Rachel M. Lopez, L.Ac, an Acupuncturist and Holistic Health Coach with Bergen County Acupuncture and Wellness, Inc

Get to know Acupuncturist and Holistic Health Coach Dr. Rachel M. Lopez, who practices in Rochelle Park, New Jersey.

Dr. Lopez, a licensed acupuncturist and holistic health coach, is the owner of Bergen County Acupuncture and Wellness, Inc in Rochelle Park, New Jersey. A firm believer that there is no such thing as a healthy mind without a healthy body, she is proficient in various styles, including Traditional Chinese Medicine, Scalp Acupuncture, Master Tung Acupuncture System, and Five-Element Acupuncture, when appropriate. Some of the modalities that she uses at her office include cold laser therapy, cupping, electric stimulation, and Gua sha.

After her own personal challenge with shoulder surgery, Dr. Lopez turned to acupuncture in a desperate attempt to ease her pain. Within a day, she found the relief that she had been looking for. From then on, she knew that she wanted to help others feel the same.

After earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management from Manhattan College in 2002, she went on to obtain her Diploma of Acupuncture from the Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine in Montclair, New Jersey in 2006. She also studied Health Coaching at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York and received her certification as a Holistic Health Counselor from the American Association of Drugless Practitioners.

Currently, she is completing her Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine degree at the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 

“My education and experience helps me to treat my patients on many different levels. Treating with acupuncture helps patients achieve greater physical and emotional relief. The holistic health coaching provides patients the tools needed to effectively change habits and lifestyle. Both approaches promote healing so that my patients are left with the possibility of living life to the fullest.” as stated by Dr. Lopez. 

Certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, she is a member of the New Jersey Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. 

Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine and a key component of Traditional Chinese Medicine in which thin needles are inserted into the body. The practice is also used to maintain general health. Acupuncturists treat a variety of physical and psychological issues like internal medicine hypertension or anxiety. 

Holistic/spiritual coaching is a powerful form of life coaching that approaches every aspect of a person’s life – body, mind, and spirit – in relation to the whole. A holistic health coach is a trained professional who uses an integrative approach to both diet and lifestyle changes to improve their patients’ health. Working as a guide toward an overall healthier life, they will look at their patients’ nutrition patterns, relationships, physical fitness, spirituality, and more.

In addition to English, Dr. Lopez reads, writes, and speaks Spanish fluently. 

Learn More about Dr. Rachel M. Lopez:

Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1675371-Rachel-Lopez-Acupuncturist or through Bergen County Acupuncture and Wellness, Inc, https://bergencountyacupuncture.com/about-me/

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