About Brenda Levin

Brenda Levin, L. OM., MSOM, MScN

Brenda’s practice integrates the multiple modalities of acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, nutrition counseling and shiatsu massage therapy. She works with a wide-range of patients seeking care in areas such as general wellness, pain management, weight management, diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, mental-emotional issues, drug and alcohol-dependence, withdrawal and detox care. Her specialty and passion surrounds supporting people with cancer and managing chronic conditions such as multiple sclerosis, HIV, and other autoimmune disorders. Brenda also works with patients in patterns of addiction, via addressing nutritional deficiencies, lifestyle and behavioral support, and most importantly, emotional support.

Brenda is an adjunct instructor at the Won Institute of Graduate Studies and teaches first year acupuncture students Integrative Physiological Medicine I, II and III. Some of Brenda’s hobbies include her side business Sparkle Hair, creating ceramic sculptures, petting/caring for other people’s dogs and cats, dancing to hip-hop or Cuban Timba music, practicing yoga, spending lots of time in the kitchen making nutrient-dense and seasonally appropriate meals to feed her family and friends and at the end of the day, pondering the infinite beauty of our universe. Brenda has helped hundreds of people feel better and is honored to help you – wherever you are on your journey.


Clinical Experience


Training Influences

  • Dr. Heiner Freuhauf : Fire Spirit School of Chinese herbal medicine)
  • Dr. Xiaoli Chen, Dr. Rihui Long and Dr. Brenda Hood: Classical Neijing Acupuncture
  • Dr. Edie Vickers: Zhu scalp acupuncture, auricular (ear) acupuncture and immunological support of chronic diseases
  • David Ford and David Berkshire: Five Element acupuncture
  • Kiiko Matsumoto: Japanese-style acupuncture

Post-Graduate Training and Continuing Education

  • Integrative Oncology Health Conference (Portland, OR)
  • Kiiko Matsumoto Japanese-Style Acupuncture (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Acupuncturists Without Borders: Disaster and Trauma Relief Training and Certification (Glenside, PA)
  • Hakomi: An Introduction Hakomi Mindful Somatic PsychoTherapy (Princeton, NJ)

License and Certification Information