Marisa Puente, Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is a licensed acupuncturist, clinical herbalist, yoga instructor and owner of Radiant Wellness Acupuncture. Marisa completed her doctorate from Pacific College of Health and Science in San Diego, CA.
While studying Chinese medicine, Marisa had the opportunity to intern at UC San Diego’s Integrative Free Clinic Program, as well as at UCSD's Recreation, Intramural, and Athletic Complex (RIMAC) and treated student athletes. She trained with Acupuncturists Without Borders to learn about the National Acupuncture Detoxificatio
n Assn. (NADA) protocol for addiction, mental health and trauma; as well, she trained in neurological acupuncture to treat post-stroke patients and those with other neurological disorders.
A large motivation for Marisa to continue her education and study acupuncture was her work with Naval Special Warfare. From 2015 to 2019 Marisa had the privilege of training U.S. Navy SEALs in a stretch therapy modality to help them increase range of motion and flexibility, enhance performance, and overcome injuries.
It is her commitment to provide therapeutic acupuncture treatments that improve the health and wellbeing of her patients.