ASHLEY KISSINGER                             MSTCM, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac., FABORM

  • Licenced Acupuncturist
  • Chinese Herbalist
  • Women's Health Specialist

Ashley Callen Kissinger, L.Ac., holds a Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine and specializes in women’s health. During her study at Five Branches University, she focused on gynecology and oncology, both at the university clinic and in various integrated hospitals in Hangzhou, China. She is nationally certified through the National Certification Commission and is a fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM).

Before relocating to Athens, GA, and Thrive Integrative Medicine, Ashley was in private practice in San Francisco, where she provided thousands of treatments to young professionals in the Financial District. In addition to her private practice, she provided care at multiple fertility clinics in the Bay area, including UCSF, and was a provider for Integrative Fertility. 

During her time volunteering at Charlotte Maxwell Clinic , Ashley provided acupuncture services to women with cancer to help ease the discomfort associated with cancer and its treatment. She is a proud member of the Society for Integrative Oncology. She has completed the Memorial Sloan Kettering training in oncology acupuncture.

Ashley began her journey into the world of health and healing in 1999 by studying massage therapy in Atlanta and the rest is history. Along the way, she has been fortunate to consult with leaders in the field such as Raven Lang, acupuncturist and midwife, Robert Levine, pulse diagnosis expert and Don Schuman, her first massage therapy instructor. Her mentors also include Dr. Sharon Feng, who she studied with until her last day in practice at Five Branches.