on ancient Chinese healing practices that are largely unknown today in the Western culture. People travel from around the world to my clinic to do intensive Alchemical work with me."
Meet Jaye McElroy, Alchemy Strategist
Jaye McElroy uses her knowledge of Alchemy and the Five Elements to provide very unique life strategy sessions. She is an author, coach, photographer, co-founder of the Alchemy Healing Center, and co-host of the Inspired Action podcast. Jaye combines her career in advertising, business, and writing with the Five Elements and Alchemy to help people manifest their true potential in life. She has recently released three new books: The Energy of Love, Connecting Your Circle, and The Big “Little” Gua Sha Book
Meet Raili Raud, L.Ac., MAOM., Dipl. of OM
Raili is our Senior Practitioner providing Acupuncture, Acupressure (as an alternative to acupuncture), Herbal and Dietary consultations and Alchemical Healing treatments, such as the Thirteen Ghost Points. 

Raili is licensed as an acupuncturist and herbalist by the Massachusetts Board of Medicine, and she is nationally certified as a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).

Chinese Medicine captured her interest when she witnessed the healing of her son through Chinese Medicine treatments with Leta. After a year of studying with Leta, her intrigue and fascination with Chinese Medicine grew to a point that she changed her long-held plans to attend Western medical school and, instead, enrolled in a Chinese Medicine program. Before becoming fascinated with the field of Chinese Medicine, Raili received her Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience from Mount Holyoke College, earning the highest honors and membership into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Raili received her Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAOM) from the Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts where she was trained in Classical Chinese Medicine based on the teachings of Master Jeffery Yuen. 

Meet Ana Bennett, LCMT
We are so happy to have Ana's amazing craniosacral healing services at the Alchemy Healing Center! Ana has been in practice for over 20 years, treating people of all ages from babies to the elderly, using the craniosacral mechanism to help restore health and vitality. Her background is in the art and science of osteopathy.
“I trained in osteopathy at the European School of Osteopathy in the UK, a four-year, full-time training, qualifying in 1991. I was in private practice in London for 15 years as a cranial osteopath; this also included a year working at the Osteopathic Centre for Children in London.”

“Since qualifying in 1991, I have undertaken extensive post-graduate training in working with the craniosacral mechanism both in the UK and USA, and I am now on the faculty of the main post-graduate training body for cranial osteopathy in Britain, the Sutherland Cranial College, and teach regularly in the UK. I am a registered member of the General Osteopathic Council in the UK, and an international affiliate member of the Cranial Academy. I have also trained extensively in the biodynamic approach to cranial, as taught by James Jealous, DO. I also hold the US-based Licensed Certified Massage Therapist(LCMT) certification.”

For more information about Ana, visit www.AnaBennett.com. To book a cranialsacral treatment with Ana, please call Ana at 413-992-8962 or our office at 413-213-0303.
Meet Yeshe Tsomo, LMT KuNye Massage
Yeshe Tsomo, LMT is our Senior Massage Therapist at the Alchemy Healing Center. She is very skilled in many massage techniques, hot stone therapy, and a very special technique... KuNye Massage, which is the traditional Tibetan massage. You can experience one or all types of these techniques in your massage at the Alchemy Healing Center. 

Meet Jeff Kellogg, LMT
We are please to announce our newest massage therapist, Jeff Kellogg, LMT.  Jeff's offers his amazing healing energy and his intention to help others feel comfortable, respected, and heard. Massage has been Jeff's calling in life since childhood,  and he offers his heart and healing hands with his compassionate, caring energy in every massage. His motivation is for clients to leave feeling more relaxed and connected to themselves than when they walked in. 
This is Where The Magic Happens...
At The Alchemy Healing Center clinic you’ll find a peaceful healing atmosphere that nurtures your spirit from the Zen-like ambiance, to the smell of ancient moxibustion wafting in the air, to the organic tea in the waiting room. 

We truly embrace a whole body/whole mind/whole spirit philosophy, and we’re committed to helping our clients find their true authentic selves.

Every client has a team of professionals and practitioners working with them. We embody the ancient philosophy of healing illness at the source point with support for your personal cultivation and development in life, no matter where you are on your journey. 

Our core mission at the Alchemy Healing Center is with one goal in mind – to help our clients find their true potential and to fly in their lives. 

We hope your Alchemical, transformational journey starts here...

Our Address
17 New South Street, #108
Northampton, MA 01060
413-213-0303
Acupressure
At The Alchemy Healing Center, we provide more than just standard TCM acupuncture that focuses on getting the worker back to work as soon as possible. We believe getting to the root or source of the cause of problem is the key to greater healing and long lasting success. 
Acupuncture
Every practitioner at Alchemy Healing Center is trained in our unique form of energetic acupressure healing that is needle-less Chinese Medicine. You have the choice of getting acupuncture or energetic acupressure in your treatments. This form of medicine is one of the oldest in history.
Herbal Medicine
Chinese Herbal Medicine evaluates your whole system and creates a formula that is unique to your particular situation. Chinese Herbal Medicine will help you get to the source of the health challenge.
Nutrition
Nutrition is a critical component of your healing process. Our practitioners rely on thousands of years of understanding and knowledge of food groups to create a nutrition plan that is unique to your situation. 
Massage
An Alchemy Healing Center Massage is a  unique massage experience where we combine our focus on Alchemical transformation with the healing aspects of massage and different traditions of energy work.
We've  grown to Better Serve YOU!
We are now the 
Alchemy Healing Center
For nearly 20 years Leta Herman has served the Pioneer Valley by providing the very best in effective Chinese Medicine care. 

We've realized that we can do even more to help our clients by adopting a new Alchemical Healing model.

What is Alchemical Healing?
 
 We have created the new Alchemy Healing Center to help our local community as well as people who travel  from around the world to work with us.

Who are we? 

 We are a team of dedicated and highly skilled practitioners and professionals providing our clients with the very best in: 

Alchemical Healing,
Acupuncture,
Acupressure,
Five Elements,
 Herbal Medicine, 
Essential Oils,
Nutrition, and
Alchemical Coaching.


What others say about us...
Jessica Payne,
Researcher
“Leta is an outstanding practitioner. She is able to diagnose and treat complex physical, emotional, spiritual issues through both short and long term measures. She draws from a range of treatment modalities to address individual concerns and is creative, engaging, positive, and life affirming in her approach.”


Julia Frankel,
Integrative Coach
“Leta’s exceptional blend of processes, wisdom, and expertise have been instrumental in guiding me through specific healing crises as well as up leveling my radiant health and wellbeing and expansion of consciousness... Leta is a gift to those who are fortunate enough to make contact with her. I look forward to an on-going relationship!”


Rosie Pearson, 
Master Reiki Practitioner
“Leta Herman has many years of experience in her areas of healing expertise. As a long time client and colleague, I highly recommend her as a Chinese Five Element practitioner.”


Sarah Salem, 
Zen Shiatsu Student
“I came to the office with a certain sense of defeat, and it was Raili’s trust in both my ability to heal and the integrity of the medicine she offered that served as an anchor in the beginning of our time together. I understand now how vital it is for a practitioner to be able to see a path towards healing for their patients, and to hold up that hope when the patients can’t see it themselves. ”


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