Kolleen Mitchell L.Ac., D.O.M. (NM), FABORM is dedicated to bringing patients natural, safe, effective treatments with Traditional Chinese Medicine. Her passion and area of specialty is fertility and women’s health and Kolleen has helped hundreds of patients reach their health and fertility goals. She has been helping families in the Triad and Triangle since 2007. She is a fellow of The American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine ABORM and has studied with such figures as Dr. Randine Lewis, author of The Infertility Cure and Way of the Fertile Soul.
Kolleen obtained her Masters degree in Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe New Mexico. She is a licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist in North Carolina and a Doctor of Oriental Medicine in New Mexico. Her treatments focus on natural cycle enhancement through integration of eastern therapies with modern reproductive technologies. This integration of eastern and western medicine is especially common in her work with couples who require assistance from reproductive endocrinologists. Each of her patients receives a comprehensive treatment plan to compliment their existing reproductive therapies or natural cycle, including dietary, lifestyle, herbal and supplemental strategies. She believes in customized, compassionate care for each and every patient.
Kolleen’s treatment for couples extends beyond fertility to treating women during pregnancy, and their children. She completed studies in pediatrics with prominent oriental medical practitioner and herbalist Jake Paul Fratkin, and Soma Glick. Kolleen also studied with a renowned midwife and acupuncturist, Raven Lang, in the treatment of women’s health during pregnancy and postpartum.
Coming from a family of western physicians, Kolleen believes that eastern medicine has an important role in modern healthcare. One of her main goals as a practitioner and healer is to provide a continuum of care for patients from conception, through childhood and adulthood, and into the golden years. She strongly believes in family medicine, utilizing traditional methods and translating them into our modern healthcare needs. Kolleen creates thorough, effective treatment plans for patients providing progressive, sustainable results that can be utilized throughout a lifetime. She is also skilled in the treatment of pain, stress, and digestive disorders.