Julie Silver, MSW, R.Ac. is president and founder of Michigan Associates of Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine, Inc. Julie is a NCCAOM board Certified Acupuncturist with a degree from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. In addition, she has a Master’s Degree in Social Work (M.S.W.) from Wayne State University.
Julie is the past Vice President of the Michigan Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and a former board member of the Hebrew Free Loan of Detroit. Julie is currently starting her second term on the Michigan State Board of Acupuncture and is excited about the ability to influence change and awareness of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine at a statewide level.
Julie’s client base is quite diverse. She works with many different patients who have benefitted from acupuncture and are interested in health prevention and wellness.
For almost 20 years, Julie has worked with women and couples, helping them in their journey to become parents. She has trained under Dr. Randine Lewis (author of The Infertility Cure) and Jane Lyttleton (author of Treating Infertility with Traditional Chinese Medicine) as well as many other leaders in the field of fertility and TCM. She, along with her colleagues in the practice, understand the mastery of combining Acupuncture with Assisted Reproductive Technology.
In addition, Julie is trained in The Balance Method of Acupuncture, a specialized distal method for treating pain and inflammation.
In her practice she works with a variety of Traditional Chinese Medicine techniques, using acupuncture and Chinese herbs as the foundation. She also supplements acupuncture with massage, gua sha, moxabustion, cupping and electro-acupuncture.
When she’s not creating well-balance and holistic treatments for her patients, Julie is passionate about nature. She loves the outdoors and can be found doing many nature related activities with her fiancé Mark. She loves to travel and enjoys taking several road trips a year to visit her friends in Chicago or visiting one of many National Parks including Yellowstone, Glacier, Bryce and Zion. She is a lover of good food, meaningful conversations and all that life has to offer.