Amy Mahoney, M.S., L.Ac. Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist
Executive Director and Founder
Licensed Acupuncturist and Board Certified Herbalist
Amy Mahoney is a New York State licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist with certification through the National Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, as well as a Level One Reiki Practitioner.
After earning a Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Science, Amy earned a Master’s of Science in Oriental Medicine from the New York College of Health Professionals . Upon graduating in 2003 Amy opened her own practice, Morning Glory Acupuncture, with office locations in Catskill and Long Beach, New York.
From 2006 through 2010, while still growing her practice, Amy served as an Administrative Acupuncturist at Columbia University School of Nursing, where she was involved with two National Institute of Health (NIH) funded studies in the Center for AIDS Research. Following these studies, she again served as an Administrative Acupuncturist for a third NIH funded study at New York University in the division of Special Studies for Symptom Management.
Since spring of 2011, Amy has also worked as a Clinical Administrator of Acupuncture in the Military Wellness Program at Holliswood Hospital. She also currently serves as the Detox Supervisor for Nassau University Medical Center’s substance abuse program. Most recently Amy has received the honor of being the first acupuncturist invited to work in the Wounded Warrior Project’s new Combat Stress Program.
In 2009, driven by the loss of a friend who had been suffering from untreated Post-traumatic stress, Amy founded Peaceful Minds: A Wellness Center for Veterans. Since then, as Executive Director of Peaceful Minds, Amy has dedicated her life to treating the “silently wounded” combat veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. In order to focus on this passion, Amy closed Morning Glory Acupuncture and to this day continues to put all her energy into growing Peaceful Minds.
Amy serves as a Clean Needle Technique Examiner for the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is a member of Acupuncturists Without Borders (AWB); the Acupuncture Society of New York (ASNY) and is a member of and certified by the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA).
Nicole Tzen, MS. Ed., Licensed Massage Therapist
Nicole Tzen has been a holistic practitioner since for over 12 years and opened Inner Balance Wellness Center in 2004.
She is a licensed massage therapist, certified yoga instructor, certified reiki master, certified hypnobirthing practitioner & certified infant massage instructor and holds a bachelors degree in social science/human development from Binghamton University. For five years she taught as an adjunct professor at the NY College in the massage therapy program.
Her vision as a healer is to assist people in reaching their highest potential physically, mentally, emotionally & spiritually. She is dedicated to guiding others on the path to true wellness with the use of several holistic therapies and heart-centered approach to healing.