Kate McCarthy, MFA, MAc., Lic. Ac., Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)


Kate McCarthy joins Synergy Acupuncture and Wellness as a Licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist. Kate brings with her extensive training and expertise in Classical Five Element Acupuncture, custom Chinese herbal formulas, moxibustion, cupping and gua sha. She is licensed by the New Hampshire Board of Acupuncture and is a NCCAOM board-certified Diplomate of Acupuncture. Kate is also the Secretary of the NH Acupuncture and Asian Medicine Association and the NH Representative for the American Society of Acupuncture.  In 2014, Kate completed her graduate studies at the Academy for Five Element Acupuncture in Gainesville, FL earning both a Master Acupuncture and Certificate of Herbal Studies in parallel. Kate also holds a BA in English from Syracuse University and an MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College.

Prior to pursuing a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture, Kate spent over 15 years creating corporate training curriculum and marketing programs for the healthcare industry.  She traveled around the world collaborating with learning teams and deploying training programs for companies such as AT&T, HP, Philips, Nuance Communications and Heath Dialog.

Today, Kate is best known for delivering personalized and compassionate care to her patients. She specializes in treating seniors, adults and children living with depression, anxiety, fatigue, substance/recovery and attention issues. Kate also treats patients with symptoms related to chronic pain and arthritis. 

When out of the office, Kate’s passion is travel, small-scale farming, central american arts, and of course, all things to do with Chinese Medicine! She lives in Bennington with her family, pets and a dozen very opinionated chickens.


NH BOARD: https://www.nh.gov/acupuncture/

NCCAOM: http://www.nccaom.org/

NHAAMA: https://www.nhaama.org/

ASA: http://www.asacu.org/

AFEA: http://acupuncturist.edu/

EMERSON COLLEGE: https://www.emerson.edu/academics/creative-writing-mfa

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY: https://www.syracuse.edu/