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Stefanie Beniek, L.Ac., MaOM

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Stefanie Beniek is founder of Family Tree Acupuncture, a licensed Acupuncturist and a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine with special interests in male and female fertility, IUI/IVF support, pre and postnatal care, Lyme disease, pain management and emotional health. Stefanie helps patients identify the root cause(s) of disease and ill health to improve health outcomes through all transitions in life. 

She draws upon her advanced training in obstetric and reproductive medicine, her deep knowledge of acupuncture and herbs and her evidence-based approach to medicine to enrich her practice. One of her passions is teaching both patients and providers to understand the breadth traditional Chinese medicine has to offer to in obstetrics and reproductive health. She knows from years of experience that traditional Chinese medicine complements and enhances Western approaches to obstetrics and reproductive health.

Stefanie lives near Lake Nokomis in South Minneapolis, Minnesota with her husband and their two energetic sons. When she's not working you can find her biking, skiing, kayaking, hiking or otherwise enjoying the natural world.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Licensed Acupuncturist by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice

  • Diplomat in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine with the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

Education:

  • Master in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, MN

  • Postgraduate certification in Acupuncture for Labor and Delivery with Claudia Citkovitz

  • Undergraduate degrees in Human Relations, Fine Art Photography and Women Studies from Saint Cloud State University, MN

Professional Affiliations:

  • Minnesota Acupuncture Association

  • Obstetrical Acupuncture Association (OAA)

  • American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine - pending (ABORM)

 

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Anne Kleeberger, L.Ac., MaOM

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Anne Kleeberger is a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine who uses her extensive training to create a treatment plan to fit the needs of each patient. She specializes in women's reproductive medicine and strives to support her patients physically and emotionally through their fertility journey. Some of the conditions that she treats are PMS, menstrual disorders, miscarriage support, PCOS, support through IVF and IUI treatments, and stress/anxiety.  She also enjoys working with women to create optimal health during and after pregnancy.  In addition to women’s health, Anne works with men’s health and fertility, patients who have both acute and chronic pain, and digestive issues.

Before joining the Family Tree Acupuncture team, Anne was a Senior Research Assistant with the Neurosurgery Department at Hennepin County Medical Center where she focused on researching a multimodal diagnosis for traumatic brain injuries.  

Anne loves living in the Nokomis neighborhood of Minneapolis with her husband, new baby and their lovable dog. In her pastime she enjoys camping, hiking, biking and rock climbing, as well as traveling the world.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Licensed Acupuncturist by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice

  • Diplomat in Acupuncture with the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

Education:

  • Master in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, MN

  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, WI