Meet Our Staff

Acupuncturists

Donna Broomall-Cain, L.Ac.

Licensed Acupuncturist

Donna is an acupuncturist licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, New York and Connecticut. She is a Diplomat of the National Certification Commission on Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She has been a member of the Healing Arts team since 2003. Donna believes that vibrant health is the normal state of the body and that acupuncture can help bring people suffering from pain, disease or dysfunction back to that normal state. She has a Master's degree in Acupuncture from the Tri State College of Acupuncture, a Master's in Business Administration from the Wharton School, and a Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania.


James Poepperling, DPT., L.Ac.

Licensed Acupuncturist
Physical Therapist

Jim graduated from Wilkes University in 1998 earning a B.S. degree in Biology. He attended Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California earning a Masters Degree in acupuncture and herbal medicine. Upon graduation, Jim moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he worked for the UPMC Medical System and the Hillman Cancer Center. While in Pittsburgh, he pursued a Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) degree from Allegheny Community College and eventually moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to attain his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from Neumann College 2007. Jim's internships include: Hillman Cancer Center oncology, UCSD Rimac center musculoskeletal conditions, UPMC Shadyside hospital acute and sub-acute care, Monongahela Valley Hospital rehabilitation, Allegheny General Hospital outpatient care, McKeesport Hospital acute care, Geisinger outpatient care, Julia Ribado Nursing Home, and Highland Manor. The diversity of internships has given him experiences in treating multiple diagnoses. Jim feels that acupuncture and herbal medicine in conjunction with physical therapy offers a unique and effective treatment approach for patients. This treatment approach encompasses an integration of both Eastern and Western medicine.


Maria Ciuferri-Wansacz, L.Ac.

Licensed Acupuncturist

Maria is a licensed acupuncturist and a naturopathic doctor. She graduated from Wilkes University with a B.S. degree in biology in 1997. Following Wilkes, she attended Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington to obtain her doctorate in naturopathic medicine. She then went on to receive her degree in acupuncture from the Tri State College of Acupuncture located in Manhattan. Maria incorporates her naturopathic knowledge into her acupuncture treatments by discussing nutritional changes and supplements with patients.


Brittney Kurello, L.Ac.

Licensed Acupuncturist

Brittney M. Kurello is a licensed acupuncturist in both Virginia and Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of The Pennsylvania Sate University and The Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine in North Carolina. She has over 22 years experience in the healing arts which includes 16 years spent as a Neuromuscular and Integrative Massage Therapist. She believes that acupuncture can bring restoration to the body, mind and spirit.

Massage Therapists

Gail Kozlowski, LPN, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist

Gail is a PA licensed massage therapist and a licensed practical nurse. She received her nursing education from Career Technology Center where she was class president and awarded the Jane H. Rushmore Award for gerontology. She received her certification in massage therapy from Allied Medical and Technical Careers and is nationally certified in therapeutic massage and bodywork. She is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association and the National Association of Nurse Massage Therapists. Gail has additional training in Oncology Massage, Basic Lymph Drainage, Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular, Pregnancy, Fibromyalgia and Swedish Massage.


Jillian Sopp, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist

Jillian is a PA licensed massage therapist. She received her certification from Allied Medical/Technical Career School located in Scranton. Jillian also studied early childhood and elementary education at East Stroudsburg University. She has been practicing massage therapy for four years.


Juliann Kaminski, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist

Juliann is a PA licensed massage therapist and received her training from Private instruction at Mercy Center, Misericordia Campus, Dallas, PA. She has additional training in Deep Tissue, Soft Tissue Release, Polarity, Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Champissage. She is a Professional Member of the American Massage Therapy Association viagra kopen. Jule has a B.S. in Biology with a minor in chemistry and specialization in Medical Technology from College Misericordia and Wilkes-Barre Hospital School of Laboratory Medicine. She has been employed as a full-time massage therapist since 1998 specializing in therapeutic massage.


Mary Erbis, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist

Mary is a PA licensed massage therapist. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with an Associates Degree in Professional Massage Therapy from McCann School of Business & Technology in Dickson City. She has previously studied international business at The University of Pittsburgh.


Beth Slater, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist

Beth is a PA licensed massage therapist. She received her Associates Degree in Professional Massage Therapy from McCann School of Business and Technology, Dickson City Campus. Beth also studied sculpture at Marywood University and has a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts.


Christine Oliveras, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist

Christine is a PA licensed massage therapist. She received her certification from McCann School of Business and Technology. She also completed certifications in Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue and Swedish Massage, and Sciatic Nerve Therapy.


Laura Decker, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist

Laura is a PA licensed Massage Therapist and a member of Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals. She received her certification from Fortis Institute in Scranton, PA where she graduated top of her class as valedictorian. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Luzerne County Community College with an Associates Degree in Business Management and is also a licensed Cosmetologist. She currently studying to become certified as a Personal Trainer through Penn Foster in order to enhance her career as a Massage Therapist.

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