Astra Gordon is a licensed Acupuncturist, Herbalist and Applied Clinical Nutritionist. She obtained her Masters degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Aoma Graduate School of Integrative Medicine located in Austin, TX and a Bachelor of Science degree in Philosophy from Central Connecticut State University. She is licensed by the Texas Board of Medical Examiners, board certified by the NCCAOM.
In addition to her private practice, Astra currently works with an M.D. and uses an integrative approach to healing where she combines various holistic principles with acupuncture, herbal medicine and nutritional counseling. She is committed to healthy living and has successfully treated a myriad of ailments including pain, musculoskeletal injuries, psycho-emotional conditions, digestive disorders, allergies, skin conditions, stress, depression, weight management and more. In addition to her Eastern Medicine practice, Astra has specialized training in Japanese Acupuncture, Esoteric Acupuncture, Eastern Herbalism, and Qi Gong.
She embraces the philosophy that complete healing is achieved by treating not only the physical body, but also taking care to closely support the emotional, mental and spiritual components of our being as well. She believes the body responds best to natural forms of medicine that work to treat the root of the problem, not just the symptom and seeks to provide her patients with the care, knowledge and support needed to help them achieve optimal health and happiness.