Meet the Acupuncturists!
Jodie and JoAnn are both licensed Acupuncturist and graduates of the NY College of Health Professions where they met. In addition to joining forces and developing “AALI”, they volunteer their time together for the American Cancer Society and KidsNeedMore.org at Camp Adventure, a 1 week sleep away camp for children and their siblings. For more information please visit www.cancer.org. Additionally, they speak at workshops and health fairs about Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine to educate various groups, schools and businesses in our local communities.
More about Jodie:
Jodie is board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and licensed by New York State as an acupuncturist. Jodie received her masters level degree in Acupuncture from the New York College of Health Professions. She has been in private practice with offices located in Dix Hills and Hicksville since 2009. She is a founding partner of Acupuncture Associates of Long Island, P.C. located at 535 South Broadway, Hicksville New York. She and her partner developed Acupuncture Associates to bring preventative healthcare and Holistic lifestyle choices to their patients while providing complementary therapies as an adjunct to their patient’s western medical care.
Jodie continuously enjoys her post-graduates studies, mainly focusing on Women's issues, Acupuncture and Autoimmune diseases, Nutrition for optimum cardio-vascular health, Acupuncture and Oncology, with additional training in Labor & Delivery with Claudia Citkovitz M.S., L.Ac, Dr. Shi Xuemin’s XNKQ Stroke & Dementia Rehab Protocol, as seen in the documentary “9000 Needles”and Japanese needling techniques both with Atsuki Maeda, L.Ac.. She further studied with Dr. Martha Lucas, Ph.D., L.Ac., in the Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture System for the Face, Neck and Abdomen and with the National Acupuncture Detox Association (NADA) as an Acupuncture Detox Specialist (ADS) in the Lincoln Recovery Center in the Bronx, in New York for treatment of drug and alcohol addicted clientele. In addition to her private practice, Jodie supervises other Acupuncture Detox Specialists (ADS) at the Nassau University Medical Center’s Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program. She examines Acupuncture students in the Tri-State area for Clean Needle Technique (CNT), for the national organization of Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM).
Jodie is experienced in treating many conditions with Acupuncture and is deeply committed to helping the process of human health and healing with the use of these ancient and powerful methods.
Prior to becoming an acupuncturist, Jodie obtained a B.S. in Finance from the State University of New Paltz and a B.S. in Professional Science from the New York College of Health Professions. Jodie was successful in her prior career as a V.P. Financial/Budget analyst for two diverse industries, a Not-for-profit, government funded service organization, and a Global Fortune 500 corporation on Wall Street. When Jodie is not pinning her patients, she enjoys traveling with her husband and spending time with her family, friends and her fur babies, Sami, Dallas, Precious and Bubu.
More about JoAnn:
JoAnn Fedner is a Board Certified Diplomat (NCCAOM), licensed Acupuncturist and Certified Chinese Herbalist. She received her master’s degree at the New York College of Health Professions in SyossetNY where she was the recipient of the Oriental Medicine Academic Award. While at New York College JoAnn had the opportunity to intern in the integrated Health Clinic with Tom Nash L.Ac, as well as with Dr. Rongda Zhu L.Ac in the OBS/GYN and Herbal Clinics.
After graduation she continued her training for the National Acupuncture Detox Association (NADA) at the LincolnRecoveryCenter in the Bronx, New York. She became an A.D.S. (Acu Detox Specialist) for treatment of drug, alcohol and other addictions. JoAnn continued her studies in Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture System with Dr Martha Lucas Ph.D, L.Ac, and Master Tungs points with Susan Johnson. Recent seminars and coursework with internationally recognized leaders in the fields of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine have focused on; Japanese Needling Techniques and Dr. Shi Xuemin’s Stroke Rehab Therapy (from the documentary 9000 Needles) with Atsuki Maeda, Microsystems for Auricular and Scalp Acupuncture, Pain Issues, PTSD, Infertility, Essential Oils for Acupuncturists and Topical Herbal Applications for traumatic injuries.
Her goal is to assist her patients with all of their health concerns and promote physical, mental and emotional wellness. She can treat all conditions with special focus on Women’s health issues, weight loss, Cosmetic Acupuncture for the face, neck and abdomen, fatigue, insomnia, stress, anxiety, depression, chronic pain and injury.
In addition to her practice in Hicksville, JoAnn has a practice in Dix Hills. She is a Clean Needle Technique Examiner for the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM), and a member of ASNY, AAAOM and NADA. JoAnn also works with children as part owner of Tutor Time Child Care Learning Centers located in Nassau and SuffolkCounty and holds a degree in Graphic Art from S.U.N.Y. Farmingdale.