Christina Morris is a Licensed Acupuncturist in the state of New York and New Jersey. She is a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, including Diplomate of Acupuncture and Herbology and board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Christina studied at the International Institute of Chinese Medicine where she earned a Master’s degree in Oriental Medicine in 2000. Christina also completed clinical internships in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, and Tui Na at the China-Japan Friendship Hospital in Beijing and the Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Chengdu. She has studied with many gifted teachers in the healing arts including Kiiko Matsumoto, Dr. Tan, and Arya Nielsen. Additionally, she has studied acupuncture for the cancer patient through Memorial Sloan Kettering, cosmetic acupuncture with Mary Elizabeth Wakefield, craniosacral from the Upledger Institute, and Thai bodywork both in Thailand and NYC. She is a Maya Abdominal Therapy Practitioner and a Certified Reflexologist with additional certifications in Maternity Reflexology. Christina holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology, studying pre-med, from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
Christina specializes in women’s health and infertility but sees a range of conditions in her practice, including musculoskeletal issues, pain, migraines, anxiety, gastrointestinal concerns, and immune system imbalances. She has been passionate about health and wellness for as long as she can remember, with herbology ingrained in her heritage stemming from her great-great grandmother and passed down through the generations of her southern family. She has published many articles on acupuncture, herbs, and wellness and feels education is an important component in creating a healthy lifestyle.
Christina founded Element Natural Healing Arts, located in Brooklyn, NY, in 2001 to offer a more integrative approach to health and healing. Element NHA is now the home of over 60 staff including a multitude of wellness practitioners from acupuncturists, massage therapists, estheticians, chiropractors, herbalists, nutritionists, yoga teachers, and more. Christina also collaborates with a number of specialists off-site including reproductive endocrinologists, ob/gyns, sports medicine doctors, osteopaths, neurologists, general physicians, physical therapists, psychologists, among others to ensure patients and clients have well rounded innovative treatment and care. Christina lives in waterfront Brooklyn, New York with her husband and two small children.