Meet the team at HAVEN Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine


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Ericca Burke, Owner
Ericca Burke is the founder of HAVEN Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine in Wilmington, NC. She is a board certified licensed acupuncturist in Wilmington, NC. Ericca studied acupuncture and Chinese Medicine at the Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine. Ericca is a certified Ear Seeds practitioner, certified Facial Rejuvenation practitioner, certified Constitutional Facial Acupuncture practitioner, and a certified Acutonics Level I practitioner. Ericca is also a certified practitioner of the Soliman Auricular Allergy Treatment (SAAT) procedure, Auricular Therapy, and Auricular Medicine.Ericca holds a variety of teaching and coaching certifications. She is a Duke Integrative Medicine trained and certified Health and Wellness Coach and a national board certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC). Ericca is a certified Qigong instructor, with a QI 50 Level 1 instructor certification through Qigong Awareness, and a Pangu Shengong Moving Form instruction certification through Pangu Shengong Qigong. She is also a certified Taiji instructor, Yoga Alliance certified Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT), and a Reiki Master.In addition to her master’s diploma in acupuncture, Ericca also holds a bachelor’s of science degree in engineering from Tufts University, a MBA with a concentration in technology from Northeastern University, and is an alumnae of IBM where she held a variety of roles in senior management.Read more about Ericca in the WILMA magazine article “Alternative Healing: Ericca Burke on journey into acupuncture and Chinese medicine”.
Amanda Brown, LAc
Amanda is a board certified licensed acupuncturist. Amanda studied acupuncture and Chinese medicine at the Southwest Acupuncture College in Boulder, Colorado and earned her Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MOSM). Amanda was awarded her Diplomate in Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) demonstrating competency in foundations of Oriental medicine, Chinese herbology, acupuncture, point location and biomedicine. Amanda also has an associate’s degree in biotechnology. Amanda has been practicing acupuncture and Chinese medicine for over 14 years, and she also has seven years of experience writing continuing education classes to educate acupuncturists.
Gillian Ferguson, LMBT
Gillian is a North Carolina Licensed Massage & Bodywork Therapist (NC LMBT #15704) and is also board certified by the National Board of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork. Gillian has been practicing therapeutic massage and bodywork for over 15 years. Originally from Colorado, she trained at the Boulder College of Massage Therapy. Gillian’s practice style focuses on the body from a holistic perspective while also working to maintain structural alignment through the manual manipulation of soft tissue. Gillian uses a combination of therapeutic massage techniques including myofascial release, trigger point therapy, breath work, stretching and sometimes aromatherapy in order meet her clients where they are on any given day and to bring the body into a more neutral resting state. Gillian is also trained in prenatal and postpartum massage and has helped many moms through their pregnancies.
Sarah Paugh, Receptionist
Sarah is the Front Desk Receptionist at HAVEN Acupuncture & Chinese medicine. Sarah is from Pennsylvania, and she has over 20 years of experience in customer service roles. Prior to joining HAVEN, she created and ran a cleaning and organizing business in Pennsylvania. Sarah has a love for animals and worked in a Veterinary Hospital as a Veterinary Assistant and Receptionist. Sarah also has over 10 years experience as a cake artist, where she designed and decorated special occasion cakes.
Mackenzie Richey, Receptionist
Kenzie is a Front Desk Receptionist at HAVEN Acupuncture & Chinese medicine. Kenzie is from Winston-Salem, NC, and has over 15 years of customer service experience. When she’s not at HAVEN, you can find Kenzie hard at work in her garden. Kenzie has a natural green thumb and has been known to bring many a dead plant from the clearance section back to life. Kenzie also has been in the wedding floral industry for the past 6 years, where she thoroughly enjoys designing and making couple’s floral dreams come true.
About HAVEN Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine
HAVEN Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine is an acupuncture and Chinese medicine practice located in Wilmington, NC just minutes from beautiful Wrightsville Beach. We are licensed by the North Carolina Board of Massage & Bodywork Therapy (NC BMBT). NC BMBT establishment license #454. Click this link for contact information and directions. Click this link for a listing and description of services offered.