Vanesa Fimbrez, LAc, MSW
Vanesa is a California state licensed Acupuncturist with a Masters in Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) in San Francisco. She also holds a Masters degree in Social Work (MSW) from Boston University. Her range of studies reflects her passion for supporting people in their pursuit for better health, witnessing the extent to which mind, body, and spirit are interwoven and equally important in sustaining whole person health. During her time at the ACTCM, she interned at the ACTCM Community and Auricular Clinics, the Lifelong Ashby Health Center in Berkeley, and Dr. Lifang Liang’s Fertility Clinic at Union Square in San Francisco. Vanesa specializes in mood and mental health balance, treating anxiety, depression, trauma, and substance & behavioral addictions. She also has experience treating women’s health and fertility, dermatology issues, gut disorders, insomnia, and chronic pain. Vanesa believes in meeting clients right where they’re at in their health journey, and that the practitioner’s role is to help people empower themselves. She does this by sharing knowledge, facilitating the body’s ability to heal and restore its balance with herbs and acupuncture, holding space for open and supportive conversations that uncover some of the deeper roots of imbalance, and providing guided meditation and mindfulness practices tailored to each individual. She honors her work with people as a sacred calling, and is devoted to daily learning and presence so that she may be a well-rounded partner in her patients’ healing and thriving.
Vanesa is a Bay Area native, proud mom to a 7 year-old Chihuaha Corgi mix good boy named Jean Luc. She loves to study and practice the tarot and Spanish language, take meandering hikes and beach trips with Jean Luc, and her family & friends (and their dogs too of course). She’s excited to join the team at Origin, and envisions great things for the clinic and its community!