Bastyr Graduates and good friends, Roxane Geller MS EAMP LMT and Vickie Summerquist MS EAMP LMT MPH, founded Union Wellness (formerly Union Center for Healing) in 2007 to provide comprehensive holistic care to their community. They each bring 20 years of experience in the field. Together, with the other practitioners of Union Wellness, they provide acupuncture, wellness planning, herbal medicine, massage and other therapies. The clinic offers a compassionate and inclusive space to receive treatment and care. The founders and practitioners acknowledge that the land in which the clinic sits is originally indigenous land, the territory of the Coast Salish people, specifically the Duwamish. We are grateful to be able to serve the community in this space.
Roxane Geller, MS EAMP, LMT
Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine
Roxane Geller, EAMP, LMT (She/Her) completed her Master’s in East Asian Medince, Acupuncture and Herbal medicine at Bastyr University in 2001. She is nationally certified by the NCCAOM and the California Acupuncture Board. She graduated from UC Davis is 1994 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology.
Roxane’s interests are in creating individual and collective holistic wellness, maternal health, anxiety and stress, chronic pain, head trauma, chronic illness such as Epstein Barr, Chronic Fatigue, MS, etc., and spiritual growth and development. Through her own pursuit of spiritual inquiry, she is deeply interested in engaging with others in a way that will impact their unfolding.
She has extensive experience/advanced training/certification in TCM for Fertility, Cosmetic Acupuncture, Acupuncture Injection Therapy for pain and beauty, Pain Relief, Esoteric Acupuncture, Functional Medicine, Biofeedback, Meditation & Mindfulness, Facilitator for Dr. Sue Morter Energy Codes, Marie Manuchehri Energy Medicine, Char Sundust Oracle Institute.
Research Studies: University of Washington, NCCAM funded studies, Acupuncture and the Treatment of Fibromyalgia and Reiki and the Treatment of Fibromyalgia, Group Health Center for Health Studies, Acupuncture for Back Pain, and NCCAM funded breast cancer study, Acupuncture for Joint Symptoms related to Aromatase Inhibitors in Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer.
I have participated in the Medical Medium Practitioner Support Service and am committed to learning and sharing Medical Medium information. I follow and apply the information shared by Medical Medium Anthony William in my practice.
Roxane co-owns Union Center for Healing in Seattle, Washington.
Vickie Summerquist EAMP, LMT
Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine
Vickie (She/Her) is a cofounder of Union Wellness. She is a Northwest native and is grateful to call the Central District her home. She completed her MS in Acupuncture and Herbal medicine at Bastyr University in 2001. She is certified in several specialties including pediatric acupuncture, cosmetic acupuncture, 5 element clinical integration, Hello Pelvis Integrative Pelvic Therapy and more. In 2016, she completed her MPH at the University of Washington with an emphasis in Health Systems and Policy.
Vickie treats a variety of disorders in her practice with a special emphasis on stress relief, anti-aging, chronic pain, pelvic health, depression and anxiety. She has extensive knowledge in the effects of trauma on adults and children and understands how systems can impact individual health. A treatment with Vickie may bring relief to a chronic illness, restore vitality or be the first step to a deep transformation.
Cranial Sacral Therapy
Kate Chilson, EAMP, LMT
Acupuncture & Cranial Sacral Therapy
Kate Chilson (She/Her) received an MS in Acupuncture from the Northwest Institute of Oriental Medicine in 2003. She has trained in Chinese and Japanese acupuncture, biodynamic craniosacral therapy, Acutonics® sound therapy, and holds a certificate in massage therapy. Kate is nationally certified by the NCCAOM. She received a BS degree in Biology from Oberlin College, and has research cancer treatment at the Fred Hutchinson Center for 8 years. Kate has over 9 years of clinical experience as an acupuncturist: she has maintained a private practice, worked at Gracewinds Perinatal Clinic supporting women through pregnancy and post-partum, and held internships in which she worked with elderly and chronically fatigued clients. Most recently, Kate completed training in acupuncture for sports injuries and performance, learning to assess the orthopedic structure of the body and precisely treat the muscles and fascia. She utilizes all her training to approach healing from an integrated perspective.
Kate enjoys helping people with a variety of health concerns, in particular acute and chronic pain, stress, fatigue, gynecologic concerns and cancer. Her treatments are excellent for helping people feel more comfortable in their bodies and for giving them tools they can use to take good care of themselves. She is honored to support her clients’ processes of physical, emotional, and mental change.
Kate’s acupuncture and craniosacral sessions strengthen the inherent wisdom of her clients’ bodies. Through awareness, unwinding and being still, her clients find that their bodies remember how to be balanced and full of vitality. Kate excels at listening attentively with her hands and helping her clients drop into a state of deep relaxation. She is an avid student of health, regularly practices meditation, yoga, and nutritious cooking, and enjoys sharing what she’s learned with her clients.
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Brad Darr, LMT
Brad Darr, LMT (He/Him), graduated from Cortiva Institute Seattle. Trained in various massage modalities he most often utilizes Myofascial techniques to help promote normal movement of muscles and break up adhesions in the connective tissue. He offers a client centered approach aimed at creating space, allowing the body to return to balance and promote healing. He hopes to foster increased body awareness as a path to better overall health and well being.
Contact Brad - MA60335428
Massage Therapy &
Maya Abdominal Massage
Katherine Mulholland, LMT
Massage Therapy & Maya Abdominal Massage
Katherine Mulholland, LMT (She/Her), graduated from the Massage Therapy Program at Lauterstein-Conway Massage School, in Austin TX. She continued her studies learning Therapeutic, Sports Massage and Deep Tissue. She then became interested in the profound effects of Maya Abdominal Massage and in 2012 travelled to Belize to complete professional training in Arvigo Techniques of Mayan Abdominal
Contact Katherine - MA60336538
Acupuncture, Chinese medicine,
& Cranial Sacral Therapy
Dylan Spencer, EAMP, CST
Acupuncture, Chinese medicine, & Cranial Sacral Therapy
Dylan (She/Her) is a licensed acupuncturist who received her MS in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from Bastyr University. As a part of her education she's also certified in facial rejuvenation acupuncture as well as electro acupuncture. Within her licensure she is trained in cupping, gua sha, and cranial sacral therapy.
Dylan has a deep relationship with herbal medicine and is an experienced Western herbalist in addition to her Chinese herbal knowledge. She especially enjoys herbal consultations and educating her patients about herbs for self care outside of the treatment room. Dylan focuses on restoring balance in the system and treating the root cause for effective treatments. Her treatments can quell a variety of concerns including psycho-emotional ailments, chronic pain, hormonal support, fatigue, & more.
It is very important to her to provide inclusive and educated healthcare for the queer, trans, and gender non-conforming community. As a practitioner, she commits herself to a wellness style that is non-judgemental, open, ever-growing and adaptable.
Noelle Blanchard, EAMP
Noelle (she/her) is a licensed acupuncturist who completed her MS in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine at Bastyr University. She received in-depth training in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, as well as complimentary modalities such as electro acupuncture, cupping, gua sha, and tui na.
Noelle has developed a deep passion for healing through herbal medicine and whole foods nutrition and provides patient education on how to promote healing outside of the treatment room. Her focus is on restoring balance to the system by treating the body holistically and identifying the root cause of the illness. Noelle has a special interest in women’s and maternal health, as well as emotional and spiritual well being. Her treatments can provide healing for a range of ailments including chronic pain, digestive disorders, mental/emotional health, fatigue, sleep disorders and more.
Reiki Energy Healer
Reiki Energy Healer
Dawn (She/Her) brings her skill, wisdom and a deep level of compassion to each session. She promotes an environment of relaxation and deeper levels of awareness for her clients, enabling them to make both subtle and profound shifts. Dawn is a certified Reiki Master and uses her intuitive ability along with Reiki and other healing techniques to create an optimal healing experience.