"Sophia" in Chinese
Dr Sophia Swensen

Born and raised in Cologne, Germany, Dr Swensen has long been interested in the medical profession, starting with her volunteer service in the local hospital at the young age of 14.

She began her work as a medical practioner in the field of massage therapy in 1995 with a national certification in therapeutic massage and body work.  While growing a successful practice as a massage therapist, she continued enlarging her medical knowledge base through a variety of academic courses.  

Dr Swensen achieved professional certification as a Doctor of Oriental Medicine upon completion of a Masters Degree from the International Institute of Chinese Medicine in July 2002.  She interned at the Chengdu University Hospital (Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China) that summer and passed all national exams in Herbology, Chinese Medicine and Point Location; and the State of New Mexico practical examination that same year.
Dr Sophia Swensen is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), holding Diplomate status in Acupuncture and Herbology. She is a certified practitioner in the MeiZen Cosmetic Acupucture System and maintains her professional membership in The American Massage Therapy Association. Sophia is certified by TATLife (TapasAcupressureTechnique), gentle help for managing life's stresses, and 
while her certification with DONA International is currently inactive, she is a trained Doula (birthing companion) and welcomes consultations and inquiries.

Dr Swensen (Sophia) specializes in:
  • Treatment of Motor Vehicle Accident injuries 
  • Pain Management
  • Treatment of General Injuries

She also sees patients of all ages dealing with a wide range of medical issues including  
      Allergies, Addictions, Depression, Exhaustion, General Health Issues, 
      and Cancer Treatment Support

Furthermore, Sophia assists as a life coach for those with long-term health concerns, offering help in determining the direction to take, encouragement to move forward, and support when you need a boost; all in order to achieve your goals for a healthier lifestyle.