About Us

San Francisco Acupuncturists

Amanda Moler

Women seeking a San Francisco acupuncturist rely on Amanda Moler for her specialty in, and passion for, women’s health and fertility issues. She works with women on many levels: mitigating side effects of drugs and hormones, guiding them through lifestyle changes, and optimizing health for their desired outcome.

With a background in meditation and natural health, Amanda listens on a deep level to what her patients say and how they respond to treatment. She is honored to witness and support all aspects of the human experience, including the struggle, challenge, and joy that comes with helping new life come into the world. Her visits include a truly comprehensive look at wellness, including history, nutrition, sleep, digestion, and stress. For each patient, she develops a customized treatment plan, which could include acupuncture, Chinese herbs, cupping, and heat therapy, as well as exercise, massage, and nutrition. Amanda establishes a deep and therapeutic rapport with each of her patients that provides a lasting context for ongoing healing.

Amanda spends her time outside the clinic with her son, her 7 chickens, a thriving compost heap and bountiful garden.

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Coreen Gutierrez

Coreen Gutierrez, M.S., L.Ac., Dipl. OM, is an acupuncturist and herbalist whose passion for Chinese medicine began when she experienced its benefits in her own life. She treats patients with a wide range of concerns, including fertility, skin conditions, menopause, pain, digestion, and stress. She is skilled in facial rejuvenation and has a passion for empowering women as they transition into new chapters of life.

Coreen believes in a collaborative approach to treatment and values her patients’ input in the process. She knows how important it is to feel heard when seeking out treatment and considers it an honor to accompany others on the journey of healing and wholeness. Coreen is a great fit for first-time patients or those who are nervous about needles. She is able to achieve results with a gentle touch and is skilled in utilizing breathing techniques and other methods to help patients feel comfortable and relaxed.

In order to find solutions for her patients’ unique needs, Coreen draws from a variety of modalities. These include acupuncture, Chinese herbs, cupping, gua sha, moxibustion and nutritional support. Each patient receives a customized treatment plan which takes into account their full health history and their wellness goals. This holistic approach emphasizes both emotional and physical wellness.

Coreen received a four-year Master of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, has completed additional training under fertility expert Jane Lyttleton and is working toward becoming an ABROM fellow. Coreen is licensed both in California and nationally.

Outside of the clinic, Coreen enjoys cooking, reading, and travel, as well as spending time with her husband and her dog, Peanut.

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Rachele Lam

Dr. Rachele Lam, L.Ac., DACM is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist who focuses on women’s health, facial rejuvenation, skin disorders, digestive issues, stress, and fertility. Her healing practice is nurturing and empowering and guides patients to connect more deeply with their bodies. Treatments are personalized and thoughtful, tailored to each person’s unique health goals and needs. In addition to acupuncture and herbal medicine, nutritional and lifestyle coaching, gua sha, cupping, lymphatic drainage massage, scalp acupressure, abdominal massage, and moxibustion are often a part of each treatment.
Previously, Rachele had a career in technology. Faced with a series of crippling, stress-related health issues, she turned to Chinese medicine to heal and ground herself. She regained a sense of calm and clarity that allowed her to thrive in all facets of her life. Wanting to share the transformational effects of the medicine, she decided to change careers and use Chinese medicine to help others in need of support and self-care. Chinese medicine is deeply rooted in Rachele’s culture and upbringing, and she hopes to share it in a way that is approachable with her patients. She received her BA from Stanford University, where she studied Chinese Literature and Art and went on to receive her Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In addition to treating patients in the clinic and virtually, Rachele is involved with oncology and acupuncture research at UCSF. Outside of the clinic, Rachele enjoys exploring the California coast with her partner and her pup, dancing to live music, attending the ballet, and eating lots of Asian food.

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Janet Vlasaty-Smith

Janet is our office administrative assistant. She works behind the scenes with our newsletter, scheduling, emails and answers phone calls. Janet was an elementary school teacher for 13 years prior to taking time off to raise her family.

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