MS, M.Ac, L.Ac, NCCAOM Diplomate
Laura Eastman holds a Masters of Acupuncture from Maryland University of Integrative Health (formerly Tai Sophia Institute) in Laurel, MD. She is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Pennsylvania and a NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) certified diplomate. Laura discovered acupuncture while involved in graduate work at Lehigh University. Her doctor recommended acupuncture for some health concerns she was having at that time. Through treatments she noticed not only were her symptoms abating but she was also able to think more clearly and enjoy life more fully. Overall life just felt easier. Laura graduated Lehigh University with her Masters in Molecular Biology and decided to pursue studies in acupuncture. She wanted to share the benefits of acupuncture by giving it to other people. She has continued her studies with Dr. Tan learning his Balance Method. She is also a member of Acupuncturists without Borders and a NADA trained detox specialist. She currently lives in the Lehigh Valley and when not treating patients enjoys spending time with her son and husband on their family's farm.
M.Ac, L.Ac, NCCAOM Diplomat
Sheila Papa is a licensed acupuncturist in both Pennsylvania and Delaware and a NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) certified diplomate. She also holds a Certificate in Chinese Herbal Medicine from the Won Institute in Glenside Pennsylvania. Sheila graduated with a Masters of Acupuncture at Maryland University of Integrative health (formerly Tai Sophia Institute) in Laurel, Maryland. In addition, she studied at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City and received her Holistic Health Counselor Certification. Continuing studies include Dr. Tan’s Balance Method and prior meditation studies with Lonny Jarret, L.Ac., in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Sheila’s clinical experience includes Addiction and Recovery programs at the Baltimore City Detention Center and extensive work in community health settings in Baltimore City, Maryland. Because of her longstanding interest in food, alternative healthcare and nutrition, Sheila discovered acupuncture as a medium to accomplish these life ambitions. Acupuncture became a great approach for her to help regular people in a clinical setting. Sheila has travelled to several foreign countries including Kenya, Uganda, Peru, Bhutan, and throughout Europe. While in Africa she participated in a local Habitat for Humanity project and served on an educational mission for Real Partners Uganda. She is a Member of Acupuncturists without Borders, the Association of Professional Acupuncture in Pennsylvania, and is a NADA Acupuncture Detox Specialist. Sheila resides and maintains a private practice in the Pike Creek Valley area of Delaware.