Jennifer Blatnik, L.Ac., MAOM
CREDENTIALS & CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
Jennifer has over a decade of experience in the field of alternative health care. She is nationally board certified by the NCCAOM and state licsenced by the NCALB. Her clinical experience includes co-creating and successfully establishing the first Chinese acupuncture and herbal medicine clinic in Madison county, administering acupuncture at an outpatient substance abuse program in Asheville, and establishing a full-time private practice in downtown Asheville.
TRAINING & TREATMENT STYLES
Jennifer earned a Masters degree in Chinese medicine in Asheville at the renowned Classical Chinese medicine graduate school, Daoist Traditions. Her training included over 3,500 hours of classroom and clinical training. She has since broadened her studies completing two year post-graduate mentorship training with renowned Chinese herbalist Sharon Weizenbaum, Balance Method/Tan Style Acupuncture and cross-cultural Peruvian healing practices. Her practice also heavily incorporates the classics she learned from her teacher, Dr. Jeffrey Yuen, master of chinese medicine and 88th generation Daoist priest. Prior to Chinese medicine, Jennifer completed a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and a year-long internship with an indigenous medicinal herb program that served Mayan communities in Guatemala.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE AND FIELDS OF INTEREST
Jennifer has experience treating a wide-range of conditions and is interested in treating all areas of health from a Chinese medicine perspective. She has extensive training in women’s health of all ages, stress, anxiety, depression, other emotional concerns, and all types of pain including back, neck, shoulders.
WHAT SHE WOULD LIKE YOU TO KNOW:
"Whether you are new to Chinese Medicine or it's been in your life for a while, I would love to assist you on your path to health - physical and/or emotional. I see amazing healing happen everyday and I'm grateful to have such a reliable, consistent tool to help people. Just know, healing is possible, and Chinese medicine has profound, ancient wisdom with results to stand on. I look forward to seeing you in the clinic!"
Jennifer provides an inclusive space for people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, races, and religions/spiritual traditions.