Michelle Derby is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of AZ. She attended the nationally accredited medical college, Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture, otherwise known as PHIMA College & Clinic, graduating in 2005 with her masters in acupuncture after completing a four year, 3000 hour program in Oriental Medicine that included at two year clinical internship and externship in acupuncture. Michelle was also the recipient of the Arizona Consortium of Complementary Healing Organization’s Dream Scholarship in 2005 and is a proud member of the American Acupuncture Council.
Michelle was a faculty member at PIHMA College & Clinic from 2009 to 2012. She currently has a private practice in Central Phoenix where she treats a wide range of health problems using diagnostic principles and treatment techniques of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, and Chinese Herbal Medicine. Dietary and life style evaluations and recommendations are also incorporated as an adjunct to treatment. Michelle specializes in weightloss, addiction, pediatrics, vocal disorders, stress/anxiety, pain and insomnia, and strives constantly to better her medical knowledge by participating in master classes that specialize in these disorders.