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Meet Nachelle
Voted "Midcoast Maine's Best Acupuncturist"

Nachelle Jelenovic, Acupuncturist & Herbalist, Topsham, MaineNachelle is a Licensed Acupuncturist (Lic.Ac.) and Chinese Herbalist. She is certified by the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in both acupuncture and herbal medicine. As a compassionate, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic practitioner, Nachelle offers a customized and balanced approach to health for each and every one of her patients.

A native of Brunswick, Nachelle is excited to offer acupuncture and herbal medicine to a vibrant community that is dear to her heart. Nachelle graduated from Bates College in Lewiston with a strong desire to help others. A profound personal experience with acupuncture and herbal medicine inspired Nachelle to attain a Master's Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAOM) to help others achieve their health and wellness goals.

Having fulfilled her pre-med science requirements, Nachelle enrolled in an intensive four-year, full-time graduate program at the New England School of Acupuncture (NESA), the oldest accredited school in the country. As part of the well-rounded NESA curriculum, Nachelle also obtained training in Eastern and Western Nutrition, Orthopedic Acupuncture, Japanese-Style Acupuncture, and Oriental Bodywork Therapy. Nachelle complements her treatments with beneficial nutritional and lifestyle recommendations for a holistic, balanced approach to health.

Upon the successful completion of her NESA education and four national board exams, Nachelle became licensed by the Board of Medicine in Massachusetts and the State of Maine. She continues to gain valuable clinical experience and supplement her training through continuing education classes to ensure her patients receive the highest quality of care that everyone deserves.

Nachelle has treated a variety of patients in different healthcare settings, including Lemuel Shattuck Hospital, Malden Family Medical Center, nonprofit Pathways to Wellness, and the NESA Clinic. In addition to her in-depth herbal education at NESA, Nachelle enriched her Chinese Herbal Medicine (CHM) knowledge through a prestigious herbal internship with Ruth Knill, a protege of Dr. Tao Xie, and an advanced CHM Case Studies course with esteemed herbalist Yan Ping Jin.

In her spare time, Nachelle enjoys growing vegetables and herbs, listening to bluegrass music, winter backpacking, fishing, skiing, and cooking in the kitchen (or over a campfire!). As a regular student of yoga and meditation for many years, you may meet Nachelle in local yoga classes. Please be sure to introduce yourself!

Inner Rivers Family Acupuncture

103 Harpswell Road (Rt. 123)
Brunswick, ME
(207) 841-7802
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