Meet our staff...
Akilah Bothell, M.Ac. L.Ac.
Akilah holds a Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine from The Traditional Chinese Medical College of Hawaii on the beautiful Big Island of Hawaii. Akilah is an Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist trained through the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, has clinical internship experience in a rural community clinic in Hawaii, as well as experience volunteering at a healing center for cancer patients.
Larry Gatti, M.Ac. L.Ac.
Prior to moving to Ariziona in the summer of 2007, Larry graduated from the Tri-State College of Acupuncture in New York City. He co-founded Tucson Community Acupuncture in 2008 and served as a board member for the Community Acupuncture Network. Larry combines Japanese, classical Chinese, French-Vietnamese and modern Western approaches, resulting in an ecclectic, fun and effective approach to acupuncture practice.
Jessie Myrick, M.A.O.M. L.Ac.
Jessie is a graduate of the Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine here in Tucson. She uses a variety of acupuncture techniques to help restore health and create balance. Jessie first fell in love with community acupuncture as a patient, while living in Berkeley, California, which inspired her to embark on this career path. She also enjoys martial arts, hiking, and playing with her dogs.
Jenna Robarge, M.A.O.M. L.Ac.
Jenna graduated from the Asian Institute of Medical Studies here in Tucson. A practicing massage therapist/bodyworker in Tucson since 2008, Jenna has been referring massage clients to TCA since we first opened our doors. Jenna has a passion for community and acupuncture which makes her a perfect fit for TCA. She also enjoys yoga, meditation, Qigong, and hiking.
Keith Zabik, M.Ac. L.Ac.
Keith co-founded Tucson Community Acupuncture with Larry in 2008, after earning a Master of Acupuncture degree from the Asian Institute of Medical Studies in 2006. Keith uses a remix of acupuncture strategies to help you get better including the Balance Method and Tung's acupuncture (Dr. W.C. Young). He also likes to play soccer, be outdoors, and ponder the wonder of it all.
TCA featured on Arizona Illustrated
Would you like to see the TCA clinic in action? Pam White and the crew from Arizona Illustrated—the local PBS news magazine—came to TCA in January 2009 to film a story about community acupuncture in Tucson. You can watch it online from the Arizona Illustrated website.