Samantha Gendron, MSAOM, L.A.c., Dipl. OM, grew up in Southern Maine. She attended Southern Maine Community College for horticulture and studied holistic health at the University of Southern Maine. Her interest in acupuncture started when she started receiving treatments to help with symptoms of Lyme disease. Samantha’s acupuncturist inspired her to learn and grow so she could give back and heal the members of her community. Samantha graduated with honors from the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine of New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, NY. There she completed over 3,000 hours of intense didactic and clinical training to receive both a Master’s of Science in Acupuncture and a Master’s of Science in Oriental Medicine, as well as a Bachelor’s of Professional Studies. She is nationally accredited from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).