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About

Meet the Acupuncturists

Anna Ritner, L.Ac., FABORM

Anna Ritner

Anna Ritner, L.Ac., FABORM, is a California state-licensed herbalist and acupuncturist and a Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine – specializing in fertility, pregnancy, and reproductive health.

She received her Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from ACTCM in San Francisco. Anna’s greatest passion is supporting and educating women in order to help them to feel powerful and creative in their bodies.

She has advanced training in hormonal balance, fertility medicine, pregnancy support, digestive and mood disorders. Anna assists women in bettering their lives and ushering in new life with the use of herbal medicine, nutrition counseling, and lifestyle advice.

As part of her professional training, Anna completed a clinical acupuncture certificate through the Zhejiang Chinese Medical University in Hangzhou, China, where she received advanced training in Women’s health and pain management. She receives ongoing mentorship in Chinese Medicine reproductive health, and has completed a preceptorship in Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) through the Reproductive Science Center of the East Bay. 

Anna is currently out of the office beginning April, 2020 spending time with her new baby. She will be back in the office by October, 2020. Our talented team of acupuncturists is still here to serve you for all of your acupuncture needs. Email Anna

Dana Becker

Dana Becker, L.Ac. holds a Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco. She is a California Board Certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist and specializes in women’s health, fertility, perinatal care, facial rejuvenation and emotional wellbeing.

Dana is trained in yoga, acupuncture, herbalism, shiatsu, tui na (Japanese and Chinese Massage), and reiki. She has extensively studied reproductive health and is passionate about educating women about their cycles using a Chinese Medicine approach in order to help them find relief from PMS/PMDD, PCOS, endometriosis, dysmenorrhea and other hormonal imbalances. She is co-founder of Ova Moon, a menstrual health education platform and supplement brand.

Dana’s clinical experience includes rotations at Sutter Hospital in San Francisco and Lifelong Ashby Health Center in Berkeley, a fertility internship at Blue Ova Health & Acupuncture in San Francisco, the Santa Rosa Community Acupuncture Clinic, Modern Acupuncture, and her own private practice in Sebastopol, CA. Email Dana

Candise Yang, L.Ac.

Candise Yang

Candise Yang, L.Ac. is a California-state licensed acupuncturist and herbalist specializing in women’s health, fertility, digestive issues, pain-related conditions, and emotional wellbeing.

As a trauma-informed acupuncturist, Candise is strongly invested in creating a safe container for healing and bases the core of her care on the values of non-judgment, compassion, and gentle inquiry. She has learned that this warm approach also works very well for her more sensitive, empathic, and intuitive patients.

Candise is dedicated to working with those who struggle with perinatal and postpartum issues, fertility challenges, stress, fatigue, anxiety/depression, low moods, eating disorders, insomnia, digestive issues, painful periods, hormonal imbalances, PMS/PMDD, peri-menopausal/menopausal challenges, and chronic pain. She is committed to investigating and getting to the root of such layered and long-standing issues to provide her patients with enduring relief.

She also firmly believes in empowering her patients with information and knowledge, so they may engage in self-care outside of treatments, and live their most joyful and vibrant lives. Email Candise

For more information, or to set up a phone consultation to find out if Chinese medicine would be helpful for you, please contact us.