Rob Gottko, L.Ac. (Licensed Acupuncturist)
Rob is a Licensed Acupuncturist in the state of Colorado, and graduated from the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Denver with a Diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2000, and then continued his studies at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York, earning a Masters of Science in Acupuncture in 2011.
He first learned about the Community Acupuncture movement and joined the Community Acupuncture Network while at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. Rob is very happy to be practicing at Meeting Point Community Acupuncture.
When not at the clinic or reading about acupuncture, Rob loves snowboarding, bluegrass, and hiking in the mountains.
Kendra Bartholomew, L.Ac.
Kendra is a native of our beautiful state of Colorado and grew up enjoying outdoor activities such as soccer, horseback riding and dirt biking. The search for ways to optimize health for those around her began in her youth, spending countless hours reading and learning how to correlate symptoms to the appropriate therapy. After beginning acupuncture treatments in her early twenties, she saw life changing results and believed in the efficacy of Chinese medicine. This resulted in the determination to learn more and share it within her community
Kendra graduated with a Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Colorado and is nationally certified Diplomate of Acupuncture by the National Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Additionally, Kendra holds certifications as a Holistic Health Practitioner, Reflexologist and Reflexology Instructor.
Practicing the first few years following graduation, in both private practice and a community-style setting, Kendra has found joy & gratitude in all her experiences; discovering that the accessibility and affordability that community-style acupuncture brings is where her heart calls her to be.
Nate Kizer, L.Ac.
Nate graduated from Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine in Sugar Grove, NC with a diploma of Classical Chinese Medicine in 2013. He focuses on treating the core of each patient’s condition, while using a minimal number of acupuncture needles to achieve positive results. Nate is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Colorado and is certified as a Diplomate of Acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
After spending a few years in private practice, Nate was looking to find a way to make acupuncture more accessible and affordable to a greater number of people, and is excited to now be working at Meeting Point Community Acupuncture. Nate enjoys the challenge of working with patients with whatever ailments they bring in the door. He is excited to help people live healthier, stronger, more satisfying lives in the Front Range community of Colorado.
When he is not working, Nate enjoys kayaking, rock climbing, biking, skiing and traveling.
Carrie Brugger, L.Ac.
As a Colorado licensed and NCCAOM Board Certified Acupuncturist, Carrie is dedicated and committed to the medicine and aims to provide the best possible care for people seeking the amazing benefits acupuncture contributes to overall wellness.
She received her Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Colorado School of TCM and continued her education by completing an internship in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine at Chengdu University of Chinese Medicine in Chengdu, People’s Republic of China. She received additional training in Neuro–acupuncture, Sports Medicine, Women’s Issues and Chinese Herbal Medicine; although as a General Practitioner she enjoys helping people overcome a wide variety of health concerns.
Carrie is excited to be part of Meeting Point Community Acupuncture and looks forward to helping you on your journey towards reaching your health goals.
Jessica Hardy, L.Ac.
Jessica couldn’t be more thrilled to be doing community-style acupuncture! After running her own private clinic for 3 years, Jessica had the opportunity to open a Community-style acupuncture clinic. Jessica jumped on that opportunity because she knows the group healing energy and the affordability of this model is how she wanted to practice Traditional Chinese Medicine. Every day at Meeting Point Community Acupuncture Clinic, Jessica is thankful to be treating so many people with a wide variety of health issues who might not have been able to afford acupuncture otherwise.
When not working at the clinic, Jessica might be running, mountain biking, skiing, taking her pups for a walk or run or possibly looking for the next adventure.
Jessica has a Master of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine. She studied at Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Denver and the International School of Oriental Medicine in Beijing, China. She is licensed in the state of Colorado and is nationally certified as a Diplomat in Acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
Nicole Greco is a Reflexologist and Reiki Practitioner. Her educational career began at Ithaca College where she majored in Cultural Anthropology with a minor in Religious Studies. Following her time at Ithaca College, she became interested in alternative healing practices and received her Reiki certifications through Carolyn Musial of The International Center for Reiki Training in 2013. Nicole received her AAS in Holistic Health with a Holistic Health Practitioner Certificate from Red Rocks Community College. She is currently attending Denver Metropolitan State University where she is studying Integrative Health Care and Psychology. In the future, Nicole hopes to complete an MS in Mental Health Counseling and pursue a career as an integrative psychotherapist.
Nicole understands that the key to all emotional and physical wellbeing can be found through relaxation and proper self-care. She specializes in emotional balancing, generally working well with patients who maintain PTSD, anxiety, depression, chronic stress, and emotional upheaval. After suffering from trauma correlated mental health issues for most of her life, Nicole turned to complimentary healing methods and was able to transform her health. Her life purpose is to help others overcome their hardships with the valuable tools she has learned on her own personal healing journey.