Tamara Aukon, MAcOM, LAc

Tamara Aukon MAcOM LAc

Licensed Acupuncturist

Tamara Aukon, MAcOM, LAc, has been working in healthcare since 2004. First as a compounding pharmacy technician at Flagstaff Medical Center and then as an inpatient pharmacy technician at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Portland Oregon while obtaining her acupuncture degree. Tamara graduated from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in 2011 with a Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree and attended a postgraduate internship at the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine in Nanjing, China. She has been in private practice since 2012.

Although Tamara treats a variety of conditions, her passion lies in helping people find relief from chronic and acute musculoskeletal pain and discomfort. By utilizing a variety of Traditional Chinese Medicine techniques, such as cupping, gua-sha, shiatsu, acupressure, along with electro-acupuncture, and cold laser therapy when appropriate for the specific individual’s condition.

Tamara’s gift is in her calm, caring presence and gentle healing techniques. She finds fulfillment in helping people feel better through her passion for natural healing therapies.

Education and Certifications:

  • Master of Science in Analytical Chemistry from Latvian State University
  • Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
  • Licensed Acupuncturist by the State of Arizona Acupuncture Board of Examiners