Loretta received a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine degree from the prestigious Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM) in San Diego. She also holds a Masters of Science Degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from PCOM. In addition, she received her BS degree in Nutrition from California State University Long Beach.
She is a Licensed Acupuncturist and board certified by the State of California.
Loretta became certified in Reiki and Touch for Health before beginning her acupuncture career.
Post Graduate Studies
2016 Medical Intuition: The Science and Art of Healing, with Caroline Myss and Norm Shealy MD PhD
2015 Journey Into Healing, The Chopra Center with Deepak Chopra, MD and Andrew Weil MD
2015 Mastering Brain Chemistry with Michael Pierce, DC
2015 The Treatment of Shen Disturbance with Chinese Medicine with Giovanni Maciocia, L.Ac.
2012 Esoteric Acupuncture with Mikio Sankey, Ph.D., L.Ac.
2012 Longevity and Aging with Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee, L.Ac.
2012 Treating Allergies and Autoimmune Diseases with Chinese Medicine with Bob Flaws, L.Ac.
2011 Jade Woman Qi Gong – Specializing in Menopause Healing with Liu Dong, PhD from China
2011 Chinese Dietary Therapy with Jeffrey Yuen, Daoist Master
2010 The Three Essentials: Ba Zi, Timing and Environment Design Medicine with Dr. Richard Tan
2009 Awakening the Mystical Body with Peter Heun Fairfield, L.Ac.
2009 Body Mind Mapping in Chinese Medicine and Advanced Tongue Diagnosis with Giovanni Maciocia, L.Ac.
2007 Medical Imaging – Ionizing Radiation and Human Health with Harvey Kaltsos
2006 Preventing Osteoporosis and Fractures with Andrew Gaeddert, Herbalist
2005 Traditional Japanese Acupuncture with Maskazu Ikeda
2004 Facial Rejuvenation with Virginia Doran, L.Ac.
2003 Sports Medicine for Acupuncture with Matt Callison, L.Ac.
Loretta was born and raised in Utah yet has lived her adult life in Southern California with her Italian-born husband, Piero and two Bichons Ricky and Lucy.