Gettysburg College Health Services offers acupuncture to the entire College community including, students, faculty and staff. 

Brittany Freet, L.Ac, M.Ac is a licensed acupuncturist in Maryland and Pennsylvania.  She is also a certified acupuncture detoxification specialist with the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) and has a certificate in facial rejuvenation acupuncture.  After completing her undergraduate studies in 2009 at Gettysburg College and receiving a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, she earned a Master's degree in Acupuncture from Tai Sophia Institute.  In addition to her academic studies at Tai Sophia, Brittany gained extensive experience as an intern clinician at the Institute's Natural Care Center under the supervision of highly trained acupuncturists.  She is passionate about the field of wellness and helping her patients discover how to better their quality of life. 

Acupuncture originated in China about 5,000 years ago, and is the oldest continuously practiced medical system in the world.  The fundamental principles of acupuncture are to treat the person as an integrated whole in body, mind, and spirit, and to remedy the root cause of illness and disease, not only the symptom.

Acupuncture Can Impact:

  • Addictions
  • Digestive problems
  • Sinusitis
  • Anxiety
  • Headaches & migraines
  • Skin disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Infections, cold, flu
  • TMJ
  • Asthma
  • Insomnia
  • and more ...
  • Back pain
  • Menstrual disorders

 

  • Depression
  • Muscle & joint pain

 

What to Expect During Treatment:

During the initial visit, information about your medical and family history, life situation, likes/dislikes, as well as information from a brief physical examination and pulse diagnosis are gathered.  This is a time for your concerns to be heard and understood in the context of your particular life situation. 

At subsequent visits, a brief update of your life situation, symptoms, and bodily systems is taken.  After reading your energetic pulses, a treatment is designed to clear blocks, re-balance and build energy.

Appointments:

  • Hours:  Wednesday - 8:00am to 6:00 pm
  • For appointments, please call Health Services at 337-6970. 

Cost:

  • Intake session (1½ hours) - cost is $65.00 for students and $100.00 for faculty/staff
  • Subsequent visits (1 hour) - cost is $40.00 for students and $60.00 for faculty/staff

Payment is by check, cash or charge.  Receipts can be given for submission to your health insurance company.  Student charge will be available in the near future.