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Elizabeth Carpenter, L.Ac., ARTT, Cl. Hyp.
Oriens Living, New York

Private Practice

Since 1998, Elizabeth Carpenter, L.Ac., ARTT, Cl. Hyp, has solved women’s health and happiness problems. From migraines and IBS to confidence and infertility.

Her mission: Empowering women.

Pivoting them from being victims of genes and circumstances to being owner-creators of their stories, their bodies, and their health.

Elizabeth’s signature approach layers Hypnotherapy, Acupuncture & Chinese medicine, Nutrition and other Mind-Body Medicine tools to create bespoke programs.

Her work brings patients profound insight into the how and the why of their problems, and mastery over the present and future.

Driving Elizabeth’s work is her commitment to science and research.

This includes vast clinical experience, deep personal engagement with alternative healing arts and wisdom practices, and respect for the universal human need to find hope and meaning in our health and our life experiences.


Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College

Masters of Science, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

NCCAOM Diplomat (boarded), Acupuncture & Herbology

Certified Hypnotherapist, Rapid Transformational Therapy, Marisa Peer School

Certified Practitioner of Bowen Therapy, National Bowen Academy of Australia

Qualified HeartMath® Instructor, The HeartMath® Institute

Personal Resilience Mentor, The HeartMath® Institute

Certified Harmonyum Healing Practitioner, Naam Yoga Therapies

Other Advanced Training: Functional Nutrition, Cold Laser Therapy, Meditation, Medical Qi Gong


Elizabeth has served on the faculties of Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Oberlin College, the University of California at Sonoma, the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, and Touro University.

She has helped train and supervise hundreds of acupuncturists and develop curriculum at the Masters level.

Working closely with Dr. Randine Lewis (author, The Infertility Cure), Elizabeth has taught at Dr. Lewis' Fertile Soul™ retreats and is a founding member of Dr. Lewis' infertility integrative medicine specialist association, Clinical Excellence in Fertility Professionals (CEFP).

Organizational Consulting

Elizabeth serves on the boards of and is a member of several professional organizations.

She has been an advisor to the Acupuncture Society of New York, the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and the New York State Acupuncture Coalition.

She currently serves on the executive committee of the Manhattan Holistic Chamber of Commerce.

She is a consultant on integrative medicine and the topic of how biomedicine and complementary medicine can co-treat to serve the patient best.

She was part of the roundtable that developed Haelth (Old English for "Health"), an integrative medicine model adopted by several hospitals, using research in practice to bridge the gap between mainstream and alternative medicine.

Professional Organizations

International Association of Counselors & Therapists

American Association of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

Acupuncture Society of New York

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

Holistic Chamber of Commerce


Elizabeth is a featured speaker and presenter for both small and large organizations. Please visit the Speaking page for more detail.

To work with Elizabeth, or to invite Elizabeth to speak to your group, please contact:

Oriens Living

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