Who We Are

 

Our practitioners obtained their Master's Degrees in Oriental Medicine training over the course of 4 years and are licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine and certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).

Sean Honea, MSOM, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)

Sean at Health Brigade 2016

Sean is a graduate of Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College (AIMC) in Berkeley, California. He received his Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) in 2015. Sean is Board Certified in Acupuncture by the NCCAOM and licensed by Virginia Board of Medicine. He and his wife, Erica Honea, opened Southside Community Acupuncture, LLC in 2016 in Richmond, Virginia. Sean is also the office manager of SCA.

He received a certificate as a Medical Qigong Practitioner (CMQ) and Qigong Therapist (CQT) under the tutelage of Dr. Suzanne Friedman in 2011 and 2012 respectively. While at AIMC, he facilitated qigong classes for students from 2013-2014 and performed duties as an Assistant Herbalist (2014-2015). In addition, he volunteered as a Qigong Instructor at the Kaiser Permanente Integrative Medicine Team -- Pain Management Clinic in Walnut Creek in 2012.

Sean is originally from Atlanta, Georgia, and served in the U.S. Army for 8 years. He has a Bachelors degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Sean’s professional areas of interest include stress management and emotional well-being, non-insertion needling, orthopedics and sports medicine, and community outreach. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and volunteers at Health Brigade.

Professional Affiliations: National Guild of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NGAOM) People's Organization of Community Acupuncture (POCA)

Erica Honea, MSOM, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)

Who We Are - Southside Community Acupuncture in Richmond, VA

Erica is also a graduate of Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College (AIMC) in Berkeley, CA, and received her Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine in 2015. She is Board Certified in Acupuncture by the NCCAOM and is licensed by Virginia Board of Medicine. She also is the co-owner of Southside Community Acupuncture and as well as being a full time mom.

Erica spent 10 years in Washington, D.C. in nonprofit operations before graduate school. She trained in Reiki during that time and volunteered at George Washington Hospital in the Intensive Care Unit, as well as Walter Reed Army Medical Center, treating war veterans returned from Iraq and Afghanistan. In graduate school she worked the front desk at the busy AIMC Acupuncture Clinic and enjoyed making sure patients had the best possible experience while there.  

Originally from Westminster, Maryland, Erica received her Bachelors Degree from College of Santa Fe. 

Professional Affiliations: People's Organization of Community Acupuncture (POCA), National Guild of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NGAOM)

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