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Marcela Bowie, L.Ac. she/her/hers Licensed Acupuncturist Marcela Bowie has always had a passion for learning about different cultures and languages. Originally from Prague, Czech Republic, Marcela moved to Australia as a refugee when she was a child, and relocated to the US in 2003. She earned a Bachelor’s in Asian and International Studies, and speaks…

Support Staff

Chutney Young Support Staff Chutney Young has a heart for youth and families. She works full-time as Child Advocate Team Leader for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Nashville, and she’s been involved with youth and community outreach for the last 15+ years. She has a BS in Community Health Education and is also a Certified…

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Lenore Hamilton Support Staff Lenore Hamilton has a business degree and many years’ experience in medical and health services administration, human resources and business administration. She’s worked with some of Nashville’s top institutions, including as a Program Coordinator Meharry Medical College, an online administrator at the Tennessean, and an Executive Assistant at United Methodist Publishing…

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Rhonda Cook, L.Ac. she/her/hers Acupuncturist Rhonda Cook is a Licensed Acupuncturist and a graduate of the Academy for Five Element Acupuncture in Gainesville, FL. She has experience treating patients in a variety of settings, including community practice, private room settings and an auricular acupuncture clinic. She loves that acupuncture addresses a patient’s mental, physical and…

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Kristen Verea, L.Ac. she/her/hers Acupuncturist Kristen is a Licensed Acupuncturist who graduated from Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine in the beautiful mountains of Sugar Grove, NC. She practices in the renowned Vietnamese lineage of Dr. Nguyen Van Nghi, whose enormous contributions to Chinese Medicine include translating the Classics sent to Vietnam during the…

Support Staff

Heather Jakes Support Staff Heather serves patients at the front desk in both our East Nashville and Bellevue locations. Previously a receptionist for an orthopedic office, Heather came to Encircle with a healing mentality. She checks in patients, schedules appointments, and helps in every way she can to maintain a comfortable, relaxing environment. Originally from…

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Courtney Fabio Support Staff With a background in music management, Courtney came to Encircle with a knack for promotion and a sense of community. She manages our social media accounts, leads our infertility support group, and takes care of the front desk at our East Nashville location. Courtney loves our patients—both getting to know them…

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Lead Receptionist

Molly Brislin Lead Receptionist Molly has quite a diverse background. Before joining Encircle, Molly was a full-time mom who also managed a horse boarding business, worked for a nonprofit, and practiced as a licensed massage therapist. Now, Molly serves our patients as a receptionist for our East Nashville location.  In her current role, Molly still…

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Sandra Durham she/her/hers Operations Manager When Sandra came to Encircle, she found a healthy, supportive work environment that she loves. Her role as Operations Manager greatly contributes to that environment, as she works behind the scenes to ensure the clinics run smoothly.  Helping to create a space of wellness, Sandra assists with front desk operations,…

she/her/hers Acupuncturist

Jessica McAliley, L.Ac. she/her/hers Acupuncturist Jessica McAliley grew up in the beautiful Appalachian mountains of Western North Carolina. After having bad shoulder pain that was dramatically improved with acupuncture, Jessica was inspired to move to Los Angeles to get her Masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine at Yo San University.  After graduating, she practiced acupuncture…