Shannon graduated in 2007 from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine where she earned a Master’s of Science in Oriental Medicine and Bachelors in Nutrition. She is nationally board certified acupuncturist through NCCAOM and is a state certified acupuncturist. Shannon founded New Moon Wellness with a deep dedication to provide high quality, compassionate, alternative health care to the community. She utilizes her comprehensive understanding Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine, thorough listening skills, and intuition to guide each treatment with the greatest of care. As a holistic practitioner, Shannon incorporates her training in nutritional therapy, Chinese herbs, supplements, holistic doula care, natural childbirth, and her own unique form of energy/intuitive work to help others be well. Shannon is always striving to maintain optimal health in her own life, and extensively pursues advanced knowledge and education in Chinese Medicine and general health and well-being.
Areas of Specialty
Shannon works on a broad spectrum of health concerns, but has specific areas of expertise in treating women’s health care concerns, endocrine imbalances, mental health care, digestive complaints, and pain management and reduction. Through her work, Shannon is passionate about helping patients discover and uncover emotional, energetic, and physical patterns that are preventing them from living fully. She is dedicated to helping patients release blocks that can hold them back from living powerful and authentic lives.
Shannon has found her true calling in working with fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum helping facilitate healthy babies, healthy mama’s, and healthy families. Shannon is deeply dedicated to helping couples struggling with infertility to achieve and maintain pregnancy. She has witnessed the profound effect acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can have on regulating the bodies functions from a hormonal, emotional, and physical standpoint. It is with great joy and presence that Shannon works with women and couples through this potentially difficult time.
Having been through her own major life transition physically and emotionally after having her son, she personally understands the joy and difficulty with the changing demands on the body during pregnancy, postpartum, and caring for a newborn. She is honored to support women through pregnancy, as there are profound changes happening for Mom and baby. In conjunction, Shannon works with breech presentation, helps prepare the body and baby get ready for labor, and cares for women postpartum. She completed a Holistic Doula certification through the Matrona, along with continuing education in Holistic Childbirth. Please visit the acupuncture, fertility, and pregnancy pages to learn more about how acupuncture can specifically help you.
“Shannon is one of my go-to referrals for acupuncture in Madison. She is skilled, compassionate, and intuitive.”
~Dr. Jill Mallory MD