Licensed Acupuncturists:

Joel Harvey L.Ac.
Joel Harvey, L.Ac.

Joel is Shen Clinic's principal herbalist, and has been practicing acupuncture and herbal medicine for over 25 years. He is co-founder of the Shen Clinic and co-founder of the popular Dr. Shen line of natural medicines. Joel has published articles about herbal medicine in print and on the web including articles in the California Journal of Oriental Medicine and on Acupuncture.Com (click here to view his most recent article). Joel usually conducts the initial diagnostic interviews for most new patients.

Joel is an adjunct faculty member and lecturer at AIMC, Berkeley's Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College. His book, A Patient's Guide to Chinese Medicine is published by Bay Tree Publications of Berkeley, California.

Rodney Artiles L.Ac.
Rodney Artiles L.Ac.

Rodney Artiles is a California licensed acupuncturist and herbalist. He received his masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences in Oakland, CA. He has a passion for herbs and believes plants hold the secrets to healing all disease. He has been certified by the National Detoxification Association (NADA) as an Acudetox Specialist. Prior to studying medicine he studied fine art, receiving his BFA from California College of the Arts in Oakland, CA and an MFA from Frank Mohr Institute in The Netherlands. When he’s not studying Chinese medicine he enjoys spending time with his girlfriend and her daughter, cooking, painting, playing trumpet, gardening and caring for bonsai trees.

Nobue Nobematsu, MSTCM L.Ac. DAOM candidate

As a graduate from ACTCM in San Francisco with a Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nobue was trained in diverse clinical settings and unusual cases. Since 2008, she has studied extensively under the apprenticeship of master acupuncturist, Dr. Robert Johns, OMD, L.Ac., author of  "The Art of Acupuncture Technique".   Along her private practice, Nobue has maintained a position as a volunteer acupuncturist at Haight-Ashbury Free Clinic in San Francisco since 2012. With a strong desire for a deeper understanding of Chinese Medicine, Nobue continues her further education at Five Branches University, where she is a candidate for a Doctorate Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Brian McCall Lopez, MSTCM. L.Ac. CMT.

Brian is a licensed acupuncturist and is our main massage therapist. He is a graduate of AIMC of Berkeley and specializes in Tui-Na massage. He is typically available Thursdays - Saturday.


Jen Little, MSTCM. L.Ac. CMT.

Jennifer Little MSTCM, L.Ac. is a licensed acupuncturist and clinical herbalist with offices conveniently located in Berkeley and San Francisco, California. She has been providing holistic healthcare in the Bay Area for over ten years. She treats patients with a variety of concerns including gynecological issues, endocrine and metabolic imbalances, infertility, chronic pain, repetitive stress injuries, trauma, anxiety, depression, insomnia, allergies, colds and flus, dermatological conditions, respiratory challenges, urinary issues, and digestive imbalances. Jennifer provides specialized and individualized fertility, conception and pregnancy support, miscarriage prevention, and extensive prenatal and postnatal care. She is a medical writer and editor, holistic healthcare consultant, and wellness educator, and is deeply dedicated to assisting you in creating your own personal optimal health and wellness. Jen sees her own practice within Shen Clinic and also practices at Conscious Chiropractic in San Francisco.