ACTCM Alum Named “Best Acupuncturist” and “Best Holistic Healthcare Practitioner” by North Bay Bohemian

ACTCM graduates, Stephen Zilber (1996) and Ian McCullough (2006), were selected as both “Best Acupuncturist” and “Best Holistic Healthcare Practitioner” in Marin County by the 2009 North Bay Bohemian readers poll.

Ian McCullough’s interest in Chinese medicine began in 1995, when he discovered Tai Chi and Qi Gong, which he still practices today to maintain balance. Ian earned his Master’s of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco, where he is currently a faculty member. ian’s practice has been informed by study with world-renowned Chinese doctor Ninghan Feng, as well as Chinese Medicine Pediatricians Raven Lang, Randall Neustaedter, Harriet Beinfield and Efrem Korngold. Being blessed with two children, Ian now specializes in caring for post-partum mothers and children.

Sebastopol Family Acupuncture
490 Pitt Avenue
Sebastopol, CA

Stephen Zilber, LAc is California licensed and nationally board certified in acupuncture and Chinese herbology and is a certified Neuro-Emotional Technique practitioner. He is a founder and managing partner of Whole Health Associates – Center for Integrative Medicine in San Rafael, CA.In addition to his recent honor by the North Bay Bohemian, Stephen has been selected as one of the best acupuncturists in Marin County by the Pacific Sun readers’ poll and for both 2007 & 2009.

Articles about his work have appeared in local and national papers and magazines. In addition to his private practice, he is also a staff acupuncturist at Palm Drive Hospital in Sebastopol, CA. An enthusiastic teacher, Stephen has served on the faculty of the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco and lectured on Chinese Medicine at UCSF Medical School and Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has served on the board of directors of the California State Oriental Medical Association.

Stephen uses a variety of diagnostic and treatment methods to identify and balance the body’s underlying disharmonies and stresses that lead to symptoms and disease. These include Chinese, Japanese and Korean style acupuncture (non-needle available), Neuro-Emotional Technique, Integra Allergy Elimination, herbal medicine, BioTerrain analysis, Functional medicine testing, dietary counseling and nutritional supplementation.

Whole Health Associates – Center for Integrative Medicine
880 Las Gallinas Ave., Suite 1
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 492-WELL (9355)

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About American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) has provided affordable, quality health care to the public and trained professionals in acupuncture, massage and Chinese medicine since 1980. In addition to its graduate curriculum, ACTCM offers continuing education, public education, community outreach and clinical services in acupuncture and herbal medicine. ACTCM has been the recipient of many awards for its curriculum, faculty and clinic, and has been voted “Best of the Bay” by both the San Francisco Weekly and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. ACTCM is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and is a private, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.