Cole Alexander (Acupuncture / teleHerb®)
Cole joined the Free Range Health team of providers in 2012. He brings with him a specialty in oncology and advanced pain management and is a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Acupuncture Specialist (CHPCAS) through the National Association of Hospice and Palliative Care Acupuncturists.
Cole received his master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Yo San University in Los Angeles and completed his doctoral degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA. He began practice in 2010 and is a licensed acupuncturist the states of Washington and California. He is a former member of the Board of Directors for the California State Oriental Medicine Association.
Prior to his career in alternative health care, he honed his education and community outreach skills as an elementary teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District. During his eight years teaching first, fourth, and fifth grades, he worked with hundreds of students and families from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
I love helping people achieve their full potential. Whether it is in the classroom or in the treatment room, I never get tired of seeing someone reach a new level of ability or regain their health and well being.
- Cole Alexander
Cole's belief in providing individualized, integrative medicine to patients is one of his driving goals. Creating a space that is open to East Asian medicine - working with the Western model in the best interest of patients - is key to understanding his integrative approach to health care.
Cole has been inspired by many patients, some of whom came to him with little knowledge about Eastern medicine and have ultimately found it changed their lives! You can find him providing acupuncture at each of our weekly clinics, and he also provides Chinese herbal custom remedies through our teleHerb® service.
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