GRETA WILLIAMS is a Licensed Acupuncturist with the Massachusetts Board of MedicineAbout Greta

GRETA WILLIAMS is a Licensed Acupuncturist with the Massachusetts Board of Medicine and nationally certified by the NCCAOM*. Greta received her Masters degree in Acupuncture from the New England School of Acupuncture (NESA), the oldest acupuncture school in the United States, where she studied and trained in both Japanese and Chinese styles of acupuncture. Her background and foundation in medical studies included graduating from University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a magnum cum laude BS in Medical Anthropology. Her work with Hospice patients and Spiritual Care enhances the supportive care she provides in treatments.

Greta has studied and done internships with various Japanese masters. Supporting the family through life and promoting health and wellness for each individual is a passion for her. She has treated infants, adolescents, adults and the elderly in her practice. As a general practitioner of Oriental medicine she treats the individual as a whole, targeting the underlying reason for the appearance of symptoms. She is able to offer customized treatment approaches based on the patient’s sensitivity, pathology, and energy system. Greta has been effectively supporting people with both chronic issues such as fibromyalgia, Multiple Sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, asthma, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, as well as, relieving acute conditions such as pain, injuries, sinus infections, post-operative recovery, and colds to name just a few. She is especially interested and has training in treating infertility, dealing with pregnancy issues, treating children and trauma victims and supporting patients undergoing cancer treatments.

She offers gentle Japanese acupuncture treatments, including acu-massage, Kikko style treatments, pediatric treatments (Shonishin – a non-insertion Japanese pediatric treatment), Torihari or Hari style treatments (a non-insertion needle technique), as well as Traditional Chinese acupuncture. She is certified in Constitutional Facial Renewal (acupuncture treatments specifically targeted for the aging process), and Auricular Therapy (including detox protocol for substance abuse). Greta also brings her studies of Traditional Tibetan Kunye Massage to her treatments.

Greta has worked in a variety of clinical settings domestically and abroad including Western medical centers, Women’s Health Centers, low-income clinics, HIV clinics, Buddhist monasteries, acupuncture and complementary health clinics, and private practice. She offers classes and talks educating people on health, wellness, and the appropriateness of Acupuncture in caring for the family locally in the Greater Boston area. In the past, she was a lecturer and acupuncturist in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts and at the renowned spa Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA. She is an enthusiastic educator for people wanting to better understand how to take care of their health and live a vibrant life.

*National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine