Addiction & Recovery
Anxiety & Depression
Spincal Cord Injuries
Diet & Nutrition Counseling
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Dr. Mary Beth "Bea" Vise, DOM
Mary-Beth "Bea" Vise, DOM earned her Master of Oriental Medicine degree from the International Institute of Chinese Medicine in 2001, in Albuquerque, NM. She is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine (NM), a Nationally Certified Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), and a Nationally Certified Diplomate of Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM).
Bea has over 16 years of experience treating a variety of conditions, drawing on her training in Oriental Medicine, massage, personal training, herbal medicine, nutrition and movement therapy to create a unique and comprehensive approach to treatment. She has a passion for aesthetic acupuncture, earning additional training in Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture and acupuncture for weight loss. She uses her background in nutrition and fitness to empower patients to achieve their goals safely. Another area close to her heart is the treatment of addiction and recovery from substance abuse and eating disorders. Bea is certified by the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, as a Acupuncture Detoxificaton Specialist. She volunteers her time at shelters in Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Espanola, NM.
Bea experienced her first acupuncture treatment for her own knee injury. The experience was such a profound and positive one that she decided to embark upon a career in Oriental Medicine. While earning her Master's degree at the International Institute of Chinese Medicine she completed their therapeutic massage program simultaneously, obtaining her massage therapy license and opening her first massage therapy practice in 1999. In the same year she participated in a study program abroad in China, spending one month at the Japanese-Chinese Friendship Hospital in Beijing, where she completed rotations in nephrology, gynecology and dermatology. She spent an additional month at the Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, completing rotations in neurology, physical therapy, cardiology, Tui-Na and Qi-Gong. After graduation she operated a private acupuncture and massage therapy practice in Albuquerque. In 2004 she took an instructor position in the Massage Therapy department at Apollo College part time, and in 2009 completed a 200 hour Barkan Method Hot Yoga teacher training, bringing yoga and movement therapy to her services. In 2013 she relocated to Santa Fe with her Husband, where she managed his Optometry clinic. She also took on a yoga instructor position at Blue Moon Hot Yoga where she teaches regularly.