I feel privileged to spend time with people while they are working on their healthcare goals. Every day, I try to learn and grow along side my clients, and I endeavor to serve them with the best parts of my heart and mind.
Andrea House, Registered Acupuncturist (Pronouns: she/her)
Andrea has been a Registered Acupuncturist since 2003 and is a graduate of the MacEwan University Acupuncture Program. She has a certificate in Chinese Herbology (MacEwan University) and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alberta. Presently, Andrea is a sessional instructor of acupuncture at MacEwan University as well as a member of the Academic Committee for Acupuncture Education (MacEwan University). Andrea is a member in good standing with the College of Acupuncturists of Alberta.
Andrea has completed additional professional development at Guangxi Traditional Chinese Medicine University (Nanning, China), the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (San Francisco, USA) and Harvard University (Cambridge, USA). Travelling to Managua, Nicaragua in association with Change For Children in 2007 was a life changing experience and helped deepen her understanding of the care of children with acupuncture. In 2014, she was voted Best Acupuncturist in the Vue Magazine Best of Edmonton Reader's poll.
Passionate about the care of children, Andrea also started People Powered Medicine, an informal group of healthcare professionals dedicated to volunteering their time to deliver free seminars to parents about children's health and development. In her spare time, Andrea likes to sing, scrapbook, and enjoy family life.
Lynda House, Registered Nurse (retired), Office Manager (Pronouns: she/her)
Lynda is Andrea's mom and the office manager of Acupuncture Works! A retired nurse, Lynda enjoys spending time with the families that visit the office, especially the children. Lynda ensures that the clients receive individualized attention. Whether it's knowing who needs a juicebox after acupuncture, or predicting who will need a refill of their herbs, she is more than the person who answers the phone. She is an avid sock-monkey crafter, a golfer, and the heart of the business.
Davina Stewart, Receptionist (Pronouns: she/her)
Davina is a professional actor and director in the theatre community in Edmonton. When she isn't directing or acting in a play, she lends her talents to Acupuncture Works! as a receptionist.