Meet the Practitioner

Amanda Rose Wellman, L.Ac., MAOM was first introduced to complimentary medicine during gestation when her mother was able to postpone a surgical procedure and thus her premature arrival under the guidance of a naturopathic doctor. She acknowledges the necessity of hospital procedures as well as preventive medicine in potentially reducing the progression to a state requiring emergency care. She was drawn to acupuncture as a nonsurgical modality that stimulates the body to heal itself. The ultimate goal is to bring the body closer to a level of homeostasis, strengthening it so that the individual regains their natural resiliency against infection, injury, and stress.

Amanda earned a Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at the AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in Austin, Texas.  This 4-year Masters program included traditional methods of Chinese Herbal Formulations, Dietary Therapy, Facial Rejuvenation, Cupping, Moxibustion Therapy, Gua Sha, Tai Chi, Qigong, Medical Qigong, and Tuina.  Professionally supervised internships were in a hospital, nursing home, community clinic, acupuncture clinic, and first aid in a rural setting. Her clinical supervisors introduced her to the techniques of lineage based styles including Dr Tan’s Balance Method, Master Tung’s Points, Kiiko Matsumoto’s clinical strategies, and Neoclassical Pulse Diagnosis as taught by Will Morris. Since then she has studied techniques taught by Debra Betts, Claudia Citkowitz, and Jane Lyttleton for fertility and pregnancy support. She has been certified as an Arvigo Maya Abdominal Therapy Practitioner, a manual technique that supports abdominal and pelvic health. In 2021 she wants to study the teachings of Dr. Bear who does a non-needle technique, and Jeffrey Yuan. Her interests are taking her in the direction of the eight extraordinary and divergent channels, beneficial for working with trauma, chronic infections, and autoimmune conditions.  She is a nationally certified Diplomate of Oriental Medicine registered in Ohio with a temporary certification in Kentucky.


Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine

NCCAOMDiplomate in Oriental Medicine: # 112792

State Medical Board of Ohio Certificate to practice Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, and Oriental Bodywork & Energywork as an Oriental Medicine Practitioner: #66.000069

CCAOM Clean Needle Technique Certificate

Professional certification of the Arvigo Techniques of Mayan Abdominal Therapy

Additional Training

  • Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist, National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, 2011
  • Acupuncture for the Cancer Patient 1, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Integrative Medicine Service, 2011
  • ​TCM Facial Rejuvenation, Nefeli Corporation: Dr Ping Zhang, 2013
  • 8+ years of Meditation and Energy Cultivation Training under Dr. Samual Sagan
  • ​Sacred Feminine Immersion, Sofia Sundari, 2016
  • ​USUI Shiki Ryoho Reiki Degrees 1 & 2, JoAnn Utley, 2017
  • ​Medicaid Nurse Aide, Kentucky Gateway Community & Technical College, 2018
  • ​Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy: Self Care Level 1, The Arvigo Institute, 2019
  • Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy: Professional Level 2, The Arvigo Institute, 2020

​2021 In Progress:

  • ​Acupressure and Acupuncture for Perinatal Care, Claudia Citkovitz
  • Nurturing the Fetus with Debra Betts & Sabine Wilms

I have suffered with lower back and right hip pain for years, am almost unable to walk.  After 3 sessions of acupuncture with Amanda Wellman, no more pain.  After the second treatment I had a noticeable difference, after the third, good as new!  I was skeptical at first, but so glad I decided to try it!  Would recommend for anyone!”