At Healing Roots Acupuncture, we are dedicated to providing you with the best in natural medicine to get you back to health.
Our acupuncturists are available by appointment only.
Please read below for a little background on our practitioners.
Alyssa Houser, MSTOM, L.Ac
As a Licensed Acupuncturist, Alyssa has had the privilege to participate in countless cases of successful healing through acupuncture and herbal medicine. Alyssa attended acupuncture school at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego from 2010-2014. During time spent in school earning her Masters degree, Alyssa had the opportunity to travel to Shenyang, China and participate in a study abroad program. There she attended Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and received advanced clinical training in many different holistic healing techniques.
For Alyssa, being an acupuncturist allows her the opportunity to feel fulfilled in a her work by being of service to others. She strives to bring kindness and compassion to medicine, and to help empower others to reach their goals by providing safe and effective treatments. Alyssa cares deeply about her patients loves helping others to find relief and relaxation.
Danielle Gomez, MSTOM, L.Ac.
Danielle Gomez, MSTOM, L.Ac. graduated from South Baylo University in Anaheim with her Masters degree in Traditional Medicine. Danielle is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine at Five Branches University. She is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Respiratory Therapist, lending to her extensive knowledge of body mechanics and anatomy. Danielle excels in Sports Medicine and Orthopedics. She is currently a candidate for the C.SMA (Certified Sports Medicine Acupuncturist), the most advanced sports medicine and orthopedic certification program currently available.
Danielle specializes in the treatment of infertility and women's health, including endometriosis, PCOS, and hormonal imbalances. She excels in the treatment of Bell's Palsy, as well as the application of electro-acupuncture. Danielle also takes a special interest in cosmetic acupuncture. She has trained in the Mei Zen protocols of facial rejuvenation, and with San Diego Cosmetic Acupuncture for both Micro and Nano-needling.
Danielle is available for appointments on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
James Hong, MSTOM, L.Ac.
James Hong, MSTOM, L.Ac. is a Licensed Acupuncturist and practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine who trained at Alhambra Medical University. He is licensed at both state and national levels. James focuses on providing comprehensive patient-centered care and is experienced in treating a variety of different symptoms and conditions. He is an excellent herbalist and excels in prescribing custom formulas for his patients.
James takes a special interest in the treatment of both acute and chronic pain-related conditions, internal medicine, digestive health, and mental health disorders. In addition to acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, James also specializes in Tui Na and cupping.
Dr. Robert Reilly, DACM
Dr. Robert Reilly, DACM is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. Bobby became interested in medicine when he was diagnosed with psoriasis at the age of 11. After trying various treatment methods from steroid medications to lifestyle and diet changes, what finally worked was a combination of acupuncture and herbal therapy, which set him on a path into alternative medicine.
After his undergraduate studies focusing on physics and biochemistry, Bobby moved to San Diego to attend the Pacific College of Health and Science, one of the most renowned acupuncture schools in the country. During his time there, he pursued additional education in Santa Monica at the Institute of Classical Five-Element Acupuncture and in Beijing at the China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center. Dr. Reilly currently continues his studies in North Carolina with the Association of Traditional Studies, deepening his understanding and application of holistic medicine for the increased benefit of his patients.
He is currently available by appointment on Monday and Wednesday.