Meet the Acupuncturists
Andrew Young, MS, L.Ac., DiplOM
Andy graduated from the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in August 2006 with a Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine. He is currently licensed in both New York and Colorado, and is certified in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbalism by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
Andy spent two years in private practice in Ithaca, New York before returning to Denver in 2008. In addition to being co-owner of Berkeley Community Acupuncture, Andy is the Assistant Academic Dean and a faculty member of the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
While Andy has studied and practiced a wide range of Chinese Medicine, his specialties include: treatment of gastro-intestinal disorders, headaches/migraines, common cold/flu prevention, sinusitis and allergies, menstrual irregularities, infertility, anxiety, and pain management. Andy is passionate about educating people about acupuncture and what chinese medicine can do for them.
Andy has extensive advanced training, including:
- Dr Tan’s Balance Method by Richard Tan
- Yin-Yang Balancing by Jake Fratkin
- Kinesio Taping
- Reflex Balance Therapy: Lumbar Spine by Dr. Sung Yul Kim
- Reflex Balance Therapy: Cerivcal Spine by Dr. Sung Yul Kim
- Acupuncture Treatment of the Shoulder by Whitfield Reaves
- Meridian Therapy by Jeffrey Dann
- Herb-Drug Interactions and Herbal Alternatives to Drugs by John Chen
- Master Tung’s Points Dr. Tan’s Applications by Richard Tan
- Battlefield Acupuncture
Kimberly LeBrun is a licensed practitioner of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in Colorado since 2007. Ms. LeBrun is nationally certified in Oriental Medicine which includes certifications in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, Biomedicine, and Foundations of Oriental Medicine. After attending the University of Montana, she obtained a B.S. in Public Health, Health Promotion. She received a Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College in Boulder, CO.
Ms. LeBrun completed post-graduate training for the treatment of musculo-skeletal and pain related problems, cancer, and gynecology. She has studied with David Euler whom teaches the works of renowned Japanese Acupuncturist, Kiiko Matsumoto. This is a palpation based form of Acupuncture that provides instant feedback and results. Ms. Lebrun has also studied under Dagmar Ehling author of “The Chinese Herbalist Handbook”. She has spent time studying with Datis Kharrazian, a well-respected neuroscientist and researcher whom is at the forefront of functional medicine, a type of preventative medicine that detects disease progression before an actual diagnosis is made.
Ms. LeBrun had the opportunity to study with Dr. Kelley’s last student. Dr. Kelley is well known for being a pioneer in cancer and assisting with nutritional support.
Ms. LeBrun has extensive knowledge in Chinese herbal medicine and experience in helping patients with their dietary supplements. She treats pain, digestive disorders, headaches, insomnia, oncology support and women’s health, including menstrual disorders and menopause. She specializes in fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum health as well as Endocrine disorders such as Hashimotos and diabetes. Ms. Lebrun also practices Functional Medicine, utilizing labs and blood work to optimize the health of her patient.
Angie earned her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Colorado-Boulder in 1991 and after 20 years in the Healthcare field, went back to school and earned her M.S. in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2013. Angie has been a practitioner of tai qi and qi gong for the past 18 years and dances at least once a week . She is a lover of Nature and considers the Seasons and Nature her greatest teachers and inspiration. Angie says her specialty is people.