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Meet the Team

Healing Space Wellness offers many wellness modalities all under one roof.

Rachel Weiss, MS, L.Ac., RN, BSN

Acupuncture

Rachel Weiss, MS, L.Ac., RN, BSN is a licensed acupuncturist in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. In 2008, she earned a Master’s of Science in Acupuncture with Honors from Tri-State College of Acupuncture. At Tri-State, Rachel was trained by masters in three distinct methods of acupuncture: Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Japanese Acupuncture (KM Style), and Acupuncture Physical Medicine. In 2020, she completed a Certificate in Chinese Medicine degree at the Won Institute of Graduate Studies. In 2015, she earned her Reiki 2 training certificate from the Reiki School of Philadelphia. Rachel draws upon her eclectic training to design a course of treatment perfectly suited for each individual patient’s needs.

Rachel also earned a certificate of training from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine in Beijing, China where she gained clinical experience at He Ping Li Hospital, Mei Tan General and other hospitals in Beijing.

Rachel is a registered nurse with over twenty years experience working with patients throughout the life cycle—from Labor and Delivery and high risk perinatal nursing to working with hospice patients and their families. She practices Zen meditation and incorporates Zen principles of mindfulness into her acupuncture practice.

Rachel’s specialties include:

  • Trigger Point acupuncture for relief of musculoskeletal pain and other pain conditions: sports injuries, repetitive strain injuries, arthritis, headaches, migraines, fibromyalgia, sciatica, trigeminal neuralgia, etc.
  • Womens’ health, including infertility, irregular or painful periods, endometriosis, PMS, etc.
  • Anxiety, chronic stress, depression, and other emotional disorders

Jessica Tighe, LCSW, MSW

Psychotherapy

Jessica Tighe provides cognitive behavioral therapy—a highly effective, evidence-based approach that focuses on how thoughts and actions influence feelings—to adults, teenagers and children. She specializes in treating anxiety and depression, and offers parent coaching to support your ability to parent your child or teen effectively.

Her approach is collaborative and effective, focused on increasing the “tool box” of skills you or your child can use in difficult situations. The goal is that you will leave therapy having made changes that are lasting, and with new skills that you can use for any challenges in the future.

Blanche Keir, Registered Dietician Nutritionist

Nutrition & Health Coaching

Blanche Keir is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Nutritional Counselor, and Culinary Chef. Her holistic approach to counseling is based on a belief that one’s body, mind and spirit critically impacts overall health. Nutrition does not need to be extreme in order to have a positive impact on one’s life and that small changes can make big differences. There is no one diet or solution for everyone; each individual’s nutrition plan and strategy is as unique as the person themselves. Blanche’s goal is to help people find the path that works best for them and empower them with the knowledge to make lifelong changes. She has worked extensively with eating disorders, weight management, disease management, and pre and post bariatric surgery. In addition to individual counseling, she provides wellness presentations on various topics including Healthy Cooking Demos, presentations on Eat for Energy, Healthy Eating on a Budget, Weight Loss Tips and Myths, and Mindfulness-Based Eating Strategies.

She is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Health Sciences with degrees in Nutrition Science and Psychology, and the Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College.

Her unique qualifications of both nutritional expert and culinary chef allow her to enable patients translate the complex science of nutrition into practical, healthy eating strategies for life. No matter where you are in life, there’s no place like health

Melissa Garner, LMT

Massage Therapy

Melissa’s specialty is working with excessive stress, overuse and misuse injuries – especially athletes and those who work in front of computer screens all day!

​Her therapeutic massage includes a variety of techniques, movements and pressures throughout the session.

​Some modalities may include: Swedish massage techniques, Deep Tissue, Trigger point work, Reflexology, Sports massage, active or passive stretching, Reiki and Therapeutic touch. As we feel different each day, so does our body change needs every day. Each therapeutic session is planned and intuitively carried out according to the client’s specific needs.

Carole Kaznicki

Permanent Cosmetics

In 2015 Carole was diagnosed with breast cancer and had a double mastectomy, changing her life forever. After her recovery, she was thrilled to finally get 3D areola tattoos. Carole became obsessed with permanent make-up and decided to get certified. A proud graduate of the The Beau Institute, Carole specializes in areola tattoos for breast cancer survivors; permanent make-up for eyeliner and lips; and microblading with permanent make-up for eyebrows.