Meet Your Acupuncturists

Christina Guthrie

Christina Guthrie graduated from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine as Valedictorian with a Masters of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine. She received her Bachelors Degree in Biomedical Science from Marquette University. She is board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Chinese herbology and acupuncture. Her four-year masters program included over 3,000 hours of study and over 1,000 hours of clinical internship. She has treated a number of health ailments ranging from fertility and pregnancy related complaints, women’s health issues, musculoskeletal disorders, migraines headaches, pain management, digestive issues, weight management, and psychological disorders such as depression and anxiety.

Christina has developed a deep appreciation for the profound effect Chinese Medicine can have on the physical body, as well as the mind and spirit. With a foundation of Chinese Medicine, addressing diet, lifestyle, exercise, and emotional well-being, these key components can achieve optimal health and balance.

Zahava Berkowicz

Zahava Berkowicz is board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and is currently completing her doctorate at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.  Zahava also completed training in shiatsu and Swedish massage at the Swedish Institute of Health Sciences in New York City and is a licensed massage therapist in New York, New Jersey and Illinois.

Zahava takes a multidisciplinary approach to treating all disorders of the body.  She uses nutrition, massage, acupuncture, moxibustion and other modalities to help harmonize the body and mind.  Since being cured from chronic bronchitis with acupuncture, she has been passionate about supporting integration of western and eastern medicine through the lens of evidence informed practice.

Zahava’s particular interests include women’s health, autoimmunity, thyroid disorders, allergies, anxiety, depression and more.  She believes integrative medicine should be available to all and hopes to fight on behalf of those who don’t have access to its benefits.  Zahava’s main goal is to get people out of pain and suffering and into a state of complete happiness to enjoy all the wonders life has to offer.

Sonora Park Sowinski

Dr. Sonora Park Sowinski is an Illinois and California Licensed Acupuncturist and acquired her board certifications through the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and through the California Acupuncture Board. She completed two rigorous graduate programs and received her Master of Science of Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM) and Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) from the nationally acclaimed Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM). In addition to her academic achievements, Sonora has 11 years of clinical experience. Sonora is nurturing, compassionate and loyal to her patients. Furthermore, driven by her passion for the medicine and patient care, Sonora is dedicated to working tirelessly, not only to help you experience relief from your symptoms, but also to achieve long-lasting health, wellness, and a better quality of life.