Maria is a licensed Acupuncturist and a Naturopathic Doctor. She has been with the Healing Arts Center since 2004. Maria graduated from Wilkes University with a B.S. degree in Biology in 1997. Following Wilkes, she attended Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington to obtain her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine. She then went on to receive her degree in Acupuncture from the Tri State College of Acupuncture located in Manhattan. She is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the Pennsylvania Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and the Association for Professional Acupuncture in Pennsylvania. Maria believes in treating the whole person and educating her patients. She incorporates her naturopathic knowledge into her acupuncture treatments by discussing nutrition, lifestyle changes, vitamins and supplements.