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”.

Julie Bennett, LMBT
Julie is a North Carolina Licensed Massage & Bodywork Therapist (NC LMBT #19306). After a serious car accident, Julie turned to alternative care for true healing. She decided that she wanted to give back, and she left her career in corporate America to attend massage school in Chicago where she graduated in 2017. Julie is trained in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports, Prenatal and Trigger Point release therapies. Julie also has experience as a Chiropractic Assistant. After the pandemic, Julie moved to Wilmington with her dog Casper. In her spare time, she enjoys long walks with her dog, exploring her new city, live music, cooking and working out.
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.
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.