For over 25 years Barbara Ferro has been practicing Eastern Medicine. She graduated with a Masters Degree from New…More England School of Acupuncture in Newton, where she was later a professor for 15 years. She is a nationally certified acupuncturist and licensed with the Massachusetts Board of Medicine. Holistic Health is not just a business for Ferro, but a chosen life path. Besides being a licensed acupuncturist, she is a Reiki Master, a reflexologist and a tuning fork sound healer. Her degrees include a bachelor's in nursing, and she is a licensed registered nurse. She also has a masters in education/counseling and worked as a psychotherapist at a Melrose hospital. Ferro is also a retired vocational education instructor in medical occupations. She studied in China and was granted a Visiting Professorship at the Zhejiang College of Medicine in Hanzhou, China. She is a published textbook author.
The Holistic Health services are used to balance the mind, body and spirit, assisting people with issues such as pain, stress management, infertility, addiction and relieving patients from side effects of chemotherapy, to name a few issues than can be addressed. Methods used are Chinese, Japanese and Korean style acupuncture utilizing many modalities including electrical stimulation, infrared heat therapy, chi machine (sound healing) and Tui Na (Chinese physical therapy). Ferro has a colleague, Stephanie Savasta, a licensed acupuncturist who adds Tong Ren healing. The office is located in the rear of the building and patients are seen by appointment only.