The Acupuncture Center of Southwest Michigan was created to bring the health benefits of acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and other preventative and therapeutic therapies to the people of our beautiful corner of the state. Here you will discover the advantages of personalized service from dedicated practitioners in a relaxed, comfortable setting designed to facilitate your journey toward health and wellness.

The highly trained and talented practitioners listed here bring the services, skills and techniques best suited to your unique situation. We understand  that no two patients are alike – so we listen carefully and design a treatment plan to help you meet your goals. We also recognize that you are a whole person, and helping you reach optimal health and wellness is a collaborative effort that happens in partnership with you.

So take a moment to learn more about our team in the profiles listed below. You may also wish to visit our Facebook page to stay in touch with the Center’s latest information and activities.


Libby-Acupuncture Center of Southwest MiLibby Slocum is the founder and owner of the Acupuncture Center of Southwest Michigan and has been within the Energy Medicine Health field for over 35 years.  After her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Michigan, Libby went on to complete a 3-year Master’s level program in Oriental Medicine in Chicago at the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine. She interned at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, and in Guangzhou, China. She has been an NCCAOM (National Commission for the certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) Nationally Board Certified Acupuncturist for 26 years. Libby started the Acupuncture Center of Southwest Michigan in 1994.

Libby has trained extensively in ...  Click for more details…


Charlie_acupuncture center of southwest michigan - kalamzooCharles R. Adams has a Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the International Institute of Chinese Medicine in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He has been board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) for over 16 years.

Charlie has practiced in New Mexico, Maine and Michigan and uses additional techniques such as Tui na massage and Akabane, a Japanese technique for treatment and diagnosis. He is also trained in Nambudripad Allergy Elimination Technique (NAET).

I look forward to getting to know you at any stage along your path to health and wellness.   Click for more details…


Wendy_acupuncture center of southwest michigan - kalamzooWendy Murray has a Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and continued studies from Zhejiang University of TCM in Hangzhou, China. She is also certified by the NCCAOM (National Commission for the certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.) She has been an R.N. since 1997. Wendy has continued training in infertility from the Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness.

"It has been my experience after 22 years in health care that the human body, much like... Click for more details…



Tina new picDr. Tina M. Minert graduated summa cum laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa in 1995.  She earned Bachelors of Science as well as Doctor of Chiropractic degrees from Palmer College. N.E.T. (Neuro Emotional Technique), LifeLine, E.F.T. (Emotional Freedom Technique), and BARS Access Consciousness are techniques that Tina has included in her post-graduate studies. A Stress Release Session will incorporate one or more of these techniques (in a non-chiropractic approach) to facilitate the release of stuck emotions.  Click for more details…

Mary Ann 

Mary Ann - Acupuncture Center of Southwest MichiganMary Ann Scott has a Bachelors degree in Biology and Health Education. She has spent the last 22 years in various corporate leadership roles within the life-science research field where she has attended executive education training programs from Harvard Business School, University of Columbia, University of Chicago and the University of Michigan.

Mary Ann provides a unique blend of services including wellness and heartmath coaching for stress management, sports and business performance along with complimentary health services. Click for more details…


nancy_acupuncture center of southwest michigan - kalamzooI’m (Nancy Krane) passionate about our individual and collective evolution in these extraordinary times. I’m grateful to work at our nurturing center, where we provide tools, modalities, and support for your healing journey toward wholeness.

Each of us has a unique path to healing and is a vitally important part of the whole. I’m honored to personally be able to offer you an increased awareness of your innate gifts, a hopeful perspective, and loving support.   Click for more details…

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